Project Officer at CLADHO (Collectif des Ligues et Associations de Défense des Droits de l’Homme au Rwanda): ( Deadline 5 February 2022)

Project Officer at CLADHO (Collectif des Ligues et Associations de Défense des Droits de l’Homme au Rwanda): ( Deadline 5 February 2022)

Project Officer at CLADHO (Collectif des Ligues et Associations de Défense des Droits de l’Homme au Rwanda): ( Deadline 5 February 2022)


POST TITLE: Project Officer


ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: 31st January 2022

CLOSING DATE: 5th February 2022



CLADHO is an umbrella of Human Rights Organizations in Rwanda that is active in the fields of human rights promotion, economic governance, right to socio protection, right to education and citizen participation. It was founded in March 1993 with the mission to protect, defend and promote human rights. CLADHO got its legal status No 43/08/2011 of 31/03/2011 from the Ministry of Justice, and a recognition certificate from the Rwanda Governance Board No 04/2012 of 17/02/2012. CLADHO has been implementing PPIMA project since 2010 with the support of NPA.

Position summary

CLADHO is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Project Officer. S/he will be working very closely with the Project Coordinator under the supervision of the Executive Secretary in ensuring that the project activities are implemented on time.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Participate in planning and implementation of the project activities.
  • Prepare and submit comprehensive, clearly written, and structured project periodical progress and activities’ reports.
  • Work with the project team to ensure the project reports meet established reporting deadlines.
  • Work very closely with the project team to develop and monitor implementation of work plan/action plans, and submit in a timely manner monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Represent CLADHO in JADF meetings and other important stakeholders meetings where necessary
  • Support the project team in ensuring that short-term contracts are managed in accordance with their ToR.

Qualification and experience

  • Have at least a bachelor of business administration degree in Finance, bachelor of laws, Public Policy, and Economics or in Social Sciences or a post-graduate degree in one of the said fields.
  • Have at least five (4) years of demonstrated working experience in the budget domain.
  • Understanding of planning and budget preparation process is a plus.
  • Understanding of gender mainstreaming in the national budget is an asset.
  • Experience in capacity-building skills including training on the budget cycle
  • Must have presentation skills and experience in policy formulation.
  • Experience in working with different people at different levels
  • Experience in using Microsoft office package; including MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint is essential.

Competencies and Technical skills

  • Having a basic understanding of the project management cycle
  • Ability to work with a variety of actors and stakeholders with good communication skills
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Able to think creatively and to innovate
  • Able to share learnings, experience, and best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Strong presentation skills
  • High-level English language proficiency, both written and oral, and strong working knowledge of Kinyarwanda is a must.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit an application letter briefly describing how they meet the required qualifications and experience as well as an updated CV to and copy;  latest 5th February 2022 before midnight. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Submissions must be addressed to:

The Executive Secretary of CLADHO

P. O. Box 3060, Kigali.

 Done at Kigali on 31st January 2022

Dr. Emmanuel SAFARI

Executive Secretary of CLADHO

Tel: 0783597945

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