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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Programme Manager at VSO in Rwanda

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INTERNAL VACANCY – Programme Manager Social Inclusion 6 months maternity cover

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.

This is a Maternity Cover to the SPM Social Inclusion and Governance with a start date of 9th March 2016 for a period of 6 months.

Key responsibilities:
Lead the delivery of the VSO component of the project ‘Inclusive Local Development in Nyamasheke’ (2013-2016) in its final year of implementation with a final year budget of 30,000GBP delivered by one Project Officer carrying out training
Manage relationship with key and strategic institutions such as MIALOC, NCPD and other civil society organisations promoting Disability Rights and Movements.
Ensure that realistic project plans and cost effective budgets are developed for all SIG projects by coordinating with finance manager, HoPO and other programme staff.
Diligently follow-up with finance team and relevant staff on budget variance to ensure projects meet donor requirements, follows chart of accounts and timely implementation of project plans
Maintain relevant partnerships including with strategic SIG institutions at all levels to sustain VSO Rwanda’s strategic direction and impact in the disability movement in Rwanda.
Ensure accountability of the team through team through effective delegation, mentoring and knowledge sharing to ensure accountability
Carry out strategic advocacy through volunteers engagement, government collaboration, NGO networking and media exposure in line with VSO’s corporate guidelines
Provide strategic leadership to the SI&G Sector Group by working closely with the volunteers and programme staff

Ideal candidate should have more than 5 years’ experience in international development with exposure to issues of Disability Rights. Strong experience of managing large and complex grants, managing teams in a multicultural contexts, strong Budget management Skills are essential. Earlier experience of working in Rwanda or any other East African countries would be preferred
If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form via this link:

Application closing date: 30 January 2015 at 5:00pm; interview date will be 5th February 2015. -  is a Rwanda Jobs portal that matches job seekers with available career opportunities in Rwanda. we provide you with all sort of jobs  and News about jobs, labour market, employment, job offers, and career in Rwanda.

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