38 Job Positions available at Ministry of Education (23 July or 24 July 2019)

38 Job Positions available at Ministry of Education  (23 July or 24 July 2019)

38 Job Positions available at Ministry of Education (23 July or 24 July 2019)

Ministry of Education : Environmental Safegards Specialist (Deadline: 22 July 2019)

Job Description

Specific sponsibilities will include:
? Supervision of and reporting on the implementation progress of the Project Environmental and Social Commitment Plan (ESCP) and related instruments such as the Project Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF); Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP); and Labour Management Procedures (LMP);
? Reviewing proposed project activities and ensuring that environmental risks and impacts are taken into consideration and well documented; quality enhancement of site specific environmental management plans; and provision of technical oversight and supervision of consultants preparing site specific environmental management plans;
? Provide policy and operational guidance to the MINEDUC SPIU on environmental issues as a means of enhancing the environmental safeguards performance of Ministry led projects;
? Work with the project staff to ensure reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguard issues of the project; providing a well


– documented, evidence
– based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project annual reports; and
? Support and advise the stakeholders to address a variety of environmental safeguards issues at all the stages of the planning and implementation of projects;
? Identify and assess training needs of project staff and implementation partners; and develop and deliver the appropriate and required training sessions with relevance to the implementation of environmental safeguards under the project;
? Initiate and review Terms of Reference for environmental assessments required to inform projects preparation;
? Collaborate with Social Safeguards Specialist to consolidate safeguards reports from Districts, prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual environmental and social safeguards reports to MINEDUC and projects’ funders;
? Develop and contribute to the development of knowledge products on environmental sustainability and environmental safeguards performance of Ministry projects; and
? Perform any other relevant safeguards
– related duties.

 

Job Profile

Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences; Natural Resources Management or natural resources related field.

The Environmental Safeguards Specialist should have at least four (4) years of full
– time relevant professional experience for Masters’ Degree holders and at least seven (7) years for Bachelor’s Degree Holders. The relevant experience should be in environmental safeguards projects implementation, preferably with World Bank, AfDB, EU and other Donor’s funded projects.

Demonstrating knowledge and experience working with World Bank safeguards policies and instruments; or with similar standards and policies of other multilateral development institutions is an added advantage.

Extensive experience in conducting environmental assessments and development of environmental safeguards policy instruments (ESMF, ESMP, EMP, ESIA); and the ability to train others in the application of these instruments.

Have a good working knowledge of project cycle activities and project preparation and management.

Membership of Environmental practitioners association or national institutions is an advantage

Have very good communication skills (written and oral) in English and Kinyarwanda. Good knowledge of French will be an added asset;

 

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Job at Gisagara District : Chief Accountant (Deadline: 22 July 2019)

Job Description

1. Prepare, examine and analyze accounting records, financial statements and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedure standards.
2. Ensure compliance with financial rules and regulations.
3. Review entries and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.
4. Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions with in designated limits.
5. Coordinate monthly closing procedures and reconciliation of general ledger accounts.
6. Adhere to internal and external reporting deadlines.
7. Be responsible for tax obligations
8. Work with both internal and external auditors during financial operational audits.
9. Support the institutions mission, vision, values and goals in the performance of daily activities.
10. Review of accounts payables and weekly check runs
11. Monitor compliance with financial rules and regulations in forth and institutional procedures
12. Utilize teamwork to develop departmental synergy
13. Reports, analyses and ensure integrity of all final information
14. Contribute to the hospital environmental hygiene
15. Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement of the hospital
15. Submit monthly, quarterly and annually report to the supervisor
16. Perform any other duties as assigned by immediate line Manager.


Job Profile

A0 in Finance, Accounting, Management (with a specialization in Accounting/ Finance)with 3 years working experience or a Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA.

 

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

– Knowledge of cost analysis techniques;

– Planning and organisational skills;

– Communication skills;

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

– Judgment & Decision Making Skills;

– Deep understanding of financial accounts;

– High Analytical Skills

– Interpersonal skills;

– Time management Skills

– Complex Problem solving;

– Flexibility Skills;

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

 

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4 Job Positions at Ministry of Education : School Construction Specialists (Deadline: 23 July 2019)

Job Description

Under the direct supervision and guidance of the SPIU School Construction Program Manager and overall supervision and guidance of the SPIU Coordinator, the duties and responsibilities of the School Construction Program Manager include but are not confined to:
? To implement the COM and suggesting improvements, preparing reports as required for the implementation of the project.
? To work closely with the other SPIU staff on aspects related to the project for effective planning, implementation reporting, monitoring, evaluation and communication To manage, supervise and coordinate all construction activities at assigned Provincial Level in close collaboration with project District
– based School Construction Field Officers who will be assigned to sub
– projects for both Home
– Grown School Construction and Conventional approaches as well as District School Construction Engineers;
? To closely work with MINEDUC Construction Team which oversees schools’ construction under domestic fund and fellow Project School Construction Specialists for planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of sub
– projects within the assigned province;
? To work closely with School Infrastructure Norms and Standards Unit to ensure the project is well coordinated and implemented with compliance to Norms and standards set by MINEDUC;
? To prepare technical specifications, guidelines, drawings and other documents required and follow up on the compliance and effective implementation within the assigned province;
? To provide support to the MINEDUC’s Internal Tender Committee for the procurement of centrally purchased materials and the selection of the sites insurance providers;
? To ensure that the centrally procured materials are timely delivered to the warehouses of the Districts within the assigned province;
? To prepare and supervise the execution of the Financial Agreements between MINEDUC and Districts; and ensure and monitor that the SPIU finances the Districts for their share of the costs of the Home
– Grown School Construction Approach, according to the Financial Agreements to avoid any delay within the assigned Province;
? To prepare and supervise the execution of the Financial Agreements between the Districts and Sectors and ensure that Districts within the assigned Province finance their participating Sectors under the CDD sub
– project arrangement;
? To coordination and supervise all sub
– projects construction related activities within the assigned Province and prepare progressive reports (Monthly, Quarterly, semi
– annual and annual) on the implementation of the Project as explained in Construction Operation Manual;
? To review proposed project activities within the assigned Province and ensure that environmental risks and impacts are taken into consideration, properly mitigated and well documented; and ensure quality enhancement of site specific environmental management plans; in collaboration with Environmental Safeguards Specialist, Social Safeguards Specialist & Environment and Social Safeguards Officers;
? To identify and assess training needs of project staff and implementation partners within the assigned province and report it to the School Construction Program Manager and capacity Building Specialist for consideration;
? To participate in elaboration of Construction Handbook;
? To participate in preparation of a “flyer” explaining the specifics of the program aspect to be implemented through Home
– Grown School Construction Approach and ensure that the communication system uses this flyer to ensure that the information regarding the differences between the HGSCA and conventional approach are well understood;
? To ensure that all stakeholders within the assigned Province participate to the HGSCA as provided for by the COM;
? To participate in review of Construction Operation Manual (COM) to ensure proper implementation of the project;
? To consolidate the progress
– reports from all Districts within the assigned Province and submit them to School Construction Program Manager for consolidation;
? To support the annual Technical audit by facilitating the auditor, and ensure that recommendations are effectively implemented;
? To prepare and participate to the Funder supervision missions and the Annual Reviews; Perform any other relevant duties.


Job Profile

• Hold a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Management with at least 3 years of relevant working experience in related field or a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Management with at least 5 years of working experience in construction field;
• The relevant experience should be in construction projects implementation, preferably with World Bank, AfDB, EU, other Donor’s funded projects or government institutions. Demonstrating knowledge and experience working with World Bank policies and guidelines; or with similar standards and policies of other multilateral development institutions is an added advantage;
• Relevant experience in having participated in a project related to large scale national construction programs of thousands of classrooms; with capacity to ensure timely delivery of the programs will be an added advantage;
• Relevant experience in Schools construction using Home
– Grown School Construction Approach to ensure the quality of works done using minimum resources available will also be an added advantage;
• High expertise in preparing construction activity plans, reporting and capacity to make prioritization from a pull of needs based on data available on ground;
• To have a minimum knowledge on environmental and Social safeguards related to schools’ construction;
• Have very good communication skills (written and oral) in English and Kinyarwanda. Good knowledge of French will be an added asset;
• Have planning and organization skills and good ability in working productively in a team environment of diverse backgrounds;

• Other skills: Quantitative and analytic skills, (ii)working knowledge in AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), (ii) Ability to manage priorities and be detail
– orientated within a dynamic, fast
– paced environment, (iv) Work in a team environment to determine and/or review ideas to find solutions to problems, (v) Ability to work independently with limited or no supervision while maintaining a high level of efficiency and still upholding a team mentality.

5. Duty station
The School Construction Specialists will be stationed at the MINEDUC SPIU office in Kigali; and will be travelling across the Country within the assigned Province.
6. Appointment
The appointment will be on contract for a period of 1 year with a possibility of renewal based on performance.

 

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30 Job Positions at Ministry of Education : School Construction Field Officers (Deadline: 23 July 2019)

Job Description

3. Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision and guidance of the School Construction Specialist assigned to the province and overall supervision and guidance of the School Construction Program Manager, the duties and responsibilities of the School Construction Field Officers include but are not confined to:
At construction site level:
? Assist the skilled (A2 Certificate Holder) Site Supervisor in all aspects of construction delivery and technical oversight to ensure compliance of construction works with design specifications and quality standards including drawings, bills of quantities and technical specifications;
? Undertake regular sites visits at intervals appropriate to the stages of construction to monitor and assess work progress and quality;
? Provide necessary assistance to the Site Supervisor as regards weekly preparation of the initial and revised work plan;
? Control the quality of local materials procured by Districts and Sectors
? Monitor timely delivery of centrally procured materials and materials procured by Districts and Sectors to the sites within the assigned District;
? Conducti detailed inspection at each stage of construction works and provide written approval to proceed with next stage works;
? Reject works not conforming with design specifications and quality standards and notify the site supervisor about the works to remedied with clear written guidance;
? Verify sites journals and specific works checklists during sites visits to control whether they are well kept and updated;
? Always have updates for all sites in regard with works progress and determine if the works are on schedule and meet quality requirements;
? Verify that all Environment and Social safeguards are fully respected on all construction sites and that workers’ rights are fully implemented;
? Closely work with project Environmental and Social Safeguards Officers and District Environment Officer to follow up and address environmental and social safeguards related matters at construction sites within the assigned District

At Sector level
? Assist the Sector Executive Secretary (SES) to prepare the Sector Implementation Agreement to be signed between the District and the Sector for the financing and the implementation of the CDD sub
– project of school construction, including the Sector Procurement Plan
? Assist the SES to prepare the procurement documentation for procurement of the required local materials and locally procured equipment;
? Participate to the Sector Tender Committees for the sector
– based procurement of local materials;
? Assist the Sectors to timely produce the progress report on the CDD sub
– project executed by the Sector under the supervision of the District.
At District level
? Prepare layout site
– plans with indication on the ground of the location of the classroom blocks and latrine
– blocks;
? Monitor quality and quantity of materials, tools and equipment and verify record keeping in store at the District level;
? Participate in weekly meetings of the District Technical Committee composed of representatives of all stakeholders in this program, Executive Secretary of the District, Director of Education, etc.) and inform/participate in decision making required by this forum to support the management and implementation of sub
– projects within the District;
? Report the sub
– projects progress to the Technical Committee of classrooms and latrines construction using Home
– Grown School Construction approach and to advise the members the way forward;
? Monitor centrally


– procured non
– local materials and delivered to district stores, verify record keeping, and organize distribution to the construction sites;
? Organize and monitor the distribution of centrally
– procured non
– local construction materials form the District warehouse to the sites,
? Participate to the evaluations of the District Internal Tender Committee (ITC)
? Work closely with District School Construction Engineer to ensure the quality and timely reporting of the progress of works;
? Use his/her expertise to ensure availability and flow of materials to the school construction sites (as planned in site material requisition plans and according to the needs transmitted by Sites Supervisors);
? Consolidate the progress reports, form the Sectors, including physical, procurement and financial sections;
? Work in close liaison with the District Logistics Officer to ensure flow of materials to school construction sites: efficient dispatch and timely transportation of materials, tools and equipment;
? Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi
– annual and annual reports to School Construction Specialist at the Provincial Level and Program Manager at National level on all aspects of the construction activities within the assigned District.

 

Job Profile

? Hold at least an Advanced Diploma (A1) in Civil Engineering, construction, construction management or any other related field with at least two years of relevant working experience;
? Possession of Driving License (Category A) will be an added advantage
? The relevant experience should be in construction projects implementation, preferably with World Bank, AfDB, EU, other Donor’s funded projects or government institutions. Demonstrating knowledge and experience working with World Bank policies and guidelines; or with similar standards and policies of other multilateral development institutions is an added advantage;
? Relevant experience in Schools Infrastructure especially construction using home grown solutions to ensure the quality of works done using minimum resources available should be an added advantage;
? High expertise in preparing construction activity plans, reporting and capacity to make prioritization from a pull of needs based on data available on ground;
? To have a minimum knowledge on environmental and Social safeguards related to schools’ construction;
? Have good reporting skills
? Have very good communication skills (written and oral) in English and Kinyarwanda. Good knowledge of French will be an added asset;
? Have planning and organization skills and good ability in working productively in a team environment of diverse backgrounds;

? Other skills: (i) Quantitative and analytic skills, (ii)working knowledge in AutoCAD, ArchiCAD will be an added advantage, Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), (ii) Ability to manage priorities and be detail
– orientated within a dynamic, fast
– paced environment, (iv) Work in a team environment to determine and/or review ideas to find solutions to problems, (v) Ability to work independently with limited or no supervision while maintaining a high level of efficiency and still upholding a team mentality.
5. Duty station
The School Construction Field Officers will be stationed in one specific District and may be requested to assist the School Construction Field Officer of a neighboring District as required by the workload.
6. Appointment
The appointment will be on contract for a period of 1 year renewal based on performance.

 

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Job at Ministry of Education: Girls Education Officer (Deadline: 24 July 2019)

Job Description

•Ensure the Girls’ Education policy and Strategic Plan is updated and implemented
•Perform the role of the Gender Focal Point for the Ministry of Education and ensure colleagues are kept involved about all gender policy and key service delivery issues;
•Monitor and Evaluate the implementation of girls’ education policy
•Produce report to inform policy makers
•Work closely with the District Directors of Education and the Sector Education Officers and the MINEDUC School Construction Unit on the promotion and implementation of the Girls’ Education Policy and Strategic Plan and the Girls School Campaign at the local level.
•Work closely with REB to ensure that criteria concerning gender balance are clearly defined within the operations of the GoR Student Loan Scheme.


•Work closely with the EMIS Professional Officer, colleagues and relevant stakeholders to ensure the appropriate level and flow of information and statistical data required for monitoring and evaluation purposes through the EMIS system in order to support the implementation of the Girls’ Education Policy and Strategic Plan
•To identify an Annual Plan of key training needs or consultancy interventions that supports the implementation of the Girls ‘Education Policy and Strategic Plan.
•To manage the Girls’ Education training and consultancy budget and ensure that any consultancy and/or training has clear terms of reference in line with the Girls’ Education Policy and Strategic Plan, is procured according to MINEDUC procurement rules and the work of the consultants and/or trainers is monitored and evaluated.
•Provide support to other colleagues in the Ministry of Education and/or the education sector, as required, and make a sound contribution to ensuring the schools achieves its annual performance targets.

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Education Sciences, Education Public Policy, Education Planning, Sociology specialisation in Education, Education & Development. Key technical skills & knowledge required:
– Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Rwanda Education Sector;
– Good knowledge of government policy
– making and legislative processes;
– Knowledge of the Education sector;
– Analytical, problem
– solving and critical thinking skills;
– Strong Leadership Skills;
– Technical understanding of system being analysed and how it affects the various business units;
– Good at handling and meeting deadlines;
– Multi
– tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes;
– Able to work well with both internal and external clients;
– Good presentation skills, and ability to communicate with various audiences, including end users and managers;
– Interpersonal skills;
– Collaboration and team working skills;
– Administrative skills;
– Time management skills;
– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English or French; knowledge of all these three (3) languages is an advantage.

 

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Job at Ministry of Education : School Construction Program Manager (Deadline: 24th July 2019)

Job Description

3. Duties and Responsibilities
? Under the overall supervision and guidance of the SPIU Coordinator, the duties and responsibilities of the School Construction Program Manager include but are not confined to:
? To timely prepare the yearly construction program activities, to be included into the Annual Work Plan and Budget (AWPB), and to supervise its execution;
? To update and implement the COM and prepare reports as required for the implementation of the project.
? To work closely with the project staff on aspects related to the project for effective planning, implementation reporting, monitoring, evaluation and communication;
? To manage and supervise all activities performed by School Construction Specialists (SCS) which will be assigned to sub
– projects under both Home
– Grown School Construction and Conventional approaches, at a Provincial Level (each for one Province) and District
– based School Construction Field Officers who will also be assigned to sub
– projects under both Home
– Grown School Construction and Conventional Approaches;
? To plan, organize and manage the entire school construction program financed under WB
– IDA funds in close collaboration with the MINEDUC Construction Team, which oversees the School Construction Program financed under the domestic budget;
? To ensure that the program’s activities timely follow the required steps to be incorporated into the District Performance Contracts (Imihigo);
? To work closely with School Infrastructure Norms and Standards Unit at the Ministry level to ensure that the project is well coordinated and implemented with compliance to Norms and standards set by MINEDUC;
? To prepare technical specifications, guidelines, drawings and other documents required and share them with all project’s stakeholders countrywide to ensure quality assurance;
? To participate to the MINEDUC’s Internal Tender Committee for the procurement of centrally purchased materials and the selection of the sites insurance providers;
? To ensure that the SPIU timely finances the centrally procured contracts and that suppliers of materials purchased at central level timely deliver construction materials to the Districts’ warehouses;
? To supervise the preparation and the execution of the Financial Agreements between MINEDUC and Districts and ensure that the SPIU finances the Districts for their share of the costs of the Home
– Grown School Construction Approach, according to the Financial Agreements to avoid any delay;
? To supervise the preparation and the execution of the Financial Agreements between the Districts and the sectors and ensure that Districts finance their participating Sectors under the CDD sub
– project arrangement;
? To coordinate and supervise all project related construction activities and prepare progressive reports (Monthly, Quarterly, semi
– annual and annual) on the implementation of the Project as explained in Construction Operation Manual;
? To review proposed project activities and ensure that environmental risks and impacts are taken into consideration, properly mitigated and well documented; and ensure quality enhancement of site specific environmental management plans;
? To ensure that persons negatively affected by the project receive due compensation according to the Environment and Social Safeguards with Government timely secured;
? To work closely with Environmental Safeguards Specialist and Social Safeguards specialist to ensure that reporting, monitoring and evaluation fully address the safeguards issues of the project; providing a well
– documented, evidence
– based compliance reports to be incorporated into the project quarterly and annual reports;
? To identify and assess training needs of project staff and implementation partners; and organize the appropriate and required training sessions in respect to the implementation of construction activities, environment & Social Safeguards under the project;
? To participate in elaboration of Construction Handbook;
? To prepare a “flyer” explaining the specifics of the program aspect to be implemented through Home
– Grown School Construction Approach and ensure that the communication system uses this flyer to ensure that the information regarding the differences between the HGSCA and conventional approach are well understood;
? To ensure that all stakeholders participating to the HGSCA act according to the COM;
? To review Construction Operation Manual (COM) and update it as necessary on a yearly basis;
? To supervise the Districts’ and Sectors’ school construction activities under HGSCA, and ensure that Districts timely and completely perform a close supervision of the Sectors’ construction activities under the CDD arrangement;
? To consolidate the sub


– projects progress
– reports from all Districts, and prepare the reporting documentation on the School construction program for the SPIU coordinator, to be submitted to the National Technical Committee and the National Steering Committee and the World Bank;
? To prepare the TORs of the annual Technical audit, facilitate the audit, and ensure that recommendations are effectively considered;
? To coordinate required activities prior to construction activities start
? To prepare and participate to the Funder supervision missions and the Annual Reviews;
? Perform any other relevant duties.

 

Job Profile

The following are the required education qualification and work experience for the School Construction Program Manager.
• Hold a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Management or any other related field with at least 5 years of working experience in construction field or a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Management or any other related field with at least 6 years of working experience in construction field;
• The relevant experience should be in construction projects implementation, preferably with World Bank, AfDB, EU, other Donor’s funded projects or government institutions. Demonstrating knowledge and experience working with World Bank policies and guidelines; or with similar standards and policies of other multilateral development institutions is an added advantage;
• Relevant experience in managing large scale national construction programs of thousands of classrooms; with capacity to ensure timely delivery of the programs will be an added advantage;
• Relevant experience in Schools construction using Home
– Grown School Construction Approach to ensure the quality of works done using minimum resources available will also be an added advantage;
• High expertise in preparing construction activity plans, reporting and capacity to make prioritization from a pull of needs based on data available on ground;
• To have a minimum knowledge on environmental and Social safeguards related to schools’ construction;
• Have a good working knowledge of project cycle activities and project preparation and management;
• Have very good communication skills (written and oral) in English and Kinyarwanda. Good knowledge of French will be an added asset;
• Have planning and organization skills and good ability in working productively in a team environment of diverse backgrounds;

• Other skills: (i) Quantitative and analytic skills, (ii)working knowledge in AutoCAD, ArchiCAD, Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), (ii) Ability to manage priorities and be detail
– orientated within a dynamic, fast
– paced environment, (iv) Work in a team environment to determine and/or review ideas to find solutions to problems, (v) Ability to work independently with limited or no supervision while maintaining a high level of efficiency and still upholding a team mentality.
5. Duty station
The School Construction Program Manager will be stationed at the MINEDUC SPIU office in Kigali; and will be travelling across the Country depending on the need.
6. Appointment
The appointment will be on contract for a period of 1 year with a possibility of renewal based on performance.

 

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