28 Positions at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

28 Positions at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

28 Positions at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Data Management Specialist at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Design, develop, maintain, manage, and report on databases and data updates.
– Design data tracking and monitoring tools.
– Provide support for data collection and management activities and attend relevant meetings as the expert.
– Ensure accuracy and integrity of data and act as a lead point of contact on data related matters.
– Coordinate the planning and development of different research and technology transfer publications that address priority issues of the institution
– Assure the quality of the RAB’s publications both in terms of content and format
– Contribute to the organization of conferences, seminars, meetings organized by RAB and coordinate the publication of the proceedings
– Support programme teams to draw up timelines for producing a publication; advise on copy editing and translation; and obtain quotations for design and print to help teams prepare budgets
– Monitor new trends in publications production and dissemination to support the development of high quality, effective communications
– Arrange dissemination of soft &hard copy publications and resources when required
– Maintain and update guidelines for planning, producing and disseminating publications and resources, incorporating lessons learnt
– Maintain copies of publications in RAB’s library, archives and on RAB’s website
– Monitor value for money by periodically tendering sample publications to obtain comparative quotes from designers and printers
– Maintain the resources area of the website, ensuring it is up-to-date
– Write, edit and proof read a range of communications products and projects
– Support other members of the communications team to update and develop other areas of RAB’s website

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics

    Experience: 3

  • Master’s Degree in Statistics

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics

    Experience: 3

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics

    Experience: 3

  • Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

    Experience: 3

  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biometrics

    Experience: 3

  • Master’s Degree in Biometrics

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics

    Experience: 1

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Risk Resource management skills

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Farm Power Technologies Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Department and will be under the technical supervision of the Head of Department of Irrigation, Land Husbandry, Irrigation and Technology Transfer. The Farm Power Technologies Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of research and technology transfer activities on Farm Power Technologies
– Articulate research agenda in Farm Power Technologies/Mechanization based on government policies and national priorities
– Lead planning and overseeing research and extension services for massive dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other agro-industry stakeholders in the value chain of Farm Power Technologies
– Developing and implementing Farm Power Technologies research and extension activities in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Ensure mentorship for scientists in in different fields of Farm Power Technologies under his / her supervision in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of Farm Power Technologies development projects
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding
– Analyze, publish in peer reviewed Journals, Conferences, book chapters, extension material, etc…
– Disseminate research findings and new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other stakeholders along the Farm Power Technologies Program value chains through various approaches including technical guidelines, extension/training materials, documentary films, demonstration plots, media outreach, trainings, etc…
– Ensure the local, regional and international visibility of the institution/RAB through participating in meetings, seminars, conferences, extension services, and publishing research works in Farm Power Technologies
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other Programs with RAB
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities and prevent audit queries and implementation of Auditor General Recommendations when queries are raised.
– Ensure a timely budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of activities
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Farm Power Technologies activities;
– Ensure production of communication / dissemination materials (radio message, leaflets, policy briefs)
– Working with the Communication Unit to increase awareness and visibility of the Institution through the work done under the Farm Power technology Programme by various communication tools.
– Ensure effective collaboration with other program staffs
– Ensure effective and efficient management of resources and assets under his responsibilities
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Farm Technology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Farm machinery

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Power Engineering System

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in agriculture mechanisation

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in agriculture engeneering

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in bio systems engeneering

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led the generation of at least (1) innovation/technology for agricultural development

  • Having authored five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in peer-reviewed journal

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of agriculture mechanization and farm power, and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for the farm power technologies program in line with the national strategic planning framework

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Roots and Tubers Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the head of Crop Innovation & Technology Transfer Department, the Roots and Tubers Program Coordinator Senior Research fellow, has the following
responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of all activities including research, technology generation, technology transfer, dissemination and extension activities root and
tubers crops based on priorities and policies of the country.
– Articulate research agenda for roots & tubers breeding, agronomy diseases or pest control
– Develop and implement roots & tubers research and extension in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Lead planning and overseeing research and extension services for massive dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other agro-
industry stakeholders in the value chains of root and tubers crops
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing for competitive funding.
– Ensure mentorship for scientists under her/ his supervision in Roots and Tubers Program in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of research and extension
projects.
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally for the Roots and Tubers crops.
– Analyze, disseminate research findings and publish in peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters, and extension materials
– Ensure the local, regional and international visibility of the institution through participating in meetings, seminars, conferences, extension services, and publishing research
works for the Roots and Tubers crops.
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other Programs within RAB programs especially the plant microbial and biotechnology program, the Plant protection
program for Pest and disease management and the seed division for the production of Early Generation seed categories and seed standards; etc
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts;
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts;
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities for the institutional clean reports.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Roots and Tubers activities;
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of the work plan
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agronomy

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agriculture Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Crop Production

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in plant pathology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in plant sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Genetics

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Familiarity with conflicts resolution or arbitration is an added value

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in peer-reviewed journals

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development. Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in agricultural research and/or extension

  • Having led the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resource Mobilization

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Estate Management Officer at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Report to the Chief Finance Office
– Overseeing the operation and maintenance of RAB buildings, land and roads;
– Establishing a system of monitoring and evaluating of RAB buildings and land;
– Establishing a system of rehabilitation and upgrading RAB’ infrastructures;
– Planning and supervising and construction works within RAB;
– Ensuring the work is undertaken by use of permit to work system, method statements and risk assessments in accordance with relevant legislation and RAB procedures;
– Assisting in the procurement of capital build projects;
– Management and monitoring contractors to provide an efficient, cost effective service responsive to customer needs, ensuring that work is being carried out in accordance with agreed specification and that all agreed safely measures are in place;
– Establishing and monitoring a system of generating revenues from RAB assets.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced Diploma in Civil Engineering

    Experience: 0

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Rural Engineering

    Experience: 0

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management

    Experience: 0

  • Advanced Diploma in Rural Engineering

    Experience: 0

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in English, Kinyarwanda and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

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Genetic Resources Management Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Reporting to DG & has following responsibilities:
– Coordination of genetic resource management activities.
– Designing and overseeing activities of genetic resource management
– Lead planning and overseeing genetic resource management activities
– Writing and publishing scientific papers and backstopping young scientists Lead and encouraging scientists to produce scientific publications in peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters, and extension materials
– Lead funds mobilization and partnership, encouraging scientists participating in mobilizing financial resources through proposal writing of competitive funding for genetic resources management development
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional workplan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Backstopping and mentoring research and technical staff in genetic resource management program
– Promote inclusiveness and team spirit within program staff
– Establishing and maintaining effective collaboration with other partners (locally, regionally and internationally)
– Fostering adequate management of resources and preventing audit queries and timely responding to audit queries whenever raised
– Promote the visibility of the institution in local and international forums.
– Perform any other assignment related to genetic resources as required by the supervisor or other competent authorities

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Sciences,

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Biodiversity

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Natural Resources Management

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Seeds Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Seed Technology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Conservation Biology

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

– Reporting to DG & has following responsibilities:
– Coordination of genetic resource management activities.
– Designing and overseeing activities of genetic resource management
– Lead planning and overseeing genetic resource management activities
– Writing and publishing scientific papers and backstopping young scientists Lead and encouraging scientists to produce scientific publications in peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters, and extension materials
– Lead funds mobilization and partnership, encouraging scientists participating in mobilizing financial resources through proposal writing of competitive funding for genetic resources management development
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional workplan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Backstopping and mentoring research and technical staff in genetic resource management program
– Promote inclusiveness and team spirit within program staff
– Establishing and maintaining effective collaboration with other partners (locally, regionally and internationally)
– Fostering adequate management of resources and preventing audit queries and timely responding to audit queries whenever raised
– Promote the visibility of the institution in local and international forums.
– Perform any other assignment related to genetic resources as required by the supervisor or other competent authorities

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Horticulture Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Reporting to the Head of Crop Innovation & Technology Transfer Department, the Horticulture Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of research and technology transfer activities on horticultural crops
– Articulate research agenda in Horticulture (breeding, agronomy, physiology, diseases or pest control, etc) based on government policies and national priorities
– Lead planning and overseeing research and extension services for massive dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other agro-industry stakeholders in the value chain of horticultural Crops

– Developing and implementing horticulture research and extension activities in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Ensure mentorship for scientists in in different fields of Horticulture under his / her supervision in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of horticultural crops development projects
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding
– Analyze, publish in peer reviewed Journals, Conferences, book chapters, extension material and disseminate research findings
– Ensure the local, regional and international visibility of the institution/RAB through participating in meetings, seminars, conferences, extension services, and publishing research works in Horticulture
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other Programs with RAB including the Plant protection program for Pest and disease management and seed division for organization of seed system and seed standards
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities and prevent audit queries and implementation of Auditor General Recommendations when
queries are raised.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of activities
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Horticulture activities;
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant pathology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agronomy

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agriculture Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Sciences,

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Crop Production

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Entomology

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Genetics

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • – Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in agricultural research and/or extension

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Understanding of the National and International contexts of Horticulture Production, Research and Development, and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for horticulture in line with the national strategic planning framework

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Small Ruminant Breeding, Physiology and Reproduction Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Report to the ruminant program coordinator
– Coordinate the development and implementation of participatory research in small ruminant breeding, physiology and reproduction;
– Coordinate monitoring and evaluation of small ruminant breeding, physiology and reproduction activities;
– Ensure mentorship for junior scientists in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of ruminant nutrition and production research projects;
– Ensure partnership with national, regional and international stakeholders on the improvement and development of small ruminant breeding, physiology and reproduction technologies and innovations;
– Participate in monitoring and evaluation of disseminated technologies towards improved small ruminant breeding, physiology and reproduction;
– Ensure systems approach to research planning, and evaluation;
– Analyze, publish and disseminate research findings;
– Produce quarter and annual reports-

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Animal Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Health

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Genetics Improvement

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD inAnimal Reproduction

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Veterinary Studies

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for animal resources development

  • Having authored as first author at least five (5) scientific publications and seven (7) publications as a co-author in refereed journal

  • Having led the writing and won at least one (1) project in animal resources development

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Detailed knowledge of animal sciences research areas and agenda

  • Knowledge of statistical packages for data analysis and report production

  • Proven skills in project and research program management

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of Research

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Traditional Export Crops Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Reporting to the Head of Crop Innovation and Technology Transfer, the Traditional export crop program coordinator, Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of research, Innovation generation and technology transfer activities on tradition export crops
– Conduct research in Industrial Crops breeding, agronomy diseases or pest control in accordance with Government policies and programs
– Lead planning and overseeing extension services for massive dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other agro-industry stakeholders in the value chain of traditional export crops
– Develop and implement Industrial Crops research in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Ensure mentorship for scientists under his supervision in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of crop production and conservation research projects
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding
– Coordinating mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding
– Analyze, publish and disseminate research findings
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally in the domain of breeding, agronomy, pest and disease, etc. for traditional export crops
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of Industrial Crops research and bring visibility of RAB in local and international forums
– Ensure and sustain collaboration with the Plant protection program for effective management/control of pest and diseases affecting quality and collaborate with seed division for establishment of a seed system
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his /her responsibilities; prevent audit queries and implementation of Auditor General Recommendations when queries are raised.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of activities
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Traditional Export crops program;
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agronomy

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agriculture Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Crop Production

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Entomology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in plant pathology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in plant sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Genetics

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • – Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Fluency in English, Kinyarwanda or French; knowledge of all languages is an added advantage

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in agricultural research and/or extension

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Understanding of the National and International context of Traditional Export Crops Research and Development and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda in line with the national strategic planning framework

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders an in research and extension

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Plant & microbial Biotechnology Program Coordinator Senior Principal Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the head of Crop Innovation & Technology Transfer Department, the Plant & & Microbial biotechnology Program Coordinator Senior Principal Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of all research and technology transfer activities of Plant & Microbial Biotechnology Program based on priorities and policies of the country.
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing for competitive funding.
– Ensure mentorship for scientists under her/ his supervision in Plant & Microbial Biotechnology Program in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of research and extension projects.
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally, in area of Plant & Microbial Biotechnology.
– Ensure the local, regional and international visibility of the institution through participating in meetings, seminars, conferences, extension services, and publishing research works in Plant & Microbial Biotechnology.
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other research and extension Programs within RAB in the field of Plant and Microbial Biotechnology.
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts;
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities to have a clean report.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Plant and Microbial Biotechnology activities;
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of the work plan
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Plant pathology

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Plant Sciences,

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Microbiology

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Virology

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Entomology

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in crop protection

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Moleculor Biology

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in Biochemistry

    Experience: 12

  • PhD in plant health

    Experience: 12

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 12

  • PHD in Plant Genetics

    Experience: 12

  • PHD in Biotechnology

    Experience: 12

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having authored as first author at least ten (10) scientific publications in refereed journals and co-authored at least twenty (20) scientific publications in refereed journals

  • Having led the generation of at least five (5) innovations or technologies with impact in agriculture developmen

  • Having led the writing and won at least three projects in agriculture development

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of twenty (20) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of Biotechnology Research and Development and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for Plant and Microbial Biotechnology Program in line with national strategic planning framework

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Pulses and oil crops Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Innovation and Technology Transfer Department, the Pulses and Oil Crops Program Coordinator, Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of all activities including research, technology generation, technology transfer, dissemination and extension activities of pulses and oils crops
– Articulate research agenda for pulses and oil crops breeding, agronomy diseases or pest control aligning with government policies and national priorities
– Develop and implement research and extension activities for pulses and oil crops in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Lead planning and overseeing extension services for massive dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other agro-industry stakeholders in the value chain of Pulses and Oil
Crops
– Ensure mentorship for scientists and technical staff under his /her supervision in Pulses and Oil Crops program in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of crop production and conservation research activities
/ projects
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally, in area of breeding, agronomy, pest and diseases, etc related to pulses and oil crops
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing of competitive funding
– Analyze, disseminate extension materials and research findings and publish in peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to the field of Pulses and Oil Crops and bring visibility of RAB in local and international forums
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other RAB programs especially the Plant protection program for Pest and disease management and the seed division for the production of Early Generation seed
categories and seed standards and Postharvest Management Division for post-harvest handling and nutrition aspects
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution under his or her responsibilities and implementation of institution performance contracts
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities and ensure clean audit report when queries are raised
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Pulses and Oil Crops program activities
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on the progress of implementation of approved work plan
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agronomy

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Agriculture Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Pathology,

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Crop Production

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Entomology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in plant sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Genetics

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in agricultural research and/or extension, including substantial experience working on beans, the main pulse crop on national scale

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Understanding of the National and International contexts of Pulses and Oil Crops Production, Research and Development, and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for pulses and oil crops in line with the national strategic planning framework

  • Capacity in project development and resource Mobilization

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Aquaculture and Fisheries Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Animal Resources Innovation and technology transfer Department with the following responsibilities:

– Prepare research proposals in the field of aquaculture and fisheries program aimed at solving community problems and attract internal and external funding for research
– Conduct research in aquaculture and fisheries program in accordance to the existing work plan and available resources.
– Publish research results at national, regional and international levels.
– Collaborate with other researchers in their regular activities in writing reports and publications;
– Enhance the institutional visibility in national, regional and international forums through active participation in meetings, seminars and conferences relevant to field of research
– Ensure scientific mentorship for younger researchers in aquaculture and Fisheries program
– Coordinating Aquaculture and Fisheries Program research and technology transfer activities
– Developing and implementing research and innovation in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Ensure the coordination of all activities in the Aquaculture and Fisheries programme
– Planning, monitoring and evaluation of Aquaculture and Fisheries research projects and technology transfer;
– Ensure scientific mentorship for the subordinates and younger researchers;
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally;
– Strengthen partnership with institutions, organizations and international in Research/development Aquaculture and Fisheries, with private sector stakeholders, and projects involved in Aquaculture and Fisheries sector in Rwanda;
– Coordinating mobilization of financial resources for research and technology transfer through proposal writing through competitive funding;
– Ensure the capacity building of subordinates, Technical staff and Aquaculture and Fisheries sector actors.
– Initiate platforms for aquaculture and Fisheries stakeholders based their area of expertise;
– Analyze, publish and disseminate research findings;
– Develop competitive research proposals to be submitted to available grants at national, regional and international levels;
– Produce consolidated quarter and annual reports;
– Report to the Head of Department;
– Perform any other tasks requested by seniors

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Animal Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Aquaculture and Fisheries

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Limnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Fisheries Sciences

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • – Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for animal resources development

  • Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in research and/or extension. Having led the writing and won at least one (1) project in animal resources development

  • Having authored as first author at least five (5) scientific publications and seven (7) publications as a co-author in refereed journals

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International contexts of aquaculture and fisheries production and research, and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for aquaculture and fisheries program in line with the national strategic planning framework

  • Proven skills in project and research program management

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Monogastric Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Report to the Head of department with the following responsibilities:
– National Coordination of research and innovations of Mono-Gastric Programme
– Developing and implementing research and innovation in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Ensure the coordination of all activities in monogastrics program
– Planning, monitoring and evaluation of animal production and conservation research projects;
– Ensure scientific mentorship for younger researchers in monogastrics
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally;
– Coordinating mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding;
– Analyze, publish and disseminate research findings.
– Ensure timely publication of research/development results and a great visibility of RAB;
– Identify infrastructure and equipment required for the modernization of research and technology transfer in monogastrics ;
– Perform any other tasks requested by seniors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Animal Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Production

    Experience: 8

  • PhD inFeeds Sciences/Technology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Health

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Genetics Improvement

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Animal Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD inAnimal Reproduction

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Veterinay sciences

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for animal resources development

  • Having at least eight (8) years of relevant working experience in research and/or extension. Having led the writing and won at least one (1) project in animal resources development

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having authored as first author at least five (5) scientific publications and seven (7) publications as a co-author in refereed journals

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Knowledge of statistical packages for data analysis and report production

  • Proven skills in project and research program management

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of Research

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Sweet Potato Breeder Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Coordinator of Roots and Tubers Program, the Sweet Potato Breeder Senior Research Fellow has the following job description:

– Design and conduct research of Sweet Potato by implementing breeding, screen house, field trials, and laboratory experiments to produce reliable and accurate data to support innovations development.
– Provide leadership for Sweet Potato commodity research and extensions.
– Collaborate with other researchers in their regular activities including data management and analysis and writing reports and publications.
– Provide trainings to farmers and extension agents for Sweet Potato GAP.
– Train and supervise students in the internship
– Develop research proposal for funds mobilization.
– Prepare weekly, quarterly and annual reports on research activities accomplished.
– Backstop and support extension staff and Sweet Potato value chain actors to mitigate challenges in Sweet Potato sector.
– Participate in relevant meetings, seminars, conferences to enhance the visibility of the institution.
– Carry out a mentorship of young scientist in Roots and Tubers program to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
– Write or contribute to scientific publications for Roots and Tubers crops.
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities for the institution clean report.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the program coordinator and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Genetics

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Creative and analytical skills with ability to work around limited access to data -make sound assumptions and design creative solutions;

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Proven experience to work with farmers in research and extension

  • Proven skills in research design and implementation of soil fertility and fertilizer recommendation practices

  • Understanding of the National and International contexts of Potato Research and Development

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Ruminant Nutrition and Production System Principal Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Report to the coordinator of ruminant program coordinator
– Articulating research in ruminant nutrition and production
– Ensure mentorship for junior scientists in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of animal production and conservation research projects;
– Developing and implementing research in accordance with approved work plans and budgets
– Backstopping extensionists in technology dissemination and adaptive research on promising technologies
– Identifying necessary human and infrastructure capacity for ruminant nutrition and production research
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally;
– Participate in mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing for competitive funding;
– Analyze, publish and disseminate research findings;
– Produce quarter and annual reports

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Animal Sciences

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Animal Production

    Experience: 10

  • PHD in Animal Feeds Sciences

    Experience: 10

  • PHD in Animal Feeds Technology

    Experience: 10

  • PHD in Animal Nutrition

    Experience: 10

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led the generation of at least three (3) innovations or technologies for agriculture development

  • Having led the writing and won at least two (2) projects for agriculture development.

  • Having authored as first author at least seven (7) scientific publications and having co-authored at least fourteen (14) scientific publications in refereed journals

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of eighteen (18) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Detailed knowledge of animal sciences research areas and agenda

  • Knowledge of statistical packages for data analysis and report production

  • Proven skills in project and research program management

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of Research

  • Having led the generation of at least three (3) innovations or technologies for animal resources development

  • Having led the writing and won at least two (2) projects in animal resources development

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Rice Breeder Principal Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Cereal Program Coordinator Senior Principal Research Fellow, the Rice Breeder Principal Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:

– Conduct breeding research on rice crop and technology transfer of innovations from the breeding work on the crop;
– Develop and submit winning research project proposal for presentation to local and international research partners and donors;
– Collaborate with other Scientists in RAB on the in their regular activities including in the collection of raw materials, laboratory work and in writing reports and publications;
– Collaborate with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally on maize breeding;
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of research and bring visibility of RAB in local and international fora;
– Provide training to farmers and extension agents on improved agricultural practices;
– Analyze, disseminate research findings and publish peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters, and extension materials;
– Prepare and submit quarterly and annual reports on research activities conducted;
– Ensure mentorship for junior scientists in rice breeding
– Provide training to farmers and extension agents on improved agricultural practices;
– Ensure adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities;
– Perform any other duty given by the Cereal Program Coordinator or RAB Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in plant sciences

    Experience: 10

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 10

  • PHD in Genetics

    Experience: 10

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led the generation of at least three (3) innovations or technologies for agriculture development

  • Having co-generated at least three (3) innovations or technologies for agriculture development

  • Having authored as first author at least seven (7) scientific publications and having co-authored at least fourteen (14) scientific publications in refereed journals

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of eighteen (18) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the writing and won at least two projects for agriculture development. Having at least ten (10) years of relevant working experience in agriculture research and/or extension

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders an in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resource Mobilization

  • Extensive understanding and ability to integrate National and International contexts of rice production, research and extensio

  • Ability to develop a comprehensive rice research and development agenda for Rwanda in line with national strategic planning framework

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Cereal Physiologist Principal Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Cereal Program Coordinator Senior Principal Research Fellow, the maize breeder research fellow has the following responsibilities

– Conduct breeding research on maize crop and technology transfer of innovations from the breeding work on the crop;
– Develop and submit winning research project proposal for presentation to local and international research partners and donors;
– Collaborate with other Scientists in RAB on the in their regular activities including in the collection of raw materials, laboratory work and in writing reports and publications;
– Collaborate with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally on maize breeding;
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of research and bring visibility of RAB in local and international fora;
– Ensure mentorship for junior scientists in maize breeding;
– Provide training to farmers and extension agents on improved agricultural practices;
– Analyze, disseminate research findings and publish peer reviewed journals, scientific conferences, books and book chapters, and extension materials;
– Prepare and submit quarterly and annual reports on research activities conducted;
– Provide training to farmers and extension agents on improved agricultural practices;
– Ensure adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities;
– Perform any other duty given by the Cereal Program Coordinator or RAB Management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Agronomy

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Plant physiology

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in plant sciences

    Experience: 10

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • – Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led the generation of at least three (3) innovations or technologies for agriculture development

  • Having led the writing and won at least two (2) projects for agriculture development.

  • Having at least ten (10) years working experience in agriculture research and/or extension

  • Having authored as first author at least seven (7) scientific publications in refereed journals, and having co-authored at least fourteen (14) scientific publications in refereed journals

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of eighteen (18) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of eighteen (18) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Extensive understanding and ability to integrate National and International contexts of cereal research and extension

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

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Integrated Soil Fertility Management Program Coordinator Principal Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Reporting to the Head of Land Husbandry and Irrigation Innovation & Tech. Transfer Department, and Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) Program Coordinator Principal Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide leadership and coordination of all program activities including research and innovations on soil health, integrated soil fertility, soil conservation and protection
– Oversee articulation of research agenda in the different components of the program (soil health, integrated soil fertility, and soil conservation and protection)
– Oversee identification of priority areas of interventions in the different components of program (soil health, integrated soil fertility, soil conservation and protection)
– Oversee implementation of all activities of the program in its different components (soil health, integrated soil fertility, soil conservation and protection)
– Develop and implement targets for ISFM research/technology transfer fitting into national and development goals, institutional targets (imihigo, performance contracts) and work plan and budget approved;
– Lead planning and overseeing implementation and promotion and dissemination of new technologies, innovations, knowledge and skills to farmers and other stakeholders in ISFM
– Provide leadership and mentorship of the program scientists and technicians in planning, monitoring and evaluation of ISFM research projects, writing, reviewing and publishing research papers
– Coordinate mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing on competitive funding;
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of agricultural research and contribute to raise visibility of RAB in local and international forums;
– Ensure effective and efficient management of resources and assets under his responsibilities
– Establish and strengthen networks and collaboration/partnerships at national, regional and international levels in the field of Integrated Soil Fertility Management
– Conduct regular meetings with the Program staff on progress of implementation of activities;
– Oversee development and outreach communication/dissemination materials in the field of ISFM (radio message, leaflets, policy briefs)
– Ensure promotion of technologies and innovations of ISFM through on-farm demonstration plots
– Build capacity of the scientists/technicians and stakeholders and farmers on soil health and nutrition
– Oversee preparation, consolidation, review and submission of weekly, quarterly and annual reports
– Build and maintain effective collaboration and team spirit with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Ensure a clean Audit in activities carried by the programme
– Working with the Communication Unit to increase awareness and visibility of the Institution through the work done the programme by various communication tools.
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers;

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Natural Resources Management

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Soil Sciences

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Soil Fertility Management

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Farming Systems

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Soil and Water Management

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Soil Chemistry

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Soil Biology

    Experience: 10

  • PhD in Water Resources Management

    Experience: 10

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • – Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led the generation of at least three (3) innovations or technologies for agriculture development

  • Having led the writing and won at least two projects for agriculture development. Having at least ten (10) years of relevant working experience in agriculture research and/or extension

  • Having authored as first author at least seven (7) scientific publications or co-authored at least fourteen (14) scientific publications in refereed journals

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of 18 extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Proven skills in research design and implementation of soil fertility and fertilizer recommendation practices

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International contexts of integrated soil fertility management research and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for the program in line with the national strategic planning framework

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders an in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resource Mobilization

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Analytical Laboratory for Soil, Water and Plant Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Land Husbandry, Irrigation Innovation and Technology Transfer Department, the Analytical Laboratory for water, soil and plant Management Program Coordinator has the following responsibilities:
– Lead and Coordinate the development of protocols related to water, soil and plant
– Lead and Coordinate the calibration of laboratory equipment for quality insurances and standards of produced results
– Lead and coordinate the planning of activities to be carried out by Water, Soil and plant laboratory
– Lead and coordinate the production activities of the Laboratory
– Ensure a clean Audit in activities carried by the Water, Soil and plant laboratory
– Coordinate, review and submit the weekly, quarterly and annual reports of the Unit
– Lead the mentorship for junior scientists in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation of research on water, soil and plant analysis
– Working with the Communication Unit to increase awareness and visibility of the Institution through the work done the Analytical laboratory for Water, soil and plant by various
communication tools.
– Lead in identification of national and regional agriculture (as far as Water, Soil, Plant analysis are concerned) priorities at national and regional level
– Lead in determining strategies for new and existing systems for Water, Soil, Plant analysis
– Ensure production of communication / dissemination materials (radio message, leaflets, policy briefs)
– Ensure promotion and adoption of technologies related to Water, Soil, Plant analysis through implementation of pilot projects and demonstration plots and encourage involvement of the
private sector to actively participate in provision of technology
– Advise the leadership in issues related to water, soil, and plant analysis.
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally; and other programmes
– Ensure a clean Audit in activities carried out in the programme.
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of environment (water, soil, and plant) management and bring visibility of RAB in local and international for a
– Supervise overall sector activities related to water, soil, and plant analysis and promote/participate in coordination meetings to be held with donors, implementing partners and line
departments
– Analyze and publish research findings produced under Analytical Lab for Water, Soil and plant
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure effective and efficient management of resources and assets under his responsibilities
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or other RAB Senior Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Agriculture Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Soil Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Soil and Water Management

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Soil Chemistry

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Analytical chemistry

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led the writing and won 1 project/grant for agricultural development

  • Having led the generation of at least (1) innovation/technology for agricultural development

  • Having authored five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in peer-reviewed journal

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

  • Extensive understanding of the National and International context of Research for Development and ability to develop a comprehensive research agenda for the analytical laboratory program in line with the national strategic planning framework

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Sweet Potato Breeder Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Coordinator of Roots and Tubers Program, the Sweet Potato Breeder Senior Research Fellow has the following job description:

– Design and conduct research of Sweet Potato by implementing breeding, screen house, field trials, and laboratory experiments to produce reliable and accurate data to support innovations development.
– Provide leadership for Sweet Potato commodity research and extensions.
– Collaborate with other researchers in their regular activities including data management and analysis and writing reports and publications.
– Provide trainings to farmers and extension agents for Sweet Potato GAP.
– Train and supervise students in the internship
– Develop research proposal for funds mobilization.
– Prepare weekly, quarterly and annual reports on research activities accomplished.
– Backstop and support extension staff and Sweet Potato value chain actors to mitigate challenges in Sweet Potato sector.
– Participate in relevant meetings, seminars, conferences to enhance the visibility of the institution.
– Carry out a mentorship of young scientist in Roots and Tubers program to upgrade their knowledge and skills.
– Write or contribute to scientific publications for Roots and Tubers crops.
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his or her responsibilities for the institution clean report.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the program coordinator and other RAB Senior Managers

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Crop sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Plant Breeding

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in Genetics

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of Swahili is an added advantage

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Creative and analytical skills with ability to work around limited access to data -make sound assumptions and design creative solutions;

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmer’s production, productivity and resilience capacities

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Proven experience to work with farmers in research and extension

  • Proven skills in research design and implementation of soil fertility and fertilizer recommendation practices

  • Understanding of the National and International contexts of Potato Research and Development

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Soil Conservation and Protection Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

Reporting to the Program Coordinator of Integrated Soil Fertility Management, the Soil Conservation and protection Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide overall leadership and coordination of research and technology transfer activities on Soil Conservation and protection
– Identify research problems on Soil Conservation and protection
– Identify priority areas of interventions in the field of Soil Conservation and protection
– Developing and implementing Soil Conservation and protection research and extension activities in accordance with approved work plans and Imihigo and budgets
– Lead planning and implementation of research and innovations technology promotion and dissemination, knowledge and skills to farmers and other stakeholders in Soil Conservation and protection
– Provide mentorship of scientists and technicians in planning, monitoring and evaluation of Soil Conservation and protection research projects, writing, reviewing and publishing research papers
– Supervise mobilization of financial resources for research and agricultural development through proposal writing on competitive funding;
– Lead development and publishing of research findings in in peer reviewed Journals, Conference proceedings and Book chapters
– Ensure effective and efficient management of resources and assets under his responsibilities
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences relevant to field of agricultural research and contribute to raise visibility of RAB in local and international forums;
– Establish and strengthen networks and collaboration/partnerships at national, regional and international levels in the field of Soil Conservation and protection
– Oversee development and outreach communication/dissemination materials in the field of Soil Conservation and protection (radio message, leaflets, policy briefs)
– Ensure promotion of technologies and innovations of Soil Conservation and protection through on-farm demonstration plots
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration and team spirit with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Build capacity of the scientists/technicians and stakeholders including farmers Soil Conservation and protection
– Prepare, review and submit weekly, quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Soil Conservation and protection;
– Ensure a clean Audit in activities carried by the programme
– Working with the Communication Unit to increase awareness and visibility of the Institution through the work done the programme by various communication tools.
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of program and other RAB Senior Managers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Soil Sciences

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Soil Fertility Management

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Farming Systems

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Soil and Water Management

    Experience: 8

  • PHD in agroforestry

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Having led the generation of (1) innovation/technology for agricultural development

  • Having led the writing and won 1 project/grant for agricultural development

  • Having authored five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in peer-reviewed journal

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Proven skills in research design and implementation of soil fertility and fertilizer recommendation practices

  • Understanding of the National and International context of soil conservation and protection research

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Capacity in project development and resource Mobilization

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Crop Protection Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow at RWANDA AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES DEVELOPEMENT BOARD (RAB): (Deadline 10 September 2021)

Job description

– Reporting to the Head of Department Crop Innovation & Tech. Transfer, the Crop Protection Program Coordinator Senior Research Fellow has the following responsibilities:
– Provide leadership for the identification, assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, impact assessment and reporting processes of crop pests and diseases prevention and management initiatives
– Identify and prioritize researchable problems, and accordingly prepares a proposal to undertake the study
– Develop and disseminate technologies for effective control of the outbreaks of pests and diseases of major crops
– Coordinate and manage strategies leading to progressive reduction of pest and diseases incidences and subsequent eradication
– awareness on safe use and handling of pesticides, as well as effective use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
– Provide technical subject matter assistance to stations and district staff in crop protection strategies
– Produce and disseminate information for awareness creation and sensitization on crop protection materials (posters and fliers)
– Coordinate the Implementing of the national crop protection strategy in line with the following themes: Pest exclusion/ prevention;(1) Pest detection/ Early Warning/ Surveillance; (2) Emergency preparedness and response; (3) Pest management programs
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally
– Coordinating mobilization of financial resources for research through proposal writing through competitive funding
– Analyze, publish in peer viewed scientific journal, conferences, book chapters, extension material and disseminate research findings
– Establish and maintain effective collaboration with other researchers, locally, regionally and internationally, in area plant protection
– Ensure mentorship for scientists of Plant protection program and technicians under his/her supervision in conception, planning, monitoring and evaluation.
– Ensure and sustain collaboration and exchanges with other Programs within RAB as well as Seed Division in matters of Pest and Disease management
– Participating in developing and implementing the institutional work plan and budget execution of the budget approved, and institutional imihigo and performance contracts
– Ensure the adequate management of resources under his /her responsibilities; prevent audit queries and implementation of Auditor General Recommendations when queries are raised.
– Ensure a good budget execution and implementation of institution performance contracts.
– Conduct regular meeting with the Program staff on progress of implementation of activities
– Compile, edit and submit the quarterly and annual reports on the implementation progress of Plant protection
– Undertake other duties as assigned by the Head of department and other RAB Senior Managers

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Plant Biotechnology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Plant Pathology,

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Microbiology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Virology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in Entomology

    Experience: 8

  • PhD in crop protection

    Experience: 8

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • Integrity

  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Analytical skills

  • Resource management skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Networking skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Mentoring and coaching skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Performance management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Having led the generation of at least one (1) innovation or technology for agriculture development

  • Having led to the writing and won at least one (1) funded project for agriculture development

  • Having five (5) publications as first author and seven (7) publications as a co-author in a peer-reviewed journal

  • Having led or contributed to the production and dissemination of sixteen (16) extension materials including technical guidelines, documentary films, and other extension materials for innovations aiming to increase farmers’ production, productivity and resilience capacitie

  • Being conversant with national and sector policies and development agenda

  • Proven experience to work with farmers and industry stakeholders in research and extension

  • Capacity in project development and resources mobilization

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