2 Positions available at ARC (Deadline: 08 July 2018)

2 Positions available at  ARC (Deadline: 08 July 2018)


2 Positions available at ARC (Deadline: 08 July 2018)

Job at ARC : Medical Doctor (Deadline: 08 July 2018)

ARC-Rwanda is looking for a potential candidate to fill the position of Medical Doctor for ARC Mahama Refugee Site – Mahama Refugee Camp, Kirehe.

POSITION TITLE: Medical Doctor

COUNTRY PROGRAM Rwanda

LOCATION: Field Site (Mahama)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Medical Coordinator

STATUS: Full Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: With Technical Support to the Head Nurse, Nurses, Lab Technician and Dentist

DATE: June 2018

COUNTRY PROGRAM MISSION: American Refugee Committee (ARC) has been providing humanitarian assistance for the displaced refugee population from Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 1994 and Burundian from 2015 respectively. The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment, SGBV prevention and response) and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps, reception centers and urban areas in Rwanda.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Medical Doctor will be responsible for delivery of quality health services including consultations, diagnosis and treatment of clients in accordance to the MoH protocols. He/she will be responsible to provide technical assistance and build the capacity of the health facility staff to improve the quality primary healthcare service delivery.

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and provides primary health care services to beneficiaries, including consultations, diagnosis, writing prescriptions, care plans, and minor surgery;
  • Technically supports health activities including curative, preventive, and community health
  • Ensures health facilities adhere to national and international health standards, specifically from the Ministry of Health and WHO, supported by the Health Coordinator and the Medical Coordinator
  • Oversees the management of non-communicable diseases;
  • Collaborate with Head Nurse, HIV/AIDS Coordinator, Nutrition Coordinator and the Community Health Coordinator for planning and implementing primary health services;
  • Provides technical support for health education activities in the clinic and during outreach sessions
  •  Collaborates with Health Coordinator and other coordinators in developing standards and procedures for the Medical Staff and in monitoring the continuity of medical activities
  • Maintains standards of confidentiality and patient privacy in maintaining credential files and the electronic medical database
  • Promotes environmental sanitation activities within the health facilities to minimize environmental health hazards
  • Provides technical support to Nurses and Lab Technicians through regular meetings, mentorship, and organizing on the job training for technical health facility staff
  • Establishes strategies for efficient health activities and its application;
  •  Participates in reporting and analyzing monthly, quarterly and annual reports, including stock reports on pharmaceuticals and HIS data
  •  Maintains appropriate records in collaboration with the Pharmacist on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis. Regularly follows up the clinic requirement of all drugs, medical and non-medical supplies
  •  Supervises immunization and other clinic sessions organized at the health center
  • Assists Midwives during antenatal, delivery, postnatal care and family planning services
  • Diagnoses treats and prescribes drugs using MoH treatment guidelines and common childhood illnesses using IMCI protocols
  • Assesses children with severe malnutrition with specification and refer accordingly
  • Treatment and early referral of medical, surgical and obstetric emergencies
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ARC Senior Manager.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Medical Doctor from a recognized university with full registration and current practicing license with relevant professional body (Rwanda Medical Council)


  • A minimum of 2 years) clinical working experience in Rwanda health system, preferably in Africa
  • Analytical and organizational skills/experience with health data
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of Health Information Systems, Nutrition protocols, HIV protocols, and Primary and Reproductive Health Care concepts, including Rwandan Ministry of Health protocols and guidelines
  • Experience working in both an emergency and a development setting
  • Strong leadership and management experience
  •  Strong report writing skills with proven organizational/multitasking skills
  • Strong diplomacy skills with proven ability to work across multiple technical areas simultaneously, supporting and mentoring multiple staff members
  • Experience in project management and managing budgets
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of health-related projects preferred
  •  Excellent English writing skills; Kinyarwanda and French required
  •  Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; strong computer skills
  • Experience working in refugee settings and/or previous experience in Rwanda

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong leadership and management skills including strategy formation, process improvement and team building
  • Ability to manage a diverse team effectively, balance the interests of different stakeholders and provide excellent leadership by maintaining a constructive work environment and setting a positive example
  •  Commitment to personally champion ARC’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including effective presentation and facilitation skills
  • Excellent strategic thinking, process management and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative, result-oriented management style
  •  Initiative, resourcefulness and innovation
  • Strong participatory leadership and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate staff and lead a high performing team in a politically sensitive environment.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment

How to apply:

Submission of applications – to include 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees – should be Submitted via email to [email protected]  with the position applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 8th July 2018

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.




Job at ARC : Admin and Finance Assistant (AFA) (Deadline: 08 July 2018)

ARC-Rwanda is looking for a potential candidate to fill the position of Administrative and Finance Assistant, for ARC Gihembe

Refugee Site – Gihembe Refugee Camp, Byumba.

POSITION TITLE: Admin and Finance Assistant (AFA)

COUNTRY PROGRAM: Rwanda

SITE: Gihembe.

RESPONSIBLE TO: Site Manager, Gihembe

STATUS: Full Time

SUPERVISORY CAPACITY: None

DATE: July 2018.

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COUNTRY PROGRAM MISSION:

The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the well-being and self-reliance of the displaced refugee population from eastern DRC and Burundi by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment), improving food security and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.

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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The AFA serves as the focal point for finance, administrative, and human resource matters at the site level.

Working closely with the Site Manager, s/he is in charge of ensuring that ARC rules and procedures, financial controls and accountability mechanisms are well implemented and followed, supporting programs and logistics through maintaining records, managing official documents, providing monthly financial reporting, facilitating casual labor payroll, and reviewing procurements against spending plans.

S/he works closely with and receives technical guidance and support from ARC finance team.

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MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the day-to-day monitoring and input of field financial and monetary transactions.
  • Maintain and manage site-level petty cash disbursements
  • Submit monthly closing of financial reports to ARC Kigali finance on a timely basis


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  • Prepare timely budgets, cash requests, and accounting reports.
  • Monitor grant spending and projections, as informed by sector leads
  • Maintain all financial files and calculate expenses by grants and remaining balances as requested
  • Prepare all required financial and administrative reports as schedule
  •  Develop and maintain updated computer programs that support and facilitate the maintenance of files and the production of reports
  • Certify casual laborers attendance sheets and prepare casual laborers payroll, including payment sheets
  • Track and maintain payment of all-necessary taxes, utilities, and leases
  •  Review/certify procurement requisitions against site budgets and knowledge of current market data
  • Notify Finance Manager of any problems, concerns, or feedback on finance matters.
  • Responsible for all administrative affairs of the field office, Maintain a good filing system for all program and project related documents, including official letters, personnel files and other official documents.
  • At the local level, makes sure that ARC complies fully with Rwanda labor law and other work related procedures;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor or any other ARC Senior Manager.

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EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Management, Accounting or any other related field
  • Minimum three years of experience in Administration and accounting field
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Ability to perform basic accounting and budgeting functions, using spreadsheets
  •  Demonstrated strong analytical skills and report writing skills
  •  Experience creating monthly financial reports and spending projections
  • Previous experience with a Development or Relief Organization preferred
  •  Excellent multi-level communication skills
  •  Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. Preferably also French or Swahili as additional languages
  •  Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office system

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KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Quick understanding of new techniques, highly flexible and excellent ability to adapt to new environment.
  • Strength of determination in producing creative solutions when working with own initiative or as part of a team in a challenging environment,
  •  Ability to work very flexible hours
  • Ability to think creatively to overcome challenges
  • Pro-active attitude to improving systems
  • Capacity to think ahead and highlight areas of risk and concern
  • Solid communicator with ability to share knowledge on their work, as well as seek continuous improvement
  • Analytical and strategic thinking and results orientation /commitment to excellence
  • Self-management and /emotional intelligence
  • Appropriate and transparent decision making
  •  Innovative spirit and empowerment
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in isolated, low-resource areas in Rwanda.

How to apply:

Submission of applications – to include 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees – should be submitted via email to [email protected]  with the position applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 8th July 2018

American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.







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