8 JOB POSITIONS AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

8 JOB POSITIONS AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

8 JOB POSITIONS AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Senior Project Officer/Curriculum Development Specialist : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer/Curriculum Development Specialist

 

Department: Rwanda

 

Reports To: Early Stimulation and Learning ECD Specialist

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

Job Summary:

 

 

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children. You will provide technical expertise in the area of Curriculum Development in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practice to advance the delivery of high-quality training to program staff and beneficiaries. Working closely with technical experts your skills and knowledge will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ content will be delivered.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Research and analyze curriculum development and content delivery to support CP teams in achieving technical excellence in delivering ECD content throughout Rwanda.
Support the development of program/project documents and tools, including technical manuals or guidance, training materials, job tools, and quality improvement and assessment guidelines.
Collect and disseminate Curriculum-development related information and resources to CRS staff and partners and assist with organization, design, and coordination of training workshops to support capacity building efforts.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

 

Education and Experience

 

 

Master’s in Education, Adult Education, Early Childhood Development, or a related field
Minimum of two to three years of relevant work experience with an international NGO, with at least one year of curriculum development/design and training delivery.
Additional experience may substitute for some education.
General knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Adult education.
Knowledge of program design requirements and regulations of major donors.
Knowledge of latest technological tools that have the potential to be applied in curriculum development.
Strong English writing skills.
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, knowledge-sharing networks.

 

Personal Skills

 

Good relationship management skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural teams
Strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking capacity and skills
Good writing skills
Strong data collection and research skills and the ability to interpret and analyze data
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda required.

Travel Required A minimum of 25% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: None

 

Internal: Programme Director; Early Learning and Stimulation ECD Specialist; Health, Nutrition and Hygiene ECD Specialist; Child Protection and Inclusion ECD Specialist; Regional and HQ based technical advisors.

 

External: Government of Rwanda, NECDP, UNICEF, NGOs, and other stakeholders

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset

 

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

How to apply

 

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Senior Procurement Officer – IECD-R : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Senior Procurement Officer – IECD-R

 

Department: Procurement

 

Reports To: Procurement Manager

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development.

Job Summary:

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children.

You will coordinate local procurement activities and processes for the project to acquire goods and services in support of the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your knowledge and experience will allow you to successfully coordinate the quality and efficiency of procurement and purchasing activities and ensure stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Coordinate fully compliant procurement systems and operating procedures. Assess effectiveness and efficiency and recommend improvements. Contribute to ensuring compliance with CRS procurement principles, standards, and policies, donor regulations, and local statutory requirements.
Coordinate with the project staff to develop and maintain an up-to-date procurement plan and needs, including travel logistics needs, with all quantities, quality and delivery requirements for goods and services. Provide pricing information to assist budget holders with budget preparation.
Coordinate the sourcing process and perform various activities to assist with ensuring the best value for money: market research, cost estimates, solicitation documents, bidding process facilitation, supplier identification and research, quality and availability of goods assessment, negotiation, contract/purchase order and other documents preparation.
Communicate with other procurement staff and various program and operations units to coordinate and track goods/services delivery and receipt and keep everyone informed of the status. Collect information to confirm that goods/services delivered are what has been ordered in the correct quantities and quality, they arrive on schedule and at the right cost.
Maintain correspondence and constant contact with suppliers to follow up on the execution of contractual terms and conditions, and handle issues if needed. Monitor and report on supplier performance, noting current and/or potential issues and/or inefficiencies and assist with contract/purchase order modifications.
Accountable for transparency within the procurement department through ensuring a complete, accurate and up-to-date document trail of all procurement processes, vendor files, procurement, and inventory database to assist with control and accountability. Prepare reports and facilitate document retrieval.
Coordinate with a fleet to arrange transportation of project staff and goods as needed.
With Contract Compliance Officer, work to build the capacity of local partner staff in a contract and CRS- compliant procurement and logistics through training and on-the-job mentoring.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other relevant degrees. Professional certification a plus.
Minimum of 3 years of work experience in procurement/purchasing management, logistics, administration, preferably with an international organization.
Good knowledge of various donor procurement regulations (e.g. DFID/UKAID, USAID)
Knowledge of international and national procurement regulations and local market conditions.
Knowledge of contract terms, as well as a proven ability to successfully complete purchase orders against specifications.
Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). Experience with database management systems (e.g. MS Access) highly desirable.

 

Personal Skills

 

Good planning and coordination skills and ability to prioritize competing priorities effectively
Good analytical skills with the ability to make independent judgment and decisions
Proactive, results-oriented, and service-oriented with a focus on meeting customer needs
Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
Good negotiation, communication, and relationship management skills
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda required.

 

 

Travel Required A minimum of 10% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: Programme Assistant; Drivers

 

Internal: IECD-R Program Staff; Finance Manager; Contract Compliance Officer

 

External: Local partner procurement staff

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

Integrity
Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Senior Accountant : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Senior Accountant

 

Department: Finance

 

Reports To: Finance Manager

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

Background

 

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development.

Job Summary:

CRS is seeking a Finance Accountant to help coordinate and contribute to the implementation of the Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) contract policies and procedures in compliance with CRS’ established accounting standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), donors’ rules and regulations, and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. This Job’s holder will efficiently perform accounting services through documenting the project’s financial transactions by compiling, analyzing, and verifying account information, preparing account entries, and delivering financial reporting services throughout the project/contract life cycle.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Review and analyze financial reports, including cost allocation of shared costs, to verify financial transactions. Ensure all transactions are accurately stated and appropriately classified. Work with relevant staff to address irregularities and resolve accounting issues, and ensure correction of accounting entries.
Set and monitor sound accounting and financial reporting procedures for the ICD-R contract sub-recipients and partners following established standards. Ensure setup and maintenance of all data required for processing financial transactions for assigned project/contract accounts in SunSystems financial accounting package.
Review and validate supporting documentation before processing of financial transactions to ensure all required documents are accurate and complete and authorizations are in place.
Record financial transactions following appropriate authorizations. Review and analyze various accounts to detect irregularities. Advise on corrective actions and prepare to correct entries and adjustments, as necessary.
Assess, evaluate and monitor sub-recipient financial management processes in accordance with policy and strengthen the capacity of a partner in financial accounting and transactions.
Monitor disbursement/receipt schedules, alert relevant project staff of due payments/liquidations and maintain appropriate communication and follow-up to facilitate timeliness of financial resource management and compliance with set deadlines.

Prepare various periodic and ad hoc financial reports and perform variance analysis to assist project staff with decision-making. Assist with budget maintenance for proper management of financial resources.
Provide information to project staff, sub-recipients, and partners on financial accounting policies and procedural compliance issues and deliver training and other capacity building activities.
Perform assigned treasury project/contract (cash payment/receipt, cash forecast, etc.) duties, as long as segregation of duties is ensured.

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

B.A. degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration with courses in accounting, or a qualification in accounting (CPA/ACCA or equivalent).
Minimum of two years’ experience in a position with similar responsibilities, preferably with an international or local NGO, or a financial/banking institution.
Knowledge of the relevant public donor (DFID/UKAID) regulations preferred.
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio), Web Conferencing Applications. Knowledge of SunSystems financial accounting package or similar financial reporting software preferred.

 

Personal Skills

 

Excellent analytical skills with the ability to detect and report inconsistencies
Conscientious, accurate and thorough with great attention to detail
Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
Ability to work collaboratively
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English required.

Travel Required (include the percentage of required travel, if applicable) N/A

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: None.

 

Internal: Programme Director, Contract Compliance Officer, Senior Programme Officer, Finance Team, Operations Team, CP Leadership

 

External: Partner accountant/finance staff

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation

Strategic mindset

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Program Manager I – Nutrition, Health and Hygiene ECD Specialist : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager I – Nutrition, Health and Hygiene ECD Specialist

 

Department: CARO/Rwanda

 

Reports To: IECD-R Programme Director

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development.

 

 

Job Summary:

 

 

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children. You will provide technical advice and support to the IECD-R project for a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of integrated Nutrition, Health and Hygiene for children 0-3 as well as 4-6 in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health programming is.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Support the development/adaptation and contribute to the implementation of project strategies, standards, tools and best practices in Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health programming that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments. Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach to integrating gender and protection mainstreaming.
Monitor the technical quality of program implementation in the field. Provide technical solutions to district-based teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools, and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
Support capacity strengthening initiatives in Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health programming for staff and partner through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
Collect and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best practices for the projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to the Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health learning agenda.
Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in the area of Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

Master’s Degree in integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health programming, or related field
Minimum of three years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with a minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health.
Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Integrated Nutrition, WASH and Health. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices.
Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society Understanding of partnership principles.
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

 

Personal Skills

 

Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under the direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
Good technical writing skills
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda required.

Travel Required A minimum of 25% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: Curriculum Development Specialist

Internal: Health, Nutrition, and Hygiene ECD Specialist; Child Protection and Inclusion ECD Specialist; Program Implementation Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager; Regional and HQ based technical advisors

 

External: Government of Rwanda, NECDP, UNICEF, NGOs, and other stakeholders

 

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

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JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Manager : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Manager

 

Department: CARO/Rwanda

 

Reports To: IECD-R Programme Director

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development

 

 

Job Summary:

 

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group and follow up services for 4-6-year olds. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children. You will provide technical advice, guidance, and support for monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) to design and implementation of the project in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to the project team to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your MEAL-related technical knowledge, advice, and guidance will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ programming is across the globe.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Provide management, guidance, and technical oversight for monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning in the project throughout the project cycle to ensure project design, start-up, implementation and close-out are in line with CRS quality principles and standards and MEAL policies, procedures, and practices; donor MEAL guidelines, and industry best practices.
Supervise the collection of relevant data for ongoing project monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
Coordinate geographic targeting for the baseline, midline, and end line studies conducted by the independent evaluator. Work in close collaboration with the independent evaluator for additional logistics and data collection needs.

Effectively manage MEAL-related staff for the project and supervise. Manage team dynamics and staff wellbeing. Provide coaching, strategically tailor individual development plans, and complete performance management for direct reports.
Champion the development of project learning – identify opportunities for learning, research, and publications in the program area(s) and implementation of MEAL policy.
Facilitate the dissemination of promising practices and lessons learned to contribute to the knowledge management agenda. Promote the application of learning to improve program quality and to strengthen CRS influence among external stakeholders.
Provide management, guidance, and technical oversight for the development and implementation of high-quality MEAL system and process, including ICT4MEAL and the application of responsible data principles as per agency and donor requirements in the project.
Promoting MEAL policies and industry good practices, champion the analysis and use of project performance data in the program area(s) to inform decision-making and identify lessons learned. Facilitate connections between colleagues and peers to generate and share evidence-based learning.
Provide management, guidance and technical oversight for project evaluation events.
Oversee MEAL-related technical assistance and capacity strengthening activities to national and local government and partner organizations to enhance program quality and impact.
Oversee the identification, assessment, and strengthening of partnerships relevant to MEAL in the project and the appropriate application of partnership concepts, tools and approaches.
Oversee timely and appropriate project MEAL expenditures in line with financial plans and efficient use and stewardship of project material sources.

 

 

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations, Statistics or MEAL required. Additional experience may substitute for some education.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant field-based project management experience required, with preferably at least 2-3 years working in MEAL
Experience in managing OVC MEAL preferably with an international NGO
Good experience in project grants management, experience with donors including DfID.
Demonstrated ability to write high-quality technical reports.
Experience engaging with partner organizations, government officials and community leaders
MEAL quantitative and qualitative experience required.
Experience in use of ICT4D.
Staff management experience and abilities that are conducive to a learning environment.
Experience using data analysis software, MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information management systems.

 

Personal Skills

 

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound judgment and decisions and offer innovative solutions
Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.
Good presentation and facilitation skills
Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language: Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda required.

Travel Required: A minimum of 30% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: MEAL Officers

 

Internal: Partner staff

 

External: NECDP Seconded Staff

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

Integrity
Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset

 

MEAL Competencies:

 

The staff member in this position is expected to have expert knowledge and ability and can apply the following competencies in the most complex situations.

 

Monitoring

Accountability

Learning

The staff member in this position is expected to have advanced knowledge and ability and can apply the following competencies in new or complex situations. Guides other professionals:

MEAL in Design
Evaluation
Analysis and Critical Thinking
ICT4MEAL
MEAL in Management
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Senior Project Officer/Risk and Compliance Officer – IECD-R Contract Compliance Officer : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Project Officer/Risk and Compliance Officer – IECD-R Contract Compliance Officer

 

Department: Operations

 

Reports To: Grants and Compliance Specialist

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development.

 

 

Job Summary:

 

CRS Rwanda is seeking for Senior Project Officer/Risk and Compliance Officer to conduct risk-related activities for the country program (CP) including CRS and sub-recipient compliance to CRS policies, local laws, and donor regulations and contract terms to help ensure effective delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your knowledge and skills will help reduce risk to staff, to the effectiveness of our programming and to the people we serve through the application of the principles of stewardship, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Collaborate with the CP leadership on strengthening internal control systems and processes.
Help identify risk issues and challenges and solutions to address them.
Help implement and advise on the sub-recipient financial management policy (SRFMP)
Support the planning and performance of internal audits, control reviews and compliance assessments, conduct audit activities as applicable. Help analyze results and provide recommendations.
Support the design and facilitation of trainings and institutional capacity strengthening plans for CRS and partners.
Support external audits and the coordination of action plans to close out audit findings.

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

 

Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other relevant field preferred. Accounting or audit certification highly preferred.
Previous experience ensuring compliance on DFID or other large donor contracts.
Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt or Project Management Professional certifications preferred.
Minimum of 5 years of work experience, ideally with an international organization, with progressive responsibility in operations and/or programming. At least 3 of these years entailing audit, compliance or risk management experience.
Knowledge of audit standards and compliance regulations; knowledge of COSO’s Internal Control Framework or The Institute of Internal Audit’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Knowledge of data analytics techniques and process performance improvement leading practices
Knowledge of accounting systems
Coaching and training abilities.
Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) and information management systems.

 

Personal Skills

 

Good relationship management skills
Good analytical, organizational, and systems thinking skills
Ability to make sound judgment
Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English required.

 

 

Travel Required NA

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: N/A

 

Internal: Programme Director, Senior Accountant, Senior Programme Officer, Finance Team, Operations Team, CP Leadership

 

External: Subrecipient Partners Management and Finance Staff

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

 

How to apply

 

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Program Manager I – Child Protection & Inclusion : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager I – Child Protection & Inclusion

 

Department: CARO/Rwanda

 

Reports To: IECD-R Programme Director

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development

Job Summary:

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children. You will provide technical advice and support to the IECD-R project for a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of child protection and social inclusion of parents/children with disabilities in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ protection and social inclusion programming is.

 

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Support the development and contribute to the implementation of project strategies, standards, tools and best practices in Child Protection and Social Inclusion that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments. Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach to integrating gender and protection mainstreaming.
Monitor the technical quality of program implementation in the field. Provide technical solutions to district-based teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools, and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
Support capacity strengthening initiatives in Child Protection and Social Inclusion programming for staff and partner through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.
Collect and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best practices for the projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to the Child Protection and Social Inclusion learning agenda.
Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in the area of Child Protection and Social Inclusion to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.

 

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

Education and Experience

 

Master’s Degree in Early Child Development, Social Work, or a related field
Minimum of three years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with a minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in child protection and social inclusion of people living with disabilities.
Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in child protection and social inclusion. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices.
Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society Understanding of partnership principles.
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

 

Personal Skills

 

 

Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under the direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
Good technical writing skills
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda.

Travel Required A minimum of 25% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: N/A

 

Internal: Early Learning and Stimulation ECD Specialist; Health, Nutrition and Hygiene ECD Specialist; Program Implementation Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager; Regional and HQ based technical advisors

 

External: Government of Rwanda, NECDP, UNICEF, NGOs, and other stakeholders

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

JOB AT Catholic Relief Service (CRS) : Program Manager II/ Early Learning and Stimulation ECD Specialist : ( Deadline : 16 July 2019 )

 

 

Job Title: Program Manager II/ Early Learning and Stimulation ECD Specialist

 

Department: CARO/Rwanda

 

Reports To: IECD-R Program Director

 

Country/Location: Rwanda/Kigali

 

 

Background

 

As part of the universal mission of the Catholic Church, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works with local, national and international Catholic institutions and structures, as well as other organizations, to assist people on the basis of need, not a creed, race or nationality. The primary goal of CRS/Rwanda programming is to ensure that vulnerable households in Rwanda achieve full, integral human development

 

 

Job Summary:

 

The Improving Early Childhood Development in Rwanda (IECD-R) programs responds to the challenge of limited access to integrated Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in Rwanda and focuses on the conception to three-year-olds (0 – 3) age group. It seeks to build the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers, enabling better stimulation, learning, protection, nutrition, and health and as a result better physical, social, cognitive and emotional development for approximately 730,000 children. You will provide technical advice and support to the IECD-R project for a range of program design and implementation issues in the area of Early Learning and Stimulation for children 0-3 as well as 4-6 in line with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) program quality principles and standards, donor guidelines, and industry best practices to Country Program (CP) teams to advance the delivery of high-quality programming to the poor and vulnerable. Your advice, knowledge, and support will contribute to determining how effective, adaptive and innovative CRS’ Early Learning and Stimulation programming is.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

Support the development and contribute to the implementation of project strategies, standards, tools and best practices in Early Learning and Stimulation that effectively engage partners, donors, and governments. Help ensure a cross-sectoral approach to integrating gender and protection mainstreaming.
Monitor the technical quality of program implementation in the field. Provide technical solutions to district-based teams, remotely and on-site, for strategic planning and how to best apply standards, best practices, partnership principles, tools, and M&E, helping to ensure high-quality implementation.
Support capacity strengthening initiatives in Early Learning and Stimulation programming for staff and partner through helping develop learning and training strategies and agendas/curriculums, conducting trainings and workshops, and coaching.

Collect and analyze program data, capture and share lessons learned and best practices for the projects to facilitate improvements in decision-making and contribute to the Early Learning and Stimulation learning agenda.
Contribute to maintaining relationships with donors, peer organizations, research, and other institutions, participate in forums in the area of Early Learning and Stimulation to collect and share best practices and promote CRS’ work.
Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

 

 

Education and Experience

 

Master’s Degree in Early Child Development, Education, Pedagogy, or related field required.
Minimum of three years relevant work experience with progressive responsibilities, ideally with an international NGO, with a minimum of two years relevant field-based experience in Early Learning and Stimulation.
Knowledge of technical principles and concepts in Early Learning and Stimulation. General knowledge of other related disciplines to ensure proper cross-sectoral approach.
Knowledge of capacity strengthening best practices.
Experience with program monitoring and evaluation and analysis.
Experience and skills in networking and relations with donors, peer organizations, and faith-based and civil society Understanding of partnership principles.
Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

 

 

Personal Skills

 

Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and get buy-in from people not under the direct supervision and to work with individuals in diverse geographical and cultural settings
Good strategic, analytical, problem-solving and systems thinking skills with the capacity to see the big picture and ability to make sound judgment
Good technical writing skills
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
Proactive, resourceful and results-oriented
Required/Desired Foreign Language Full working proficiency in English and Kinyarwanda required.

 

 

Travel Required A minimum of 25% of field-based travel is required for this position.

 

Key Working Relationships:

 

Supervisory: Curriculum Development Specialist

 

Internal: Health, Nutrition, and Hygiene ECD Specialist; Child Protection and Social Inclusion ECD Specialist; Program Implementation Coordinator; Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning Manager; Regional and HQ based technical advisors

 

External: Government of Rwanda, NECDP, UNICEF, NGOs, and other stakeholders

 

 

Agency-wide Competencies:

 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

 

Integrity

Accountability and stewardship
Builds relationships
Develops talent
Continuous improvement and innovation
Strategic mindset
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

 

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

How to apply

 

Electronic applications-Only a motivation letter and a current detailed CV should be addressed to the CRS Country Representative exclusively at [email protected] not later than Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at 5:00 pm. Please, include “MEAL Manager/IECD” and your name in the subject line. Due to anticipated high interest in this post and the expected number of applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

Kigali July 9, 2019

 

Jude-Marie Banatte

 

Country Representative

 

CRS/Rwanda Program

 

 

 

 

 

 





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