JOB AT Children’s Voice Today (CVT) : Project Officer : ( Deadline : 02 August 2019 )
Children’s Voice Today (CVT)
POSITION: Project Officer
Industry: Non-Government Organization
Employer: Children’s Voice Today
Job Location: Kirehe (With frequent travels to Kigali)
Deadline: 2nd of August 2019
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is an organization that was established to promote the rights of the child through meaningful child participation where children/youth initiate and lead all activities of the organization (Child/youth-led organization).
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) Rwanda is a member of the African Movement of Working Children and Youth (AMWCY) which was established by children and youth themselves to find solutions to the problems of working children and youth while promoting their rights and creating a safe environment for all children.
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is envisioning a child-friendly society whereby children are empowered to meaningfully participate in addressing issues affecting them and that their voices are heard.
With its mission, CVT is committed to be the voice of Rwandan children, to empower them to advocate for their rights and to fight against poverty.
Children Voice Today (CVT), in partnership with Save the Children International (SCI) Rwanda, is implementing a five-year project funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) known as ‘Accountable Governance delivering child rights in Rwanda’. The project started in the current year of 2017 and is expected to phase out at the end of 2021. The project is going to be implemented in four districts (Burera, Kirehe, Ruhango, and Nyarugenge) and has got national level interventions. Under this framework, CVT is recruiting Project Officer who will support its implementation in Kirehe District.
Be responsible for the implementation of day to day activities of the project in Kirehe district to ensure effective, efficient and cost-sensitive implementation.
Facilitate training and sensitization sessions for children, local leaders and child protection committee members and other community opinion leaders
Organize and facilitate community-based child-led groups activities.
Collaborate with local authorities to ensure the smooth implementation of the project
Contribute to the annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly planning of project activities
Document and report the level of implementation of the project in the assigned district on a regular basis
Conduct regular data collection on project activities using monitoring tools.
Contribute to the development of the quality monthly, quarterly and annual reports in accordance with the donor agreed schedules and requirements.
Effectively participate in coordination mechanisms with other Child Protection and participation stakeholders within the districts of interventions.
With the guidance from the line manager, be responsible, in the assigned District, for facilitating budget planning, regular budget projection, expenditure monitoring, and budget reporting, in compliance with CVT system and procedures.
Produce and submit quality budget monitoring report of the assigned District on a regular basis.
Support logistical arrangement related to the project implementation.
Ensure that CVT Child safeguarding Policy is followed to ensure the maximum protection of children.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning / Research
Support the planning, evaluation and review meetings
Document and report the level of implementation of the project
Regular data collection on project activities using monitoring tools
Ensure that quality, monthly, quarterly and other reports are developed and submitted in accordance with agreed schedules
Effectively participate in coordination mechanisms with other stakeholders.
Represent CVT in different fora with guidance from the Project Coordinator and ensure that the staff team is kept updated
Comply with the requirements of CVT Child safeguarding policy to ensure maximum protection for children
REQUIRED SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
Understands clearly the sense of child-led participation and work towards realizing CVT goals in this regard
Works towards fulfilling children opinions under different organs/programmes of the organization
Holds him-/herself accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling CVT and SCI- Rwanda values
Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
Widely shares their personal vision for CVT, engages and motivates others
Future orientated thinks strategically
Builds and maintains effective relationships, with the team, colleagues, members and external partners.
Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
Honest, encourages openness and transparency
University degree in Social Sciences, psychology, child rights, and any other related field
Demonstrable skills and experience in project implementation, preferably having worked with NGO
Community mobilization skills
Problem-solving and decision-making skills
Skills in training facilitation
Good understanding of the Child Protection and participation field
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their applications written in English to [email protected] before the 2nd of August 2019, the CV should include 3 referees with their address. Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.