Job at Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU) : Project Manager (Deadline: 15 February 2019)

Job at Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU) : Project Manager (Deadline: 15 February 2019)

Job at Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU) : Project Manager (Deadline: 15 February 2019)



Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO

P.O Box 2502 Kigali

Email:[email protected]


Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU) has received the grant from Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU) to build a community learning Centre at Mayange, Bugesera District and it remains 4 months to come up at its end. Thus CNRU is seeking to recruit a Project Manager to coordinate the project activities and ensure the smooth running of the project.

Job: Project Manager

No of position: 1

Organization: Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU)

Reporting line: S/G CNRU and KNCU

Type of contract: Short term (4 months)

Expected starting date: as soon as possible

Duty station: Kigali with frequent travels to Bugesera District


  • Saving a liaison between the Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU), CNRU and other concerned organization to develop and coordinate education activities related to Bridge Project Rwanda;
  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures in conformity with the bridge project’s operational principals including the administrative and financial regulations of the KNCU;
  • Organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings.
  • Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Determining project changes.
  • Providing administrative support as needed.
  • Undertaking project tasks as required.
  • Developing project strategies.
  • Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for each project.
  • Assess project risks and issues and provide solutions where applicable.
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution.
  • Chair and facilitate meetings where appropriate and distribute minutes to all project team members.
  • Create a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective
  • Produce monthly report.

Job profile:

  • Bachelor degree in project management or in business administration with three years of experience in related field.

Technical skills and knowledge required:

  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills in English.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge in education and school management is an added advantage.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.

How to apply:

All interested applicants who meet the requirements are invited to apply.  A motivation letter, a detailed CV, a notified copy of degree and a copy of Identity card should be submitted at CNRU Headquarter, Remera, opposite to Rwanda Education Board (REB) Office, not later than Friday, 15/02/2019 at 5:00 pm. For any other information please contact Ms. Alphonsine  Musabyimana on her Email address: [email protected] or her phone: 0788404050.


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