4 Position at Pact Rwanda: (Deadline 29 March 2021)

4 Position at Pact Rwanda: (Deadline 29 March 2021)


4 Position at Pact Rwanda: (Deadline 29 March 2021)

3 Position Due Diligence Officer

Position Details

Position Title: Due diligence officer               Office Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Supervisor Name: TBD                                       Supervisor Title: Project manager

New or Replacement: New Position               Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Expected Project End Date: 12/31/2021

Date of Submission: 3/22/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance, and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance, and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Project Overview

Pact seeks a Due diligence officer for the ITSCI Rwanda program. Pact is a non-profit international development organization with a purpose to enable poor and marginalized people in the developing world to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact is collaborating with ITA (International Tin Association), a tin industry membership organization, mineral traders and exporters, and Governments in the Great Lakes region to implement a chain of custody and due diligence scheme called the International Tin Supply Chain Initiative (ITSCI). ITSCI allows buyers along the supply chain to determine the source of the raw minerals being produced and traded in the DRC and adjoining countries including Rwanda. In Rwanda, Pact implements the ITSCI programme in partnership with Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB). We are now looking to scale up this solution throughout the Great Lakes Region.

Position Purpose

The due diligence officer will be supervised by the Field Coordinator and will monitor compliance of ITSCI members to the OECD due diligence guidelines; the staff will provide technical support on ground to ensure that mining operators comply with ITSCI scheme procedures in production and commercialization of 3Ts minerals (Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten)

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitoring the trends in mineral production for each company in the zone and gathering progressive technical information on those trends
  • Maintain good relationships with relevant stakeholders, including state staff and the mining community in Rwanda
  • Planning, organizing, and monitoring of field activities
  • Report on any abnormalities in the 3Ts mineral supply chain through ITSCI incident reporting protocol
  • Conduct descriptive studies on mine sites status through Baseline Reporting Protocols
  • Identify the needs and challenges from field activities
  • Organize and attend meetings with stakeholders
  • Attend and participate in training of state agents to ensure that the data are clearly and accurately recorded in the logbooks
  • Provide daily security situation analyses of the sites and any other information deemed necessary for the proper functioning of the Project
  • Prepare a consistent monthly report of activities in English
  • Documenting stories from the field describing the impact of the project on the mining communities
  • Ensure efficient use of resources allocated to the field activities
  • Supporting district mining task forces in the follow up of issues raised in the mineral supply chain
  • Monthly field plan, sharing the joint decisions on joint visits with the government staff
  • Participate in joint mineral tagging with the RMB staff and apply analytical interpretation on the origin of minerals
  • Conduct awareness campaigns on project activities
  • Perform other tasks requested by the project

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Natural Resources management/geography or other related earth science with at least three years of relevant experience; however a Master’s degree would be an asset.

Basic Requirements

  • Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act, officially called the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and its implication on the great lakes minerals supply chain
  • Understanding the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) and their implication on the minerals supply chain in the Great Lakes Region
  • Understanding supply chains mechanisms and associated risks
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills and be able to establish and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and partners
  • Knowledge of OECD due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains of minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas is highly desirable
  • Understanding the “Best Practices” for implementing the OECD Due Diligence Guidance
  • Have an interest in ITSCI’s mission and work
  • Fluency in speaking and writing English
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with training, coaching, and mentoring
  • Demonstrated success implementing programming at the community level

 Only Local candidates are eligible to apply

Number of candidates: 3

A pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

How to apply

  • All applications with a motivation letter and CV shall be sent to: [email protected] not later than 29 March 2021 mentioning the position title as a subject to the e-mail.


 

Data Clerk

POSITION DETAILS

Position Title: Data Clerk                     Office Location: Huye and Kayonza

Supervisor Name: TBD                         Supervisor Title: ACHIEVE Data Analyst

New or Replacement: New Position Full or Part-Time: Part-Time Expected Project End Date: 9/30/2022 Date of Submission: 3/22/2021

JOB DESCRIPTION (PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS)

Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance, and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance, and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Project Overview

Pact seeks Data Clerks/Enumerators for the ACHIEVE Rwanda program. ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners.

The aim of ACHIEVE Rwanda is to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in selected high burden districts in Rwanda. The strategic objectives support the Government of Rwanda strategies and priorities for HIV mitigation and prevention, with an emphasis on minimizing negative impacts of HIV on OVC and AGYW; addressing social, behavioral, and structural drivers of HIV, and improving access to comprehensive SRH and violence response services to prevent new infections. The project supports OVC services in two districts and DREAMS activities in two districts. The project also provides capacity development to two local implementing partners to coordinate and support OVC and DREAMS service delivery programming and for USAID and PEPFAR project implementation.

Position Purpose

The Data Clerk will support ACHIEVE project to enter/update data about supported beneficiaries filled on the household enrolment forms in the project’s information management system, conducting a risk and vulnerability assessment for all beneficiaries receiving OVC comprehensive services, and supporting

case management volunteers to complete beneficiary care plans. These activities will be conducted in Kayonza and Huye Districts.

Key Responsibilities

  • To participate in a one-day pre-assessment training and orientation workshop;
  • To capture/enter/update beneficiary enrolment data into the project’s database system;
  • To book appointments with the case management volunteers (CMVs) and project beneficiaries who will participate in the assessment;
  • To administer a risk and vulnerability assessment questionnaire to ACHIEVE beneficiaries receiving OVC comprehensive services;
  • To guide and support CMVs to complete a beneficiary care plan;
  • Ensure that all ACHIEVE enrolled beneficiaries are assessed based on daily performance targets assigned by the supervisor;
  • Collect data of high quality and ensure that it is transmitted to the server. Data quality checks will be conducted and feedback provided to the Data Clerk on a daily basis for updates/corrections;
  • To ensure the safety and security of all the assessment tools and equipment (forms, tablets, and related accessories) during the assessment;
  • To provide daily progress reports and field experience including issues that need immediate attention to the supervisor;
  • To respect the beneficiaries’ safety and rights in accordance with but not limited to consent, privacy, confidentiality of information during and after the assessment. A child safeguarding policy will be signed before the assessment;
  • To collect timesheets for all case management volunteers who the Data Clerk will work with during the assessment;
  • Produce a detailed report at the end of the data collection assignment using a template that will be provided by the supervisor.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in statistics, demography, data science, management, or related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in mobile based data collection;
  • Strong facilitation, teaching, and coaching skills;
  • Ability to work independently, to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, high attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification in M&E and Data Quality;
  • Having worked on an HIV/AIDS program preferably on a USAID funded project;
  • Experience in administering mobile-based data collection applications such as DHIS2 and KoboCollect;
  • Working knowledge of orphans and vulnerable programming is a plus;
  • Local candidates preferred.

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

How to apply

All applications with a motivation letter and CV shall be sent through the following email address: [email protected] not later than March 29, 2021 mentioning the position title “Data Clerks/Enumerators” as a subject to email.




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