4 Positions at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

4 Positions at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)


4 Positions at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

ABOUT FH

 FH Association (Food for the Hungry) is an International Christian, Relief and Development organization with a vision “All forms of Poverty ended worldwide” and a mission; “Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty”.

We are seeking to hire a qualified, dedicated, and experienced Rwandan National for the “Monitoring & Evaluation Officer” position to support the implementation of a Project in Refugee camps and neighboring host communities. The position holder shall be based in Kigali Office with frequent travels to Mahama, Nyabiheke, Kiziba, Gihembe, and Kigeme Refugee Camps.

 PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The M&E Officer will be responsible for development, implementation, and monitoring of a sound a M&E framework for the refugee assistant program in Rwanda.

 MAIN KEY RESULTS

 Develop and Implement M&E systems for the FH Refugee Project (50%)

  • Determine information needs of project management, implementing partners and primary stakeholders, and funding agencies.
  • Provide training on M&E to program and partner staff and facilitate M&E design and implementation processes with implementing partners and primary stakeholders.
  • Provide support to implement the M&E plan, revise and update performance questions, indicators, methods, formats, and analytical processes.
  • Create the TOR, designing and costing out a baseline survey and a needs assessment survey (as appropriate)
  • Review existing M&E and management information systems of camp and identify needs for support.

M&E data management and information sharing (25%)

  • Collect, compile and analyze data and reports and create consolidated progress reports.
  • Support establishment of data collection systems within programs and support community M&E mechanisms/structures through participatory processes
  • Follow up on project quality implementation through regular project field visits
  • Support teams review and reflect on project implementation processes to enhance learning and replication of best practices
  • Strengthen the capacity of project implementing staff on M&E and reporting.

Support in Reporting and collection of Success Stories (25%)

  • Lead in telling the story by collecting and documenting key successes and best practice for the reports and to support FH resource development efforts.
  • Serve as a point person for collecting Refugee project stories and material for internal/external communication and marketing/fundraising purposes. This will include production of written stories as well as the provision of basic video and photos as required
  • Ensure partners are proactively collecting relevant stories and sharing with FH in a timely manner
  • Consolidating partner reports including M&E data as per needs of the project and UNHCR reporting requirements.
  • Ensure information gathered from project monitoring and evaluations is well documented and accessible and is effectively communicated to appropriate stakeholders and partner

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, social science, social development, and community development
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar role in NGO setup. Working experience in refugee programming is an asset
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, French, and Kinyarwanda. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Vibrant Personal Relationship with Christ
  • Flexibility to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Commitment to accountability to beneficiaries and transparency, showing dignity and respect, and demonstrating listening and understanding
  • Ability to work in refugee set up
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and ability to design brochures, flyers, newsletters
  • Photography and interviewing skills. The ability to shoot and edit short video is a plus.
  • Experience in community participatory methodologies such as PRA, PUA, Rapid Appraisals, Barrier analysis Gender analysis, etc.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Good understanding of project planning, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation processes.
  • Knowledge of statistical computer packages e.g. SPSS, EPI-INFO etc.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates should fill in the Job Application Form and attach their cover letter and updated CV/Resume with three professional referees (including email address and day telephone contacts), not later than 12th March 2021 using the following link http://41.216.97.161/fhrwjobs

 Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • If any issues are experienced, please contact us separately at [email protected]
  • The filling of this position is subject to Contingency Fund

FH Safeguarding Policy

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

 Done at Kigali on 4th March 2021

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Project Agronomist at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

 ABOUT FH

 FH Association (Food for the Hungry) is an International Christian, Relief and Development organization with a vision “All forms of Poverty ended worldwide” and a mission; “Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty”.

We are seeking to hire a qualified, dedicated and experienced Rwandan National for the “Project Agronomist” position to support the implementation of a Project in Refugee camps and neighboring host communities. The position holder shall be based in Mahama or Nyagihanga Refugee Camp with frequent travels to other Camps.

 PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Project Agronomist will be responsible for implementation, quality programming, and providing technical support in agriculture and livestock interventions for the refugee assistance program in Rwanda.

 MAIN KEY RESULTS

 Implementation of High value agriculture & livestock activities with refugee project

  • Lead in participatory identification and implementation of agriculture and livestock self-sustaining intervention for income generation
  • Provide continuous guidance and technical support to the agriculture and livestock interventions across project area of operation
  • Lead the implementation of activities in line with the project work plan. Responsible for developing innovative ideas and implementation processes that lead to sustainability
  • Provide technical support on gaps identification and proposal development for agriculture and livestock related projects.
  • Facilitate and support small farmers’ groups and individuals in setting up sustainable small enterprises
  • Play a role in identifying and linking the farmers to markets and securing long term contracts for their produce
  • Ensure values for money under the agriculture and livestock sector budget

 Technical support/training and mentoring small scale farmers small scale farmers

  • Responsible for capacity building of partners in technical skills and ensure quality implementation of agriculture and livestock interventions
  • Working with farmers and partners on self-sustaining interventions focusing on increasing income among the target beneficiaries
  • Ensure that improved agricultural techniques and husbandry practices are applied in agriculture and livestock interventions
  • Providing leadership and advisory assistance in community agriculture and livestock development initiatives.
  • Providing agricultural information and advice to farmers through organized training and less formal encounters.
  • Support and mentor farmer’s groups in areas of business especially agro-processing
  • Train farmers on post-harvest storage and value addition and link them to micro finance for support

Maintain Collaboration, Coordination & Reporting

  • Coordinate and liaise with other agencies with similar activities for learning purposes and foster complementarity
  • Effectively communicate with all partners including government officials, other international NGOs, local partners, UNHCR, and project partners regarding FH interventions in this sector
  • Supervise, guide, and farmers’ activities in line with project and livelihoods refugee strategy
  • Periodically visit other refugee camps for technical guidance and review of interventions implemented by project partner in this sector
  • Represent the organization in technical working groups under the agriculture and livestock sector
  • Compile project sector reports from all partners and submit to the program manager as per the reporting requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agronomist or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar position in an NGO set up
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, French and Kinyarwanda. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must hold a Motorcycle driving license Class A

OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Vibrant Personal Relationship with Christ
  • Flexibility to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Possess analytical and problem-solving skills, and decision- making skills
  • Commitment to accountability to beneficiaries and transparency, showing dignity and respect, and demonstrating listening and understanding
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and ability to design brochures, flyers, newsletters
  • Photography and interviewing skills. Ability to shoot and edit short video is a plus.
  • Experience in community participatory methodologies such as PRA, PUA, Rapid Appraisals, Barrier analysis Gender analysis etc.
  • Good understanding of project planning, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation processes.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates should fill in the Job Application Form and attach their cover letter and updated CV/Resume with three professional referees (including email address and day telephone contacts), not later than 12th March 2021 using the following link: http://41.216.97.161/fhrwjobs

      Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • If any issues are experienced, please contact us separately at [email protected]
  • The filling of this position is subject to Contingency Fund

FH Safeguarding Policy

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

 Done at Kigali on 4th March 2021

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Specialist at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

 ABOUT FH

 FH Association (Food for the Hungry) is an International Christian, Relief and Development organization with a vision “All forms of Poverty ended worldwide” and a mission; “Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty”.

We are seeking to hire a qualified, dedicated, and experienced Rwandan National for the “Small Enterprises Development Specialist” position to support the implementation of a Project in Refugee camps and neighboring host communities. The position holder shall be based in Kigali Office with frequent travels to Mahama, Nyabiheke, Kiziba, Gihembe, and Kigeme Refugee Camps.

 PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Small Enterprise Development Specialist is responsible for overseeing all income generating enterprises and vocational training by conducting market diagnosis, identify constraints, design and facilitate development opportunities for market systems aiming at the start-up and growth of small enterprises in the project areas.

 MAIN KEY RESULTS

 Market Assessments

  • Conduct assessment of small enterprise markets system to identify constraints and opportunities for livelihoods improvement in Refugee camps and host communities.
  • Develop the interventions, result chains, indicators, and document learning for small enterprise market system that empower refugees and host communities.
  • Identifications, assessments, and selections of the potential implementing partners for selected and emerging intervention areas.
  • Build the business model and technical capacity of selected service providers that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of market functions,
  • Engage in market promotion and dissemination of relevant market information among project partners and staff
  • Assess the products against employment creation and business creation and identify channels of marketing the products.
  • Identifies the capacity among the refugees and host communities to respond to the identified market gaps.

Value chain development

  • Assess the current prevailing conditions for different Small enterprises in regards to livelihood development and within a refugee context
  • Support coaching, mentorship and business incubation of Small enterprises for refugee and host communities
  •  Support in the design and development of Small enterprises business models, business development plans, vocational training manuals, model enterprises and enterprise development protocols
  •  Oversee Implementation of the economic empowerment designed plans for the BPRM project
  •  Promote roll-out of products to the target communities and ensure set targets are met.
  •   Oversee economic empowerment of households to increase their income, through training, value chain development, value addition, access to credit, business startup and linkage and access to market
  •  Increase the self-reliance of marginalized families in camps and host communities by increasing performance, learning, transition through an integrated approach.

Project implementation and training

  •  Carry out entrepreneurship trainings of the different target groups; parents, youth, Small enterprises owners.
  • Train participants in the implementation of group savings, loans, and business development skills
  • Develop, review and evaluate business plans (individual and group) to ensure viability and sustainability of businesses
  • Participate in the development and update of training materials and roll out relevant training to implementing partners
  • Engage business mentors and coaches to mentors and support individuals and groups to excel in their established small businesses.
  •  Establish partnerships with local vocational centers for youth training and job creation
  •  Promote and disseminate relevant market information to the identified enterprises; and

 JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and other related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years’ direct experience in small enterprise development;
  • Experience in marketing, business development, and access to finance;
  • Experience working with Private sector development;

OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a Christian commitment to serving the poor and in full agreement with FH’s Christian beliefs expressed in The Heartbeat.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and contribute positively to the development of that team.
  • Experience and willingness to work in a refugee camp
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience using MS Office packages, social media platforms like Skype, Zoom, and Google Meet for online purposes
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work creatively and adapt to changes within the team, location or programs
  • Excellent writing and editing skills – proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates should fill in the Job Application Form and attach their cover letter and updated CV/Resume with three professional referees (including email address and day telephone contacts), not later than 12th March 2021 using the following link: http://41.216.97.161/fhrwjobs

Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • If any issues are experienced, please contact us separately at [email protected]
  • The filling of this position is subject to Contingency Fund

FH Safeguarding Policy

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment Done at

Kigali on 4th March 2021

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Grants Finance Officer at FH Association Rwanda (Food for the Hungry ): (Deadline 12 March2021)

FH Association (Food for the Hungry) is an International Christian, Relief and Development organization with a vision “All forms of Poverty ended worldwide” and a mission; “Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty”.

We are seeking to hire a qualified, dedicated, and experienced Rwandan National for the “Grants/ Finance Officer” position to support the implementation of a Project in Refugee camps and neighboring host communities. The position holder shall be based in Kigali Office with frequent travels to Mahama, Nyabiheke, Kiziba, Gihembe, and Kigeme Refugee Camps.

 PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Grants/Finance Officer is responsible for preparation of timely and accurate financial reports in accordance with donor requirements. He/she ensure electronic and hard copies of supporting documentation are complete and compliant with donor requirements and carries out other tasks relating to FH finance/accounting transactions as directed by Finance Manager.

 MAIN KEY RESULTS

 Grants process

  • Maintain transparent detailed reporting systems to enable colleagues, FH leadership, and external parties to understand the relevant budgets
  • Ensure that all financial transactions and reporting procedures are compliant with the specific financial requirements of the donors.
  • Provide support to Projects staff during grants implementation on financial follow-up and monitoring in line with Fund Agreement Document.
  • Maintain grants and project files and archive financial reports in line with financial policies and guidelines.
  • Review and sign grants advances, requisition forms, payment requests on Field Office level.
  • Prepare and follow up on the grants partner settlements journal voucher and follow up with finance team to ensure timely submission of partners required reports and related documents.
  • Communicate professionally and in a timely fashion with partners to ensure effective grant management and sharing the financial information
  • Follow up and update all grants financial systems and share information with related staff.
  • Doing regular monitoring to the grant currency and to track the currency fluctuations

Donor Reporting

  • Prepare grants financial reports to ensure that management and donors receive the needed data with the required quality standards in line with FH policies and guidelines.
  • Coordinate with the finance team at Kigali and Cluster for grant reporting in terms of consolidation, reviewing, and the final submission final review.
  • Prepare the monthly reconciliation reports to ensure consistency between program and grant module
  • Prepare monthly report on cost recovery to ensure that support staff salaries and operating costs are recorded properly and associated to the relevant funding source

Sub grant Management

  • Manage and ensure Sub-grantees have internal control systems in place such that accounting records are complete, accurate, and are maintained on a consistent basis within the generally acceptable accounting principles.
  • Ensure that sub- grantees (partners) with weak capacity are trained in developing internal controls and accounting records. Review expenses charged to grants for accuracy and completeness
  • Review budget comparison reports to ensure adherence to restrictions on line item flexibility and stated restrictions on accepted costs. Support follow up actions to resolve any identified problems.
  • Design effective budget monitoring tools, generate and review monthly reporting and lead regular meetings with program managers to review issues and trends identified.
  • Ensure financial reports are received from sub-grantee, reviewed and consolidated, and available to assist in decision making.

 Internal Control

  • Lead site visits to partners to assess adequacy of internal controls, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and partner policies and procedures. Report findings to program management including proposed follow-up with sub-grantees based on issues surfaced.
  • Lead and coordinate the implementation of the Sub-Recipient Financial Management policy. Ensure all Partners are effectively assessed; categorized and all corrective actions are fully implemented.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree in Accounting/Finance or other related fields. CPA, ACCA certifications is an advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Grants Finance/Accounting role, preferably with NGO experience.
  • Experience working with different donors and local partners

OTHER ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a Christian commitment to serving the poor and in full agreement with FH’s Christian beliefs expressed in The Heartbeat.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and contribute positively to the development of that team.
  • Experience and willingness to work in a refugee camp
  • Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
  • Experience using MS Office packages, social media platforms like Skype, Zoom, and Google Meet for online purposes
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work creatively and adapt to changes within the team, location, or programs
  • Excellent writing and editing skills – proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

HOW TO APPLY

 Interested and qualified candidates should fill in the Job Application Form and attach their cover letter and updated CV/Resume with three professional referees (including email address and day telephone contacts), not later than 12th March 2021 using the following link: CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 Note:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • If any issues are experienced, please contact us separately at [email protected]
  • The filling of this position is subject to Contingency Fund

FH Safeguarding Policy

FH strives to provide an environment free from sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment in all places where relief and development programs are implemented. FH holds a zero-tolerance policy against sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment. FH expects its employees to maintain high ethical standards, protect organizational integrity and reputation, and ensure that FH work is carried out in honest and fair methods, in alignment with the FH Heartbeat and safeguarding and associated policies. Violations to stated policies will be subject to corrective action up to and including termination of employment.

 Done at Kigali on 4th March 2021

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