2 JOB POSITIONS AT SNV Rwanda : ( Deadline : 10 May 2019 )

2 JOB POSITIONS AT SNV Rwanda :  ( Deadline : 10 May 2019 )

 

2 JOB POSITIONS AT SNV Rwanda : ( Deadline : 10 May 2019 )

 

 

JOB AT SNV Rwanda : Improved Cook Stoves Promotion and Business Development Advisor : ( Deadline : 10 May 2019 )

 

 

Improved Cook Stoves Promotion and Business Development Advisor (Rwandan National)

Kigali with 80% of work in rural areas, Kigali City, rw

Full-time

Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

 

 

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

 

For more information on SNV’s operations, visit our website: www.snvworld.org

 

 

Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

In full alignment with the draft 2018 Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) of the government of Rwanda; SNV and GIZ will partner together to start a new project in the renewable energy sector. SNV will be promoting cookstoves at various tier levels in order for there to be wide consumer choice based on which improved cookstoves is right for the consumer. The overall objective of this programme will be to improve access to and sustained use of clean and efficient cooking solutions for poor households through market-led production and distribution of improved cookstoves. This will be done through interventions aimed at creating demand, strengthening the supply, and creating an enabling environment while at the same time acknowledging the importance of access to finance.

 

 

There are actually 22 improved cooking stoves (ICS) producer cooperatives at a different level of performance and production. The main responsibility of the ICS promotion and business development adviser will be to ensure their smooth operations while developing a market for ICS in these Districts.

 

 

Main responsibilities:

 

Develop a District ICS promotion strategy and plan in cooperation with local stakeholders

Creating public support at the decentralized level through multi-stakeholder dialogue on fuel and ICS issues;

Convening on concrete goals and public engagement in measures to achieve the ICS District Development targets;

Organize BCC awareness campaigns to rural ICS consumer groups and facilitate targeted ICS media campaign;

Organize ICS Sensitization, mobilization, awareness raising, promotion and marketing events and exhibitions in rural areas

monitor, assess and report on the efficiency and effectiveness of the promotion strategy: identify and document push and pull factors that facilitate/hinder the adoption of ICS technology

Develop tailor-made trainings on cooperative development, governance, and management geared at the existing ICS cooperatives

Improving the management and business operations for the rural ICS cooperatives

Developing business case and business plans for targeted ICS rural cooperatives

Conduct business mentorship for the ICS cooperative members (Producers, retailers, clients mobilizers and installers)

Improve ICS cooperatives viability through the establishment of saving groups and ensure access to finance

Business and brand awareness capacity building to ICS producers/Cooperatives

Supporting the establishment of a distribution network and “last mile” retailing system/Hubs in rural areas

Education: Degree in management or related fields.

Work experience and technical expertise:

Proven experience in products promotion and mobilization of consumer groups;

Proven experience in business coaching for cooperatives/or Small and Medium Enterprises;

Experience in cooperatives development and management;

Experience in private sector development (Including business plans development);

Experience into advocacy and District support;

Experience into establishing saving groups and access to finance

Deep knowledge of markets linkages in Rwanda rural settings

Past experience in setting-up win-win partnerships

At least 6 years of relevant working experience (promoting a new technology);

Knowledge, Technical expertise and Abilities:

excellent interpersonal and networking skills,
team commitment and gender sensitive;

good knowledge of the rural energy sector in Rwanda;

good knowledge of and well connected with the different actors in the sector;

excellent verbal and written communication skills in Kinyarwanda

Conceptual working and thinking level with experience in business coaching
Ability to network and conduct winning linkages
Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach, and negotiation.

Language requirements: Good command of English and Kinyarwanda

Computer Skills: Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Reporting level: Reports to Project Manager

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Education: Degree in management or related fields.

Work experience and technical expertise:

Proven experience in products promotion and mobilization of consumer groups;

Proven experience in business coaching for cooperatives/or Small and Medium Enterprises;

Experience in cooperatives development and management;

Experience in private sector development (Including business plans development);

Experience into advocacy and District support;

Experience into establishing saving groups and access to finance

Deep knowledge of markets linkages in Rwanda rural settings

Past experience in setting-up win-win partnerships

At least 6 years of relevant working experience (promoting a new technology);

Knowledge, Technical expertise and Abilities:

excellent interpersonal and networking skills,
team commitment and gender sensitive;

good knowledge of the rural energy sector in Rwanda;

good knowledge of and well connected with the different actors in the sector;

excellent verbal and written communication skills in Kinyarwanda

Conceptual working and thinking level with experience in business coaching
Ability to network and conduct winning linkages
Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach, and negotiation.

Language requirements: Good command of English and Kinyarwanda

Computer Skills: Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Reporting level: Reports to Project Manager

 

 

Additional Information

How to Apply

Candidates should apply by sending:

i) A motivation letter;

ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae, and;

iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

Only applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their applications on the Smart Recruiters on or before 14th May 2018.

NB: You are required to mention the title of the position on the subject line of your application.

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

 

 

JOB AT SNV Rwanda : Improved Cooking Stoves Technical and Quality Control Adviser : ( Deadline : 10 May 2019 )

 

 

 

IMPROVED COOKING STOVES TECHNICAL AND QUALITY CONTROL ADVISER (Rwandan National)

 

Kigali city (with 80% of work in rural areas), rw

Full-time

Contract type: National employment contract

Company Description

 

 

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 39 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors works with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge, and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

For more information on SNV’s operations, visit our website: www.snvworld.org

 

 

Job Description

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

In full alignment with the draft 2018 Biomass Energy Strategy (BEST) of the government of Rwanda; SNV and GIZ will partner together to start a new project in the renewable energy sector. SNV will be promoting cookstoves at various tier levels in order for there to be wide consumer choice based on which improved cookstoves is right for the consumer. The overall objective of this programme will be to improve access to and sustained use of clean and efficient cooking solutions for poor households through market-led production and distribution of improved cookstoves. This will be done through interventions aimed at creating demand, strengthening the supply, and creating an enabling environment while at the same time acknowledging the importance of access to finance.

The main responsibility of the ICS technical and quality control adviser will be to participate into establishing and strengthening an improved cookstoves supply chain: Improving technical skills into ICS manufacturing and establish quality control mechanisms; while also supporting the establishment of distribution and “last mile” retailing system with existing ICS companies and cooperatives.

 

 

 

 

Main responsibilities:

 

 

Convening on concrete goals and public engagement in measures to achieve the ICS district development targets

Supporting the establishment of a distribution network and “last mile” retailing system/Hubs in rural areas

Identify all the ICS private sector actors and continuously scan the market for newcomers

Develop together with the private sector the technical specifications for ICS products

Facilitate Private companies to showcase their ICS products into exhibitions and other events

Quality control for the produced ICS, as per the standards

Technical trainings for stoves retailers

Develop tailor-made technical trainings for ICS manufacturers/Producers

Connect to research institutions in relation to ICS testing and Branding

Contribute to improving the quality of ICS manufactured locally

Conduct technical mentorship for the ICS cooperative members (Producers, retailers, installers)

Liaise with REG/EDCL in terms of joint activity planning and enhance exchanges on ICS technology trends

 

Education: Degree in Civil engineering/Environmental technology

 

Work experience and technical expertise:

 

Proven experience in ICS technology;

Proven experience in technical coaching for cooperatives/or Small and Medium Enterprises;

Experience in private sector development (Including product development);

Experience into advocacy and District support;

Experience into partnering and working with research institutions

Deep knowledge of markets linkages in Rwanda rural settings

Past experience in setting-up win-win partnerships

At least 6 years of relevant working experience (Developing new technologies and technical advisory);

 

 

Knowledge, Technical expertise and Abilities:

 

excellent interpersonal and networking skills,
team commitment and gender sensitive;

good knowledge of the rural energy sector in Rwanda;

good knowledge of and well connected with the different actors in the sector;

excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda

Conceptual working and thinking level with experience in business coaching
Ability to network and conduct winning linkages
Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach, and negotiation.
Language requirements: Good command of English and Kinyarwanda

Computer Skills: Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Reporting level: Reports to Project Manager

 

Qualifications

 

Education: Degree in Civil engineering/Environmental technology

Work experience and technical expertise:

Proven experience in ICS technology;

Proven experience in technical coaching for cooperatives/or Small and Medium Enterprises;

Experience in private sector development (Including product development);

Experience into advocacy and District support;

Experience into partnering and working with research institutions

Deep knowledge of markets linkages in Rwanda rural settings

Past experience in setting-up win-win partnerships

At least 6 years of relevant working experience (Developing new technologies and technical advisory);

Knowledge, Technical expertise and Abilities:

excellent interpersonal and networking skills,
team commitment and gender sensitive;

good knowledge of the rural energy sector in Rwanda;

good knowledge of and well connected with the different actors in the sector;

excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda

Conceptual working and thinking level with experience in business coaching
Ability to network and conduct winning linkages
Attention to details, preciseness in the execution of tasks, solution-oriented working approach, and negotiation.
Language requirements: Good command of English and Kinyarwanda

Computer Skills: Proficiency /Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Reporting level: Reports to Project Manager

 

Additional Information

 

How to Apply

 

Candidates should apply by sending:

i) A motivation letter;

ii) An updated Curriculum Vitae, and;

iii) Names and contact details of three professional referees.

Only applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their applications either on the Smart Recruiters on or before 14th May 2018.

NB: You are required to mention the title of the position on the subject line of your application.

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

 

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

 

 








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