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Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Volunteer Program Coordinator (1 Post)

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Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was founded as a government agency on April 1, 1991, to maximize the effectiveness of South Korea's grant aid programs for developing countries by implementing the government's grant aid and technical cooperation programs as well as promoting sustainable development, strengthening partnerships with developing partners, and enhancing the local ownership of beneficiaries.

KOICA started its first development cooperation with the Government of Rwanda in 2006, and the KOICA Rwanda Office was officially established in 2011 to extend and strengthen its activities in the country and the partnership with the government and the development partners. KOICA Rwanda Office is constantly seeking to improve the results of its work as well as the way it works with its competent and devoted employees.


Contributing poverty reduction and sustainable development of the Republic of Rwanda in line with Vision 2020 of the Republic of Rwanda and Country Partnership Strategy of the Republic of Korea; further strengthening the partnership of the two countries

Volunteer Program Coordinator (1 Post)

Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Identify qualified partners (ie the partners with specific Job description suitable for volunteers dispatch , Organizations’ location, security and availability of accommodation around)
  • Develop and update the demand survey and dispatched volunteers database
  • Ensure the partners identified have access to information on how to fill the demand survey and check the quality of the submitted demands 
  • Make recommendation to the WFK management team on partners with specific and emergency needs
  • Participate in the organization of the annual WFK conference between KOICA and its partners
  • Establish communication links with the management team and volunteers to ensure the timely work permit and Green cards for the dispatched volunteers and foreign personnel and providing specific assistance for them
  • Comply with all relevant KOICA policies and procedures with respect to handling classified information and emergency situation.

Selection Criteria:

  • Minimum Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • Preferred Education/Experience: Bachelors or Master's Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration/ Public Administration, and Community/Rural Development or any other related field.

Required Competencies:

  • Good command of English and Kinyarwanda with effective communication skills, Knowledge of French will be an added value.
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of MS Office
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Compliance with standards and regulations
  • Negotiation - preparation for negotiations involving multiple parties
  • Lead and Innovate - Develops innovative solutions
  • Collaborate within teams and across boundaries with proactive attitude
  • Timely reporting skills and service oriented skills

* Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter addressed to Country Director of the KOICA Rwanda Office, enclosed and sealed with a detailed C.V., a notarized copy of degree certificates and of past work certificates in related field to the reception of the KOICA Rwanda Office in Nyarutarama, Golf course road, KG 34 by 3:00PM, 4th of November 2016.

Plot No. 10050, Nyarutarama, Kigali, Rwanda

* The C.V. must be written within 3 pages in English otherwise the application will be disqualified. The relevant experience will only be effective with a hard copy of the certificates presented at submission and candidates must not be in employment elsewhere when accepting the job offer.

* Submitted copies of letter and documents are not to be returned. Only Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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