JOB AT Rwanda Girl Guides Association (AGR) : Speak Out Field Officer : ( Deadline : 06 August 2019 )
SPEAK OUT PROGRAMME
CALL FOR FIELD OFFICERS (1)
In partnership with ActionAid Rwanda, AGR is implementing a programme called “Speak Out”, a four-year (2018 – 2021) institutional donor-funded project in Rwanda, focusing on Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG) and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR).
The project works with girls and women’s rights organizations to increase girls’ ability to demand their rights, take control over their bodies, and hold decision-makers to account by increasing their confidence and knowledge of their rights. The project addresses the root causes of VAWG and wider community members, men and boys will be engaged to tackle gender inequality and change social norms. It is being implemented in the districts of Karongi, Gisagara, Nyanza, and Nyaruguru.
It is in this regard that AGR is seeking a field officer to manage the implementation of this programme in the districts of Nyaruguru and Gisagara. The successful candidates will be directly responsible for the efficient and effective day-to-day execution of the project in the districts assigned (2), ensuring that it is delivered to plan and achieves its outcomes.
Position Title: Project Manager
Location: in one of the two areas of implementation assigned
Start date: Immediately
Salary: Commensurate to experience
Duration: One year renewable
Duty Station: in two of the districts of Gisagara and Nyaruguru
Oversee the Speak Out programme implementation in the assigned districts (2)
Ensure community outreach for community awareness and sensitization about the Programme
Coordinate and ensure recruitment of qualified mentors for facilitation of girls gathering sessions
Coordinate and ensure identification and selection of girls (beneficiaries), according to selection criteria and total target of the district
Coordinate and ensure identification of Safe Spaces for girls gathering sessions
Conduct training of mentors on the curriculum and reporting tools
Ensure regular supportive supervision to mentors while conducting girls gathering sessions
Prepare weekly work plans and reports to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
Keep records of the graduates and keep tracking relevant success stories about the programme impact
Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system and archiving
Prepare monthly and quarterly narrative and financial reports
Ensure proper maintenance of the programme’s equipment and supplies
Organize field visits appointments for Key Staff to the sectors and at the district
Submit annual work plan to the district and sectors offices as well as monthly reports
With authorization of the Project Manager, represent the programme where required
Perform any other duties assigned by AGR
b. The desired individual will have the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development, Psychology, Social Sciences, Education, Development Studies or related disciplines
A minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience in the area of Social Sciences, child development or community mobilization
Ability to work independently; willingness to work with the communities;
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish working relations with communities and colleagues;
Excellent knowledge and understanding of Gender issues
Previous experience with AGR (beneficiaries, volunteers, etc.) is an asset.
ii. Key competencies
Proficiency in Kinyarwanda and good working knowledge of the English language. French is an added value.
Have a passion for resolving girls’ issues
Creativity, pro-activeness and hardworking, and flexibility to work for extra time including weekend.
Have excellent communication skills and display sound values of integrity, solidarity, and commitment in his/her assignments
Have excellent report writing skills and computer literacy (word, excel, internet, etc.)
Ability to effect frequent fieldwork in sectors, cells, and villages where home-based and Speak Out center program are run.
iii. Application Procedures
The interested candidates should send their applications to the Chief Commissioner of Association des Guides du Rwanda, not later than August 06, 2019 at 5:00 pm [email protected] or by submitting the files at AGR National Centre. Candidates from mentioned districts are encouraged to apply. For clarification contact: 0788691510 or send an email to the email provided.