2 Positions at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 4 March 2021)

2 Positions at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 4 March 2021)


2 Positions at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 4 March 2021)

Finance Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 4 March 2021)

FINANCE MANAGER

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Finance Manager. This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

 The Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity, from start-up through close-out. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he ensures proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial procedures, USAID regulations, and the grant agreement. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

10%

Advise program teams on resource integration options to meet match requirements of grants and on recovery of indirect and field ministry service costs for grants and private funding

Well managed grant budget

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Lead the development of the annual program team operating budget, monitor actual performance and develop project projections

Well managed grant budget

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Review and/or generate financial reports for compliance with grant and donor requirements

Timely and accurate financial reporting for grants

10%

Analyze spending trends and provide feedback and analysis to team leaders and field colleagues on areas with significant over- or under spending

Well managed grant budget

Good audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Prepare close-out documentation at end of funding cycles in compliance with government regulations

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

5%

Support government and World Vision International audits, provide required information, and facilitate audit recommendations implementation

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

Low risk audit reports

Positive feedback from donors

10%

Consult Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party on cost allocations, general accounting and internal controls as required

Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party are equipped to make sound financial decisions

5%

Implement financial policies in accordance with World Vision Field Financial Manual, USAID Rules and Regulations and local financial regulations

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

5

Practice standard financial systems, including implementation of good internal controls, asset monitoring and reconciliation of all funds accounts

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

5

Oversee preparation of financial documents and ledgers

High quality financial reporting

5

Assure that all grant policies and regulations are adhered to in the charging of cost

Strong compliance to all applicable regulations

10

Assure that cash transactions are well planned, controlled and reported

Low risk audit reports regarding cash management in grant

Positive feedback from donors

5

Liaise with appropriate partner offices regarding financial and accounting issues

Strong alignment and collaboration with donor representatives and NO finance manager

Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or international business management
  • ACCA, CPA or other professional accreditation
  • At least seven (7) years of accounting and/or grants management experience
  • At least five (5) years of experience managing staff
  • Three (3) years USAID grant experience
  • Excellent command of Excel and SunSystem
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Must be able to work in a cross-cultural environment
  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Work in an international relief and development organization is preferred
  • Gateway to Grants certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of local taxation laws is preferred
  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 4th March 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 4 March 2021)

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING MANAGER 

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager. This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

 The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring, evaluation, and learning, including both formative (pre-intervention) and summative research (post-intervention) of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning.

The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager would also be responsible for the evaluation that will sum up the grant’s accomplishments in accurate and objective way. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

40%

Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting

  • Develop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance to the design document and donor requirements
  •  Prepare M&E plan and budget
  • Participate in development of the annual work plan, ensuring alignment with technical strategy
  • Identify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, as required.
  • Clarify and/or facilitate process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-grantees
  • Oversee and execute M&E activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learnt; monitor the follow up on evaluation recommendations
  • Guide staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.  This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.
  • Prepare consolidation progress reports for grant management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendations
  •  Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed
  • Identify the need and draw up the ToRs for specific studies; Recruit, guide, and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts
  • Effective M&E framework is in pla
  • M&E plan and budget are available on time
  • M&E is aligned to grant objective
  • Baseline research report is available
  • Sub grantees demonstrate required M&E capacity and produce quality M&E reports
  • Strong M&E processes are applied
  • M&E reports are available and include lessons learnt
  • Evaluation recommendations are implemented
  • Well documented and targeted consultancy outcomes, if consultants are hired to support M&E

30%

Project/Program Learning

  •  Establish a learning culture within the organization and among implementing partners to document learnings and best practices for ongoing and future programing.
  • Ensure timely dissemination and feedback of available data to appropriate users
  •  Ensure effective scale up and depth in programming based on evidence
  • Support Deputy Chief of Party/Partners to document their successes and best practices into appropriate knowledge assets
  • Ensure information sharing, consultation and participation, and feedback collection are integral part of the Project
  • Ensure all MEAL related data, reports, and records are clearly organized archived in a central location for future reference.
  •  Identify the core information needs of grant management, partners and funding agencies
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action.  If necessary create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.
  • Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for grants staff, implementing partners, local organizations and primary stakeholders with view of strengthening local M&E capacity.
  • Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned
  • Network with external and WV internal partners to promote learning and achieve M&E excellence

Lessons learnt and best practices documented and disseminated for the project learning and decision making

30%

People management, capacity building and risk mitigation

  • Ensure all MEAL staff supervised by this position are guided, mentored and their capacities built in order to deliver high quality products
  • Ensure M&E Officers are assisted in strengthening their understanding of MEAL concepts & competencies and are equipped with knowledge, tools, and resources to support MEAL functions at project  level
  • Ensure partner capacity is built to comply and produce high quality M&E products in-line with WV Rwanda and donor standards & requirements.
  •   Ensure management of day-to-day M&E tasks are completed with appropriate resources, proper planning, and to the highest standard required.
  • Support other tasks as required by the Chief of Party
  • MEAL staff capacity needs assessment conducted and addressed.
  • MEAL staff performance effectively managed.
  •   Project risks are mitigated
  •   A high performance culture and accountability maintained within the team to enhance effectiveness

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field
  • Familiarity with USAID’s Collaborating, Learning and Adaption (CLA) approach
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years USAID grant experience
  • Report writing, research, monitoring, and evaluation skills
  • Experience in People management
  • Ability to design and manage assessments, baselines, and evaluations
  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizing, and management skills
  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion
  • Proven experience in conducting research studies, baseline and impact evaluation surveys, preferably within multi-sector approaches
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Work experience in an international relief and development organization is preferred
  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred
  • Proficient project management skills is preferred
  • Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies
  • Proven competence in Statistical package including but not limited to SPSS, STATA, ODK, etc.
  • Knowledge of various technologies that can leverage programming, such as GIS, Mobile solutions in research, etc.
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 4th March 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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