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Monday, 5 March 2018

Internal Audit Assistant


The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania,) to apply for the following short term position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania.

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSISTANT  (1 post) (REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/09)


Reports to:                            Principal Internal Auditor

Organ/Institution:               East African Community Secretariat

Station:                                  EAC Headquarters – Arusha, Tanzania

Main Purpose of the Job:
To assist in conducting independent risk-based internal audits of the EAC Organs and Institutions projects and programmes so as to identify any weaknesses and in consultation with the auditor-in-charge propose recommendations for improvement.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out audit procedures for any segment of an audit under supervision from the auditor-in-charge.
  • Document properly the work performed and drawing conclusions based on the objective of carrying out the work.
  • Maintain current and permanent audit files.
  • Gathering information in establishing risk-based audit programs of the assigned department or functional area in the required timeline
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures.
  • To assist preparation of the draft audit reports.
  • Prepare and facilitate the meetings of the Audit and Risks Committee
  • Gather and compile the data on the implementation of the recommendations of the Audit reports .
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit or the deputy,


Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Possess a first degree in accounting or related discipline from a recognized university
  • Minimum five (5) years audit or accounting experience with knowledge in accounting principles, audit techniques, Internal Auditing standards.
  • Skills and Competencies :
  • Knowledge and experience in using any of the accounting packages;
  • Advanced skills in using MS Office packages (Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation);
  • Advanced level of organization and planning skills;
  • Excellent analytical and numerical, and investigative skills;
  • Conditions of employment:
  • The above positions are tenable for a contract of six months and offer attractive salary and fringe benefits including medical scheme and insurance cover.


Education Qualifications:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 16th March 2018.

Please note:

You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.
Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

The Secretary General
East African Community
P.O.Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Risks Management Assistant


The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania,) to apply for the following short term position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania.

RISKS MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT  (1 post) (REF: EAC/HR/2017-18/10)


Reports to:                            Principal Internal Auditor

Organ/Institution:                East African Community Secretariat

Station:                                  EAC Headquarters – Arusha, Tanzania

Main Purpose of the Job:
To provide technical assistance on risk management for the assigned Departments/areas of the EAC Organs and Institutions and come up with the risk register that to be updated time to time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Under supervision of Principal Internal Auditor, coordinate the process of identifying and assessing the risks affecting the assigned Department/areas of EAC Organs and Institutions;
  • Assist in selecting and implementing measures to control and mitigate risks including activities to avoid risks, transfer risks and terminate risks;
  • Monitor effectiveness of the processes used in identifying the external and internal risks that the assigned EAC Organs and Institutions face, evaluating the likely effect of these risks, proposing a range of control measures and monitoring and evaluating the success of these measures;
  • Organize appropriate risk reporting procedures in line with the EAC approved Risk Management Framework;


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting ,or equivalent qualification from a recognized university
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in risk management or accounting
  • Skills and Competencies:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (speaking, writing and presenting in English).
  • Practical knowledge of the general tools and techniques of risk management;
  • Conditions of employment:
  • The above positions are tenable for a contract of six months and offer attractive salary and fringe benefits including medical scheme and insurance cover.


Education Qualifications:
All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

Relevant Working Experience:
Internship, training and apprenticeship will not be considered as relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity:
The EAC is an equal opportunity employer; therefore, female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. EAC will only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate or Passport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below.

Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 16th March 2018.

Please note:

You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.
Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified.
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.
Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing.

The Secretary General
East African Community
P.O.Box 1096
Arusha - Tanzania.
Tel: +255 27 2162100
Fax: +255 27 2162190
E-mail: vacancies@eachq.org
Website : www.eac.int

Senior Officer for Partnership and Commercialization


EAST AFRICAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION

SENIOR OFFICER FOR PARTNERSHIP AND COMMERCIALIZATION (REF: EAC/EASTECO/HR/03-07-17)

Grade:                             P2

Organ/Institution:            East African Science and Technology Commission

Department:                   Programmes

Reports to:                     Principal Officer (Partnership, Outreach and Commercialization)

JOB DESCRIPTION
 Main Purpose of the Job:
To support the development of science and technology partnerships and assist in the development of commercial opportunities for research, technology and expertise as well as commercialization of intellectual property generated at Research and Development Institutions in the Community. The job holder will work with partners to create innovative market test strategies and to develop new opportunities for market introduction, and manage relationships with STI partners

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships in among STI partners while also developing policies that allow partnerships to thrive;
  • In collaboration with relevant STI stakeholders, develop and implement strategies for strategic partnerships/collaborations for effective promotion and development of STI in the Community;
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies for engaging non state actors including global/regional corporation, philanthropic foundations and civil society organizations to help meet EASTECO objectives;
  • Champion and manage new projects to create stronger partnerships including public–private partnerships, university-R&D centers-industry linkages in furtherance of EASTECO objectives;
  • Develop and implement intellectual property management and commercialization strategies incl. standards setting and harmonization;
  • Assist in the development of commercial opportunities for research, technology and expertise including the development and negotiation of Research and Development agreements between research institutions and industry/companies/other organizations, as well as funding opportunities;
  • Foster an entrepreneurial culture and build partnerships between research, business and government communities;
  • Facilitate and coordinate the commercialization of intellectual property generated at research institutions to realize the potential impact of research in the region by embedding commercialization support into different stages of research, impact and innovation cycles
  • Facilitate the identification and evaluation of technologies with commercial applications, and provides central support to regional research and innovation activities across the various stakeholders including academia, research institutions and industry;
  • Develop and coordinate Technology Transfer programmes and projects for wealth creation;
  • Assist in the formulation of programmes and projects to promote the inculcation of a science and technology culture in the Partner States.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Master’s Degree in one or more of the following fields Engineering, Physical Science, Business Administration and Development Economics. Other relevant qualifications related to Partnership Development will be an advantage. Should have demonstrable competencies in technology-related project management and business development.
  • 8 years’ experience in technology and Intellectual Property related business development and commercialization and working with private sector, with 3 years’ experience in implementing the innovation process in a research intensive
  • Experience in partnership development, collaborative research and technology commercialization/transfer highly desirable;


Skills and Competencies:

  • Expert Strategic planning and organization skills;
  • Good Administrative and Organizational skills;
  • Good Partnership mobilization skills;
  • Good analytical and communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural/diverse environment;
  • Proficiency in computer applications and report writing;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment;
  • Proficiency in the English language;
  • High energy, enthusiasm and initiative.

Duration of Contract:
Five (5) years, renewable once.

Age Limit:
The candidate must not be more than 55 years old.

Eligibility:
Candidates are invited from all EAC Partner States.

Applicants should not be more than 55 years as retirement age at the EAC is 60 years.

Terms and conditions of service:
The successful candidate will serve on contract for a period of five (5) years renewable once upon satisfactory performance.

Fringe benefits:
A comprehensive remuneration package commensurate with Professional qualifications and

Diplomatic status of the post will be offered to the suitable applicant.

How to apply:
The interested candidates who meet the above criteria may submit their applications either electronically or in hard copy but not both to the address below, comprising the following:

All applications should be submitted to the address below not later than, Friday, 6th April 2018, 05:00 PM East African Time.

Letter of motivation, with the job reference
Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae;
Copy of the biodata page of passport/ID;
Certified Copies of degree/certificates;
Professional testimonials;
Daytime telephone contact;
Names and contact addresses (with telephone and emails) of 3 referees.
To:

The Executive Secretary
EASTECO Secretariat
KIGALI, RWANDA
Email: info@easteco.org
All potential applicants are advised to visit the EAC and EASTECO websites: www.eac.int and www.easteco.org for details of these positions including the required qualifications, duties and responsibilities.

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. EASTECO Secretariat shall only respond to shortlisted candidates.

All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

Monday, 26 February 2018

Jobs at Community Based Sociotherapy Rwanda


The organization Community Based Sociotherapy Rwanda (CBS Rwanda) was established to contribute to the psychosocial well-being of people affected by the Genocide against the Tutsi and to strengthen interpersonal reconciliation and social cohesion at the grass-roots level. The organization originates from the community-based sociotherapy initiative developed in 2005 by the Anglican Church of Rwanda, Byumba Diocese (EAR-D/B), and the 2014-2016 nationwide Community Based Sociotherapy Program.

The community-based sociotherapy approach uses the group as a therapeutic medium in the establishment of trust, the creation of an open environment for discussion and the formation of peer-support structures. The socio-groups facilitate community members to identify, acknowledge, share, and manage together their everyday psychosocial problems related to the recent history of political violence and its aftermath.

CBS would like to recruit a qualified, dynamic and highly motivated candidate of high moral character and professional integrity to fill the position of Finance and Administration Manager.

The Finance and Administration Manager will be part of the senior secretariat team based at CBS head office in Kigali. S/he will be responsible for the overall financial management including administration, budgeting, monitoring and reporting according the financial principles and regulations. The Finance and Administration Manager will report to the Executive Director.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Finance and Administration Manager

Financial duties

  • Propose, develop and implement financial and accounting policies and procedures;
  • Lead the budget monitoring process by maintaining oversight of the Community Based Sociotherapy’s finances, including income and expenditure, balance sheet and cash flow positions;
  • Supervise the protection of the partners’ project assets through internal control procedures, implementing and improving as needed asset inventory systems and implementing fraud policy, identify weaknesses of monitoring mechanisms and address them immediately;
  • Prepare the quarterly financial reports on behalf of the secretariat for the Board of Directors and ensure that accurate financial reports are provided in a timely and correct manner to the donor organization;
  • Review the quarterly plans of the Field Teams, partner organizations and their quarterly financial reports;
  • Facilitate and coordinate internal and external audits and follow up on recommendations;
  • Manage an appropriate accounting system for the project in coordination with the Secretariat Team members;
  • Prepare every payment of the CBS activities at Head Office;
  • Supervise and coach the team of partners’ Accountants;
  • Perform regular field visits and coordinate linking and learning between the partners’ Accountants;
  • Ensure that all bank/cash vouchers are properly issued by the Head Office and partners;
  • Maintain accurate inventory schedule reporting and track any discrepancies;
  • Follow up on the transfer of funds to ensure that funds reach the intended people;
  • Check on monthly cash reconciliation. Do the cash spot check;
  • Check whether supporting documents such as: requisitions, invoices, and other supporting documents are available and comply with financial policy;
  • Review vendor invoices for accuracy and completeness to ensure compliance before making payment/reimbursement.


Administrative duties:

  • Update internal administrative systems by making the analyses of Rwanda’s country administrative and legal context and organize the staff’s administrative management regarding the legal and administrative framework;
  • Liaise closely with legal advisors to ensure adherence with Rwandan laws, in particular labor laws;
  • Ensure the smooth running of the CBS by making sure that the legal and administrative systems are adhered to by partners;
  • Supervise the administration of premises to ensure efficiency, cost-effectiveness and timeliness of operations and services;
  • Set up the recruitment procedures in cooperation with the secretariat and establish contracts for the staff members;
  • Prepare the medical coverage policy for the newly hired staff;
  • Ensure the management of payroll and payroll‐related recording of staff working in CBS and advising in drafting new contracts for staff and subcontractors;
  • Assist and negotiate contracts with vendors and service providers to ensure cost-effective services and of quality and timely service;
  • Develop and update tools and templates to ensure donor requirements are being adhered to and ensure staffs are trained in their usage.


Profile of the candidate

  • Bachelor degree in accounting with Master’s degree in relevant field like Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Economics;
  • At least 5 years of experience in financial and grant management, including budget preparation, monitoring, control and reporting, international donor compliance, resource management, preferably within a Non-Governmental Organization;
  • Demonstrable experience in heading a financial team;
  • Proven knowledge of Rwandan labor laws including administrative and legal procedures and policies;
  • Experience in establishing contracts for staff members, external consultants, memorandum of understanding with donors and partner organizations;
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued financial assessments;
  • Demonstrable experience in executing internal financial audits;
  • Experience with preparing and facilitating financial trainings for staff members;
  • An honest, reliable and very accurate person;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda both verbal and written. The knowledge of French is an added advantage. Experience in developing resource mobilization strategies;
  • Experience in using accounting software like Sage, Tompro and preferably QuickBooks.

Terms of Employment

This is a full-time position. The Finance and Administration Manager is based at the Head Office in Kigali with regular travels to the field offices.

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please send electronically your motivation letter, CV, notified degree and at least two references to:  vacancies@sociotherapy.org and copy to info@sociotherapy.org.

The application deadline is Friday 11th March 2018 at 14.00 PM.

The applications can be addressed to the Executive Director of CBS, Mrs. Lucie Nzaramba.

ActionAid Rwanda – Fundraising Intern For 6 Month


The Head of Fundraising is set to go on Maternity leave starting from End of April to End of August, in the maternity period; the role will be covered by an internal staff, which will need extra support in the fundraising department in the capacity of Fundraising Officer. The recruited Intern will be placed as a fundraising officer reporting to the Maternity cover.

ActionAid International Rwanda is advancing its MDP (Membership development process) and this requires strengthen its capacity to raise funds for sustainability. AAR has just finalized writing its 2nd strategy paper which will be launched this March 2018.

AAR has developed different documents and strategies (Resource mobilization strategy, Donor Scoping surveys, and Donor Engagement plans) and these will need to be updated with the new strategy. The Intern will support in the mentioned processes and In addition the person will temporarily fill the gap existing in AAR during the period the Head of fundraising is on maternity leave

II.    Purpose

  • The primary purpose of the internship is to equip of young professional with the relevant skills and capacities that allows them to be future leaders and policy influencers and can lead organizations such as Actionaid International Rwanda.
  • The person will be placed in Fundraising and Programs and will be under the direct guidance of the Acting Head of Fundraising.
  • Specifically, among others, during the internship, the intern will focus on:
  • Support in the review of the resource mobilisation strategy that ensures delivery and greatest impact on mission guided by the CSP
  • Support in the process of updating the donor scoping according to the new CSP happening this year and as part of this we will come up with PoPs ( program operations plans) and funding plans for the remaining term of CSP
  • Support in identify funding gaps and strategies to filling in the gaps
  • Support the acting Head Of Fundraising in the process of ensuring smooth start of 2 new projects – UKAID project and Amplify Change project
  • Support in Concept note development
  • Support in Proposal development


III.    Duration of internship
The internship duration will be for six months from April to September 2018

IV.    Output

  • An internship report that is inclusive of a general appreciation of the period indication what achievements have been made and recommended areas of improvements will be delivered to Actionaid at the end of the internship.


Facilitation
AAR will be given the intern a facilitation fee of only as contained in our internship policy;

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences; International development; development studies or related field


Essential Knowledge and Experience

  • At least some working experience in donor funded projects or development organization particularly in the field of fundraising and/or Resource Mobilization;
  • Some knowledge of donor intelligence , proposal development
  • Experience in policy research



How to apply
Mark in the subject line: The position you are applying for "Fundraising Intern"

Interested and Qualified candidates should submit Application Letters & Curriculum Vitae to Rwanda.jobs@actionaid.org not later than Tuesday 20th March, 2018 at 05:00 PM

Only applications sent by email will be accepted.

Sunday, 25 February 2018

American Embassy Kigali Mission Rwanda jobs


The United States and the Republic of Rwanda enjoy a partnership that began in 1962 just after the Rwandan independence. This Rwanda-American partnership is deeply rooted in the shared ideals of our two countries. The U.S. Embassy in Kigali works together with the Republic of Rwanda to strengthen our partnership by advancing the key goals of regional stability, economic prosperity, and democratic transition within the Republic of Rwanda and in the Great Lakes region. Through its diplomatic and public activities, the U.S. Embassy seeks to ensure regional stability through our shared commitment to security organizations like UN Agencies, Great Lakes and East African security organizations. We support economic activity by encouraging U.S. commercial ties with and promoting U.S. investment in the Republic of Rwanda. We actively support the transition to a vibrant democracy that encourages civic participation, legal reform, and respect for human rights. Our third goal is to promote health with special emphasis on combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis. Our historic partnership is alive and thriving today in the U.S. Embassy's engagement in the Republic of Rwanda.

Website: http://rwanda.usembassy.gov/
U.S. Mission Kigali, Rwanda

Vacancy Announcement Number: 2018-07

OPEN TO:                         All Interested Applicants / All Sources

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not  be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.

POSITION:                 Plumber

OPENING DATE:      February 22, 2018

CLOSING DATE:      March 08, 2018

WORK HOURS:        Full-time 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-5: 7,578,970 RWF Annual Gross Salary

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-09: 28,945 USD

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

The selected candidate must be able to start work immediately after receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may not be considered.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Plumber.

NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

Performs journeyman level plumbing installation, preventive and routine maintenance, and routine and urgent repairs on plumbing components and equipment in GO and STL office and residential properties. Knowledgeable of general mechanical systems, including domestic hot and cold water piping systems, wastewater piping systems and vent stacks, septic systems, storm water management systems, and irrigation systems is required. Knowledgeable of all tools of trade and methods assumed by experience as a journeyman level plumber. The incumbent will receive daily supervision from the Locally Employed Staff (LES) Maintenance Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

: Completion of secondary school required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship leading to a Journeyman level Certificate as a plumber is required.
: A minimum of 2 years journeyman level plumbing skilled trades in maintenance or construction work is required. Listed experience must include work involving large office, commercial facility, or similar complex or compound according to international construction standards with use of drawings and specifications such as International Building Code (IBC) or similar standards is required.
: Level III English (good working knowledge) is required and Kinyarwanda Level III (good working knowledge) is required. (This will be tested.)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have a valid driver’s license for standard vehicles.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website (https://rw.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/) and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office on email: KigaliHRRecruitment@state.gov

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);



APPLY ONLINE THROUGH




via e-mail to:KigaliHRRecruitment@state.gov

WHERE TO APPLY:

E-mail Address: KigaliHRRecruitment@state.gov

(Please indicate in the subject line: VA 07-18 Plumber)

CLOSING DATE: COB (5:30 pm) March 08, 2018




EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Appendix (DEFINITIONS)

Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support; or
Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Is under chief of mission authority.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:

U.S. Citizen; and
Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
Is under chief of mission authority; and
Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. A MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:

Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126 Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
Is not a citizen of the host country; and
Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

A citizen of the host country; or
A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Drafted: HRA ZKabashashi

Cleared: FM DAnderson

Approved: HRO KBrendle

Distribution: All Agencies (STATE, USAID, DAO, PC, CDC)

SKOL BREWERY Job Vacancies


SKOL BREWERY LTD (SBL) is looking for qualified and committed individual to join its team in the following position: “LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

JOB SUMMARY
Reporting to the Human Resource Director, the Jobholder is responsible for employee’s personal development at all levels within SBL. He/she will ensure that all employees are equipped with required knowledge, skills and attitude to support the organization performance.

MAIN TASKS
  • Designing training programs & development plans that are aligned with the Company’s objectives;
  • Working closely with various Managers across the Company to have a full understanding of the business & training / development requirements;
  • Implementing performance programs;
  • Providing both on the job & off the job trainings on HR subjects & general management;
  • Building relationship with trainings services providers.

KEY COMPENTENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experienced in training & development programs management;
  • Able to conceptualize a training in practical approach;
  • Designing & providing a variety of training styles;
  • Able to understand SBL main operations (Commercial, Production, Marketing, Technology;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Keen to assist employees with their learning & development;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Entrepreneurship & leadership;
  • Hold at least a Bachelor degree in Education, psychology or related field


APPLY ONLINE THROUGH




via e-mail to: Recruitment@skolbrewery.rw

To apply send the following documents to Recruitment@skolbrewery.rw

Application letter
CV
Copies of relevant degrees / diploma
Copy of ID


The closing date is 16th March 2018

Community Liaison officer Job at Akagera National Park



Akagera Management Company (AMC) seeks suitable candidates to fill the positions of Community Liaison officer.

AMC, a partnership between the Rwanda Development Board and African Parks, a not-for profit conservation organization, is responsible for the total management of Akagera National Park in terms of a 20 years joint management agreement. AMC seeks hardworking candidate, with a good work ethic, highly organized, self-motivated and enthusiastic to join its dynamic team.

COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER

Description: A genuine interest in people, passionate about nature conservation. Duties Include environmental education in local schools and wildlife clubs, monitoring and reporting on the Implementation of revenue sharing projects, keeping a record of all human-wildlife conflicts, encouraging engagement with the community and promoting the park, organizing and participating in village and JADF meetings at different levels of local government, and mobilization of community action.


The interested candidates must meet the following criteria:
  • Rwandan nationals
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English, French is an advantage
  • Be prepared to live and work in a rural setting
  • Be prepared to work long and irregular hours due to the nature of the work environment.
  • Maximum of undergraduate degree in development/business/conservation, tourism, communication or any other relevant discipline.
  • Previous work experience in community development, or enterprise management, and/or teaching science at primary or secondary school level is required
  • Motorbike license
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Good report writing skills
  • Demonstrated skills In facilitating community meetings

Job at Akagera National Park

All applications must include the following:

  • Application / cover letter addressed to the Park Manager, Akagera Management Company, stating which job you are applying for and why you should be considered for that position
  • Curriculum vitae including your personal details, education level and experience
  • Name, address and telephone numbers of two (2-3) professional references
  • Applications which do not meet the criteria listed below will not be considered.


APPLY ONLINE THROUGH




by email at akagerarecruitment@gmail.com.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications by email at akagerarecruitment@gmail.com.

All applications must be submitted before Friday, 02nd March 2018. A short list of qualified candidates will be invited to participate in practice test and oral interview selection process.

The successful candidate will begin immediately.


Job at Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park Driver Jobs


Akagera Management Company (AMC) seeks suitable candidates to fill the positions of Driver.

AMC, a partnership between the Rwanda Development Board and African Parks, a not-for profit conservation organization, is responsible for the total management of Akagera National Park in terms of a 20 years joint management agreement. AMC seeks hardworking candidate, with a good work ethic, highly organized, self-motivated and enthusiastic to join its dynamic team.

Job Position: DRIVER

Description: A skilled, dedicated and experienced safe driver with valid driving license under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, conscious about the environment conservation, AMC seek to recruit that kind of driver. The needed person must be with distinctive ability to maintain vehicles in good condition, noted with self-initiatives, flexibility, good communication, and team work spirit.

Responsibilities: His / her duties include driving AMC vehicles/truck in a safe manner for jobs that have been confirmed by the Field Operations Manager or Park Manager; report any problems directly and immediately to the Field Operations Manager; carry out all responsibilities professionally, efficiently and with respect for timing and funds; work when needed regardless of weather, time, public holidays or weekends, set a good example to subordinates and colleagues within the company and ensure that you are at all times conducting yourself and the vehicle in the safest manner possible.

The interested candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Rwandan nationals
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda and English, French is an advantage
  • Be prepared to live and work in a rural setting
  • Be prepared to work long and irregular hours due to the nature of the work environment.
  • Maximum of A Level certificate/ Secondary diploma in any education discipline.
  • Previous work experience in big company or enterprise of transport.
  • Having driving license category BCD.
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Demonstrated skills in driving.

All applications must include the following:

  • Application / cover letter addressed to the Park Manager, Akagera Management Company, stating which job you are applying for and why you should be considered for that position
  • Curriculum vitae including your personal details, education level and experience
  • Name, address and telephone numbers of two (2-3) professional references
  • Applications which do not meet the criteria listed below will not be considered.



APPLY ONLINE THROUGH




by email at akagerarecruitment@gmail.com.

Interested candidates are requested to submit their applications by email at akagerarecruitment@gmail.com.

All applications must be submitted before Friday, 02nd March 2018.

A short list of qualified candidates will be invited to participate in practice test and oral interview selection process. The successful candidate will begin immediately.

Akagera National Park Jobs

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Driver


International Alert has been working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions. We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.

Job Title: Driver

Reports to: Finance and Operation Manager

Job location: Kigali

Contract Duration: One year, renewable if funding permits

Job Purpose
Reporting to Finance and Operations Manager the holder of this position will support Alert staff and partners and contribute to the project’s impact and sustainability by ensuring compliance and sound management of organization vehicle assigned to her/him, in line with Rwandan Law, donor regulations and International Alert’s policies, procedures and minimum standards.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duty to drive at a reasonable speed
  • Transport ALERT staff and visitors;
  • Duty to be aware of your surroundings (Driver also has a duty to remain alert and be aware of their environment around their vehicle
  • Duty to maintain control of the car, inspect vehicle for defects and propose repairs and maintenance;
  • Duty to maintain and use vehicle’s equipment; Driver has a duty to keep her/his vehicle maintained and in safe operating condition. All lights and brakes need to be working properly.
  • Duties imposed by laws in Rwanda, Drivers in Rwanda are subject to laws that codify other duties a driver on the road must abide by. If these laws are violated, a negligence/car accident claim can be made against the offending party, and any fines shall be paid by the
  • Driver Not International Alert. Examples of these include:
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Right of way laws for pedestrians
  • Respect of traffic lights
  • Driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Fill vehicle logbook appropriately
  • Ensure that the vehicle has a valid insurance and Alert the line Manager the end of insurance contract before one month
  • Keep vehicle clean, in serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance daily;
  • Pick and distribute couriers to and from partners and other stakeholdersAssure that vehicle is equipped with the proper equipment.
  • Assure that vehicle is equipped with the proper equipment.
  • Assure accidents are reported to supervisor and investigation forms completed;Record all fuel consumption on Daily Basis;
  • Perform any task as requested by the supervisor.
Essential requirements
  • Having Higher education.
  • Having Driving Permit Category B
  • Basic Knowledge for Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of driving experience working with an International NGO and Donor -funded projects  institutions
  • Fluent English & Kinyarwanda; Clear written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ability to work with a large and diverse team
How to apply:
Applications including Motivation letter and CVs/resume ONLY addressed to ALERT COUNTRY COORDINATOR must be submitted to the following email address: Rwanda@international-alert.org not later than Monday January 22, 2018 COB.

Intern


International Alert has been working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions. We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a

Job Title: Intern

Reports to: Finance and administration assistant

Job location: Kigali

Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension

more peaceful future for their families and communities

Job Purpose
The position will be in finance and administration Unit of international alert Kigali office. The post holder will support project managers and finance team with day to day administrative work. The person will specifically act as receptionist to the organisation and support general administrative duties for various project managers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administrative and general task
  • Assist in travel arrangements for International Alert staff.
  • Participate and implement the policies and procedures approved by the International Alert to ensure successful operation of the organization.
  • Assist in preparation of International Alert’s projects trainings or other events
  • Responsible for answers Visitors inquiries/communications where required
  • Provide support with filing and administration of financial Documents
  • Ensure administrative support to International Alert Rwanda’s visitor
  • Be an active member of the Alert team in Rwanda and support and assist colleagues;
  • Any other duties which contribute to the smooth running of International Alert Rwanda as required by his/her supervisor.
  • Person Specification


Talents

  • At Alert, we have introduced Talent Management to our business model as we believe talented people are crucial to the success of our work. We believe all individuals are talented and success comes in matching the right talents to the right roles.
  • For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are important, but we believe that to be great in internship you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent to work in team work and to receive people who come to international alert –This is what we will be looking for above all else


Essential requirements

  • Fresh Graduate in Bachelor’s degree of Management or related Business Administration studies/courses. Having worked on the reception and in customer care service in Non -Government Organization institution would be an asset;
  • Must write, speak and communicate in English, French and Kinyarwanda; Proven computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point);
  • Good interpersonal skills, including team working and networking skills; Ability to work under pressure, with strict deadlines, and to prioritise clearly; Ability to interact and work with people from a range of cultural and professional backgrounds


How to apply:
Applications including Motivation letter and CVs/resume ONLY addressed to ALERT COUNTRY COORDINATOR must be submitted to the following email address: Rwanda@international-alert.org  not later than Monday January 22, 2018 COB.

Project Officer


Job Title:  Project Officer

Reports to: Project Manager

Management Responsibility:  Intern and project Consultants

Job location: Kigali, with extensive travel within Rwanda

Grade: Grade 4

Contract Duration: One year, renewable if funding permits


Job Purpose
The purpose of this position is to coordinate Ijwi ry’Abahinzi n’Aborozi (Farmers voices project)
  • The project aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and strengthened food security by promoting farmer centred policies through enhanced civil society and farmers organisations engagement in Rwanda; this project is funded by European Union.
  • The position will work across project and thematic strands to ensure that project district field staff and partners have the peacebuilding knowledge and expertise needed to ensure the production of high-quality, high-impact project outputs and outcomes. This will involve working closely with the Alert team and project lead partner in a mentoring role, providing constructive feedback and capacity building support aimed at strengthening our integrated peacebuilding approach. Critical to this post is an ability to build effective external and internal relationships, using collaborative approaches. The successful candidate will also have knowledge and experience of programme design and project management including responsibility for budgets Monitoring, project reporting, field staff support and evaluation, donor relations and civil society partnerships. Experience on food security program management will be an added value.


Duties and Responsibilities
This post focuses on five key elements:

  • Management and supervision of Ijwi ry’Abahinzi n’Aborozi (Farmers voices project)
  • Strengthen peacebuilding framework of the project;
  • Monitoring, evaluation and donor reporting;
  • Strategic development;
  • Networking and outreach;
  • Contributing to alert’s organisational processes and strategies.


Management and supervision of Ijwi ry’Abahinzi n’Aborozi (Farmers voices project);

  • Lead on day-to-day implementation of project’s activities;
  • Coordinate closely with Imbaraga project manager on project activity implementati
  • Ensure clarity about roles and responsibilities among project stakeholders and involving /informing all stakeholders of plans;
  • Planning and forecasting grant expenditure, project activities, procurement and staffing to ensure compliance with the project contract and budget and to prevent overspending or under spending;
  • Ensure proper co-ordination with project’s partners, in line with planned activities and agreed outcomes
  • Ensure narrative and financial reporting to Alert and to the project lead implementer;
  • Oversee the design and production of high-quality research outputs, including authoring reports for both national and international audiences, on a variety of thematic issues, including reconciliation, governance, agriculture, and the economic dimensions of peacebuilding;
  • Derive policy recommendations from research outputs and assist in the development and implementation of evidence-based advocacy strategies for the project.

Strengthen peacebuilding framework of the programmes

  • Analyse the political, economic and social context in Rwanda with a view to ensuring the continuing relevance;
  • Ensure co-ordination and adequate recording of lessons learning among partners of the project, counterpart organisations/institutions;

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Support the development of effective M&E frameworks (in close collaboration with partners) for the project and feed this into Alert’s overall institutional reporting;
  • Contribute to and draw on the work of Alert’s Design, Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) work, in Rwanda and internationally;
  • Produce and disseminate success stories as well as related ‘impact’ films or other outputs;
  • Contribute to Alert’s initiative on Knowledge Management, e.g. by articulating lessons learned from the project.

Strategic development

  • Contribute to the development of the overall programme strategic directions and strategy documents;
  • Work with Alert’s team and partners to develop new project and programme ideas, including the development of funding proposals for a variety of donors;
  • Support the Country Coordinator in nurturing good relationships with potential funders in Rwanda and outside of Rwanda

Networking and outreach

  • Build and strengthen relationships with district of project implementation; key funding partners around the development of new project ideas and programme direction;
  • Represent Alert’s values and ideas at relevant conferences, seminars and other meetings, including at a high level;
  • Work as part of a team developing effective relationships with key national as well as international institutions necessary to meeting key advocacy objectives and raising the profile of the organisation in Rwanda.
Contributing to Alert’s organisational processes and strategies

  • Ensure proper implementation of all relevant Alert finance, admin, security and HR policies, in close coordination with the Rwanda finance/ admin staff as well as Alert’s Africa Programme Finance and Admin Manager;
  • Provide attentive and supportive line-management of consultants/ interns, in line with Alert’s policies and procedures, as well as Rwanda labour law;
  • Participate in organisation-wide events and discussions on related topics/projects;
  • Provide ideas and support for the development of regional programming ideas (in close collaboration with the wider Africa Programme team);
  • Take proactive steps to ensure that effective relationships are created and maintained with staff at different levels within the organisation.
Travel requirements

The job is based in Kigali with extensive travel to districts outside of Kigali

PERSON SPECIFICATION
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Talents
  • At Alert, we have introduced Talent Management to our business model as we believe talented people are crucial to the success of our work.We believe all individuals are talented and that success comes in matching the right talents to the right roles.
  • For this role, the skills, qualifications and experience listed below are important, but we believe that to be great in this job you are likely, first and foremost, to have a talent for analytical thinking and persuasive communication, balanced with a constructive and highly collegial personal working style that can advance Alert’s goals of coalition-building and promoting peaceful outcomes in Rwanda. This is what we will be looking for above all else.
  • At least Bachelor’s degree level in a relevant field
  • 5- years’ experience of project management at an NGO, including with donor reporting and managing budgets
  • Experience in managing EU funded projects
  • Strong experience in managing project in area of agriculture and food security
  • Expertise on peace building
  • Articulate and persuasive in argument
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French
  • Respectful approach to human interactions
  • Committed to International Alert organisational values and goals.
  • Highly computer literate especially in using Word and Excel
  • Team Player and Able to work with minimum supervision


DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher degree in a relevant field
  • Experience of coalition building with civil society
  • Experience of commissioning and managing research on relevant topics
  • Innovative, creative, problem-solving attitude


How to Apply

To apply, please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form at Rwanda@international-alert.org  ; both of which can be found under ‘How to Apply’ which is part of the Jobs section of Alert’s website (http://www.international-alert.org/jobs  ).

Closing date: 31st   January 2018, 5:00PM Kigali time

Note:

CV are not accepted
Only shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Marketing Director


Founded in 1988, StarTimes group is now the most influential system integrator, technology provider, network operator, and content provider in China’s television broadcasting industry, and is on its way to become a media group with global influence.

With a global vision, StarTimes began to expand its business to Africa in 2002, and has been working closely with African governments to jointly promote digitalization and informatization

Position Description

The Marketing Director holds ultimate responsibility for the organisations marketing activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated marketing strategy for the business.

Job title:  Marketing Director

Number of position: 01

Job description:

  • Development and implementation of the Brand strategy.
  • Developing the marketing strategy for new and existing products
  • Overseeing implementation of the Marketing strategy - including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR.
  • Working closely with the company’s Sales team; enabling them to meet their commercial objectives by providing them with appropriate tools, materials and presentations
  • Guiding the day to day activities of the marketing team.
  • Ensuring that the marketing objectives are implemented by the marketing team.
  • Work closely with product management team to define marketing materials and programs.
  • Manage social media presence and direct programs to improve social media eputation and recognition.
  • Developing and delivering marketing and communications strategies for the organisation.
  • Ensure developing a certain amount potential client as well as keep a well relationship with the existing clients;
  • Expanding our contact circles through participating various events and media promotions;
  • Upgrades advertising products by well communicating with overseas department, content marketing department and AR department;
  • Build customer information database for the better client management approach.


Requirement & Qualifications:

  • MBA or Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, business or any other related field 
  • Previous 10 years experience working in the same or related industry at the senior management level.
  •  Extensive direct marketing experience.
  • Strong understanding of the marketing mix and where direct marketing fits within this.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with multi-functional teams. 
  • Experience in creating content for the web and growing a social audience
  • Editorial mindset that seeks to understand what audiences consume and how to create it.

Key skills:
Client Relationships, Coaching, Managing Processes, Self-Motivated, Marketing Plan, Subordinate Involvement, Customer Focus, Marketing Research, Statistical Analysis, Developing Budgets, Financial Planning and Strategy

Salary:

Negotiable

Interested candidates should send their application enclosed with a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Academic documents and other certificates. The application should be addressed to the CEO OF STAR AFRICA MEDIA (Startimes) and delivered to STAR AFRICA MEDIA offices especially in HR Department or send on email address: hrmstartimes@gmail.com from 9 to 26th December 2017 at 5:00 pm. Startimes head office is located at KIGALI-KIMIHURURA

Field Researcher


BBOXX Capital Rwanda wishes to recruit qualified and self-motivated staff to work in the following position;

BBOXX is a UK-based company providing affordable, upgradeable solar solutions to meet off-grid customers’ energy needs. We are fully vertically integrated, controlling every part of our customer experience. With over 100,000 systems deployed so far, we have 450+ staff - working across 5 offices in the UK, China and East Africa - who are waking up every morning to work with BBOXX to electrify 20M people by 2020. We invite you to join us on this journey to electrify the world!

Title: Field Researcher
Reports to: Retail Manager
Location: Field (80%) and Office (20%)

Purpose:
The Field Researcher will assist with research data collection, analyse and provide regular reports on results of the field finds. He/she will be expected to assist with conducting a series of interviews or focus groups with current BBOXX customers as part of research projects within BBOXX

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct interviews or focus groups (on the field) with current customers of BBOXX.
  • Contribute to the research design and field studies in relation to the ongoing projects
  • Run pilots of new products and services
  • Record, analyse and provide regular reports on results of the field findings
  • Prepare and own any assigned research Project.
  • Research new markets and where to expand.
  • Carryout any other duties that are within the scope and purpose of the job.


Person specification:

  • Bachelor degree in statistics, environmental Management, or any other related field
  • Two years of experience in conducting research
  • Native-level knowledge of Kinyarwanda, with very good understanding of rural dialects and must befluent in English
  • Good statistics and analytical skills
  • Good IT skills with the ability to learn new software
  • Be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to evaluate, verify, and edit research data.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work full-time with regular visit in the field
  • Familiarity with Solar Home Systems and the wider solar energy field would be an added advantage
  • Meticulous in every given task.

Deadline: Wednesday, 27th December, 2017 at 17.00 hours

How to apply:

Send your C.V. and cover letter to careers.rwanda@bboxx.co.uk

Must put the position you are applying for in the subject line. Failure to do this, your application shall not be considered.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview.

Laboratory Technician


ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in ten countries globally.

ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over 200 regular, full time national staff and partners – implementing programs in Primary health care, RH, HIV and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter/Infrastructure, and SGBV & Protection.

ARC islooking for qualified, self-driven and committed individual - for the position of Laboratory Technician, to be based at the ARC-run Mahama-I Health Facility, in Mahama Refugee camp

PRIMARY PURPOSE
Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct laboratory exams according to Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Verify and maintain all laboratory materials and equipment ensuring good condition
  • Record all laboratory results in their corresponding register, and provide timely test results sheets to different Health Center services
  • Monitor and provide routine maintenance to ensure hygiene of all laboratory materials and equipment
  • Bring sputum of multi-resistant TB cases to National Reference Laboratory as needed.
  • Bring to “National transfusion center” samples of incompatible rhesus for Combs Test and if necessary buy and bring Gamma Globulin substance
  • Ensure proper storage and maintenance of cold-chain
  • Bring samples for CD4 and viral load, count and RPR to Hospital Laboratory as required
  • Take quality control samples to District Hospital on monthly basis
  • Take blood samples, urines samples, stool, sputum according to lab exams prescribed and per guideline


Minimum qualifications:

  • At least A1 Diploma in laboratory sciences or other health-related field from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license with relevant professional body (Rwanda Medical Council)
  • At least 2 years’ working experience in a human laboratory in a low-resource, fast-paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons
  • Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems, HIV protocols and Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Good oral/writing skills in Kinyarwanda and English or French; and computer literacy
  • Experience working in protracted refugee situation in Rwanda


APPLICATION GUIDELINES:
Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 21st December, 2017 at 17:00hrs.

Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.