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Project Coordinator at National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda (NCCR): (Deadline 25 September 2020)

Project Coordinator at National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda (NCCR): (Deadline 25 September 2020)
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Project Coordinator at National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda (NCCR): (Deadline 25 September 2020)

Project Coordinator Job description

Background of National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda:

The National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda (NCCR) is the umbrella organization that promotes and represents the interests of the cooperative movement in Rwanda. On 28th October 2010, the National Cooperatives Confederation of Rwanda (NCCR) was established by nine cooperative federations. The NCCR was granted legal entity on 22 December 2010 and this was published in the Official Gazette N° 25 of 20/06/2011. In 2012, the NCCR joined the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA), which is the body that represents and serves cooperatives worldwide.

Its Mission Statement is to support its member Federations, Unions, and Primary Cooperatives through Capacity Development, Information sharing, Advocacy, and collaboration with Public, Private, and Civil society organizations at local, regional, and international levels.

It is from this brief background that NCCR would like to Recruit a high profile candidate who will fulfill the Job Profiles below:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinating project NCCR is undertaking and initiating new viable projects

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Planning of NCCR’s project activities according to its vision and mission, stakeholders and partners’ satisfaction, and in the alignment of the activities with relevant national/regional development strategies
  • Ensure the respect of the administrative and financial procedures for the smooth implementation of the Project activities
  • Coordination of the project according to the agreements signed by NCCR
  • Regularly monitor the budget with a view to efficient management and control of the use of this grant
  • Prepare agendas for meetings, attends project meetings, documenting meeting minutes, key decisions, and any resultant action;
  • Regular evaluation of the project progress through established monitoring and evaluation instruments
  • Prepare, update, monitor, and maintain project work schedules under the guidance of the Executive secretary and Regular reporting to the Executive Secretary of NCCR
  • Financial management and resource mobilization, including partner management
  • Management of NCCR’s staff under the project management department, including performance management and capacity development of employees
  • Good knowledge of the Rwandan and Cooperatives corporate/public and private sectors and its stakeholder landscape
  • Keeping up and building strong, reliable relations with relevant entities engaged in entrepreneurship, or the cooperative and microfinance sector
  • Other activities if relevant to the successful performance of NCCR


  • At least University Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Project Management, Economics, or any other business management related discipline
  • At least 5 years of previous work experience in a similar position, preferably with demonstrated project coordination experience.
  • Fluency in English, Kinyarwanda, and French would be an added value
  • Proven management skills, while demonstrating innovation, creativity with a project initiative and familiar working with the international and national organization, Government and private institutions;
  • Good understanding of:

(i)Business environment in Rwanda, (ii) cooperative policy, law, and regulation in Rwanda, (iv) Cooperative structure in Rwanda and issues affecting cooperatives in Rwanda, (v) Rwanda’s socio-economic situation of Cooperatives

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills; very good communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Passion and ownership for the Cooperative Movement
  • Ability to use considerable judgment, initiative, and independence
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificates, and references) until September 25th, 2020 at 4:00 PM, by e-mail to [email protected]. The email attachment (max. size 2 MB) should be a PDF file. Please quote the job title in the subject

Kigali, September 11, 2020


The Chairperson

National Cooperatives Confederation Rwanda “NCCR”




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