2 Job Positions at Federation Handicap International Rwanda: (Deadline 1 August 2021)

2 Job Positions at Federation Handicap International Rwanda: (Deadline 1 August 2021)



You have a taste for challenges, a real commitment to development and a deep sensitivity towards vulnerable people in general and disabled people in particular, then this recruitment notice concerns you!

Handicap International Federation, which implements its programs under its operational name “Humanity & Inclusion” is recruiting for its project “Prevention and management of violence based on Gender, Age and Disability through a Community Mental Health approach ( VBGAH / SMC) »  an Assistant Project Manager as  part of a salaried position on a Fixed-Term Contract, with a trial period of 3 months.


Under the direct responsibility of the HI project manager, the Assistant Project Manager is responsible for:

  • Planning and implementation;
  • Monitoring and evaluation;
  • Financial management ;
  • Administrative management ;
  • Capacity Building ;
  • Project closure;
  • HI Child Protection Policy / Risk Management Policies




Diploma (s)

Bachelor’s degree in project management, psychology or social sciences.


  • At least 5 years of experience in project management within an international NGO working in the field of protection against sexual violence based on gender, age and disability.
  •   Have experience in monitoring and evaluation work
  •  Prior experience in community work with vulnerable people at risk of violence  is essential.
  • Experience in technical support to a team / partner in the field of protection against GBV   is essential . (training, evaluation)


  • Very good project management skills (supervision, human qualities, conflict management, etc.).
  • Very good command of key concepts in protection against GBV.
  • Strong skills in training and capacity building.
  • Skills in monitoring and evaluation using a participatory approach.
  • Experience in defining and executing training programs
  • Excellent report writing skills in French and English is an asset.
  • Very good command of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SPSS
  • Experience working with partners to develop their organizational systems and structures.
  •  Ability to maintain good relations at the local level with the authorities and NGO partners / Experience in advocacy.
  •  Practical knowledge of policies for protection against all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. (including child protection policy).

Personal qualities

  •  Relational skills.
  • Like working with vulnerable people, especially victims of violence, including people with disabilities.
  • Maturity.
  • Critical sense / sense of analysis.
  • Proactivity
  • Constructive / solution-oriented.
  • Humility.
  • Easy communication.
  •  Initiative / creativity.
  • Power of persuasion.
  • Listening skills.
  • Quality of adaptation.
  •  Confidentiality.

 The specific Terms of Reference detailing the content of the position are annexed to this offer.

The application must be composed  of a letter of motivation  addressed to the Country Director ai of the Handicap International Federation in Rwanda, accompanied  by the contact details of 3 professional references ,  certificates of services rendered ,  a detailed Curriculum Vitae  and  a copy of each diploma . Full Applications should be submitted no later than  1 st  August 2021 at midnight  at the following email:  [email protected]  with the subject ACP_VBGAH-HI-202107

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to take the tests.


  • In accordance with the law in force, people with disabilities will have priority in the event of equal professional competence or the same score at the end of written tests and interviews.
  • Applications from women are encouraged.
  • HI pays particular attention to its various internal Policies and in particular to the Policy on the fight against fraud and corruption, the Policy for the protection of beneficiaries against exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment, the Policy on child protection and the Gender Age and Disability Policy. As a committed organization, it is essential for it to be able to assess its candidates on these subjects of human protection!

Done in Kigali, July 18, 2021.

The Country Director ai




Cleaner for HI Office in Gashora ETM

You have a taste for challenges, a real interest to development and a deep sensitivity towards vulnerable people in general and disabled in particular, so this recruitment notice concerns you!

In partnership with UNHCR and the Ministry in charge of emergency management (MINEMA) HI launched its operations in Refugee camps of Rwanda since 2015, responding to the specific needs of persons with disabilities, elderly people and persons with mental health and psychosocial issues in urban areas, Congolese and Burundian Refugee camps of Rwanda. In September 2019, HI extended its psychosocial support interventions in Gashora ETM that host evacuees from Libya.

In this context, HI seeks to recruit a professional cleaner that will perform a variety of hygiene and sanitary works. H/she will carry out cleaning duties such as: mopping, sweeping around the office compound, surface cleaning, bathroom services, maintain the hygiene and safety of office stationaries and other related sanitary works that may be required.

1.    Specific Roles and key responsibilities 

  • Carry out deep cleaning of 3 counselling rooms, occupational therapy hall especially reserved for ladies and a hall for computer Lab. Including dust mopping, cleaning glass and windows;
  • Ensures proper arrangement of computer Lab and occupational therapy materials, good hospitality and orientation of the service users;
  •  Monitors and maintains sanitation and organization of assigned areas;
  •  Maintains  cleaning equipment and supplies;
  • Ensure the safety, of people, and equipment;
  • Participates in event or sensitization campaign organized by HI project team ;
  • Ensures timely verification and inventories computer Lab and occupational therapy materials;
  • Performs additional duties as needed;
  • Writes monthly reports.
  •  Respect health and safety regulations put in place by the camp management
  • Dispose trash from the bins or containers around the office
  • Order new cleaning supplies that may be needed to perform his/her responsibilities
  • Ensure proper storage and safety of the sanitary materials at his disposal e.g. toilet papers, basins, mops, jerrycans etc.

2.    Required Qualification, skills and experience





  •  Advanced level certificate (A2) in any field with at least 2 years of experience performing a similar task in public offices
  • Ordinary level certificate (O level)/ 3 years proven secondary education with not less than 4 years of experience doing a similar work in public or private offices.
  • Certificate in computer science
  • Experience doing a similar work with public officials


  •  Hygiene and sanitation
  •  Community mobilization

  • Proven working experience as a cleaner in public or private offices;
  • Working with youths and adolescent people with different cultural background
  • Working with persons with disabilities.

Skills / personal qualities

  • Flexibility and good communications skills both written and oral expression in Kinyarwanda and English or French
  • Ability to apply water-soluble cleaning materials
  • Ability to relate well with the project team, beneficiaries and other partner
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with public hygiene and safety measure
  •  Good time keeper and ability to work under less supervision
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and materials
  • Pay attention to details when performing/his/ her daily activities
  • Well organized and able to respect the employer’s policies, guidelines
  • Able to work extra hours and over the weekends when deemed necessary
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Punctuality.
  •  Availability

For further information about the job, please read the full Job Profile


Please send the motivation letter, CV, and copies of education qualification or other related documents to the HI Country Manager, not later than 1st August 2021 by this e-mail: [email protected] with subject: GASHORAETM_CLEANER_2020-08.


  • In respect of the law into force, persons with disabilities will be given a priority if they prove professional competences as equally as other candidates in tests and interviews.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • HI pays attention to its various Internal policies and in particular to the Policy for the fight against fraud and corruption, Policy for the protection of beneficiaries against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment, the Policy for the child protection and the Gender Age and Disability Policy. As a committed organization, it is essential for it to be able to evaluate its candidates on these subjects of human protection!

Done at Kigali, 18th July 2021.


Acting Country Manager


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