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Data Manager – Epidemiologist Expert in Rwanda , Rwanda

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Short Summary of the intervention

The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 will intervene in the health sector, with the general objective: “The delivery of sexual and reproductive health services including family planning services is increased as well as the access of households to heath care”.

Two complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
Specific objective 1: To ensure that all women, new-borns, children, adolescents and men have universal access to quality integrated RMNCAH (Reproductive, Maternal, New-born, Child and Adolescent Health) and/or FP/ASRH (Family Planning & Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health) services, using a result-based financing methodology,
Specific objective 2: To ensure accessible, evidence-based, improved and innovative sexual and reproductive health services for empowered citizens.


Job description

The expert ensures accessible, evidence-based, improved and innovated sexual and reproductive health services for empowered citizens in 7 districts.

Function

 N+1: Intervention Manager Public Health

 Partners:
o Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Center through its Maternal, Child and Community Health Division (MCCH): The senior ITA Social Scientist will be anchored at the MCCH Division.
o Districts: District authorities (Mayor and Vice Mayor of Social Affairs), the Health Management Team (DHMT) and the District Health Unit (DHU). The DHU Director will be the counterpart for the implementation and the management of the interventions at district level.

Function:
 Main tasks:
o The ITA Data-manager/epidemiologist will contribute to the implementation of the interventions of the Health program by providing input for planning, execution, coordination, and monitoring and evaluation activities.
o The ITA will support the Maternal, Child and Community Health Division (RBC-MoH) in its process of improving and consolidating the existing health information monitoring and evaluation system: availability of quality data, analysis and use for evidence-based decision-making at district and central level.
o Build capacity of 7 districts’ District Health Management Team, District Health Unit staff and central level staff on effective data collection and analysis, self-reflection & monitoring based on data and evaluation methods.

 Expected results of the function:
The ITA Data Manager/epidemiologist will support MCCH Division to assure the availability of quality data both at the level of the health managers and the users of the health services, to analyse data for evidence-based decision-making at district and central level, and to support the process of evidence-based documentation of innovative experiences and their capitalisation. He/she will also support the RBF component by assuring MoH is able to provide in time the necessary results reports regarding disbursement-linked indicators.

Your profile
Master’s degree in Public health and/or in Epidemiology with large expertise in data management and Health information systems
• At least 5 years of experience in providing support to Health Management Information Systems and Monitoring and Evaluation on health interventions
• Experience in using Health Information Database and any electronic medical recording system
• Experience in conducting evaluations, operational research, action-research and surveys in the health sector
• Experience in accompanying of change process and capacity building
• Experience in providing support to Health Management Information Systems and Monitoring and Evaluation in the sector of sexual and reproductive health will be considered an asset
• Expertise in action-research, knowledge management and knowledge building including basic statistical and epidemiology knowledge
• Clear and concise writing skills, good communication, presentation and facilitation skills
• Strong interpersonal and coaching skills
• Capacity to work in a multicultural and multidisciplinary context
• Knowledge of the health sector in East Africa and in Rwanda is considered an asset
• Fluent in English, basic knowledge of French, Dutch or Kinyarwanda will be considered an asset
• Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, Power Point and Database)

We offer you
- You will work on a full-time basis.
- Duty station: Kigali – Rwanda, with regular travelling in Rwanda.
- Desired starting date : 1st of September 2019
- Duration of the assignment: until the 31st of August 2022 (possible extension to 30 June 2024)

Monthly salary package: (cat.B417) between 5 247,17euro and 7 344,22 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Mind
A recruitment pool may be constituted following this recruitment procedure for similar functions in our intervention countries.

Are you interested in becoming a Data 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: Jun 16, 2019
Country Resource Mobilization Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job Description
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

The Institutional Business Development Country Resource Mobilization Manager (CRMM) will be based in Heifer International’s country office in Rwanda. S/he plays a central role in her/his country of assignment in defining resource mobilization strategies, identifying market opportunities, building relationships, strategically positioning Heifer with potential funders and partners, strengthening country office capacity for resource mobilization, and responding to funding opportunities, specifically institutional funders such as USAID and the EU. The CRMM will report to the Partnership and Business Development Manager located at the Institutional Business Development (IBD) office in Washington, DC. S/he will work closely with the Country Director (CD) and country team to effectively conduct market analysis on funding trends, gather business intelligence, identify and participate in responding to business opportunities in the country and in the region, as needed. S/he will be a member of country program management team of his/her assigned country. S/he will join existing and/or create new and relevant netwoks in-country to position Heifer for business partnerships. The CRMM, in coordination with the IBD team and the CD, will coordinate pre-bid, bid, and post-bid processes for the country of assignment. This, among others, will include relationship building, intelligence gathering, processing and sharing of key information in a timely manner; capture planning, initiating Go/NoGo decisions; identification and vetting of partners, drafting of pre/teaming agreements and writing sections of funding proposals as needed. S/he collaborates with other Heifer resource mobilization/fundraising teams, as needed, to identify and respond to specific institutional funders, foundations and corporate funding opportunities.

ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS:
Relationship builder, networker, strategic, organized, team player, communicator, proactive, detail-oriented

RESPONSIBILITIES & DELIVERABLES:

In collaboration with IBD and country teams, design a road map to set resource mobilization and partnership goals, that would guide the business development (BD)work for Heifer International in the country of Rwanda.
Deliverables:
• Facilitate the development of country specific resource mobilization strategy by bringing together the different stakeholders.
• Gather and analyze business intelligence (i.e. landscape analyses, POAM, etc.) to inform resource mobilization strategy.

Conduct market assessment and in-country funding priorities and trends, and update the IBD and country team on a regular basis.
Deliverables:
- Understanding of the key funders’ priorities for the country programs.
- Track changes and progress in implementing funders’ strategies, and alert supervisor.
- Create and update quarterly the landscape analysis and priority matrix for the country programs

Build, nurture and document relationships with institutional funders and potential host-country government departments in country and position Heifer for partnerships.
Deliverables:
- Identifying and prioritizing key funders and build solid relationships with them.
- Organize regular meetings, communications and updates on key HI program progress with funders in conjunction with the country office.
- Organize regular meetings with respective IBD manager to update on funder status and work.
- Identify and address potential business/relationship risks and address these in a timely manner

Assess, identify, cultivate, and manage relationships with existing and potential local and international partners leading to mutual business partnerships.
Deliverables:
- Identify potential local and international partners working in the country, conduct due diligence reports; prioritize and initiate partnership conversations.
- In close collaboration with the CD and IBD, facilitate/develop SOWs for teaming agreement and MOUs,
- Ensure all agreements – teaming agreements, confidentiality agreements and contracts - have followed a standard organizational process and appropriately done to protect Heifer’s interest.
- Foster relationships with a set of priority partners that can be available to join consortiums when an opportunity is identified.

Assist country office in producing appropriate marketing materials, e.g. capability statements, Past Performance Reports (PPRs), etc. for positioning and proposals.
Deliverables:
- In collaboration with IBD and Heifer’s communication team, draft country specific capacity statements, , success stories,and other marketing materials as needed as well as PPRs for active proposals.

Coordinate and contribute to the design, writing, review and approval of project proposals and concept papers for submission to funders.
Deliverables:
- Facilitate country-level ‘best fit’ analysis before responding to a business opportunity.
- Prepare intake forms and contribute ideas to Go/No Go decisions.
- Advise on decisions on the best partner organizations (prime or sub); and participate in negotiating pre-teaming and teaming agreements with partners, as directed by the respective IBD manager.
- Work with the field team to obtain technical information and evidence needed for responding to opportunities.
- Form country response team, and lead the country effort in writing the initial project ideas/draft concept/proposal.
- Work with country response teams to draft a timeline for proposal development (i.e. Action Plan) and ensure all members are kept to a schedule.

In collaboration with other resource mobilization colleagues, design and deliver business development training and capacity building workshops and mentoring services to country office and other Heifer staff, as needed.
Deliverables:
- Assess country office business development capacity and propose strategies for filling gaps.
- Raise awareness and understanding among staff of funders’ interests, strategies and procurement mechanisms on a regular basis.
- Take part and contribute to trainings and the IBD Global Meeting, as needed.

Continually track, measure, evaluate and report achievement of country Resource Mobilization goals, shared value, with a focus on recommending and incorporating improvements as appropriate.
Deliverables:
- Regularly update regional manager at IBD and CD on resource mobilization progress.
- Liaise with Heifer’s Resource Mobilization teams at Heifer headquarters (HQ).

Regularly track opportunities in country and report back to other team members.
Deliverables:
- Proactively look out for local opportunities and share with other team members.
- Attend events, workshops, and conferences in-country to ensure that new and potential opportunities are monitored and tracked.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Most Critical Proficiencies:
- Experience in living and working in Africa.
- Demonstrated success leading proposal teams for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), European Union (EU), and other bi-lateral and multilateral agencies.
- Experience managing complex, multi-partner proposals.
- Exceptional program design, writing, and editing skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines and produce high-quality work under pressure.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically, regionally and internationally for assignments including travel to Heifer Headquarter’s (HQ) and other offices.
- Ability to communicate effectively with internal colleagues and external clients.
- Strong leadership, teamwork, coaching and communication skills.
- Strong, proven team-building and change/transition management skills.
- Proficiency in MS Office.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
- Ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.
- Ability to prepare documents in a well-designed and attractive format with superior attention to detail.
- Lifting and carrying of up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms) floor-to-waist if able.
- May require constant sitting; working at a computer for extended periods.
- Committed to learn Heifer’s values-based holistic community development model, Theory of Change, Cornerstones, and other Heifer established systems.
- Demonstrate a high degree of honesty and integrity.
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to adapt to conflicting deadlines and priorities.
- Ability to work independently or with a team and perform multiple tasks with occasional interruptions.
- Willingness and ability to work outside of normal business hours to accommodate clients in different time zones.
- Ability to work with sensitive information and to maintain confidentiality.

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree plus five (5) years of job-related experience in Rwanda or the region.
- Fluent in English (fluency in other languages is a plus).

Preferred Requirements:
- Master’s degree in business development or international development or a related field.
- Minimum two (2) or more years living and working in Rwanda or the region.

Job Location: Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Job Level: Manager

Are you interested in becoming a Country Resource Mobilization 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: Jul 06, 2019
Private Sector Development expert in Rwanda , Rwanda

Private Sector Development expert in support of small livestock value chain development (m/f) - Rwanda

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Short Summary of the intervention
The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 foresees to intervene in the agricultural sector with the following general objective “Increase revenues for farmers’ households and other private actors in the agricultural value chains in a sustainable manner”.

Three complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
1) Support through the Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) to the implementation of PSTA4 to promote the commercialisation of agricultural value chains.
2) Develop inclusive and sustainable feed, pig & poultry value chains in which all actors run a profitable business.
3) Attract private investment to develop a modern industrialised value chain to produce high quality meat products and eggs to substitute imports as well as to export.

The first specific objective will be managed through a Grant with the World Bank.
The last two interventions are closely linked to each other and will be managed together by the intervention manager in livestock.

Job description

The expert promotes private investment and inclusive and sustainable value chain development in the pig and poultry sector. The expert also gives support to the Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF).
 N+1: Resident Representative
 Direct hierarchical supervisor of:
o 1 National expert
 Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB), Districts, private sector federations, National Research and Development Agency (NIRDA).

Function:
 Main tasks:
o Contributes to the implementation of the interventions by supporting the Intervention Manager and the implementation partners in achieving the overall objectives of both livestock interventions;
o Functions as technical advisor to RAB & NIRDA with a focus on assuring the mobilisation of the private sector in the value chains:
 Leads the feasibility studies for the value chains, identifying the potential for private sector actors in the value chains;
 Assures support to RAB & NIRDA for the calls for proposals to attract private investors;
 Assures support to developing and implementing access to finance policy and strategy, covering smallholder farmers and SMEs involved in the value chains;
 Supports the development of Business development training sessions and support both to smallholder farmers and to SMEs involved in the value chains;
 Supports in following up the broader PSTA4 transformation ambitions and particularly its ambition to promote agriculture value chains in Rwanda;
o Supports the Enabel representation in following up the implementation of the Multi Donor Trust Fund, in particular the policy dialogue related to evolving towards a private sector led agriculture policy;
o Supports, jointly with the Livestock specialist, the Belgian contribution to the sector dialogue in the agriculture sector;
o Supports, jointly with the PSD expert in the Urbanisation program, the Belgian contribution to the Private Sector Development sector in Rwanda.
 Expected results of the function:
o Assures the strategic and operational piloting of the private sector support components in the Interventions.

Your profile
• Master’s degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Finance or another relevant discipline
• At least five years of experience with business consulting, Private Sector Development or equivalent, preferably in the international development context
• Experience working on projects focused on improving trade and investment policy, regulatory and institutional environments
• Experience in East Africa or Rwanda in particular is considered an asset
• Knowledge of the regulatory framework related to small and medium enterprises, business finance, and a sound understanding of value chain structure and dynamics
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships, especially in a multi-component project with multiple implementation partners
• Ability to work under stressful conditions with no objection to working overtime and undertaking field missions
• Experience in the local context is considered an asset
• Fluent in English, basic knowledge of French, Dutch or Kinyarwanda will be considered an asset
• Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Database).

We offer you

You will work on a full-time basis.
Duty station: Kigali – Rwanda, with frequent travelling in Rwanda.
Desired starting date : 1st of July 2019
Duration of the assignment: until the 30th of June 2022 (with possible extension for 24 months)

Monthly salary package: (cat.2 – B417) between 5.247,17 euro and 7.344,22 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Mind:
A recruitment pool may be constituted following this recruitment procedure for similar functions in our intervention countries.

Are you interested in becoming a Private Sector Development expert in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: May 20, 2019
Intervention Manager in Livestock in Rwanda , Rwanda

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Short Summary of the intervention

The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 foresees to intervene in the agricultural sector with the following general objective “Increase revenues for farmers’ households and other private actors in the agricultural value chains in a sustainable manner”.

Three complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
1) Support through the MDTF the implementation of PSTA4 to promote the commercialisation of agricultural value chains.
2) Develop inclusive and sustainable feed, pig & poultry value chains in which all actors run a profitable business.
3) Attract private investment to develop a modern industrialised value chain to produce high quality meat products and eggs to substitute imports as well as to export.

The first specific objective will be managed through a Grant with the World Bank.
The last two interventions are closely linked to each other and will be managed together by the intervention manager in livestock.

Job description

The Intervention Manager in Livestock will assure the strategic and operational piloting of both interventions in the pig and poultry sector.

Function
 N+1: Resident Representative
 Direct hierarchical supervisor of:
o Number: 5
o Functions: 1 International Private Sector Development Expert, 1 administrative staff, 3 National experts
 Partners: Ministry of Agriculture, Rwanda Agriculture Board, Districts, private sector federations, NIRDA.
 Main tasks:
o Assure the role of intervention manager for both interventions in the pig & poultry sector;
o Assure the technical expertise on all production related aspects of the poultry, pork and animal feed value chains ;
o Guide and support the development of quality extension services for pig, chicken and animal feed production
o Guide and monitor the roll out of the training components for veterinary services
o Guide the development of an adequate regulatory framework (norms and standards);
o Jointly with the Private sector development expert support the Belgian contribution to the sector dialogue in the agriculture sector
 Expected results of the function:
o Assure the strategic and operational piloting of the intervention;
o Assure the overall coherence and the coordination between both interventions;
o Ensure the overall quality and relevance of the capacity development component of the program;
o Assure the quality control of all the technical aspects of the program either directly or through consultancies

Your profile
• Master’s degree in agriculture, veterinary or animal sciences, livestock management or related technical discipline
• At least 5 years of experience in project management in international development projects/programmes (international experience is a must)
• Proven relevant experience in the area of livestock management
• Experience in leading agricultural value chain and market system development interventions
• Experience in East Africa or Rwanda in particular is considered an asset
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships, especially in a multi-component project with multiple implementation partners
• Ability to work under stressful conditions with no objection to working overtime and undertaking field missions
• Fluent in English, knowledge ofFrench, Dutch or Kinyarwanda is considered an asset
• Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, Power Point and Database)

We offer you

You will work on a full-time basis.
Duty station: Kigali – Rwanda, with frequent travelling in Rwanda.
Preferred starting date : 1th of July 2019
Duration of the assignment: until the 30th of June 2024

Monthly salary package: (cat.1 – B476) between 5.824,95 euro and 8.124,22 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Mind

A recruitment pool may be constituted following this recruitment procedure for similar functions in our intervention countries.

Is your profile matching the one we are looking for?
Are you interested in becoming an Intervention Manager in Livestock 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: May 10, 2019
Intervention Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Intervention Manager in Construction and urban planning (m/f) - Kigali

Enabel is the Belgian development agency. Under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we carry out public service assignments in Belgium and abroad. In addition, Enabel enhances the impact of Belgium in international development by carrying out assignments for Belgian and international third-party donors.

Short Summary of the intervention
The new country programme for the Belgo-Rwandan cooperation 2019 – 2024 will intervene in the urbanisation sector, with the general objective: “The urban infrastructure for inclusive and sustainable economic development is functional and expands further”.
Two complementary interventions are foreseen, each with its specific objective:
Specific objective 1: “Sustainable and resilient urban development is enhanced in the districts of Rubavu, Musanze and Rwamagana.”
Specific objective 2: “Inclusive economic development is enhanced, especially in the MiR construction sector with a geographic priority focus on the districts of Rubavu, Musanze and Rwamagana.”

The two interventions will be managed together by the intervention manager in Construction and Urban planning.

Job description

The Intervention Manager in construction and urban planning will be responsible for the construction of economic infrastructure and town planning.

He/she will assure the overall joint management of the Urbanisation program, as well as assure the support to integrating Made in Rawanda (MiR) construction materials in the technical specifications, support the research and innovation for construction materials, privileging green technologies for environmental preservation and mitigation to climate changes purposes. He/she will support quality improvement in MiR construction materials as well as the adaptation of the related norms and standards, including through linkage with international expertise, and of the economic infrastructures to be built by the intervention. He/she will support the detailed spatial planning process, introducing the Strategic Structural Planning methodology and GIS/e-management of the urban areas of the supported districts.
Function

 N+1: Resident Representative
 Direct hierarchical supervisor of:
o Number of staff in direct link: 8
o Functions: 1 International Expert private sector development / LED; 4 National Technical Experts in engineering, procurement, urban planning, GIS; 2 coordination secretaries at Ministry levels (MININFRA and MINALOC); 1 secretary
 Partners:
o Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA), Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC), Rwanda Housing Authorities (RHA), Local Administrative Entities Development Agency (LODA), District Authorities of Musanze, Rubavu and Rwamagana
 Main tasks:
o Will assure the role of intervention manager for both interventions in the Urbanisation program (urban infrastructure, urban planning and support to the Made in Rwanda construction material sector);
o will assure the needed technical expertise to assure the roll-out of the specialization in the Made in Rwanda construction value chain;
o will assure the needed technical expertise to assure the development of integrated spatial and socio-economic plans leading to the development of a medium-term priority investment pipeline;
o will assure the integration of the MiR construction materials in the technical specifications of the infrastructure component of the program;
o will assure the capacity building to the districts of Rubavu, Musanze and Rwamagana in town planning, GIS, e-management;
o will jointly with the Private Sector Development expert support the Belgian contribution to the sector dialogue in the Urbanisation sector.
 Expected results of the function:
o Assure the strategic and operational piloting of the intervention + results areas of sector and thematic expert);
o Assure the overall coherence of the program and the coordination between both projects;
o Ensure the overall quality and relevance of the capacity development component of the program especially towards the 3 districts’ local authorities;
o Assure the quality control of all the technical aspects of the program either directly or through consultancies.

Your profile

Master’s degree or equivalent in civil engineering, architecture and town-planning
• At least 5 years of experience in project management in international development projects/programmes especially in urban planning and construction material sectors (international experience is a must)
• History of working with integrated and strategic structural planning and participatory planning, especially with the private sector
• Experience in urban e-management development through GIS
• Experience in local construction materials development
• Demonstrated experience in networking with donors, government officials and the private sector
• Strong understanding of private sector-led approaches to local construction materials market systems development
• Clear and concise writing skills, good communication, presentation and facilitation skills
• Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships, especially in a multi-component project with multiple implementation partners
• Ability to work under stressful conditions with no objection to working overtime and undertaking field missions
• Knowledge of the local context is considered an asset
• Fluent in English, basic knowledge of French, Dutch or Kinyarwanda will be considered an asset
• Good knowledge of ICT (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Database).

We offer you

You will work on a full-time basis.
Duty station: Kigali – Rwanda, with numerous field mission to Musanze, Tubavu and Rwamagana.
Desired starting date : 1st of July 2019
Duration of the assignment: until the 30th of June 2024

Monthly salary package: (cat.1 – B476) between 5.824,95 euro and 8.124,22 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.

Mind
A recruitment pool may be constituted following this recruitment procedure for similar functions in our intervention countries.

Is your profile matching the one we are looking for?
Are you interested in becoming an Intervention 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: May 10, 2019
Rwanda Country Director , Rwanda

Reports to: Regional Director – Eastern Africa and Madagascar

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Country Program/Sector: Tanzania, Eastern Africa and Madagascar Region

Start date: 1 June 2019

Position Type: Full-Time

Application deadline: 1 May 2019

Internal liaison: WCS Eastern Africa and Madagascar Regional Director; Africa Program Executive Director; Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Business Manager; Africa Program Director of Program Operations.

Expected travel: Approximately 30%. As required within the region, occasionally to the US if/when needed, and to donor/technical meetings as needed/possible.

Organization Background:
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is a US non-profit, tax-exempt, private organization established in 1895 that saves wildlife and wild places by understanding critical issues, crafting science-based solutions, and taking conservation actions that benefit nature and humanity. With more than a century of experience, long-term commitments in dozens of landscapes, presence in more than 60 nations, and experience helping to establish over 150 protected areas across the globe, WCS has amassed the biological knowledge, cultural understanding and partnerships to ensure that vibrant, wild places and wildlife thrive alongside local communities. Working with local communities and organizations, that knowledge is applied to address species, habitat and ecosystem management issues critical to improving the quality of life of poor rural people whose livelihoods depend on the direct utilization of natural resources.

Rwanda Program Overview:
To effectively lead and manage the WCS Rwanda Country Program, based in the capital Kigali. The primary focus of the Country Program is to work in partnership with the Rwanda Government to protect globally significant biodiversity and the critical natural resource base within and outside of protected areas. This includes a diverse set of actions that span from directly supporting the management of Nyungwe National Park as a cornerstone of WCS’s historical engagement in Rwanda, to helping the Rwanda government accomplish its goal of achieving green, sustainable development by 2050. Additional priorities include insuring close collaboration with the Rwanda Government to support their new initiatives, connecting them with new WCS-launched initiatives, and insuring constructive and mutually beneficial relationships with local communities. Similarly, the Country Director must be able to lead and manage a team of highly motivated staff and sustain the fundraising needed to support the program.
WCS Africa Program is now seeking a dynamic, experienced individual to lead this program.

Core Responsibilities
• Lead the WCS Rwanda country program in consultation with the Eastern Africa and Madagascar Regional Director.
• Act as legal representative of WCS in Rwanda, working with the WCS Office of General Counsel.
• Act as political representative of WCS in Rwanda with all government partners including the Rwanda government (particularly the Rwanda Development Board and the Ministry of the Environment), and bilateral donors/agencies (e.g., USAID, UNDP, AFD).
• Represent the WCS Rwanda Program to donors, the press, the Government of Rwanda, and other internal and external stakeholders.
• Develop and manage the WCS Rwanda Country Program budget.
• Prepare and implement annual WCS Rwanda Country Program workplans and associated budgets, and approve related project workplans and budgets.
• Fundraise from public and private sources for the Rwanda Program in collaboration with other WCS fundraising teams (e.g., Africa Program, Program Development, Global Resources).
• Prepare annual country reports and oversee preparation of reports on projects and for donors, and evaluate on a regular basis progress against strategies and workplans.
• Collaborate with other WCS initiatives including but not limited to the WCS Species Program and Conservation Solutions team.

Required Qualifications
• Extensive experience leading and managing teams required.
• Successful experience developing, managing, and overseeing the implementation of conservation programs, preferably in Africa.
• Experience in developing and implementing community development projects in Africa.
• Proven fundraising experience for conservation from public and private sources, preferably in Africa.
• Demonstrated capacity in financial planning and management.
• A track-record of success in conservation strategy, implementation, and fundraising.
• Graduate degree in conservation, ecology, or related discipline preferred.
• Commitment to WCS’s mission.
• English language proficiency required, French language preferred.

Application Process:
Interested candidates, who meet the above qualifications should apply by emailing an application letter and CV together with salary requirements and the names and contact information of three references to: africaapplications@wcs.org by May 1, 2019. Please include “Rwanda Country Director” in the subject line of your email.

In addition, please note that all candidates must also apply online via the WCS career portal at: http://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers

WCS is an equal opportunity employer and the organization complies with all employment and labor laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in hiring and ensures that candidates from all backgrounds are fairly and consistently considered during the recruitment process. We are dedicated to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share that same value
WCS provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. WCS does not discriminate for employment based on age, color, disability, gender identify, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by laws and regulations

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Are you interested in becoming a Rwanda Country Director? 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: May 01, 2019
Investment Analyst in Rwanda , Rwanda

Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert Rwanda

Are you a driven investment professional with superb financial modelling skills and looking for a meaningful career in impact investment in RWANDA?

BiD Network is an independent trusted partner for SME’s in East Africa by facilitating tailored financial solutions throughout their life cycle. Our customers are early stage and growing businesses with a financing need of at least USD 50,000 up to USD 5M. We provide investment-readiness and dealmaking services to selected entrepreneurs that have social impact, significant growth potential and a competent entrepreneurial team. Via these services, we are able to provide high quality deal flow to our large international network of investors, both private and institutional. BiD Network is also the exclusive investment partner for the (USAID) Nguriza Nshore program in Rwanda.

We currently have a small but growing team of 14 people with offices in Kigali, Kampala, and Amsterdam. We operate regionally and in 2018 started our operations in Rwanda. Since 2007, BiD Network has raised over $34 million in investment capital for over 230 entrepreneurs. In the next five years, we want to facilitate at least $100 million of investments for emerging market SME’s. Due to high demand for our services in Rwanda we are looking for a:

Investment Analyst/ Financial Model Expert, Rwanda

BiD Network is seeking an Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert for the Deal Making Team in Rwanda. You will be working in funding transactions mainly in Rwanda, however, you may be assigned to other projects in East Africa on case by case basis.

An outstanding financial modeller with outstanding commercial and communicating skills who can manage stakeholders at all levels. You will be part of Deal Making team to execute on its growth ambitions.

This role entails being responsible for assisting in the research, sourcing, selection, analysis and execution of investment opportunities. The position is within a small core Deal Making team and provides the opportunity to work directly on transactions from deal sourcing to all the way through execution and closure.

As an Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert you will have the opportunity to work with business owners, entrepreneurs and guide them in setting up the best financial structure to cater for their growth ambitions. You also participate in surveying the BiD focus sectors, developing the BiD Network pipeline, and evaluating specific opportunities. In addition, the role requires close interaction with the individual and institutional investors such VCs, and Impact Funds. Therefore, proven local network of SME’s and investors is highly preferential.

Your team
You will be a part of a BiD Deal Making team consisting of 9 top-level professionals, with 3 of them currently located in Kigali office, but this number is growing. At BiD Network we want to give not only a job but a career. Progression from this position could be upwards mobility into more senior investment/ deal making roles also regionally.

Your activities
The Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert will work closely with senior professionals and receive significant deal evaluation and execution responsibility.

Concrete responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Building financial models and valuation analysis
- Sourcing and selecting deals the assigned markets mainly in Rwanda
- Representing BiD Network and its affiliates in Rwanda
- Building and maintaining a close relationship with entrepreneurs in your region
- Supporting case officers throughout the due diligence of new funding opportunities

and the deal execution process, including:
- Negotiating terms of BiD Network with investees
- First point of contact for financial analysis
- Conducting company and industry due diligence
- Assist in structuring the deal terms and communicating with investees
- Working with legal, financial, and commercial advisors on process management, diligence, structuring, and negotiations

Your profile
You have 3-5 years of working experience at a top-tier investment bank, corporate finance advisor or investment organization. You have an exceptional academic achievement with an undergraduate degree from a top academic institution.

- Impact driven with outstanding commercial acumen and communication skills
- Extensive experience in building financial models and doing valuations
- Strong financial and business analysis skills
- Agricultural supply chain investments or business/ cooperatives knowledge is preferred
- Experience in investment banking, private equity, corporate mergers and acquisitions, consulting, transaction advisory services would be viewed preferentially.
- Positive attitude and a real team player. An ability to fit into a small team and high demanding work environment is key and you have excellent English communications skills, both verbal and written.
- Self-starter with the ability to operate effectively with limited supervision and you have a high level of professional maturity and a solid work ethic.
- Interpersonal, management, and organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong understanding of local business environment, investment regulations and laws.

Organizational structure
BiD Network is a small organization, with offices in Amsterdam, Kigali and Kampala. As Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert you will be based in the Kigali, Rwanda office and report directly to the Rwanda Country Director, but work closely together with the international management team of BiD Network.

What do we offer
- Dynamic and international working environment
- An office in Kigali
- Small team, allowing for personal growth, and much responsibility/ accountability
- Get in-depth understanding of doing business in East Africa and build a strong network of investors worldwide.
- Salary based on qualification and experience

Are you interested in becoming an Investment Analyst / Financial Model Expert 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: Mar 29, 2019
Director Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi , Rwanda

Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 36 countries with over 1400 employees, it promotes - since 1959 - economic, social and environmental development.

In the Great Lakes Region, Swisscontact carries out projects for some donors in its two core areas: skills development and enterprise promotion. For our Programme PROMOST (Promoting Market Oriented Skills Training), a skills development’s project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC) and for the further development of our project portfolio, we currently seek to employ a

Director Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi / Project Director for PROMOST

Employment start: March 1st 2019
Contract duration: 2 years with option of renewal
Place of work: Kigali, Rwanda
Disposition for frequent travelling within the Great Lakes Region

Tasks
• Legally represent Swisscontact within Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi, and ensure the effective administrative/budget operations within the three countries; assume overall responsibility for overseeing all Swisscontact projects within Rwanda, DR Congo and Burundi from project start, through project implementation to project conclusion;
• Implement a project which contributes to increased employment and income generation for the rural population within the Great Lakes Region;
· Lead the positioning of Swisscontact in the international donor community as well as with public and private local stakeholders;
· Develop the Swisscontact project portfolio through acquisitions of new projects;
· Participate and represent Swisscontact in relevant national and international meetings, seminars, committees, working groups.

Requirements
• Master’s in educational science, economy or equivalent;
• At least 10 years of experience in managing projects and/or multi stakeholder initiatives, preferably in development cooperation in Sub Saharan Africa;
• Good knowledge of and practical experience in the use of methodologies related to skills development, labour market insertion and/or entrepreneur-ship promotion, private sector experience, preferably in Inclusive Markets Development as well as in Monitoring and Results Measurement;
· Strong leadership skills and experience in coordinating interdisciplinary and intercultural project teams;
· Capacity to elaborate concept notes and project proposals;
· Excellent skills in English and French (written and spoken);
· Ability to think analytically and systemically; strong in innovation and creativity;
· Strong communication skills and team spirit including the capability to build and sustain good collaboration with all stakeholders, in an intercultural context.

We specially encourage women to apply.

We offer you a challenging scope of duties with personal responsibility. Are you interested in a fascinating job in an international context, and strive for contributing to development cooperation? Application (in English) should be directed to: www.swisscontact.org/jobs

Expiring: Nov 26, 2018

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