Programs Manager at Legal Aid Forum (LAF): (Deadline 15 September 2021)
RECRUITMENT NOTICE No LAF0021
In order to effectively accomplish its mission and vision, the Legal Aid Forum is accepting applications on a rolling basis from qualified and skilled individuals to fill the following vacant positions within its Secretariat.
Qualifications and desired skills
Advanced degree in Law or other relevant social science fields with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in managing access and related projects;
Demonstrated knowledge and acquaintance of the Justice Sector in Rwanda;
Demonstrated knowledge of core project management skills;
Demonstrated leadership capabilities;
Experience working with NGOs;
Fluent in spoken and written English with working knowledge of French;
Commitment for access to justice for venerable groups;
Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative management styles.
Coordination of programs, projects, and initiatives;
Assist in overseeing the development of annual planning processes and LAF activities;
Be part of LAF Secretariat Management Committee and provide leadership in his/her area of expertise;
Quality control of programs, identifying potential challenges and addressing them in conjunction with the Management;
Writing, or contribute in writing of project reports and donor reports;
Preparing proposals, work plans, budgets, and progress reports;
Provide input on strategic direction of activities and identify opportunities for productive interventions;
Participate in strategic planning and work plan development;
Assess the capacity building needs and implement capacity building and professional development programs for members of LAF;
Assist the Executive Director where required in developing policies for sound management for programs;
Contribute to the functioning of the Legal Aid Civil Society Fund, in conjunction with Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning and Business Development Officers;
Supervise and coach staff attached to the department of programs;
Assist the Executive Director in developing strategic partnerships and strengthening linkages with donors, government institutions, and civil society;
Participate in meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences particularly related to LAF activities /programs as designated by the Executive Director.
Interested Candidates should send a CV, 2 references, a letter of motivation, a copy of the degree(s), and relevant Certificate(s) to LAF offices addressed to the Executive Director: P.O.Box 5225 at Kimihurura, KN 14 AV, KG 668 ST electronically to email@example.com.