2 JOB POSITIONS AT GIZ Rwanda : ( Deadline : 11 August 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT GIZ Rwanda :  ( Deadline : 11 August 2019 )

 

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT GIZ Rwanda : ( Deadline : 11 August 2019 )

 

 

 

JOB AT GIZ Rwanda :Vacancy for an Advisor for the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa : ( Deadline : 11 August 2019 )

 

 

 

Vacancy for an Advisor for the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa

 

 

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology).

 

 

 

 

The “Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa” (https://Make-IT-initiative.org/africa/) promotes digital innovation for sustainable and inclusive development in Africa. In close collaboration with corporate and financing partners, social enterprises, hubs, and networks, ‘Make-IT in Africa’ supports the growth of an enabling environment for young start-ups in the digital economy in Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, and Tunisia – to facilitate better access to finance, markets and skills. As national coordinator for Make-IT in Africa Desk Accra, you will be one of two national representatives and be part of the Africa team of the Initiative.

GIZ Rwanda is currently looking for an Advisor for the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa.

Your responsibility will be to:

 

 

1. Establish the Make-IT in Africa Desk Kigali

 

 

– Establish and manage collaboration projects between International companies and Rwandan start-ups
– Set up and coordinate the Make-IT in Africa Mentor Pool Rwanda

2. Support Rwandan tech start-ups

Set up and manage start-up support programs (e.g. Accelerators) for Make-IT in Africa
Set up and manage a joint pipeline initiative for better access to investment for Rwandan start-ups
Provide Matchmaking for Rwandan start-ups with business partners (start-up corporate connect)
Identifying and maintaining contact with private investors and public financing partners for Rwandan tech start-ups

 

 

3. Project management, monitoring, and evaluation

 

 

Knowledge sharing with other Make-IT in Africa Desks in Accra, Nairobi, Lagos and Tunis
Implementation of selected activities in a regional team
Cooperate closely with other (GIZ) projects
Maintain and carry out quality assurance of Make-IT in Africa Activities in Kigali
Monitoring and evaluating of measures implemented locally and reporting to the headquarter in Germany

 

 

4. Communication and networking

 

 

PR and communication of Make-IT in Africa in the Rwandan start-up eco-system
Event management: identify local events, create and organize own events, etc.

 

 

5. International Collaboration and Exposure

 

 

 

Establish and manage new cooperation formats (‘exposure projects’) between European companies and Rwanda start-ups
Strategic cooperation with the Make-IT Alliance partners in the partner countries

 

 

Qualification and Requirements

 

 

University degree in communications science, economics, political science, social science, business informatics or a similar subject.

At least three years of professional experience in the field of start-up promotion, communication, network management and cooperation with the private sector.
Extensive knowledge of digital modernization in Africa and of the Rwandan digital start-up eco-system.
Excellent organizational and coordination skills
Ability to work independently, structure your tasks, familiarize yourself with new topics quickly and comprehensively.
You have excellent writing and communication skills and a great interest in ICT and technology; you are very flexible and are able to work under pressure.
Business fluency in English is vital. Knowledge of German and French would be an advantage.
Time and Duration of Assignment: The contract will run from 1. October 2019 up to December 2020.

 

 

GIZ Rwanda is an equal opportunity employer, both men and women are encouraged to apply.

 

 

How to apply:

 

 

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates, and references) until 11th Aug 2019 at 4:00 PM, by e-mail to [email protected]

 

 

The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.

 

 

GIZ Office Rwanda

 

KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu

 

 

P.O. Box 59, Kigali,

 

Rwanda

 

GIZ office Rwanda reserves all rights!!

 

 

 

 

 

JOB AT GIZ Rwanda : Administrative Assistant : ( Deadline : 11 August 2019 )

 

 

 

Vacancy for Administrative Assistant for the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa

 

 

 

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is a federally owned international cooperation enterprise for sustainable development with worldwide operations. GIZ has worked in Rwanda for over 30 years. The primary objectives between the Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany are poverty reduction and promotion of sustainable development. To achieve these objectives, GIZ Rwanda is active in the sectors of Decentralization and Good Governance, Economic Development and Employment Promotion, Energy and ICT (Information and Communications Technology).

 

The “Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa” (https://Make-IT-initiative.org/africa/) promotes digital innovation for sustainable and inclusive development in Africa. In close collaboration with corporate and financing partners, social enterprises, hubs, and networks, ‘Make-IT in Africa’ supports the growth of an enabling environment for young start-ups in the digital economy in Rwanda, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Tunisia – to facilitate better access to finance, markets and skills. As national coordinator for Make-IT in Africa Desk Accra, you will be one of two national representatives and be part of the Africa team of the Initiative.

 

 

 

GIZ Rwanda is searching candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative Make-IT in Africa

 

 

A. Responsibilities

 

The Administrative assistant is responsible for:

Overall smooth, uninterrupted functioning of the project office.
Maintenance of an overall good flow of communication and information in the project.
Filing of documents according to GIZ procedures.
Assisting in other accounting duties.
The administrative assistant performs the following tasks:

 

 

B. Tasks

 

1. Secretariat work and services

 

 

Organizing, developing and overseeing office working processes in line with GIZ regulations
Organizing events, workshops, and meetings.
Taking notes and writes minutes of meetings.
Managing incoming and outgoing correspondence (post, fax, email).
Photocopying and scans documents as needed
Drafting official letters independently.
Keeping the schedule of the team leader and other component leaders
Entering information/documents into and maintaining the electronic management information and paper-based filing system.

 

2. Administration

 

 

Creating and maintains a filing system for the office, treats the information confidentially, specifically in the areas of personnel and finance.
Monitoring and verifies vehicle logbook and monitoring fuel consumption.
Carrying out procurements on request of team leader according to GIZ regulations.
Updating and maintains the inventory list of the Project
Managing stock of stationery, consumables and other materials.

 

3. Other duties/additional tasks

 

 

Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management
C. Required qualifications, competences and experience

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or similar area
Professional experience

At least 1-3 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
Other knowledge, additional competences

Good working knowledge of ICT technologies and Start-up Ecosystem
Very good knowledge of English and Kinyarwanda. French would be an asset
Pro-active and open personality, willing to communicate with team and partners

 

How to apply:

 

 

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates, and references) until 11th August 2019 at 4:00 PM, by e-mail to [email protected]

 

 

The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject.

Women and people with disability are especially encouraged to submit applications.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for test and interview.

 

 

GIZ Office Rwanda

 

KN 41 St. / Nr.17, Kiyovu

 

P.O. Box 59, Kigali,

 

Rwanda

 

GIZ office Rwanda reserves all rights!!

 

 





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