Job at VSO : 5 District Coordinators (Deadline: 27 July 2017)

Job at VSO : 5 District Coordinators (Deadline: 27 July 2017)

All 4 provinces, Rwanda
As per VSO rates
Full Time, 35 hours per week


About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

VSO is looking for dynamic Rwandan nationals to fill 15 positions of District Coordinators for a 3-year Building Learning Foundations (BLF) programme to be implemented in partnership with DFID, Education Development Trust, British Council, Ministry of Education, Rwanda Education Board, 30 District Local Governments and all primary schools across Rwanda.

The District Coordinator is responsible for effective planning and coordination all BLF programme activities across 2-3 assigned districts. S/he is responsible for effective engagement of district officials and strategic partners implementing similar programme within assigned districts. S/he is responsible for regular monitoring of field implementation, documenting lessons learnt and reporting of progress to primary actors, district local governments, BLF partners and relevant stakeholders. S/he reports to BLF Project Manager and is accountable to primary actors, district local governments, BLF consortium partners and other relevant stakeholders.

Skills, qualifications and experience required

I. Must be a Rwanda
II. Master’s in education or management or education management is essential;
III. Bachelors in above fields of studies with 3 years of work experience may be considered;
IV. Project management experience (3-7 years) in similar education programmes;
V. Experience of successfully managing field-based programmes across 2-3 districts;

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description to read more details about the position and the skills and experience we’re looking for. To submit your application, click on ‘Apply now’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Application closing date

27 Jul 2017

Interview/Assessment date(s)

7th August

Start date


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