2 Positions at Action Pour le Developpement du Peuple(ADEPE): (Deadline 19 May 2021)

2 Positions at Action Pour le Developpement du Peuple(ADEPE): (Deadline 19 May 2021)

2 Positions at Action Pour le Developpement du Peuple(ADEPE): (Deadline 19 May 2021)

District Field Officer (DFO) at Action Pour le Developpement du Peuple(ADEPE): (Deadline 19 May 2021)

Starting date: Immediately

Reports directly to: Director of Programs

Type of contract: Closed contract / Eight-months with possibility of extension

JOB SUMMARY

Action pour le Developpement du Peuple (ADEPE) is a non -Governmental organization legally recognized by The Rwanda Government Board (RGB) under the new Law n° 04/2012 of 17/2/2012. ADEPE works with women, youth, children and deprived persons in general. In line with the national commitment of empowering women as enshrined in the national gender policy and in contribution to the country’s National strategy for transformation, ADEPE empowers women as well as girls especially targeting capacity development, supporting women to engage in income generating activities and provision of legal aid to women and the most vulnerable people. It reintegrates the beneficiaries into the community by engaging them in productive work, education, cooperatives/associations and advocacy.

 ADEPE’s mission is to empower vulnerable people especially children, youth (girls and boys) and women to improve their living conditions and facilitate them to be self-reliant through knowledge and skills development, promotion of social justice and human rights and poverty eradication for transformational and sustainable development.

Under the financial support from NPA (Norwegian People’s Aid), ADEPE is looking for a suitable candidate for the position of District Field Officer (DFO) to implement the PPIMA (Public Policy Information, Monitoring, and Advocacy) project in Nyabihu District.

Job purpose: The District Field Officer with the supervision of the ADEPE-Director of programs will have the responsibility to coordinate and manage the implementation and monitoring activities of the Public Policy Information Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project in Nyabihu District. She/he will be in charge of the Governance Focal Points (GFPs) in the operational sectors and act as a link with District authorities. .

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Serve as the Project focal person in PPIMA operational sectors in the district
  • Facilitate PPIMA project setup processes in district including the project introduction, selection and training of GFPs (project gender focal persons), and all the community scored approaches and processes
  • Assist GFPs in developing work plans in relation to their priority areas or work
  • Assist GFPs organize feedback meetings with local government officials, pubic dialogues focus group discussions within the community.
  • Assist GFPs write good and comprehensive activity and project reports in relation to their findings.
  • Interact and facilitate communication between GFPs and local authorities, local development actors and other stakeholders at the district and sector level.
  • Facilitate community participation in promoting local accountability and better service delivery at the sector and district level.
  • Generate data and information to be used for advocacy at the local and national levels.
  • Participate in different policy and budgeting events at the local and national level especially through the JADF and whenever necessary in national level advocacy spaces concerning the project.
  • Develop and submit weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual project action plans and reports to be submitted to programs Manager on time.
  • Enhance/ maintain strong collaboration between AJPRODHO as an organization and district authorities and other relevant stake holders
  • To be the key person to organize any advocacy events that aims to advocate for the issues raised by the communities
  • To be able to effectively participate and engaged in organization’s activities whenever it is needed

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Core skills and training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, development studies or other related fields. Relevant post-graduate qualification is an added advantage
  • 3 years’ experience working with non-governmental organizations in the Rwanda context
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Strong English language and Kinyarwanda proficiency both in composition and spoken
  • Project proposal writing and general written communication skills present high advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in basic financial requirements for non-financial managers like tracking burn-rates and forecasting and act proactively to ensure all expenditure is in line with donor contract and organizational policy.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills, able to trouble-shoot and to meet short- and long-term deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel spreadsheet and MS Word & MS PowerPoint
  • Has self-drive and able to steer a team performance
  • Must be able to work closely with supervisor, other departments, management, keeping them engaged on all strategic decisions and activities
  • Female candidates are more encouraged to apply for this position
  • A driving permit for motorcycle is essential
  • Familiarity with PSEA and an understanding of the Global context in which this issue impacts ADEPE.

 Submission procedure

All interested candidates should submit only soft copies of  updated CV along with their academic certificates with at least 3 previous work referees and Motivational letter to; [email protected]  

cc: [email protected]

cc: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Date deadline for submission is on 19 May 2021.

ADEPE-Management

 

Gender Officer (DFO) at Action Pour le Developpement du Peuple(ADEPE): (Deadline 19 May 2021)

JOB SUMMARY

Action pour le Developpement du Peuple (ADEPE) is a non -Governmental organization legally recognized by The Rwanda Government Board (RGB) under the new Law n° 04/2012 of 17/2/2012. ADEPE works with women, youth, children and deprived persons in general. In line with the national commitment of empowering women as enshrined in the national gender policy and in contribution to the country’s National strategy for transformation, ADEPE empowers women as well as girls especially targeting capacity development, supporting women to engage in income generating activities and provision of legal aid to women and the most vulnerable people. It reintegrates the beneficiaries into the community by engaging them in productive work, education, cooperatives/associations and advocacy.

 ADEPE’s mission is to empower vulnerable people especially children, youth (girls and boys) and women to improve their living conditions and facilitate them to be self-reliant through knowledge and skills development, promotion of social justice and human rights and poverty eradication for transformational and sustainable development.

 ADEPE is looking for a suitable candidate for the position of Gender Officer to  support  in strengthening the gender mainstreaming while conducting  the implementation and monitoring activities of the Public Policy Information Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project in Nyabihu District.

Job purpose: The Gender  Officer with the supervision of the ADEPE-Director of programs will have the responsibility to  support  in strengthening the gender mainstreaming while conducting  the implementation and monitoring activities of the Public Policy Information Monitoring and Advocacy (PPIMA) project in Nyabihu District. She/he will be in charge of providing clear guidelines on gender, the involvement of tools designing, reporting, field visits, support the program team on a regular basis to incorporate gender in all project cycles.. .

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • The Gender Officer will be responsible for planning and implementing gender mainstreaming activities with Project/program staff at field level
  • The Gender Officer will support Program team and Partner staff to implement and monitor activities, making sure that gender mainstreaming is adequately integrated.
  • The Gender Officer will monitor the integration of gender mainstreaming through regular visits to project location, draws the attention of the Program team and Partner staff around successes and challenges faced in the program, and orient the teams to take corrective measures.
  • The Gender Officer will work closely with the Monitoring & Evaluation team to design and implement gender-sensitive data collection tools, including but not limited to the collection of Sex, Age, and Disability Desegregated Data. The Gender Officer will contribute to the definition of the methodology and tools of the internal baseline and external mid-term and final evaluations.
  • The Gender Officer will participate in mapping Women’s Rights Organisations and facilitate their participation in project implementation. The Gender Officer will participate in gender capacity assessments of Partners.
  • The Gender Officer will attend the relevant coordination meetings at Governorate level (ie: GBV Working Group, Protection Working Group, etc.), connect with other stakeholders to facilitate orientation of project beneficiaries (especially survivors of GBV) and use the information shared to improve gender mainstreaming in programs.
  • The Gender Officer will provide inputs on gender mainstreaming in the monthly and quarterly Sit Rep and review donors’ reports to ensure gender mainstreaming is properly reported and that the reporting language is gender-sensitive.
  • The Gender Officer will participate in research around gender equality to support policy and campaign. The Gender Officer will identify success stories, case studies, etc.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Leadership

  • Influencing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Good facilitation skills.
  • Strong communication both verbal and written.
  • Working with others effectively.

Core skills and training

  • University/College qualification in the relevant field (e.g. Gender or development studies, social sciences, or related discipline) or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of working in the humanitarian or development sector.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Knowledge and skills in computer usage especially Microsoft office program (Work, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Female candidates are more encouraged to apply for this position
  • Familiarity with PSEA and an understanding of the Global context in which this issue impacts ADEPE.

 Submission procedure

All interested candidates should submit only soft copies of  updated CV along with their academic certificates with at least 3 previous work referees and Motivational letter to; [email protected]  

cc: [email protected]

cc: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Date deadline for submission is on 19 May 2021.

ADEPE-Management




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