Job at Banyan Global : 6 Positions available (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

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Job at Banyan Global :  6 Positions available   (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

Job at Banyan Global : 6 Positions available (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

Job at Banyan Global : Operations and Finance Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

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Overview

Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting an Operations and Finance Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.

Responsibilities



  • Contribute to the program’s overall management and leadership by playing a full, active and constructive part on the senior management team.
  • Provide expertise and advice to the management team on finance related issues (including financial planning and performance, and the development of financial reports to reflect progress and risks for grants and projects), ensuring that the organization’s finances are managed wisely, accurately and timely.
  • Establish systems, and provide coaching and financial oversight of grants, to ensure compliance with USAID policies, procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Verify accuracy of invoices, expense reports and other accounting.
  • Assist with check disbursements and other accounts payable functions.
  • Liaise with other field offices, auditors, creditors, donors, officials, banks, grantees and Banyan Global headquarters.
  • Assure compliance with in-country accounting and norms and procedures as well as legal obligations (registrations, labor code, human resources, etc.).
  • Supervise all necessary security and risk prevention measures.
  • Support leadership to assess risks faced by Banyan Global in implementing the project.
  • Maintain administrative staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Negotiate with vendors to secure the best conditions for procuring goods, supplies and others in compliance with USAID and Banyan Global policies and procedures.
  • Keep the work environment clean, organized and effective, establishing policies, procedures, and work schedules and maintaining equipment.

Qualifications



  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Relevant experience of 7-10 years in a similar or related capacity, Prior experience with a USAID project preferred
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills, with strong experience in Excel and QuickBooks
  • Experience in accounting and strategic financial management
  • Experience managing staff and supervising activities
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.



Job at Benyan Global : Social Inclusion Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

Overview

Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Social Inclusion Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.

Responsibilities

  • Provide overall management and leadership related to gender integration, youth integration, work with vulnerable populations, and other issues related to social inclusion.
  • Conduct a gender and social inclusion analysis, produce a gender and social inclusion strategy for the project, and monitor progress against that strategy.
  • Lead collaborative relationships with other stakeholders focused on gender and social inclusion, including the relevant divisions within the Government of Rwanda, as well development projects.
  • Work with the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning team to track, analyze and interpret performance data for gender and social inclusion lessons and insights.
  • Provide training, coaching, and mentoring to project staff on gender and social inclusion analysis and activity implementation.

Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in gender studies, economics, international development, or other related field
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in the areas of gender equality, women’s empowerment, youth empowerment, and/or working with vulnerable populations
  • Demonstrated experience working on gender and social inclusion analyses and assessments, in Rwanda specifically, or sub-Saharan Africa broadly
  • Demonstrated representational skills in managing relationships with government, civil society organizations, donors, and national/international NGOs
  • Excellent project management, communication, writing, and computer skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English required

Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.

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Job at Banyan Global : Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

Overview

Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.

Responsibilities


    • Lead all performance monitoring and evaluation activities.
    • Assist in the development of the performance monitoring plan and oversee the gathering, analyzing, and reporting of data and information to measure program performance and impact.
    • Advise and provide technical assistance on an as-needed basis to conduct specific tasks for the project throughout the life of the project.
    • Organize and manage M&E training activities for project staff.
    • Ensure the timely achievement of related indicators, performance criteria, and benchmarks.

    Qualifications

    • Degree in evaluation methods, economics, business administration, international development, economics, or other relevant field
    • Minimum 7+ years of experience participating in monitoring and evaluations activities for international development projects including but not limited to collecting and analyzing data, developing project indicators, and supporting performance monitoring and reporting
    • Experience working in the economic development sector and/or economic development programs
    • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and communication skills
    • Familiarity with USAID evaluation policy and reporting guidelines
    • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required

    Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.

     

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    Job at Benyan Global : Financial Capacity Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

    Overview

    Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Financial Capacity Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide overall management and leadership in providing technical assistance to financial institutions, including banks.
    • Assist financial institutions with product development, collateral policies, risk assessment, and other aspects of MSME lending.
    • Develop and implement effective approaches to bank staff training and capacity building.
    • Participate in project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications.
    • Participate in monitoring and evaluation as it relates to financial capacity, ensuring that all financial capacity targets are met.




    Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in finance, business administration, economics, or other relevant field
    • A minimum of 7 years of experience in banking and finance, economic growth, enterprise development, or other related discipline
    • Knowledge and understanding of the business needs of small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
    • Familiarity with constraints and opportunities related to rural enterprises and livelihoods
    • Excellent project management, communication, writing and computer skills
    • Ability to negotiate, manage and build partnerships
    • Knowledge and experience with the policy and regulatory environment as relates to small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
    • Fluency in written and spoken English required

    Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.

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    Job at Banyan Global: Enabling Environment Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

    Overview

    Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting an Enabling Environment Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.

    Responsibilities


      • Provide overall management and leadership promoting a conducive enabling environment for emerging enterprises in Rwanda, with an emphasis on reducing barriers to new investment.
      • Work with the Government of Rwanda (GoR) to ensure that project activities align with government initiatives, and assist the GoR to continue strengthening the policy environment for emerging enterprises.
      • Liaise and coordinate with workforce development initiatives funded by USAID, GoR, and others to facilitate linkages between qualified graduates and emerging employment opportunities.
      • Participate in project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications.
      • Participate in monitoring and evaluation as it relates to business development support, ensuring that all targets are met.

      Qualifications

      • Advanced degree in public policy, business administration, economics, or other relevant field
      • A minimum of 7 years of experience in policy and advocacy, trade and investment, economic growth, enterprise development, or other related discipline
      • Knowledge and understanding of the policy environment, specifically regarding trade and investment, affecting small and medium-sized enterprises in Rwanda
      • Knowledge and understanding of the workforce development initiatives in Rwanda
      • Familiarity with constraints and opportunities related to rural enterprises and livelihoods
      • Excellent project management, communication, writing and computer skills
      • Ability to negotiate, manage and build partnerships
      • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
      • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
      • Fluency in written and spoken English required

      Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.

       

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      Job at Benyan Global : Business Development Support Director (Deadline: 08 August 2017)

      Overview

      Banyan Global, an international development consulting firm with extensive experience managing successful economic development projects on the African continent and around the world, is recruiting a Business Development Support Director for an anticipated USAID-funded economic strengthening project in Rwanda. The project aims to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate greater employment at a higher wage for Rwandans currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other low income economic activities.




      Responsibilities

      • Provide overall management and leadership in providing technical assistance to business development services (BDS) providers, banks, and other organizations working with small and medium enterprises.
      • Lead the identification and cultivation of effective BDS providers, including traditional and non-traditional entities that are positioned to support emerging enterprises.
      • Assist BDS providers with the development of programs and policies for supporting emerging enterprises, including training, coaching, and other forms of assistance.
      • Develop and implement effective approaches to BDS staff training and capacity building.
      • Participate in project work planning, performance management, and strategic communications.
      • Participate in monitoring and evaluation as it relates to business development support, ensuring that all targets are met.

      Qualifications

      • Advanced degree in business administration, finance, economics, or other relevant field
      • A minimum of 7 years of experience in business consulting, enterprise development, economic growth, banking and finance, or other related discipline
      • Knowledge and understanding of the business needs of small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
      • Familiarity with constraints and opportunities related to rural enterprises and livelihoods
      • Excellent project management, communication, writing and computer skills
      • Ability to negotiate, manage and build partnerships
      • Knowledge and experience with the policy and regulatory environment as relates to small and medium-sized businesses in Rwanda
      • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
      • Previous experience working on USAID projects is a plus
      • Fluency in written and spoken English required

      Banyan Global is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply to the position through our website, http://www.banyanglobal.com/careers.php, and include a cover letter and résumé in your submission. Please no phone calls.



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