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Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Rwanda country Lead

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POSITION TITLE:            Rwanda country Lead

REPORTS TO:                  Regional Hub

LOCATION:                      Kigali, Rwanda


FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. Currently, we are seeking the qualified candidates for the position of Rwanda Country Lead for the anticipated Project funded by UK Government, that is intended to address Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).


The Rwanda Country Lead will be responsible of overseeing the activities to address Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the country and engaging with sub partners and Ministry of Health, assisting with funds management and technical monitoring of the work in-country. He/she will work in close collaboration with the Program Team, in strengthening the capacity of laboratories to diagnose infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and will also support the procurement of needed laboratory supplies and equipment.  


Developing and maintaining filing, recording and reporting systems;
Co-ordinating the production of reports;
Maintaining systems for recording costs (including time and expenses);
Financial reporting to the Central Hub;
Developing effective communication mechanisms between the Regional Hub and Country Teams; and
Undertaking any other administrative activities as specified by the Regional Team Leader or Regional Portfolio Manager.

Programmatic experience and management will be highly desirable
Strong familiarity with the country and the healthcare and institutional landscape within them
High level stakeholder engagement skills
Experience in delivering large health programs in low and middle income country
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) expertise is not essential although would be highly desirable
Good in both written and spoken English and report writing.

Bachelor Degree in sciences, arts, or medicine
Master’s degree will be added advantage
At least 8-10 years’ experience in designing, implementing and managing donor-funded public health programs.
Interested candidates are requested to:

Submit their application no later than June 15, 2016 at 16h30 to the address below:
FHI 360

Rwanda Country Office

Immeuble près de St Paul et Eglise Ste Famille

P.O.BOX: 3149, Kigali/Rwanda

Or send it by email to:

Include the following with the application:
a. cover letter,

b. curriculum vitae (CV) with current contact information (Telephone and email),

c. copies of university degrees,

d. three professional references with their contact information (Telephone & email).


Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or an interview.
Please send copies only. No application’s document will be returned to the applicants once they have been received by FHI 360.

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