Thursday, March 23, 2017

CNFA Gender Officer Jobs in Rwanda



Gender Advisor- FTF Rwanda Orora Wihaze
About CNFA:
CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutritio
n through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.
Brief Project Overview:
The USAID/Rwanda Feed the Future Orora Wihaze- Increased Protein for Dietary Diversity Activity will sustainably increase the availability of, access to, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) to improve the dietary diversity scores of women of reproductive age (15-49 years), especially pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children between the age of 6-23 months (CU2) in poor rural households. The target value chains for the activity are poultry, egg, pig, goat and fish.
CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Gender Officer.
The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of gender issues in Rwanda and extensive experience in gender mainstreaming in agriculture and / or rural development.
  • Experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects is preferred;
  • BS/BA in related field, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Experience working in Rwanda is highly preferred;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and French are required; Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is an asset.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must send their CV and cover letter to CNFA with “Rwanda Orora Wihaze-Gender Advisor” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2016.

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