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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: Aug 15, 2018
Data Analyst in Rwanda or Burundi , Rwanda

Background:
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) invites applications for the internationally recruited position of Data Analyst to operate under the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA - www.cialca.org).

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. Please visit http://www.iita.org/ for more information on IITA.

The Data Analyst supports Research for Development activities across the CIALCA region, which includes Burundi, Rwanda and eastern DR Congo. The perfect candidate will have a background in a quantitative or technical field, will have experience working with developing data management and data collection systems, analysing large data sets, and will have some experience in data-driven decision making. He/She will focus on results, be a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and success of our agricultural research products.

This position is based full time in our office in Bujumbura, Burundi or Kigali, Rwanda.

Position Responsibilities
The Data Analyst will work across the following three areas:
Research Design and Implementation
• Interact with a wide variety of people and teams to identify opportunities for, design, and assess improvements to research and development design and implementation.
• Optimize experimental design and sampling frames.
• Collaborate with scientists and mobile app developers to improve data collection tools (ODK and others).
• Support the development of big datasets to empower operational and exploratory scientific analysis.
• Develop, improve and maintain scripts for automating analysis and transfer of data collected through ODK tools to databases.

Exploratory Data Analysis
• Develop and implement procedures for data verification and curation.
• Liaise with database engineers to develop a searchable, web-based repository assembling existing experimental and household agronomic, socio-economic and health data.
• Conduct statistical analyses of experimental and survey-based agronomic, socio-economic and/or health data.
• Use data analysis results to support science and development teams in improving data collection, analysis and reporting.

Decision Support Tools
• Collaborate with geospatial information specialists to develop spatial prediction models.
• Communicating experimental results and implications to research and development teams.
• Support scientists in influencing government, public and private policies through visualization and presentation of data-based recommendations.
• Liaise with software and app developers to integrate prediction models into decision support tools.

Educational Qualifications
The candidate should have a completed MSc in data science, mathematics, physics, bioinformatics, engineering, computer science, statistics or related.

Minimum qualifications:
• 2 years of relevant work experience in data analysis or related field. (e.g. as statistician / data scientist / computational biologist / bioinformatician).
• Advanced experience with statistical software (e.g. R) and database languages (e.g. SQL).

Core Competencies
• Thorough knowledge and demonstrated expertise in managing relational databases. Knowledge of MySQL is a plus.
• Expert knowledge in applied statistics including data analysis and experimental design.
• Experience in developing generic scripts to processes and aggregate data from several sources through programming and statistical software (e.g. R) or other methods.
• Applied knowledge, and experience in food and agricultural sciences.
• Proven capacity in contributing to the documentation of scientific research.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Excellent communication skills, able to interact with a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary team of scientists and development partners on ICT and statistics in layman language.
• Proactive and independent problem solver, and excellent team player.
• Experience communicating the results of analyses with science and development audiences and government, public and private clients to influence their strategies.

Duty station: Kigali, Rwanda or Bujumbura, Burundi.

General information:
The contract will be for an initial period of two years. IITA offers an internationally competitive remuneration package paid in US Dollars.

Applications:
Applications must include covering letter which should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to the specific duties of the position applied for, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three professional referees (which must include either the Head of the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work). The application should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources.

Closing Date: 15th June 2018

IITA is an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from women candidates.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Are you interested in becoming a Data Analyst in Rwanda or Burundi? 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 14, 2018
F&B Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

1. Duties
• Managing food and beverage operations within budget and to the highest standards
• Leading F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel

2. Job brief
We are looking for a professional food and beverage manager to be responsible for managing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience. The successful candidate will be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

3. Responsibilities
• Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
• Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service
• Design exceptional menus, purchase goods and continuously make necessary improvements
• Identify customers needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
• Lead F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
• Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures
• Provide a two way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
• Comply with all health and safety regulations
• Report on management regarding sales results and productivity

4. Requirements
• Proven food and beverage management experience
• Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
• Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
• Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
• Communication and leadership skills
• Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
• Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
• Guest-oriented and service-minded
• Culinary school diploma or degree in food service management or related field

Are you interested in becoming a F&B 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 04, 2018
Ajira Experience Fellow , Rwanda

Job Description
Are you a young graduate STUCK at home without a job? By the way, how long ago did you finish your university and what happened to the career dreams you had while at campus?

Well, don't worry, come to the Ajira Academy and let's prepare you for a successful career. Through our Ajira Experience, we equip you with employability, career readiness and soft skills that will make you a hot cake in the job market. We shall transform you into a highly effective, innovative and proactive human resource that employers are looking for. We will equip you with practical employability, career readiness skills and professional experience that will give you competitive advantage in the job market in just a year - we call it "The Ajira Experience".

The Ajira Experience is an innovative year-long program using a new model of cooperative education that combines experiential learning and hands-on professional experience. 11 eleven months will be spent in a full time apprenticeship and the other one month is spent in 4 week-long learning bootcamps in 4 different countries [Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda & Uganda] on a quarterly basis. That means that alongside your 11 months of professional and regional exposure, career coaching, robust feedback and online learning from global universities, you will exit the program with experience, self-awareness, mastery of key skills and a SWOT-focused feedback report to help you in career planning and personal growth. We shall deliver you to the job market with a high degree of personal growth and a combination of skills, critical thinking, dedication, values and virtue that pushes them to pursue what we call “restless excellence” in their careers, workplace and/or entrepreneurial ventures.

Skills & Requirements

REQUIREMENTS
1. You should be below 30 years.
2. You need to have graduated not more than 5 years ago.
3. You should commit to undertake the 11 months of fulltime Professional Apprenticeship
4. You should commit to attend all the 4 quarterly week-long bootcamps that will take place across East Africa. Note: Your first Bootcamp will take place in the beautiful city of Kigali (Rwanda) in April 2018,
5. Be in a position to pay the program cost 1000 USD or its equivalent in local currency. __[For Ugandan applicants its 3,600,000 UGx]

We have A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF COMPETITIVE PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS. To be considered for one of those scholarships, make sure your cover letter includes your story, what motivates you to join the Ajira Experience and compelling reasons _why we should consider you for a scholarship. It will also be great if your letter indicates how much you can afford.

Are you interested in becoming an Ajira Experience Fellow? 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 24, 2018
Education Performance Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job type: Fixed-term contract
Salary/rate: Competitive
Location: Rwanda
Currency: RWF

Education Development Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Education Performance Manager (EPM) to play a pivotal role in our new Building Learning Foundations (BLF) project in Rwanda.

The Education Performance Manager (EPM) will be responsible for the design, implementation, rollout, ongoing use and evaluation of a district and national level data management system for the BLF project in Rwanda. As part of the senior management team, this role will be pivotal to the programme’s overall success, working alongside national and district level Government departments to strengthen monitoring and accountability and bring immediate and lasting change. Based in Rwanda for the duration of the project, the postholder will have responsibility for a team of 10 District Performance Advisers.

Among his/her responsibilities are:
1. leading on the design, delivery and implementation of a digital national data management system
2. determining the most appropriate metrics to assess interim and long-term programme outcomes around learning, teaching and school leadership
3.overseeing the development of systems and tools for monitoring and tracking the quality of teaching and learning
4. providing national and district level BLF staff and Government departments with appropriate programme performance data
5.providing capacity building and support to Ministry of Education Rwanda (MINEDUC) departments and the Rwandan Education Board (REB)
6.managing a team of District Performance Advisors who will deliver training and technical support for the implementation and management of performance data systems within districts.

To apply for this role you will need to hold a university degree, and preferably a relevant qualification or post-graduate degree in information management or related subject; have experience in the design, implementation, reporting and analysis of systems to collect complex data and be able to show evidence of working on large-scale national education reform programmes, preferably in a low-income context.

We welcome national and international applicants for this role.

Are you interested in becoming an Education Performance 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: Sep 19, 2017
Team Leader in Rwanda , Rwanda

Job type: Fixed-term contract
Salary/rate: Competitive
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Currency: GBP
Closing date: 07/08/2017

Education Development Trust, formerly CfBT Education Trust, has secured an accountable grant from the UK’s DFID to deliver an exciting 4-year programme of support to the Rwanda Ministry of Education in its drive to improve the country’s primary education system.

The £25m ‘Building Learning Foundations’ programme will drive improved quality and equity, deliver improved numeracy and functional literacy standards in English, and strengthen the system at all levels.

The Team Leader’s role is to head up the project and drive the national reform agenda working at all levels of the system from the school and community level to national Ministries of Education. S/he will manage our in-country project delivery team of national and international staff, guiding and overseeing the development and implementation of a range of targeted measures that will improve quality and learning outcomes in the early grades, smooth the transition from Kinyarwanda to English that takes place at P4, and reduce dropout.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering results and improving educational outcomes on a large-scale, managing engagement with senior political leadership and overseeing a team of high-performing specialists in a complex environment.

Role essentials
• Prior experience of large-scale ($10m) donor funded education intervention’s in a developing country context.
• Experience of working in sub-Saharan Africa.
• Experience of working with government at senior level.
• Experience of working with funders and delivering project objectives.
• Demonstrable ability to manage human and financial resources
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including report writing
• Qualified to degree level or above.
• 10 years relevant experience.

Are you interested in becoming a Team Leader 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: Sep 11, 2017
Entrepreneur In Residence in Rwanda , Rwanda

JOIN THE SOLAR REVOLUTION!

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!

ROLE PROFILE
Title: Entrepreneur in Residence
Reports to: Head of Strategy
Location: Kigali, Rwanda (with some travel to London, Kenya and other locations)
Role Purpose: To build new business ventures from an idea to a business ready to scale. The new business venture should get to a working business model, processes, IT tools and prototype product ready to scale.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Build a new $100k USD revenue stream for the company within one year
- Write and improve on business plans for new revenue streams
- Research the market and existing competition
- Research customer demand and needs
- Create an MVP of the product and business model
- Manage revenue stream growth
- Track key KPIs to determine whether to quit or grow revenue streams
- Establish systems and process for new revenue streams

REQUIREMENTS
- Successful entrepreneurial experience is a must
- A degree in engineering is a distinct advantage
- High drive and ambition to perform, independence, flexibility and speed of execution
- Strong analytical skills and hands-on attitude
- A proven track record of personal, academic, and professional achievements and demonstrated leadership among the best of your class
- 5+ years’ work experience in a top-tier company, or as a successful entrepreneur

BENEFITS
- Competitive salary and regional/international medical insurance
- Our relentless commitment to personal development and career growth
- Working with the best people in the sector and making an impact to the millions of people living in the dark
- Living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of East Africa

Are you interested in becoming an Entrepreneur 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: Aug 04, 2017
Product and Service Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

JOIN THE SOLAR REVOLUTION!
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!

ROLE PROFILE
Title: Product and Services Manager
Reports to: Head of Strategy
Location: Kigali, Rwanda (with some travel to London, Kenya and other locations)

Role Purpose: Lead BBOXX’s efforts in introducing new products and services. On one side the role is responsible for finding and developing new products on top of the core solar energy product. On the other side the role will be to create new and incredible services for our customers. Overall you will be responsible for increasing the average revenue per customer to $12 per month.

Key responsabilities
- Own and set the long-term strategy for the company on new products and services
- Increase ARPU and customer satisfaction, and reduce cost, by introducing new products and services
- Coordinate with our sourcing team in China on sourcing new products
- Work with local partners on building relationships to provide new products
- Establish the systems and process to introduce new products to BBOXX clients
- Develop and maintain key KPIs to analyse the introduction of new products

REQUIREMENTS
- Strong business acumen, with customer focus
- Some experience in a product development role
- Proven track record of performing above expectations in a senior product/service role
- Experience with Human-Centred Design and field research is a distinct advantage
- Engineering degree is a plus

BENEFITS
- Competitive salary and regional/international medical insurance
- Our relentless commitment to personal development and career growth
- Working with the best people in the sector and making an impact to the millions of people living in the dark
- Living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of East Africa

Are you interested in becoming a Product and Service 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: Aug 04, 2017

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