15 Positions at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

15 Positions at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

15 Positions at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

2 Positions of Sector Reinvestment / Export Analyst at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

•Promote increased awareness of Rwanda as the preferred tourism destination in identified strategic markets through tourism access points including embassies, tourism channel partners, international buyers and travel media and local tourism stakeholders;
•Act as the principal point of contact for all tourism marketing related matters in the select markets;
•Work in close collaboration with Market Based Representation (consultants/officers) in relation to tourism promotion in strategic international and regional markets;
•Implement medium and long
– term action plans for close collaborations with key partners
– embassies, international and regional channel partners, industry wholesalers and local tourism stakeholders to promote Rwanda’s tourism opportunities;
•Assist and advise local tour operators and industry players on strategies and mechanisms to effectively market their products/experiences in the target markets;
•Ensure regular and updated production and publication of quality promotional collaterals to vantage access points in the select markets such as: promotional CDs and DVDs, videos, brochures, flyers, online media products, etc.;
•Identify, coordinate and participate in international and regional tourism fairs, conventions, meetings, roadshows and other promotional activities;

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing, Environmental Science or First degree in related fields with 3 years of working experience
Analytical skills, Leadership skills Problem
– solving skills, Time management skills, Team working skills, Multi
– tasking skills, Interpersonal skills, Report writing and presentation skills;
Communication skills, Planning and organization skills, Creativity and innovate, Computer software skills, Knowledge of the Rwandan Tourism Industry and Knowledge in Projects.

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2 Positions of Strategic Market Specialist at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

•Promote increased awareness of Rwanda as the preferred tourism destination in identified strategic markets through tourism access points including embassies, tourism channel partners, international buyers and travel media and local tourism stakeholders;
•Act as the principal point of contact for all tourism marketing related matters in the select markets;
•Work in close collaboration with Market Based Representation (consultants/officers) in relation to tourism promotion in strategic international and regional markets;
•Implement medium and long
– term action plans for close collaborations with key partners
– embassies, international and regional channel partners, industry wholesalers and local tourism stakeholders to promote Rwanda’s tourism opportunities;
•Assist and advise local tour operators and industry players on strategies and mechanisms to effectively market their products/experiences in the target markets;
•Ensure regular and updated production and publication of quality promotional collaterals to vantage access points in the select markets such as: promotional CDs and DVDs, videos, brochures, flyers, online media products, etc.;
•Identify, coordinate and participate in international and regional tourism fairs, conventions, meetings, roadshows and other promotional activities;

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Tourism, Hospitality, Marketing, Environmental Science or First degree in related fields with 3 years of working experience
Analytical skills, Leadership skills Problem
– solving skills, Time management skills, Team working skills, Multi
– tasking skills, Interpersonal skills, Report writing and presentation skills;
Communication skills, Planning and organization skills, Creativity and innovate, Computer software skills, Knowledge of the Rwandan Tourism Industry and Knowledge in Projects.

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Advisor to CTO at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

•Coordinate routing of information, planning, work allocation and reporting in the CTO’s office across different, departments, divisions and external stakeholders;
•Ensure good flow of communication on decisions and actions for follow up from the CTO to the relevant departments, divisions and units as well as to external stakeholders;
•Ensure assigned tasks in the CTO’s office are well carried out and lead on delivering certain projects and tasks as may be required;
•Closely update the CTO on the implementation status of key strategic assignments;
•Manage the CTO’s correspondence including, organizing essential correspondence for CTO’s priority action and responding to any correspondence as may be assigned on behalf of the CTO;
•Maintain the CTO’s calendar
– manage scheduling of meetings & appointments and provide required reminders;
•Manage the organization of meeting and events in the office of the CTO;
•Develop and manage an efficient documentation & filing system (electronic & physical);
•Ensure the effective management of the CTO’s office including monitoring office supplies to ensure timely provision of required supplies and following up on any required contracts;
•Work closely with CTO in support of issues that require specific follow
– up and handle special tasks as assigned;
•Manage walk
– in visitors to ensure appropriate reception and regulate interface with the CTO;
•Perform any other relevant duties that may be assigned by the CTO from time to time.

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Business Administration, Management, Economics, Tourism Studies, Public Policy, Public Administration, Hospitality, Marketing & Communications with 3 years of relevant working experience or;

•Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Business Administration, Management, Economics, Tourism Studies, Public Policy, Public Administration, Hospitality, Marketing & Communications;

Key Competencies required

•Good understanding of the national strategic priorities for tourism development
•Ability to multitask and prioritizes daily workload
•Highly organized with exemplary planning and time management skills with ability to complete tasks in a well
– organized, coordinated and timely manner
•Strong command of written and spoken English with proven ability to communicate articulately and concisely and adequately prepare written briefs, reports or presentations
•Strong interpersonal skills with ability to properly manage relationships with various audiences, including staff, management and external clients.
•Self
– starter with leadership skills with ability to proactively address the office needs
•Strong understanding of office management systems and procedures
•Excellent Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
•Ability to maintain discretion & confidentiality
•Strong command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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3 Positions of Export Marketing Analyst at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

•Implement marketing plan to promote high value exports in select strategic markets;
•Build and maintain strong pipeline of international export marketing events e.g. trade fairs;
•Develop and maintain strong database of strategic exporters and segment exporters for export promotion purposes;
•Organise and participate in strategic international export marketing events to promote Rwandan exports/ specific export sectors to targeted potential buyers;
•Closely monitor key trends in the priority export sectors such as; export volumes, export firm capacity;
•Organize inward and outward buyer missions/ fairs to create awareness of Rwandan exporters and exports;
•Implement well
– designed trade promotion programs aimed at facilitating exporters to penetrate new international markets;
•Undertake market research on existing and potential export markets and competitors to enhance the quality and competitiveness of Rwandan exports;
•Implement market linkage programs to ensure increased market exposure for Rwandan exports;
•Share relevant information gathered through exporter engagement with Reinvestment & Aftercare team;
•Meet and interact very regularly with investors as assigned by the team lead to understand and solve investor challenges;
•Conduct on site visits to registered investors as assigned by the team lead to identify problems and assess needs in order to ensure the operationalization of projects;
•Consistently and systematically record information and data regarding investor discussions, field visits, and challenges identified and input into the investment management system (CRM);
•Undertake post registration monitoring of all registered investment projects to check alignment with investment registration and relevant regulations;•Any other duties as required by the hierarchical supervisor

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Business administration (Finance, Accounting, and Marketing) Economics, Management, Food science, Market Intelligence, international trade with at least 3 years relevant working experience
or;
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Business Administration (Marketing, Accounting, Finance Management, Food science and Market Intelligence, international trade with at lest 5 years relevant working experience in trade related institution.
Key competencies required

•Strong understanding of main trade and export challenges facing Rwanda exporters.

•Strong analytical capacity in particular in matters related to trade and export development in Rwanda

•Ability to effectively coach export enterprise and trade support institutions in areas linked to international trade and export development

•Deep understanding of industry trends and capacities of existing and potential exporter in sector of food processing, Manufacturing and service sector.
•Deep understanding of multilateral trading system of international development programs, particularly, trade development programs ;

•Experience in working with both enterprises and trade support organizations in one or more developing countries.

•Ability to deliver multiple results simultaneously;

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Network & Systems Administration Specialist at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

design, deploy, maintain and optimization of RDB communication networks (HQ & branches)
responsible for installing, hardening, updating and upgrading RDB network devices OS’s
responsible for designing and deploying network management & monitoring system to monitor RDB networks in order to identify malicious and abnormal traffics
responsible for designing and implementing network security & access control policies and enforce compliance
responsible for developing, protecting and regularly updating RDB network documentation
responsible for management contracts related to internet and hosting services
provide technical support related to network connectivity and ensure 99.9% availability internet service
Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to procure network products and services.
responsible for assessing the status RDB networks and make recommendations for future optimization
responsible for coordinating the activities for the it infrastructure team
perform any other duty being subsequently assigned

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with Certification in CCNP or CCNP Security and 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Master’s Degree in Computer Sciences Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with Certification in CCNP or CCNP Security;
•Possession of relevant IT professional certifications such as MCSE, MCITP, RHCE and ITIL is an added advantage;

Key Competencies required
•Demonstrated strong skills in networking and systems administration;
•Certification in CCNP or CCNP Security;
•Strong skills in networking (routing and switching), system administration (Windows and Linux OS), DBMS and software development
•Highly organized, with high integrity and professional ethical standards;
•Ability to multi
– task and get things done in a fast paced environment;
•Professional, detail orientated, proactive and excellent team wor skills;
•Strong command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Asset Management Specialist at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

• Ensures tagging and engraving of all RDB assets
• Ensures Update of RDB assets register
• Monitors and controls movement of RDB assets
• Prepare and review timely asset management reports.
Plans, publicizes and oversees implementation of an updated Asset Register
• Ensures that the Asset Register is populated with assets according to policy
• Ensures maintenance of the Asset Register
• Ensures that assets are uniquely identified with naming conventions.
• Assist in meeting the overall strategic plan for Asset Management that contributes to the implementation of business and operating plans that are required to meet or exceed corporate objectives.
• Working with asset management regarding inventory counts or stocking of new equipment.
• Working with asset management regarding disposal of equipment which includes inventory of the asset and modifying the ticket system.
• Other miscellaneous duties

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Management in Finance or Accounting, with 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Management in Finance or Accounting;
•Possessing Professional certificates such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA and ACA is an added advantage;

Key Competencies required
•Good understanding of public policies, laws and regulations, relating to financial and asset management and accounting;
•Thorough knowledge of all public policies, laws and regulations, applicable to financial, asset management and accounting in the public sector;
•Strong planning and organizational skills with ability to effectively manage all the organizational assets;
•High level of integrity and professional ethics;
•Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills;
•Strong command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Competitiveness & Business Reform Analyst at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

• Identify and regularly compile information from at least five (5) most important international and peer ranking reports on the competitiveness of Rwandan business environment
• Develop and prioritize specific measures and action plans to improve Rwanda’s rankings for competitiveness and business efficiency;
• Develop and implement work
– plans for legislative measures, in partnership with other relevant government agencies, to implement measures in a timely way;
• Consolidate inputs from the teams across the CIO office as well as other relevant stakeholders and draft proposed business and policy reforms;
• Proactively research on strategic international ratings for closer monitoring;
• Liaise with and support SPU on needed policy changes;
• Any other duties as assigned by the hierarchical supervisor;
Job Profile
Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Business Administration, Management, Economics, Development Studies, Public Policy and Law, Strategic Management with 3 years relevant working experience or;

•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Business Administration, Management, Economics, Development Studies, Public Policy and Law, Strategic Management with 5 years relevant working experience;

Key Competencies required
•Deep expertize in key competitiveness levers, business reforms and policy development;
•Deep understanding of international business environments with ability to provide comparative analysis;
•Proven track record in successfully driving through business critical policy reforms;
•Strong analytical and research skills with ability to grasp methodologies of strategic international rankings and conduct required analysis;
•Excellent coordination skills with ability to effectively coordinate reform planning and implementation across different institutions and sectors;
•Highly organised with ability to develop and closely track implementation of annual reform action plans;
•Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to capture findings in clear and concise documentation and presentations;
•Strong command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Division Manager Finance at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

1. Design and implement strategic financial plans and budgets of the organization, outlining projected revenue sources and expenditures and the measures to be taken to control costs and increase revenues;
2. Design and implement institutional financial regulations and documenting these manuals that are up to date and suitable for use by all staff. i.e Financial and Accounting procedures, etc;
3. Establish a stringent expenditure control procedure which ensures that there is proper authorization of payments and making sure that expenditures are fully supported and budget lines maintained;
4. Develop and installing effective financial management systems and procedures aimed at improving financial reporting and accounting through a developed management system that ensures that revenues are properly receipted and accounted for as well as expenditures;
5. Develop a fixed assets policy governing cost effective acquisition, maintenance, valuation, depreciation, capitalization, replacement and disposal;
6. Design and coordinate the implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger, job costing, asset management as well as revenue management and collection system;
7. Planning and coordinating the organization’s investment of surplus funds, also working capital and expenditure programmes;
8. Coordinate financial management and accounting services;
9. Maintain financial management and accounting records;
10. Ensure timely payments including salaries and taxes ;
11. Ensure that the various financial management and accounting reports are prepared in a timely manner
12. Ensure that management of receipts and execution of expenditure is duly approved in accordance with existing laws and regulations
13. Prepare the necessary records for external audit;
14. Coordinate the external audit process in collaboration with the auditor general’s office
15. Provide financial management support to all related teams in Finance,
16. Establish and formalize financial management and control procedures
17. Participate in the preparation of work plans and annual budget
18. Plan and coordinate the preparation of annual and special budgets as well as financial accounting systems

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s Degree, in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Management specializing in Finance or Accounting with 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Management or Management specializing in Finance or Accounting, with 5 years of relevant working experience, 2 of which were in a managerial position;
•Professional certifications including ACCA, CPA, ACA, CIMA is an added advantage;

Key Competencies required
•Excellent knowledge of public financial management and accounting regulations, standards and procedures;
•Demonstrated excellent skills in public sector financial management, accounting and reporting;
•Excellent knowledge of the regulatory framework governing public financial management, accounting and reporting;
•Demonstrated strong skills in budgeting and expenditure management and reporting;
•Strong organizational, communication and managerial skills with high attention to detail;
•High integrity and high professional ethical standards;
•Ability to multitask and deliver in a fast paced environment;
•Excellent team work, leadership and coaching skills;
•Excellent command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Future Skills Development Analyst at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

– Analyze the national investment pipeline and develop actionable skills development plans to meet the skills needs of key investment projects in pipeline

– Undertake Skills forecasting to deliver and sustain long term national development agenda and advise the Head of Department on key priority sectors for short term, medium and long term future skills development

– Analyze NST 1 investment projects and draw their implications on skills development in short term, medium and long term perspective

– Engage the private sector to come up with innovative and actionable initiatives to bridge the skills gaps in key sectors

– Analyze the emerging technology and propose subsequent skills development mechanisms and programs to meet skills needed as a result of technology advancements

– Leverage the national Data Science and training center to streamline RDB data science initiatives and undertake capacity building for strategic capacity development department’s staff with the ultimate aim of using data for skills development problem solving

– Based on analysis of skills available (mapping done by sector capacity building analyst) and analysis of future skills needs in immediate and medium
– term, develop a strategy to bridge the skills gap. This can include but not limited to attracting diaspora talents, designing targeted scholarship programmes, identification of training providers to be attracted.

– Analyse skills partners of Labour Market Structural Shift and provide actionable recommendations for improved coordination

– Develop framework to identify talents and approaches for Talent Development in emerging technologies with competitive advantage for Rwanda

– Develop actionable mechanisms to attract Rwandan diaspora with Special talents to bridge the gap in skills for priority sectors

– Perform any other task as requested by the Head of Strategic Capacity Development in line with RDB mandate

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications

•Master degree in any of these fields: Economics, Development Studies, Demography, Actuarial Studies, Human Resource Management, Public Administration or Applied Statistics, with 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Economics, Development Studies, Demography, Actuarial Studies, Public Administration, Human Resource Management, or Applied Statistics, with 5 years of relevant working experience.

Key Competencies required

•Demonstrated knowledge of the national planning and development policies, strategies and implication on capacity building strategies;
•Demonstrated strong skills in forecasting demand and supply of sector(s) capacity development needs and developing required strategies;
•Excellent skills in diagnosing emerging sector skills needs;
•Highly analytical with excellent public relations and interpersonal skills, detail orientated, proper communication and presentation skills;
•Demonstrated skills in economic trends analysis, economic modeling and long run analysis of variable relationships;
•Proven skills to compile, analyze and interpret labor statistics and use them to project employment and skills;
•Excellent command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Emerging Tourism Analyst at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

•Develop and implement strategies to diversify the current tourism product offering while complimenting existing tourism products that are the mainstays of Rwanda’s economy;
•Work closely with key stakeholders to generate leads in emerging tourism sectors and follow up on generated business from those sectors;
•Collaborate with the team to devise strategies on how emerging activities can be linked with existing tourism and other economic activities;
•Oversee the Sector policies, regulations and practices of emerging tourism sectors to ensure sustainable development of the same;
•Collaborate with the team to develop branding, sales, communications materials and other promotional materials to raise awareness of emerging sectors;
•Maintain updated knowledge of strategies and activities of competing destinations and trends;
•Attends and participates in trade shows, industry meetings, sales efforts, bid presentations aimed at proactively promoting emerging tourism sectos;
•Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the hierarchical supervisor

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Tourism, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management, Marketing, Communication, Business Administration, Management, Public Relations with 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Tourism, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Management, Marketing, Communication, Business Administration, Management, Public Relations with 5 years of relevant working experience;

Key Competencies required:

•Strong command of the national tourism industry and priorities;
•Strong marketing mindset with demonstrated passion and enthusiasm towards tourism promotion and generating sales/revenues;
•Ability to work in a fast
– paced work environment;
•Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to prepare and deliver effective and professional presentations, briefs, reports, etc.
•Good organisational and time management skills with ability to plan workload and prioritize
– be detail oriented and work under pressure of various deadlines;
•Strong Interpersonal skills with tourists, stakeholders and staff with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively;
•Demonstrated strong experience in communicating with diverse groups;
•Ability to establish/develop targeted marketing techniques to attract increased tourism visits and spending;
•Analytical and critical thinking skills with ability to undertake research and make decisions based on analytical processes;
•Demonstrate exceptional skills in sales, customer relations, and problem solving
•Excellent command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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Division Manager Finance at RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD: ( Deadline 27 November 2020)

Job Description

1. Design and implement strategic financial plans and budgets of the organization, outlining projected revenue sources and expenditures and the measures to be taken to control costs and increase revenues;
2. Design and implement institutional financial regulations and documenting these manuals that are up to date and suitable for use by all staff. i.e Financial and Accounting procedures, etc;
3. Establish a stringent expenditure control procedure which ensures that there is proper authorization of payments and making sure that expenditures are fully supported and budget lines maintained;
4. Develop and installing effective financial management systems and procedures aimed at improving financial reporting and accounting through a developed management system that ensures that revenues are properly receipted and accounted for as well as expenditures;
5. Develop a fixed assets policy governing cost effective acquisition, maintenance, valuation, depreciation, capitalization, replacement and disposal;
6. Design and coordinate the implementation and maintenance of financial information systems to cover the general ledger, job costing, asset management as well as revenue management and collection system;
7. Planning and coordinating the organization’s investment of surplus funds, also working capital and expenditure programmes;
8. Coordinate financial management and accounting services;
9. Maintain financial management and accounting records;
10. Ensure timely payments including salaries and taxes ;
11. Ensure that the various financial management and accounting reports are prepared in a timely manner
12. Ensure that management of receipts and execution of expenditure is duly approved in accordance with existing laws and regulations
13. Prepare the necessary records for external audit;
14. Coordinate the external audit process in collaboration with the auditor general’s office
15. Provide financial management support to all related teams in Finance,
16. Establish and formalize financial management and control procedures
17. Participate in the preparation of work plans and annual budget
18. Plan and coordinate the preparation of annual and special budgets as well as financial accounting systems

Job Profile

Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s Degree, in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Management specializing in Finance or Accounting with 3 years of relevant working experience or;
•Bachelor’s Degree in any of these fields: Finance, Accounting, Business Management or Management specializing in Finance or Accounting, with 5 years of relevant working experience, 2 of which were in a managerial position;
•Professional certifications including ACCA, CPA, ACA, CIMA is an added advantage;

Key Competencies required
•Excellent knowledge of public financial management and accounting regulations, standards and procedures;
•Demonstrated excellent skills in public sector financial management, accounting and reporting;
•Excellent knowledge of the regulatory framework governing public financial management, accounting and reporting;
•Demonstrated strong skills in budgeting and expenditure management and reporting;
•Strong organizational, communication and managerial skills with high attention to detail;
•High integrity and high professional ethical standards;
•Ability to multitask and deliver in a fast paced environment;
•Excellent team work, leadership and coaching skills;
•Excellent command of written and spoken English;
•Proficiency in French and Kinyarwanda is an added advantage;

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