18 Job Positions available at Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

18 Job Positions available at Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

18 Job Positions available at Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job at MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES : Capacity Building Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

• Coordinate the preparation of the annual Agriculture Sector Capacity building plan
• Ensure or Organize and oversee the implementation of the developed Agriculture Sector Capacity building plan;
• Coordinate the internship program in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources ( Professional and academic internship) in collaboration with different stakeholders or partners;
• Coordinate the short term and long term training of all partners in the agriculture sector
• Produce different needed the capacity building reports to be submitted to the competent authorities in collaboration with the concerned department
• Facilitate the network with all partners in terms of capacity building and funding
• Identify and organize collaborative partnership with selected trainers or capacity development experts to meet the set target;
• Develop a range of specific sustainable training programs in agriculture sector;
• Carry out on a periodic basis the capacity needs assessment in order to collect the useful data in the development of skills gap document;
• Monitor the trainees and trainers to provide a relative report on the training process;

• Develop partnerships with networks of professionals to share experiences in the area of capacity development;
• Coordinate or align training modules to direct beneficiaries of the training on the basis of best practices and the principles of “learning by doing”;
• Ensure support to updating and modelling of all training guides and manuals in the agriculture sector.

 

Job Profile

Ao in Business Administration,Human Resources Management, Education and Management, with three (3) years of working experience in the field of Capacity building or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Education and Management,

 

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of Agriculture sector;

– Knowledge of Capacity building procedures, technics and strategies;

– Interpersonal Skills;

– Communication skills;

– Negotiation Skills;

– Problem
– solving skills;

– Analytical skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Job at MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES : Electromechanical Engineer (UNDER CONTRACT) (Deadline: 23 November 2018 )

Job Description

– To oversee the maintenance of all plant and silos equipment in accordance with the agreed upon standards and procedure.

– To plan, coordinate and supervise all works to all National strategic grain reserve silos and plants, Mechanical, Electrical, Metallic construction, Carpentry, and Building Construction;

– To make sure that the general maintenance schedule for each area of the silos and plants is followed on a continuous basis and possible future problems are forecasted and prevented.

– To make sure those sensitive areas such as the generator room, water tanks and general inspection areas are well secured with controlled access.

– To make sure that all ordered materials, tools, and spare parts from store used during the maintenance works are properly utilized so that the work is correctly and efficiently completed.

– To make sure that all maintenance requests are acted upon promptly and efficiently.

– To prepare list of some tools and materials needed through the Task Force management and purchase those items when necessary;

– To make sure that all manuals and list of spare parts for operating equipment are properly stored in the maintenance office.

– Budgeting the next and New Year budget in my Maintenance Department according to the given plan and the needs of all sections;

– To assist where and when necessary, and in event of emergencies, which may mean coming any time and even when you are in off.

 

Job Profile

Ao in Electro mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with3 years of working experience in the field of mechanical engineering.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge in Agriculture sector;

– Deep knowledge and skills in electrical and mechanical engineering;

– Interpersonal Skills;

– Communication skills;

– Negotiation Skills;

– Problem
– solving skills;

– Analytical skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Job at MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES : Strategic Reserves Specialist (Under contract) (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

– To help the Strategic Reserve Program Manager to coordinate all activities related to storage at national, community and household levels,

– To provide all technical advices related to storage management;

– To control quality of stored grains and oversee the plants/ warehouses operations.

– To monitor the progress of implementation of the action plan in storage,

– To help the Strategic Reserve Program Manager to manage properly country strategic reserves,

– To provide monthly report of activities to the Strategic Reserve Program Manager ,

– To help the Strategic Reserve Program Manager in monitoring and evaluation of policies, strategies and programs aimed at promoting agriculture postharvest handling and storage development;

– To help the Strategic Reserve Program Manager to develop appropriate systems to improve storage, processing and marketing of agricultural products;

– To determine and evaluate the needs for the warehouse and Silo plant

– To make sure that the basic principles of the inventory controls are respected,

– To make sure that all the book and report of stocks management are well filed out brought up to date and well classified

– To control regularly the state of the foodstuffs and to inform the supervisor of any abnormalities observed,




– Training and coaching of Warehouse managers in pest control and fumigation operation

– To work as a focal point of the National Strategic Grain Reserve in the area he(she) works

– To make all others activities asked to him by its superiors,

 

Job Profile

Ao in Food Science, Management and Agri business with a working experience of3 years in Grain storage management or a Master’s degree in Food Science, Management and Agri business with a working experience of 1 years in Grain storage management

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Deep knowledge of Agriculture context development agenda;

– Knowledge in emergency response and recovery following natural disaster;

– Knowledge in designing and implementing appropriate and effective safety nets, including cash and/or food transfer programming;

– Skills in technical proposal writing, designing and implementing food security programs;

– Interpersonal Skills;

– Communication skills;

– Negotiation Skills;

– Problem
– solving skills;

– Analytical skills;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage.

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Accountant (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

– Prepare indirect payments for both ordinary and development budget. Strengthen and maintain network with BNR and MINECOFIN focal persons for effective service delivery.

– File all accounting documents; ensure proper and regular filling of documents to facilitate internal and external audits;.

– Produce monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.

– Prepare bank accounts reconciliation, Analyze financial statements for consistency and correct errors in financial statements as and when necessary;

– Declare and pay VAT and withholding taxes of NIRDA service providers in compliance with RRA and on time.

 

Job Profile

Accounting Professional Qualification recognised by IFAC (ACCA, CPA) or A0 in Finance, Accounting or Management with specialization in Finance/Accounting

 

Key technical skills and knowledge required

? Strong command of written English
? Knowledge of cost analysis techniques
? Knowledge to analyse complex financial information and produce reports
? Deep understanding of financial accounts
? Planning and organizational skills
? Communication skills
? Knowledge of IFMIS
? Judgment and decision
– making skills;
? High analytical skills
? Interpersonal skills
? Time management skills
? Complex problem solving
? Flexibility skills
? Knowledge of French is an added advantage

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Director of ICT (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

? Leadership and Direction of the ICT Unit
? Manage all IT systems & processes in line with the requirements and strategic direction of the institution.
? Define the institution’s strategy for ICT usage to improve organisational efficiency and knowledge sharing mandate.
? Provide technical assistance and direction to all IT Specialists;
? Oversee regular technological audits of the institution to maintain and upgrade its systems as required.
? Submit annually an ICT budget that reflects the ICT procurement needs of the entire institution.
? Contribute to NIRDA’s Senior Management Team decision making process, including input to strategic policy making.

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering with 1 year of relevant working experience or A0 in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering or Information Management with 3 years of relevant working experience and Certifications in A+, N+ is required; Certifications in CCNA, MCSE, MCSD, MCTs (.NET),LAMP/WAMP Framework or MCITP are an added advantage.

 

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Experience in IT System analysis, implementation and evaluation
? Sound understanding of computer systems, hardware, software and networks
? Experience developing and managing ICT budget
? Excellent organizational skills
? Advanced leadership skills, including coaching, team
– building, problem solving, conflict resolution, consensus
– building
? Ability to provide innovative technical solutions, strategies and options to complex and critical technical issues affecting multiple disciplines and work groups
? Knowledge of French is an added advantage

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Director of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (Deadline: 23 November 2018 )

Job Description

Master’s Degree in Development studies, Management, Economics, Project Management, orBusiness Administration with with 1 year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Management, Economics, Project Management or Business Administration with 3 years of relevant working experience

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Development studies, Management, Economics, Project Management, orBusiness Administration with with 1 year of relevant working experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Management, Economics, Project Management or Business Administration with 3 years of relevant working experience

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Knowledge of results based management, logical framework approach, strategic planning processes and tools
? Knowledge of Rwanda’s industrial research development policies and strategies
? Knowledge of drafting action plans and operations plans
? Knowledge to conduct policy and analysis and draft proposals
? Knowledge of monitoring and valuation concepts, systems and tools
? Advanced leadership skills, including coaching, team
– building, problem solving, conflict resolution, consensus
– building
? Organization skills
? High analytical and complex problem solving skills
? Judgement and decision making skills
? Team working skills
? Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
? Knowledge of French is an added advantage

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Director of Administration and Finance (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

A0 in Finance, Accounting, Management specialising in Finance, Accounting with Professional Qualifications CPA, ACCA and 3 years of working Experience

Duties and responsibilities:
A. Financial Duties:

– Supervise the preparation of the draft budget;

– Monitoring the annual operating budgets ;

– Control budget execution in compliance with the public financial rules and procedures;

– Make relevant monthly and annual reports of the budget execution;

– Prepare periodic cash flow plans;

– To check conformity and accuracy of payments requests;

– Ensure proper disbursement of funds is supported by appropriate vouchers;

– Ensure the establishment and maintainance of appropriate Cash Book and General Ledger to Record Revenue and Expenditure operations;

– Coordinate preparation of bank reconciliation statements at the end of each month ;

– Ensure proper documentation to support vouchers, including authorization according to
regulations;

– Ensure adherence to the raised during the previous financial year.
B. Administrative Duties:

– Coordinate all activities of the administration and reporting to the DG of Corporate Services;

– Ensure the staff’s welfare and compliance with public HR regislation;

– Identify vacant positions and coordinate the whole recruitment process.

– Prepare and draft contracts of employment in collaboration with the legal advisor;

– Coordinate the staff performance contract evaluation and assess the process compliance;

– Ensure salary management and other staff benefits on a regular basis;

– Oversight on various service providers for the ministry and handling
contracts signed between the ministry and private companies;

– Initiate all programs pertaining to social, cultural and recreational staff’s life;

 

Job Profile

Accounting Professional Qualification recognised by IFAC (ACCA, CPA); Or A0 Public Finance, Finance, Accounting or Management with specialization in Finance/Accounting with 3 years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Management with specialization in Finance / Accounting with 1 year of relevant working experience.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of Rwanda’s financial management
standards and procedures;

– Knowledge of Accounting principles and practices and
financial data reporting.

– Knowledge of Rwanda Public Financial Law;

– Leadership and management skills;

– Planning and organisational, Budgeting skills;

– Communication skills;

– Strong IT skills, particularly in Financia software
(SMART IFMIS);

– Time management Skills

– Interviewing Skills;

– Judgment & Decision making skills;

– Complex Proble solving;

– fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French;

– Prepare and draft contracts of employment in collaboration with the legal advisor;

– Coordinate the staff performance contract evaluation and assess the process compliance;

– Ensure salary management and other staff benefits on a regular basis;

– Oversight on various service providers for the ministry and handling
contracts signed between the ministry and private companies;

– Initiate all programs pertaining to social, cultural and recreational staff’s life;

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Planning, M&E Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018 )

Job Description

? Identify institutional priorities in line with National development programs and elaborate action plan in partnership with relevant departments, affiliated agencies and other stakeholders
? Lead the development of the institution’s action plan in partnership with relevant departments, affiliated agencies and other stakeholders;
? Consolidate and harmonize departmental action plans;
? Participate in budget preparation and produce the annexes to the action plan;
? Capture institutional action plan in SMART IFMS and IPPIS;
? Contribute to building capacity of staff and partners in planning.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Project Management, Management, Development Studies or Business Administration with 3 years of relevant working experience or Master’s Degree in Economics, Planning, Project Management, Management, Development Studiesor Business Administration.

 

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Knowledge of results based management, logical framework approach, strategic planning processes and tools;
? Knowledge of Rwanda’s industrial research development policies and strategies;
? Knowledge of drafting action plans and operations plans;
? Knowledge to conduct policy and analysis and draft proposals;
? Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation concepts, systems and tools,
? Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
? High analytical and complex problem solving skills
? Judgement and decision making skills
? Team working skills
? Knowledge of French is an added advantage

 

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4 Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Positions at Knowledge Management Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018 )

Job Description

? Monitor technology developments and ensure all relevant information and learning is captured.
? Development and maintenance of a comprehensive database on value chains in which NIRDA is operational including

– enterprise database,

– technology database,

– potential B2B partners,

– sources of research knowledge
? Design and implement effective learning activities across the organization, to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge sharing.
? Curate technical website content to ensure that the right knowledge is getting to NIRDAs audiences.
? Document and share learning – ensure requirements, lessons learned, and best practices for products, events, and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented.
? Manage knowledge sharing events for external promotion –– in collaboration with project partners, the PSF and any relevant government ministries, departments and agencies.
? Contribute expertise and input as required into cross
– functional project teams.

 

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management, Information Systems, documentation Studies, Systems Analysis, System Management orLibrary Science or Bachelor Degree in Information Technology Management, Information Systems, documentation Studies, Systems Analysis, System Management orLibrary Science with 3 years of relevant work experience.

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Ability to navigate new communication technology platforms with ease.
? Expert planning skills
? High analytical capacity and ability to frame technical knowledge for various audiences
? Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to build relationships across the institution and sector
? Ability to develop various formats of publication from information shared by the institution
? Demonstrated excellent report writing and presentation skills
? Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

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4 Job Positions at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Operational Monitoring Specialist (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

? Define, in consultation with the members of the Business Advisory Services Division clear indicators, with baselines and targets, for each supported project
? Develop a results measurement plan for each supported project as per the agreed template
? Design, implement and interpret surveys and statistical analyses to inform evaluation.
? Report upon and present survey results, conclusions and implications to the management team and relevant operational units.
? Follow up on completed projects to gather information on outcomes and continue support
? Ensure that the relevant project implementation teams undertake an annual review of the overall progress of their value chain.
? Ensure data from the Results Monitoring Platforms is fed into the overall NIRDA results measurement system and onwards to the MINICOM monitoring system.
? Contribute expertise and input as required into cross
– functional project teams

Job Profile

Master’s Degree in Project Management, Business Management, Economics, Management, Development Studies, Business Administration , Public Administration or Monitoring and Evaluation Or Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Business Management, Economics, Management, Development Studies, Business Administration Public Administration or Monitoring and Evaluation with 3 years of relevant working experience

Key technical skills and knowledge required:

? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Knowledge of results based management, logical framework approach, strategic planning processes and tools;
? Demonstrated experience evaluating technology projects
? Demonstrated experience monitoring project operations from start to end.
? High analytical capability to inform NIRDA’s learning when assessing industry performance under various projects.
? Extensive understanding of the national, regional and international contexts of industrial research and development agenda
? High analytical capacities, ability to communicate key learnings effectively through various reporting tools
? Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
? Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Internal Auditor (Deadline: 23 August 2018)

 

Job Description

? Prepare NIRDA’s internal annual audit plan, consulting the various units, and ensuring timely approval by audit committee and submission to the line ministry.
? Carry out monthly and annual financial reviews. Provide audit reports to the Director General.
? Advise the institution on the appropriateness of accounting records and financial reporting.
? Provide advisory services for solutions to financial and internal controls.
? Identify and evaluate the entity risks in all auditable areas.
? Follow
– up on the implementation of audit recommendations, reviewing management response to internal and external audit reports.
? Prepare a consolidated Quarterly Internal Audit Report (QIAR) submitted to the audit committee.
? Prepare Internal Audit annual report to be presented to the Board.

 

Job Profile

? Prepare NIRDA’s internal annual audit plan, consulting the various units, and ensuring timely approval by audit committee and submission to the line ministry.
? Carry out monthly and annual financial reviews. Provide audit reports to the Director General.
? Advise the institution on the appropriateness of accounting records and financial reporting.
? Provide advisory services for solutions to financial and internal controls.
? Identify and evaluate the entity risks in all auditable areas.
? Follow
– up on the implementation of audit recommendations, reviewing management response to internal and external audit reports.
? Prepare a consolidated Quarterly Internal Audit Report (QIAR) submitted to the audit committee.
? Prepare Internal Audit annual report to be presented to the Board.

 

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Job at NATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY : Head of Central Secretariat (Deadline: 23 November 2018)

Job Description

Receive NIRDA’s clients and visitors and provide orientation at entrance.
Receive, record and ensure distribution of all incoming and outgoing mail.
Scan and submit incoming mails through E
– mboni system;
Maintain an accurate filing system of all incoming and outgoing correspondence hard copy and in E
– mboni.;
Facilitate institution staff to access filed documents;
Ensure the security of the Institution’s correspondences and stamp;
Write and submit on a regular basis (monthly and quarterly) reports of the central secretariat.
Receive and answer phone inquiries and orient them to the right office.

Job Profile

A1 in Secretarial Studies,Office Management, or A0 in Public Administration, Administrative Sciences, Management, Sociology, Social Work or Law.

Key technical skills and knowledge required
? Strong command of written and spoken English
? Excellent report writing skills
? Strong organizational skills
? Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders
? Strong command of Microsoft office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
? Knowledge and use of E
– mboni document tracking system used in Public Service
? Demonstrated problem
– solving
? Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle confidential information with discretion
? Fluent in Kinyarwanda
? Knowledge of French is an added advantage

 

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