JOB AT SOS Children’s Villages -Kayonza : Programme Director at the National Office : ( Deadline : 08 April 2019 )
Position: Programme Director at the National Office
Country: Kigali, Rwanda
Closing date for applications: 08th April 2019
SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent, nongovernmental social development organization. The Organization supports hundreds of vulnerable children in 4 field locations of Kigali, Byumba, Kayonza, and Gikongoro. SOS Rwanda applies a one program approach in its education, family strengthening, health and community development programs, that support a holistic approach to development and emergency programming in the interest of the child. In this regard, SOS CV Rwanda seeks to recruit a competent Programme Development Director at the National Office.
2. Summary of the Role:
The Programme Director is responsible for supporting the National Director in the overall management and development of SOS programmes and facilities in Rwanda. He or she helps guide the implementation of the SOS mission in Rwanda, leading key management staff and other co-workers, and ensuring SOS standards, policies and principles are realized. The Programme Director assists in leading the strategic planning and budgeting process and supports the National Director in the effective management of financial and other resources, staff development, fund-raising, and public representation and advocacy.
3. Qualifications and experience:
Advanced degree in a relevant subject area, e.g. development studies, public policy & planning, social sciences, education, project management, leadership, etc.
At least 8 years proven strategic and programme management experience within the context of integrated development and humanitarian work in Rwanda or the Great Lakes Region
Proven leadership and people management skills, with at least 3-5 years management
Some previous experience working with child rights, orphans and/or vulnerable children
Expertise in developing and implementing Quality Management / M & E Systems especially working with results frameworks and logframes.
Positive and professional approach. Ability to work independently, self-organize, use initiative, keeps commitments and meets deadlines.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French,
Interested and qualified candidates are expected to submit an updated CV and cover letter showing how to meet the qualifications for this position by 08th April 2019 to the National Director of SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda.
Application should be sent by email to [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Done at Kigali, 01 April 2019.
Rose Nyiraneza Japhet Mbonyi
Human Resources Assistant Human Resources Manager