4 Job Positions at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda(Deadline: 4th April, 2022)

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4 Job Positions at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda(Deadline: 4th April, 2022)

Project Accountant at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline 4 April 2022)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Project Accountant

Type of contract: Fixed term

Working location: Kigali

Supervisor: Chief Accountant

 

Deadline:  04th April 2022

Context of the position 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent member association affiliated to the SOS Federation. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda leverages existing community resources to strengthen quality childcare and protection through a holistic continuum of care tailored to orphans, vulnerable children, and their families. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda actively advocates for the promotion of childcare and child protection. In Rwanda, SOS Children’s Villages operate in four locations based in Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe Districts. In order to further fulfil the above-mentioned responsibilities, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is seeking for competent Project Accountant, who will base at SOS Country Office in Kigali.

 

JOB PURPOSE:

 

The Project accountant reports to Chief Accountant and receive technical supervision from the Head of Finance. His/her major responsibility is to ensure the proper management of project’s funds at the location level.

 

Main clients: 

  • project units/departments

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

  • Supervises the Project’s Account.
  • Oversees, guides and controls financial matters ensuring that the project operates in accordance with Financial Policies and Procedures of SOS Children’s Villages international and are in line with the generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Participates in regular monthly meetings to promote open communication, unified and accepted working methods to all Project Heads, Cashiers and other finance related personnel. Promptly points out irregularities and supervises their rectification.
  • Ensures that all payments are genuine, are properly supported and accounted for; and all receipts are properly documented and timely banked.
  • Proposes and implements (upon approval) new Financial and Administrative procedures and systems improvement aimed at strengthening the Projects’ Financial Control in collaboration with the Chief Accountant through the Project Coordinator.
  • Co-ordinates Annual Budget Preparation Process and Finance transfers. 
  • In collaboration with the Chief Accountant and the Head of Finance, supports the Project Coordinator to prepare and develop the project’s annual budget.
  • Ensures that all Proposals from the project coordinator are timely obtained documented and discussed with the Chief Accountant: and that the proposed project budget is accurately prepared and meet the required deadlines for approvals.
  • Periodically checks the approved annual budget expenses and balances and advises the Project coordinator and the other project heads on deviations and variances, and helps to report and suggest adjustments or budget re-allocation where necessary.
  •  Regularly checks the bank balances and ensures there are always sufficient finances to run the projects smoothly all the time in accordance to the approved budget.
  • Enhances Internal Controls with in the Project.
  • Periodically carries out Internal Auditing for the project as per the Internal Audit check list and the requirements of the National Office.
  • Checks the Pro-forma Invoices, bills and payment vouchers to see if the expenses are appropriate and within the budget limits, as well as the accuracy of the bills and invoices before payment is made.
  • Regularly checks the Bank and Cash Registers as well as the Bank Statements of all accounts so as to ensure that all payments and withdrawals were authentic. Immediately reports any irregularity noted for necessary action.
  • Checks all Cash and Bank Registers and their related vouchers monthly for accuracy, ensuring they are correctly reconciled, expenses are correctly coded and all supporting documents are available.
  • Assists with the establishment of proper store-keeping records and procedures. Conducts regular checks of all stores of the project and verifies physical balance with the stock cards balance.
  • Ensures that all measures to strengthen internal control as recommended by auditors in various audit reports are implemented and adhered to by the Project.
  • Performs Detailed Accounting Tasks
  • Checks Bank and cash registers of all projects; and the bank statements                                       of the account, and prepares reconciliation statements monthly.
  • Checks if all payment vouchers have been properly prepared with relevant accounting codes and numbers and with adequate supporting documents and those entries made in the registers tally with the payment vouchers.
  • Proposes budget adjustments/reallocation, if necessary, for approval.
  • Keeps records and custody of all used and new cheque books, bank statements, payment vouchers, filled bank registers, receipt books – used and new, finance approvals and other finance documents in an orderly manner for easy retrieval for checking and for audit purposes.
  • Regularly monitors the budget balances against the expenses and advises the Project coordinator and the Chief accountant accordingly to ensure that budget allocations are not surpassed, and that all expenses are within the budget limits.
  • Regularly checks the accuracy of all bills (telephone, electricity bills, maintenance claims etc.) for accuracy and authenticity, and recommends payment before vouchers are prepared.
  • Prepares and provides statistics summaries of the projects for the Quarterly and Annual Reports.
  • ETC

DESIRED COMPETENCES AND QUALIFICATIONS.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance.
  • At least five years of relevant work experience with a not-for-profit organization
  • Analytical thinking
  • Sound judgement
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with various administrative and program levels in the organization.
  • Strong organizational and research skills with a thorough understanding of finance and accounting principles, procedures and techniques.

Application Process

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter and other required documents to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found at the following LINK by not later than 04 April 2022.

 

The application file should contain:

-A cover letter,

-Detailed CV with three referees,

-Copy of academic qualifications

Please indicate in the subject line “Project Accountant”. The deadline for application is Monday the 04th of April 2022.

 

      N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

       Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done at Kigali, 25 March 2022

Jean Bosco KWIZERA

 

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Head of Location at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline 4 April 2022)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Head of Location

Type of contract: Fixed term

 

Working location: Kayonza District

Supervisor: Director of programs

Deadline:    04th April 2022

Context of the position 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent member association affiliated to the SOS Federation. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda leverages existing community resources to strengthen quality childcare and protection through a holistic continuum of care tailored to orphans, vulnerable children, and their families. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda actively advocates for the promotion of childcare and child protection. In Rwanda, SOS Children’s Villages operate in four locations based in Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe Districts. In order to further fulfil the above-mentioned responsibilities, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is seeking for a competent Head of location, in one of its locations based in Kayonza District

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Head of location leads the overall development and implementation of an SOS Children’s Villages Programme (CVP) Location and represents SOS CV towards governmental and non-governmental stakeholders in the location.

She/he coordinates the CVP activities and interventions and ensures quality and effectiveness of services through quality assurance and optimal use of resources.

The Head of location reports to the Director of Programmes.

As a member of the National Management team he/she participates in all NMT meetings and activities

 

Main clients: 

  • National Director
  • Director of Programmes
  • All NMT members
  • Location Programme Units Coordinators
  • Other Location [SI] Coordinators

Key results areas/main responsibilities:

Programme development and management 

  • Contributes to programmes development and leads the implementation of programmes in the Location in line with the SOS Care Promise and related international and national SOS policies, strategies, quality standards, and guidelines.
  • Leads the implementation of the programme management cycle including the CVP planning process as part of MA annual and strategic planning to ensure that interventions are relevant to the local context, respond to the needs of the target group, and contribute to the development of sustainable social support systems.
  • Coordinates and ensures cooperation between all areas of work within the CVP (specialised as well as general support work).
  • Regularly reports on CVP activities and progress towards targets to DoP/DND and relevant National Office functions.
  • Promotes child protection initiatives at the CVP location including response in emergencies
  • Ensures that the CVP is supportive to the identity of the SOS Children’s Villages Organisation.
 

People Management 

  • In collaboration with Head of HROD she/he establishes appropriate staffing patterns and ensures full staffing of the CVP.
  • Leads Programme Units Coordinators in managing staff in the location
  • Ensures compliance of the HR Cycle in the CVP following national and legal requirements.
  • Participates in the recruitment and on boarding of the Programme units’ coordinators and programme staff in the location, as well as provides input into annual performance appraisals
  • Coordinates CVP management team.
  • Facilitates cooperation and information flow between National Office staff and their counterparts in the location (according to the national annual plan, job descriptions and NMT agreed procedures).

Financial and Administrative Management

 
    • Ensures efficient and transparent financial management at the Location as the overall location budget holder
    • Leads the budgeting process in the location and monitors budget expenditures in cooperation with Programme Units Coordinators and Finance staff at national and local levels in order to ensure that funds are properly used.
    • Builds accountability in the programme by ensuring effective implementation of financial and administrative procedures, in accordance with defined policies, guidelines and standards.
    • Continually looks for ways to provide quality services in a cost-effective manner.
  • Ensures efficiency through best use/sharing of resources across different programme units.
  • Ensures SOS CV procedures are adhered to in all administration, logistics and maintenance activities of the Location
  • The Head of CVP Location is overall accountable for good facility maintenance of the CVP Location; Technical work like execution, supervision and procurement are carried out by competent staff.

Quality Management, Monitoring and Evaluation  

  • Is overall responsible for quality management in the CVP Location and ensures the implementation of national and international quality standards with guidance and monitoring from function staff in the National Office.
  • Monitors the implementation of recommendations from national and international quality audits and evaluations.
  • Ensures programme data is accurate and timely reported

Partnership building, advocacy and cooperation with external stakeholders

  • Negotiates and concludes agreements and contracts with state authorities and other organisations with a power of attorney given by the ND.
  • Coordinates cooperation, partnership building, and networking efforts of the CVP with local and national authorities and other external stakeholders.

Fund Development and Public Relations

  • Promotes the organisation in the public and identifies potential income sources in cooperation with the Fund Development & Communications function in the National Office and/or the ND.
  • Coordinates location self-financing initiatives within the frame of targets agreed during the strategic planning process.

Data Protection policy awareness and compliance

Work in collaboration with HR, Strategic Planning & MEAL, FDC and other departments to facilitate all staff to be aware of data protection policy and its implementation to ensure; At all times the personal data of donors, sponsors, SOS CV beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS-Kinder Dorf International data protection rules and regulations. 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project managent, social sciences (e.g social work, sociology, education, rural development, psychology, Business Administration, etc). Having a Master ‘s Degree will be an added value
  • At least 5 successive years working with International NGOs and managing projects funded by international donors
  • At least 5 years’ experience managing donor funded projects and donor reporting
  • At least 4-years proven experience in leadership and people management
  • Prior experience managing children-focussed interventions will be an added value
  • Ability to build networks, work independently, self-organised, innovative, fulfil commitments and meet deadline.
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. Good communication in French will be added value. Excellent written and verbal communication in English is a requirement.
  • A team Leader, result-oriented and flexible to deliver with tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop guidelines and tools and oversee their implementation.

OTHER COMPETENCIES:

  • Good understanding of international child right frameworks, child safeguarding, child, mental health and psychosocial support
  • Strong Skills in project cycle management (planning, monitoring, and reporting)
  • Organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Application Process

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter and other required documents to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found at the following LINK by not later than 04 April 2022.

The application file should contain:

 
  • A cover letter,
  • Detailed CV with three referees,
  • Copy of academic qualifications

Please indicate in the subject line “Head of Location”. The deadline for application is Monday the 04th of 04th April 2022.

      N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

       Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done at Kigali, 25 March 2022

Jean Bosco KWIZERA

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Two Project Field Officers at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline 4 April 2022)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Two Project Field Officers

Type of contract: Fixed term

Working location: Gicumbi District

Supervisor: Head of Projects & RBM

Deadline: 04th April 2022

Context of the position 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent member association affiliated to the SOS Federation. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda leverages existing community resources to strengthen quality childcare and protection through a holistic continuum of care tailored to orphans, vulnerable children, and their families. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda actively advocates for the promotion of childcare and child protection. In Rwanda, SOS Children’s Villages operate in four locations based in Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe Districts. In order to further fulfil the above-mentioned responsibilities, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is seeking for competent Project Officers, in one of its locations.

(Gicumbi Location).

JOB PURPOSE:

Under the leadership of the Project Coordinator, the Project field officer supports project development in the field of family strengthening in the line with the “Vision, Mission, Values”, the brand and approved strategies, policies, guidelines of the organisation and national legislation. Project Field officer is responsible to support children who are at risk of losing the care of their biological family which includes direct work with the children, caregivers, and communities, based on the professional social work practice, ethics, values to achieve the sustainable development of the families and integration in the community. He/she is also responsible to ensure the timely completion of the case management procedures at all stages based on the individual approach and on the active participation of children, parents/caregivers. He/she is a member of the multidisciplinary team in the project and coordinates multidisciplinary teamwork within the case he/she is responsible for.

Main clients: 

  • Head of SOS Children’s Villages Location
  • Head of the Projects and RBM
  • Co-workers in the Project
  • National Family Strengthening Programme Advisor
  • Programme participants
  • Community volunteers
  • CBOs members
 

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

Programme Development

  • Support Uburumbuke Iwacu – FS Byumba Project Coordinator in the development of services and interventions in the frame of family strengthening.
  • Support identification of cases of children who are at risk of losing care from their families of origin through different resources (referral, outreach, self-referral etc.).
  • Conduct comprehensive assessment of children and families in strong cooperation with the multidisciplinary team of stakeholders using different resources and social work techniques/methods to identify family needs and strengths and define the required services.
  • Facilitate the preparation of family development process, with the strong participation of caregivers, children and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Arrange, provide and coordinate the delivery of services to children and families in strong partnership with other service providers and in line with the family development process.
  • Keep regular contacts with child and family during the implementation of family development process through phone calls, home visits and meetings in programme premises.
  • Document appropriately all activities conducted during the case management stages in the child/family case file by applying methods and tools for gathering information, as well as forms/templates, based on the requirements of national legislation and/or regional guidelines.
  • Play a leading role and support the National Association in the project planning and other planning instruments according to the organizational strategic vision and recommend further improvement of the logical framework.
  • Assist the Organization in enhancing an integrated process of planning, programming, budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, research, analysis and present information gathered from diverse source.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Reassesses periodically the child/family needs and progress in meeting the objectives defined in Family Development Process and make decisions on the case closure, in cooperation with family members and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Enters data regularly in Programme Database module (PDB), ensures quality of data and uses regularly the reports and data stored in the database to track individual progress of children and families. Provides information for new requirements (new reports, new data fields or features) to Uburumbuke Iwacu- FS Project Coordinator.
  • Upon the request of Project Coordinator, and in accordance with the national legislation, communicates regularly with the child protection authorities on the case progress.
  • Supports Project coordinator in the self-evaluation and/or external evaluation processes of Uburumbuke Iwacu- FS Project.
  • Regularly collects information about different indicators as defined in the M&E plan of the programme unit and reports to Project Coordinator.
  • Support the use of Prodigi, PDB2 and Compass for monitoring and evaluation of strategic plan indicators for the location
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and methodologies consistent with project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Implement the overall M&E strategy and guide the implementation of related activities within the programme function.
  • Lead in the development/ enhancement of data collection and monitoring tools for child, youth, family, and community development
  • Sets up systems and structures to support the development of quality management within the Organization and the counterparts / stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the results-based management planning and reporting process
  • Assist in the coordination of internal and external evaluations of the projects including drafting Terms of Reference, liaising with partner and independent experts
  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures as well as impact indicators for the project success.
  • Monitor and analyse the project developments, implementation and report the overall progress on achievement, quality and sustainability of the project results.
  • Advice and suggest strategies to the project management team for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by developing plans to minimize or eliminate such challenges.
  • Organize and conduct trainings on planning, M&E for the organizational / project staff including partners stakeholders.
  • Prepare various written outputs such as draft background papers on the projects, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications etc.
  • Maintain and regularly update the project database.

Human Resource development

  • Participates regularly in individual or group external supervision.
  • Maintains personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participates in appropriate training activities and keeps up with organisational procedures, legislation, and developments in the professional practice.
  • Supports in capacity building of community volunteers

Financial and Resource management 

  • Prepares financial requisitions and other expenditure necessary documents
  • Provides supporting documents for financial reports
  • Monitors budget expenditures in the programme unit, to ensure that funds are properly used and in line with the annual plan and budget.
  • Continually looks for ways to provide quality services in a cost-effective manner.

Partnership building and advocacy

  • Keeps regular contacts with service providers to ensure that services are provided according to objectives and actions agreed in Family Development Process.
  • Advocates for the individual child and his/her family to have access to social entitlements or obtain needed services.
  • Contributes in community development undertaken by the Family Strengthening Programme, i.e. organise/participate in awareness raising activities, community mobilisation events and capacity building of the community partners.

Knowledge Management

  • Supports Project Coordinator in documenting good practises, human touch stories.
  • Keeps regular track of latest developments in social work area as well as changes in national legislation, policies and practises related to children in the target group.

Specific duties as assigned by the supervisor:

 

Required experience and qualification:

  • A degree qualification in social sciences, community development studies, Business Administration, and related fields
  • At least 3 years’ work experience in the community development field, child protection and related fields.
  • Experience in project cycle management
  • Experience in psychosocial support for children and adults
  • Positive and professional approach. Ability to work independently, self-organise, use initiative, fulfil commitments, and meet deadlines.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including written and spoken English; French would be an added value
  • Well-developed facilitation, group leadership and presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop guidelines and tools and oversee their implementation.
  • Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • A team player who is culturally astute, respectful, and tolerant.
  • Experience in using applied social research skills (quantitative and qualitative). Additional skills to support FS beneficiaries would be an added advantage.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of child protection issues, such as child safeguarding, child rights, OVC, youth empowerment, entrepreneurship, psychosocial support
  • Strong planning, organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-site organisation and geographically dispersed participants.
  • Work experience in programmes that build networks at community level.
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of SOS Children Villages.
  • Demonstrate creativity and abilities to complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities, deadlines, and multiple reporting relationships.
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support, knowledge, management and learning.
  • In depth knowledge of Planning, Monitoring and Information System, Monitoring and Evaluation and organizational development issues.
  • Excellent abilities to identify significant capacity building opportunities and capacity to deliver such trainings using a clear communications skill.
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.

Application Process

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter and other required documents to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found via the following LINK by not later than 04 April 2022.

The application file should contain:

  • A cover letter,
  • Detailed CV with three referees,
  • Copy of academic qualifications

Please indicate in the subject line “Project Field officer”. The deadline for application is Monday the 04th of April 2022.

N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done at Kigali, 25 March 2022

Jean Bosco KWIZERA

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

CLICK HERE TO  APPLY

Project Coordinator at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda: (Deadline 4 April 2022)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position: Project Coordinator

Type of contract: Fixed term

Working location: Gicumbi District

Supervisor: Head of Projects & RBM

Deadline:  04th April 2022

Context of the position 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent member association affiliated to the SOS Federation. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda leverages existing community resources to strengthen quality childcare and protection through a holistic continuum of care tailored to orphans, vulnerable children, and their families. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda actively advocates for the promotion of childcare and child protection. In Rwanda, SOS Children’s Villages operate in four locations based in Gasabo, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe Districts. In order to further fulfil the above-mentioned responsibilities, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is seeking for a competent Project Coordinator, in one of its locations.

(Gicumbi Location).

JOB PURPOSE

Project Coordinator will be responsible for the overall coordination, supervision and reporting of all activities related to the project “Uburumbuke Iwacu – Strengthening community-based child care and protection of children from most vulnerable families in Nyamiyaga Sector, Gicumbi District” to ensure that the project’s objectives and results are achieved in a timely manner and according to the agreed standards in the project framework and in the related grant agreement document regarding Donor compliance.

MAIN CLIENTS: 

  • Head of SOS Children’s Villages Location
  • Head of Projects and RBM
  • Project Co-Workers
  • National Family Strengthening Programme Advisor
  • Programme participants
  • Community volunteers
  • CBOs members

PRIORITY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of partnership agreements.
  1. Read and understand the Partnership Agreement (PA) signed between SOS CV Rwanda and SOS Iceland
  2. Liaise with International Partnership Development (IPD) Manager in case there are issues involving changes of the PA signed with the donor (change in target group/project beneficiaries, activities, budget, staff and timeline)
  3. Seek donor’s approval before implementing any changes in signed PA
  4. Ensure proper documentation of requests and approvals of changes in PA
  5. Liaise with IPD Manager in case you are to process cost/non-cost extension, Addendum of PA, or other IPD related matters
  6. Keep IPD Manager, Head of Projects & RBM and Programs Director copied in all communications addressing contract management issues
  • Financial Management & donor grant requirements compliance.
  1. Responsible for proper management of project grants
  2. Responsible for budgeting / budget revision / liquidity plan tasks
  3. Monitor budgets and speed up spending to avoid unnecessary underspending or overspending
  4. Process requests for budget reallocation if need be and inquire donor approvals
  5. Set up clear measures mitigating budget underspending or overspending
  6. Regularly monitor actuals versus budgets (BVAs)
  7. Liaise with the Grant Accountant and ensure regular posting of support documents in the system
  8. Compile donor reports and process reviews by the Head of Projects, Programs Director and IPD Manager before submission to the donor
  9. Ensure timely submission of donor reports (Financial, Monthly, Quarterly, Annual Reports)
  10. Keep IPD Manager, Head of Projects and Programs Director copied in all communications (e.g emails, skype calls) addressing issues related to donor grant requirement compliance
  11. Ensure proper use of project assets including Project car, camera, laptops, etc
  12. Follow up on donor enquiries, read and respond emails
  • Coordination & delivery of project activities.
  1. Ensure Project Team has good understanding of core project documents including full proposal (IMPACT Matrix), targets, outcomes, approved budget, log frame, etc
  2. Oversee planning, monitoring, and implementation of all project activities
  3. Master project activities and ensure timely implementation & completion of activities
  4. Ensure good collaboration with project stakeholders including government institutions, Ministry of Gender, and Family Planning (MIGEPROF), National Child Development Agency (NCDA), local authorities, community structures (e.g., Inshuti Z’ Umuryango), schools, etc.
  5. Represent SOS CV Rwanda in government forums (e.g JADF) and Child Protection Technical Working Groups, etc.
  6. Draft Terms of Reference (ToR) for the recruitment of external consultants
  7. Ensure proper collaboration with external consultants who support in Baseline, End line Evaluation
  8. Monitor and coordinate the work of external consultants and liaise with Head of Projects & RBM if there are any issues
  9. Conduct knowledge gaps assessment and contribute to capacity building of project team
  10. Supervise the work of Project Team (e.g Field Officers and the Driver) and conduct Performance Appraisal
  11. Be proactive to inform Head of Projects & RBM and IPD Manager of any challenges met during project implementation
  12. Set up a clear plan for EXIT PLAN (e.g., identification of local Authorities or Local NGO to handover project interventions) and submit Project Closure Report
  13. Performs any other duties assigned by supervisor to build synergy with other SOS Team Members

KEY SUCCESS INDICATORS:

  • Effective management of partnership agreement with SOS Iceland
  • Compliance to donor grant requirements (e.g. reports, spending)
  • Effective management of project budget
  • Effective planning and monitoring of activities
  • Timely completion of project activities
  • Timely achievement of project targets and outcomes
  • Quality of donor reports (Result-based reporting, timely submission)
  • Good relationship and transparent communication with the Donor
  • Good relationship and collaboration with project stakeholders
  • Effective collaboration with external consultants (e.g. Baseline & Endline evaluation)

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences (e.g social work, sociology, education, rural development, psychology, Business Administration, etc). Having a Master ‘s Degree will be an added value
  • At least 6 successive years working with International NGOs and managing projects funded by international donors
  • At least 6 years’ experience managing donor funded projects and donor reporting
  • At least 4-years proven experience in leadership and people management
  • Prior experience managing children-focussed interventions will be an added value
  • Ability to build networks, work independently, self-organised, innovative, fulfil commitments and meet deadline.
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. Good communication in French will be added value. Excellent written and verbal communication in English is a requirement.
  • A team Leader, result-oriented and flexible to deliver with tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop guidelines and tools and oversee their implementation.

OTHER COMPETENCIES:

  • Good understanding of international child right frameworks, child safeguarding, child, mental health and psychosocial support
  • Strong Skills in project cycle management (planning, monitoring, and reporting)
  • Organisational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

The Project Coordinator – Uburumbuke Iwacu – FS Byumba Project will also abide to other SOS internal policies below:

Child Safeguarding & Protection Policy

  • At all times, avoid actions or behaviour that could be construed as poor or potentially abusive practice. Whatever decisions and actions taken should be with the best interest of the child in mind.

Data Protection

  • At all times ensure that personal data of SOS CV beneficiaries and their families as well as SOS CV Rwanda co-workers is handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing SOS standards.
  • Ensure that personal donor information and data used and administered for the benefit of SOS CV Rwanda, is stored and transferred securely, handled confidentially and in accordance with prevailing data protection laws. Donor data will remain under the control of SOS CV Rwanda and shall not be forwarded to or swapped with other organizations

Application Process

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter and other required documents to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org   and properly fill the application form found at the following LINK by not later than 04th  April 2022.

The application file should contain:

  • A cover letter,
  • Detailed CV with three referees,
  • Copy of academic qualifications

Please indicate in the subject line “Project Coordinator”. The deadline for application is Monday the 04th April 2022.

N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done at Kigali, 25 March 2022

Jean Bosco KWIZERA

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

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