Wednesday, August 10, 2016

One Acre Fund,Government Services Trial Assistant Jobs in Rwanda



Job Description:  Government Services Trial Manager Assistant
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Industry:              Non-profit/Agriculture.
Function:             Trial Manager Field Assistant, Government Services Division
Employer:           One Acre Fund / Tubura

Job Location:      Rusizi, Nyamasheke, Gisagara and Nyanza
Deadline:             17thAugust 2016
Commitment: 6 month contract, with possible renewal
Organization Description
One Acre Fund is an innovative agricultural NGO that seeks to put farmers first in all that it does. After eight years in Rwanda, we have grown to serve over 100,000 farmers, ensuring that impact per farmer is always at the forefront of what we do. One Acre fund is made up of more than 1,000 full-time field staff andis one of Rwanda’s fastest growing professional organizations. Whilst our Core Operations is our primary department, we constantly seek to work closely with local and national government. We believe that powerful opportunities exist to partner with the government to shape and implement effective policy, coordinated with our significant field presence.
Job Description
As part of a series of upcoming agricultural trials aimed at increasing farmer productivity through mass marketing, we are seeking a “Government Services Trial Manager Assistant”  Successful candidates will be reporting directly to Trial Managers, engage with farmers across the District and will contribute to an impact evaluation that may lead to a national campaign in season 18A. Successful applicants must be hardworking, humble, prepared to work in the field, and want to make a lasting contribution to serving farmers.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring and implementation of dailytrial operational activities
  • Quality assurance on trial implementation in the assigned district to ensure compliance to roles and responsibilities of assigned in the trial design
  • Facilitate the M&E surveys to helpdetermine trial impact
  • Daily interaction with farmers, village leaders, farmer promoters and SEDO’s
  • Assist farmer promoters to coordinate farmer training and distribution of inputs / materials
  • Support One Acre Fund relations with local authorities and farmers
  • Coordinate and support the supply of different materials or inputs in the pilot project sectors
  • Track and communicate to Government services team and manager on the pilot’s implementation
  • Send weekly reports on the project’s implementation, covering Key performance Indicators, problems and all other relevant matters
  • Occasionally assume role of Trial Manager in their absence
Requirements
  • Commitment to living in a rural area for an extended period of time. Ideally candidates will come from the assigned Districts.
  • Leadership experience at work, or outside of work
  • Excellent communication skills in Kinyarwanda and basic knowledge in English
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word to create written reports and populate tracking spreadsheets
  • Strong performing academic background (at least A-level, but preferably Bachelors ideally in agriculture, business or related field).
To Apply
Forward you application to rwandajobs@oneacrefund.org with“Government Services Trial Manager Assistant” in the subject line.
We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.
Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.  If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse his number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).
One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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