Job at UNICEF : Programme Officer HACT, Fixed-Term, NO-2, Post#00107210, Kigali, Rwanda (For Rwandans Only) (Deadline: 23 July 2018 )

Job at UNICEF :  Programme Officer HACT, Fixed-Term, NO-2, Post#00107210, Kigali, Rwanda (For Rwandans Only) (Deadline: 23 July 2018 )

Job at UNICEF : Programme Officer HACT, Fixed-Term, NO-2, Post#00107210, Kigali, Rwanda (For Rwandans Only) (Deadline: 23 July 2018 )

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child,  Equity

Guided by the 2030 Agenda principle of leaving no one behind, the UNICEF Rwanda Country Programme contributes to five priorities under the social transformation pillar of the Rwanda National Strategy for Transformation 2017-2024: a) Enhancing graduation from Poverty and extreme and promoting resilience; b) Eradicating Malnutrition; c) Enhancing demographic dividend through ensuring access to quality Health for all; d) Enhancing the demographic dividend through improved access to quality education; e) Moving Towards a Modern Rwandan household.

UNICEF Rwanda has fully adopted the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT) as an approach for obtaining assurance that results have been achieved in line with resource utilization. It aims at managing risk related to cash transfers made to implementing partners in support of programme implementation, reducing partner transaction costs and allowing progressive use of national systems for management and accountability of results and resources.

How can you make a difference?

Purpose of the position

The Programme Officer (HACT) NO-2 reports to the Chief Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, P4 for supervision. The incumbent provides professional financial, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process by preparing, managing and/or executing a variety of technical and administrative tasks to facilitate the effective implementation of HACT in line with the UNICEF HACT Policy and UNICEF HACT Procedure.

Main responsibilities include:

1. Support to HACT planning during the programming process

2. Support to implementation of HACT assurance activities

3. Review and use of HACT reports

4. Promote networking and inter-agency partnership

5. Promote innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

    • A University Degree in Development Studies, International Development, Programme/Project Management, Business Administration, Financial Management, Economics, and Auditing or other relevant field is required.
    • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experiences in programme/project development and management or financial planning, management and oversight or related field at the international and/or in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in program/project financial monitoring and evaluation in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English and local language is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are:

  • Working with people;
  • Drive for results,
  • Applying Technical Expertise;
  • Planning and Organizing.

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.


Opening Date Fri Jul 06 2018 09:00:00 GMT+0200 (South Africa Standard Time) South Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Mon Jul 23 2018 23:55:00 GMT+0200 (South Africa Standard Time) 



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