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VP FINANCE , Rwanda

Title: VP Finance
Place of Work: Kigali – Rwanda
Reporting to: CEO
Tentative start date: ASAP
Contract length: Open Ended
Who We Are
Inyenyeri is a for-profit corporation with a social business charter focused on providing a healthy renewable energy solution in Rwanda that can be replicated across sub-Saharan Africa. Inyenyeri uses a fuel-side, or utility company, approach to ensure that even the poorest Rwandan households have access to clean cooking fuel and high quality gasifying cook stoves. Inyenyeri’s revenue stream is derived from the sale of biomass cooking fuel pellets. Our solution is a cleaner, healthier, faster, cheaper and more sustainable alternative to charcoal and wood cooking. Inyenyeri has a current staff complement of approximately 164 staff.
About the Role
Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of VP Finance, who will required providing financial management leadership services to the Company.
LEADERSHIP:
• Understanding the strategic direction of the Company, providing high level, proactive financial expertise and leadership to the company as a whole and direction for both short and long term financial planning.
• Advising the CEO and Board of Directors on the financial implications, of business/project activities.
• Developing finance related materials for Board Meetings and assisting CEO in developing any additional materials for Board Meetings
• Playing a proactive role in the process of business planning, in collaboration with C-level and VP level of the company, with geographic scope widening from Rwanda to Sub-Sahara Africa;
• Leading the design and implementation of the structure of financial team and all financial operations of the company.
• Providing internal leadership and direction to direct reports within the Finance Division.
• Assisting in recruiting new personnel for the department and develop training models for the department's staff.
• Training the finance department and other staff in financial management matters.
• Responsibility for the Financial Accountability of the business
FINANCES:
• Actively managing company cash flow and generating relevant cash flow projections and forecasting.
• Directing all financial, project-based, and departmental accounting.
• Maintaining internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and project budgets and actual expenditures.
• Preparing of periodic management and statutory financials.
• Overseeing timely and accurate reporting and payment of taxes, including VAT, PAYE and RSSB and annual income taxes
• Being in charge of the budgeting, budgetary control and forecasting process.
• Coordinating annual audits with Company auditors.
• Overseeing the production of monthly reports including reconciliations as well as financial statements and cash flow projections for use by management, as well as the Board of Directors.
• Overseeing the development of standardized Cost of Goods sold and variance analysis
• Assisting in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives, commissions, and salaries for the staff.
• Investigating cost-effective benefit plans and other benefits, which the company may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining high performance individuals.
• Consistently analysing financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicating monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitoring progress and changes and keeping senior leadership abreast of the company’s financial status.
• Managing and monitoring all aspects of company accounts receivable and payable.
• Managing timely computation, payment and submission of all statutory deductions while ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements.
• Overseeing business insurance plans and coverage analysis.
• Overseeing the maintenance of the inventory of all assets.
• Manage the capital needs and capital budgeting process for the company.
• Develop recommendations for currency risk management and procedures for currency conversion.
FINANCING:
• Actively contributing to the strategy to meet the financing needs of the company, in close collaboration with the Chief Investment Officer (CIO).
• Assisting the CIO in preselecting funds, investors and financial institutions, and, on ‘project’ basis, managing an opportunity till closure.
• Driving the effort to get export financing & insurance facilities from European development agencies.
• Managing the relationship with selected financial partners.
• With the CIO, developing materials for potential investors including presentations and data rooms.
POLICIES:
• Developing and implementing comprehensive policies for financial operations and guidelines.
• Ensuring that all finance guidelines and related administrative procedures are adhered to.
• Overseeing all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP/IFRS standards and regulatory requirements.
• Back stopping the accounting team and the quality assurance of the accounting system.
• Applying and demonstrating high quality financial and other related management controls.
• Abiding by, observing and at all times complying with and giving effect to the terms and conditions of the Investment Agreements and ensuring that the Company does not in any way violate or fail to comply with its obligations thereunder.
OPERATIONS:
• Participating in the Operational Review meetings and represent the finance division in those meetings.
• Primary interface on all banking, treasury and board-level presentations.
• Preparing terms of reference and overseeing the consultancy in the field of the financial advisory firms to be engaged by the Company.
• Ensuring adherence to accounting standards and legal compliances.
• Assisting in the development and implementation the company's ESOP program.
• Keeping track of the company's debt and equity capitalization tables, including options granted under the company's ESOP.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
Accountability:
• Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Inyenyeri values
Ambition:
• Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development
• Engages and motivates others
• Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
• Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
• Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
Creativity:
· Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Integrity:
• Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
• Displays consistent excellent judgment
• Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience:
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in finance function in a for profit organization, of which > 3 years in financial analysis of which >3 years in a senior managerial position;
• Experience in structuring and monitoring equity investments and loans;
• Experience in shaping finance organizations and systems in at least one organization;
• Proven track record in structuring export finance deals with European agencies, in collaboration with suppliers is a pre;
• Having worked in international organizations with various forms and maturity of governance;
• Work experience in at least three out of five EAC countries a real pre;
Education:
· At least a Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration or business analytics;
· Follow-up courses in finance, governance.
Languages:
· English a must; Swahili and Kinyarwanda will be an added value.
Interested candidates should send an application letter plus updated Curriculum Vitae in English, including 3 names of professional referees to jobs@inyenyeri.org specifying the position title heading in the subject line: “VP Finance”

The deadline for receiving applications is 1st September 2018

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Expiring: Sep 01, 2018
FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER IN RWANDA , Rwanda

The Belgian development agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world.

Its staff members in Brussels and abroad embody the commitment of the Belgian State and other development partners to international solidarity. Today, BTC operates in 18 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America and supports more than 200 development cooperation projects and programmes. In future, following a decision of the Minister of Development Cooperation, the focus will be on 14 intervention countries.

To further develop its activities, BTC is looking for a (m/f): Financial and Administrative Officer, For the Rwanda Decentralization Programme

Duty Station: Kigali, RWANDA
Duration of contract: 17 months
Expected starting date: June 1st 2018
Monthly salary package: Level 2 - B417: i.e. between 5.145,71 euros and 7.203,44 euros (inclusive gross monthly salary and expat benefits: expat and hardship allowances). The salary depends on relevant experience.
Furthermore, our expatriate staff members are also offered customary expatriate benefits such as a (capped) housing allowance, a moving allowance, an installation allowance, a (capped) school allowance for children accompanying, an insurance package for the whole family, including repatriation insurance, and an annual round-trip flight ticket for each family member.

The amounts disbursed will vary in function of relevant recognised experience for the function, the household’s composition and the fiscal situation.

Project:
Decentralization has been a key policy of the Government of Rwanda (GoR) since May 2000 when the National Decentralization Policy was adopted. The Governments of Rwanda and Belgium have agreed that decentralization will be a key focus sector of development cooperation within the framework of the Indicative Cooperation Programme (ICP) 2011-2014. The ICP and the subsequent identification and formulation phases identified and validated that the Rwanda Decentralization Support Programme (RDSP) will be delivered through a coordinated and integrated programmatic approach with two strategic interventions focusing on:
Institutional strengthening and enhancing capacities at the national and sub national level (RDSP-ECD);
Support to the implementation of District Development Plans (DDPs) with a focus on LED (RDSP-DDP).

Function:
The financial and administrative expert is responsible for the financial and administrative management of the programme/interventions.
Therefore, (s)he will primarily:
• Prepare the budget and the financial reporting.
• Guarantee adequate usage of resources and reliable financial information.
• Ensure efficient procurement management, contract management and logistics (in collaboration with the contracting officer) in accordance with the procedures and contractual obligations (public contracts…). Participate in the elaboration, management and control of the Grant Agreements.
• Manage the fiduciary risks. Put in place an internal control system, implement the actions plans resulting from audits and follow up on them.
• Manage the administrative and financial team composed for the programme and the support to interventions (recruitment, setting objectives, performance meetings…).
• Support the Representation, the programme and the interventions by providing one’s technical expertise (advice, sharing of experience, representing BTC vis-à-vis other entities…).
• Capacity development of partner entities.

The financial and administrative expert falls hierarchically under the authority of the Programme Manager.

Profile:

Required level of education
• Hold a Master’s degree in management, applied economics or finance.

Required and/or desired experience
• At least five years of professional experience in financial management;
• Experience in auditing, in risk management and in financial management in the public sector;
• Experience in change management is an important asset;
• A first successful experience in team management;
• At least one international field experience as an expat, preferably within an international organisation.

Required mastery
• Mastery of financial management;
• Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, databases);
• Proficient in English and French;
• Practical knowledge of Dutch is an asset.

Behavioural aptitude
• Adherence to BTC's values: commitment, respect, responsibility and integrity;
• Analytical skills, integrative and innovative capacity;
• Proactive organisational skills and ability to apply decisions taken;
• Negotiating skills and ability to impact one’s environment in view of fostering ‘win-win’ results;
• Capacity of instilling trust through ‘consultancy and service’-oriented professional relations;
• Capacity of accompanying others and supporting them in their daily functioning.

Interested?
Please apply no later than 3rd of January 2018

Are you interested in becoming a Financial and Administrative Officer in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

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Expiring: Jan 03, 2018
Recruitment Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Description
Job Title: Recruitment Manager

Reports to: Director of People and Culture

Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Organizational Profile:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Recruitment Manager will oversee all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for staff. Working closely with the HR Management Team reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the Recruitment Manager will support the HR organizational goals by coordinating high-priority recruitment needs and building systems and structures for tracking, analyzing, and reporting outcomes. The Recruitment Manager will lead the onboarding process for new hires and provide advice and support to Hiring Managers to ensure procedures are being executed in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and onboarding
- Work with the HR Management team to strategize human capital needs and create staffing plans;
- Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of new UGHE positions including Rwanda-based, US-based and remote.
- Support job postings via internal recruitment software, liaisoning closely with Hiring Managers and Partners in Health's central HR team in Boston;
- Develop procedures and strategies for optimizing recruitment, providing high-level reviews and reports analyzing current systems to be briefed to the HR Management Team and Senior Managers;
- Coordinate recruitment efforts with external firms as needed;
- Conduct orientation and training programs for new employees and semi-annual performance reviews of existing employees;
- As a member of a dynamic start-up Human Resources team, work on other priority projects as needed.

Consultant, Fellow, and Intern Support
- Draft and execute contracts with external consultants and collaborators including adjunct faculty, fellowship positions, and interns
- Advertise contract opportunities;
- Onboard contractors and liaise with staff members to create cohesion across teams

Qualifications
At least 4 years of human resource experience in a senior level position required
Master’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
Prior experience in leading high-level recruitment campaigns, including managing international recruitment efforts, as well experience with processes related to on-boarding
Previous experience working in an academic field preferred
Ability to design and implement administrative processes and systems, both independently and as part of a team
Excellent written and oral communication with outstanding Kinyarwanda and English proficiency
Great attention to detail
Strong ability to understand and manage data
Integrity and respect for confidentiality of HR records is a must
Adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility with schedules
Experience with hiring software and Microsoft Powerpoint a plus
Commitment to global health and social justice

Are you interested in becoming a Recruitment Manager in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Nov 08, 2018
Country Director in Rwanda , Rwanda

Department/Division: Programs

BACKGROUND:
Our client is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty.

The Rwanda Country Office is currently searching for a qualified and self-driven candidate to lead a team of professionals in Rwanda as Country Director and be part of the Global Leadership Team at the organisation.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Country Director reports directly to the Vice President Africa Programs, providing high level oversight, strategic guidance and technical support to the Country Office. The ultimate goal of the position is to manage and grow the organization’s programming, to increase the quality, efficiency and long term impact of the program; and to promote and advocate for sustained high level engagement of government and civil society.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Responsibility #1: Communication and Representation (25% of Time):
• Represents organisation in strategic meetings, conferences, forums and other public events and contributes towards consolidating and raising the profile of the organisation.
• Develops and strengthens relationships with local organisations and networks and establishes national strategic relations and alliances with partners and civil society.
• Represents the organization in local media, promotes knowledge of programs, mandates and values amongst all stakeholders, potential partners and general public.
• Articulates concepts of Sport for Development (S4D) with confidence and authority.
• Facilitates donor visits, donor meetings, round table discussions and evaluations as necessary.
• Serves as the main local contact for all external stakeholders; develops and maintains links with relevant senior country representatives in donors, UN bodies, intergovernmental bodies, and other international NGOs.
• Promotes organizational identity and capacity to all stakeholders and partners and ensures the organisation remains relevant to the changing needs of disadvantaged people in the country.
• Ensures strong working relationships and collaborations with current and new partner organizations through regular correspondence, engagement, reporting and meetings.
• Supports preparation and hosting of strategic donor and organisations HQ visits and workshops.
• Ensures that the organisation regularly has its local registration as an INGO renewed and updated to changes in local policies.

Job Responsibility #2: Donor Stewardship and Fundraising (20% of Time):
• Assesses potential partners and partnerships; secures and stewards local funding opportunities and builds the relationships on the grounds that are needed to support donor cultivation.
• Keeps abreast of the trends within the donor environment in country and internationally.
• Be aware of the donor conditionality and monitor adherence to the same.
• Leads proposal development for prioritized funding opportunities, facilitates participation by key team members to produce winning submissions.
• Leads the development of proposals for expansion of new programs and the continuation of existing ones through coordinated efforts with organisations Program Office team, HQ Global Program Partnerships and National Offices.
• Represents the organisation to current or potential donors to secure and sustain funding, including government/institutional donors, corporate sector and foundations.

Job Responsibility #3: Program strategy Development and Implementation (15% of Time):
• Develops the strategic vision and direction of the program(s) in line with the strategic direction of the organsiation.
• Develops and manages the portfolio of program activities of the country in line with the organsiations strategic country plans and region and global vision.
• Ensures accountability of the organsiations activities at all levels through efficient and transparent use of program resources.
• Develops concept papers and proposals as necessary for expansion of new and existing programs, taking into consideration local conditions, donor knowledge and existing talent.
• Provides leadership for the dissemination of organisations Values, Vision and Mission at the Country Level.
• Keeps abreast of the social-economic and political changes in the environment and undertakes timely strategic review of the organisations program strategy ensuring continued relevance within the area of focus.
• Maintains close communication with Regional Office in relevant factors and changes in environment.
• Coordinates the production of timely quality programme reports in line with the organisation and donor requirements.

Job Responsibility #4: Program Financial Management, Quality and Reporting (15%):
• Provides oversight to all finance and administrative services in the Program.
• Oversees the country annual budget and monitors and verifies the program budgets in adherence to approved budgets and procedures.
• Ensures adequate mechanisms are in place for monthly & quarterly budget monitoring and reviews and minimizes significant expenditure variances.
• Ensures monthly & quarterly financial monitoring systems provide timely and relevant reports to country staff, including analysis and tracking of grant commitments and obligations.
• Oversees the effective implementation and compliance with the overall Finance & guidance Manual and compliance with procedures required by grant or contract agreement.
• Ensures all program staff have an understanding of financial and internal control systems, budget and work in compliance with the organsiations Finance policies, authorization level policies, procedures.
• Oversees the collation and timely submission of key technical, baseline, project evaluation, donor and other monitoring and evaluation related reports to donors, Regional Office and HQ as required. Oversees annual and project-specific audit processes within the Programs.
• Ensures that learning is regularly generated within all projects, documented and shared.
• Ensures all monthly, quarterly finance reports are accurate and submitted to RO/HQ in timely manner.

Job Responsibility #5: Human Resources Management, Capacity Building and Compliance (15% of Time):
• Oversees overall country HR management processes providing advice on the management of all staff to ensure that it’s carried out within the organsiations stated policies, practices and procedures as well as the country employment laws. Ensures that staff hire aims to high quality standards in terms of competencies, experience and character in order to drive the organization to excellence.
• Provides advice on the interpretation of policies, regulations and rules and supports the senior team in explaining rights and responsibilities to the staff.
• Coordinates regular reviews and updates of the country specific HR policies and procedures and ensures compliance with the overall HR manual and the national labour laws.
• Oversees and monitors efficiency and fairness of recruitment processes following the set organisations guidelines in coordination with the Regional and HQ office.
• Ensures all employees receive the appropriate orientation and understand the organisations structure, policies, processes and systems and the work required from them.
• Oversees the mentoring and training of staff to ensure that they have the appropriate skill levels for their positions and are developing to their full capacity.
• Ensures adequate implementation of the Performance Management System including performance work planning, reviews, appraisals and staff development.
• Leads, coaches and develops the senior team, ensures they are equipped with the required expertise at country level such as programmes, policy, advocacy and finance.
• Oversees staff compensation in line with approved budget and organisations compensation policy and approves the monthly payroll.
• Ensures that the country Senior Management Team is effective, mutually supporting and efficiently involved in decision making.
• Manages the exit of employees and ensures that information gathered during exit interviews are used for improvement.
• Responds to legal claims or investigations, seeking legal advice as appropriate.

Job Responsibility #6: Security, safety and welfare (5% of Time):
• Carries out risk, vulnerability and threat assessments as well as physical security assessments of all sites making prioritized recommendations for improvement through the Standard Operational Procedures and contingency plans, and follows through with approved recommendations until they are fully implemented.
• Liaises with local and regional officials, UN, NGO and other agencies regarding security issues in the planning, coordination, promotion of, and support for existing organisations projects.
• Ensures that Child Safeguarding and gender are integrated into all program and organizational risk assessments and budget and quality mitigation strategies are put in place.
• Ensures that staff, coaches, leaders and volunteers are aware of the Child Safeguarding and Gender Polices, receive adequate training, sign the Attestation of Commitment to Child Safeguarding Form and organisations Code of Conduct, and act in compliance with this policy.

Job Responsibility #7: Performs Other Duties (5% of Time):
• Performs other duties as assigned.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (must have):

EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION:

Master’s degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Development studies or other related discipline.

EXPERIENCE:

10 years’ experience in a leadership role within a large or international organization working on strategic planning, quality improvement, project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, human resources and financial management.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

• Proven knowledge of program management tools and procedures.
• Proven knowledge of budgetary control and financial management, including ability to read and understand financial data.
• Proven experience in proposal development and report writing.
• Demonstrated computer skills especially in MS Office packages.
• Understanding of country laws and regulations.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Asset to have):
• Strong understanding of financial analysis
• Sport and play industry experience

COMPETENCIES/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
• Strategic planning skills
• Leadership, influencing and managerial skills
• Ability to gain trust and secure donor funding
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build rapport with staff, partners, government officials, donors and community leaders
• Creativity and problem solving skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Ability to work under pressure meeting deadlines

SPECIAL CONDITIONS:

• Ability to travel in country and internationally.

Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
Employment Start Date: Immediately
Contract Duration: Long term engagement based on performance and availability of funds

Expiring: Nov 07, 2018
Personal Assistant to CEO in Rwanda , Rwanda

Reporting to: CEO
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
Tentative start date: ASAP
Contract length: Open Ended
Nationality: National/International

Who We Are
Inyenyeri is a for-profit corporation with a social business charter focused on providing a healthy renewable energy solution in Rwanda that can be replicated across sub-Saharan Africa. Inyenyeri uses a fuel-side, or utility company, approach to ensure that even the poorest Rwandan households have access to clean cooking fuel and high quality gasifying cook stoves. Inyenyeri’s revenue stream is derived from the sale of biomass cooking fuel pellets. Our solution is a cleaner, healthier, faster, cheaper and more sustainable alternative to charcoal and wood cooking. Inyenyeri has a current staff complement of approximately 150 staff.

About the Role
Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of Personal Assistant to the CEO, who will be required to perform office and administrative duties to assist the CEO.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
● Screen calls, manage calendars, make travel-, meeting- and event arrangements
● Communicate with external stakeholders and work effectively with all levels of internal management
● Prepare documents and presentations
● Perform other office and administrative duties to assist the CEO.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

Accountability:
● Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Inyenyeri values

Ambition:
● Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development
● Engages and motivates others
● Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
● Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
● Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:
● Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:
● Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
● Displays consistent excellent judgement
● Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

● Degree in Business Administration or related fields
● At least 3 year work experience as a PA or in an administrative role
● Be pro-active, mature, flexible and good at multitasking
● Excellent time management and organizational skills
● Good oral and flawless written communication skills
● High digital proficiency (e.g. experience with Google Drive, Gmail, Excel, Skype, PPT, Expensify etc.)
● Experience working within a team and possessing strong interpersonal skills
● Ability to work within a multicultural setting
● High levels of attention to detail and quality
● Can handle stress and emergency situations

Female candidates encouraged to apply. Rwandan candidates preferred but open to international candidates.

Are you interested in becoming a Personal Assistant to CEO in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 18, 2018
Personal Assistant to CEO in Rwanda , Rwanda

Reporting to: CEO
Staff directly reporting to this post: None
Tentative start date: ASAP
Contract length: Open Ended
Nationality: National/International

Who We Are
Inyenyeri is a for-profit corporation with a social business charter focused on providing a healthy renewable energy solution in Rwanda that can be replicated across sub-Saharan Africa. Inyenyeri uses a fuel-side, or utility company, approach to ensure that even the poorest Rwandan households have access to clean cooking fuel and high quality gasifying cook stoves. Inyenyeri’s revenue stream is derived from the sale of biomass cooking fuel pellets. Our solution is a cleaner, healthier, faster, cheaper and more sustainable alternative to charcoal and wood cooking. Inyenyeri has a current staff complement of approximately 150 staff.

About the Role
Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of Personal Assistant to the CEO, who will be required to perform office and administrative duties to assist the CEO.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
● Screen calls, manage calendars, make travel-, meeting- and event arrangements
● Communicate with external stakeholders and work effectively with all levels of internal management
● Prepare documents and presentations
● Perform other office and administrative duties to assist the CEO.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

Accountability:
● Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Inyenyeri values

Ambition:
● Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development
● Engages and motivates others
● Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
● Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
● Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:
● Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:
● Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
● Displays consistent excellent judgement
● Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

● Degree in Business Administration or related fields
● At least 3 year work experience as a PA or in an administrative role
● Be pro-active, mature, flexible and good at multitasking
● Excellent time management and organizational skills
● Good oral and flawless written communication skills
● High digital proficiency (e.g. experience with Google Drive, Gmail, Excel, Skype, PPT, Expensify etc.)
● Experience working within a team and possessing strong interpersonal skills
● Ability to work within a multicultural setting
● High levels of attention to detail and quality
● Can handle stress and emergency situations

Female candidates encouraged to apply. Rwandan candidates preferred but open to international candidates.

Are you interested in becoming a Personal Assistant to CEO in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 13, 2018
Business Analyst in Rwanda , Rwanda

Title: Business Analyst
Place of Work: Kigali

Reporting to: COO
Contract length: Open ended contract with 6 months probation period

Who We Are
Inyenyeri is a high-growth energy start-up, dedicated to eliminating household air pollution and reversing the national wood deficit in Rwanda. Inyenyeri utilizes an innovative business model to provide the world’s cleanest solid biomass cook-stoves and fuel pellets to its customers at affordable monthly prices. Headquartered in Gisenyi, with an office in Kigali and a project in Kigeme refugee camp, Inyenyeri currently has over 100 employees and plans to rapidly expand its team as it scales the business model across Rwanda.

About the Role
Inyenyeri seeks highly motivated and experienced professionals to fill the position of Business Analyst to Conduct operational and financial analyses in support of strategic decision making by senior management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide quantitative and qualitative analyses that inform strategic and operational decision-making. For example:
- Analyse dynamics between supply and demand of pellets (e.g. provide impact analyses of changes in pellet production and changes in pellet sales)
- Translate operational plans into cash flow forecasts and budget planning for different departments;
- Forecast production capacity needs, stove inventory requirements and the optimal path to growing our customer base;
- Analyse the impact and effect of different pricing models;
- Conduct COGS and unit-economic analyses;
- Utilise data from Inyenyeri’s CRM system to analyse customer behavior and to advise on operational improvements and on opportunities to optimise our products and services;
- Use census data to conduct market analyses and advise on most favourable geographies for market expansion

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

Accountability:
- Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Inyenyeri values
- Detail oriented

Ambition:
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals, takes responsibility for own personal development
- Engages and motivates others
- Future orientated, thinks strategically

Collaboration:
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
- Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

Creativity:
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

Integrity:
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
- Displays consistent excellent judgement
- Acts in the best interests of Inyenyeri

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Excellent quantitative, analytic and financial modeling skills;
- Outstanding written (incl. reporting) and verbal communication skills;
- Strong team player while also being able to operate independently and with minimal supervision;
- Someone who is organized and pays attention to detail;
- Fast and Strategic Thinker;
- A minimum of 5+ years of relevant professional experience in a fast paced business environment
- Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Systems Dynamics
- Expert skills in Excel

Desirable: Advanced knowledge of systems dynamics and skills in systems modeling
Desirable: Working knowledge of Tableau software

Are you interested in becoming a Business Analyst in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Oct 13, 2018

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