Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Soma Umenye ,Procurement and Logistics Coordinator Jobs in Rwanda

Project Summary
Soma Umenye is a USAID funded project that will work to improve reading outcomes in Kinyarwanda for at least 1 million children in public and government-aided schools in Rwanda by the end of Grade 3. Specifically, Soma Umenye will target all children in Grades 1-3 attending public and government-aided schools nationwide and ensure that at least 70 percent of students are able to read grade
-level text with fluency and comprehension by the end of Grade 3.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist the procurement and logistics specialist with procurement requirements and ensure compliance with corporate policies, contractual requirements, US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Agency for International Development Acquisition Regulations (AIDAR), and any other applicable policies and regulations.
  • Provide assistance to all customs and passport/visa/work permit issuance and renewals.
  • Support in processing and expediting customs and immigration processes.
  • Prepare cell phones for new staff and maintain all phone numbers.
  • Support maintenance of expendable and non-expendable inventory, including labeling and tracking of items.
  • Manage the proper handover of any project equipment and maintain record of all equipment issues from staff.
  • Arrange hotel/guest lodging for field staff and visitors.
  • Organize shipment services with freight forwarder as required.
  • Coordinate customs clearance for export and import of goods.
  • Perform any other appropriate tasks that support the overall project, as assigned by the supervisor or his/her designee.
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of progressively responsible related experience. A combination of education and work experience may substitute for the required degree.
  • At least 3 years of applicable technical experience.
  • Prior international donor experience required; thorough knowledge of USAID and its contractual and reporting requirements preferred.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills; excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong computer spreadsheet and word processing skills.
  • Demonstrated exemplary diplomatic, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Written and spoken proficiency in English.
Location of Assignment
The location of assignment is Kigali, Rwanda with intermittent travel throughout the country.

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