Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rwanda Women’s Network,Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Rwanda



Rwanda Women’s Network - Community Gender Based Violence Prevention Project
Rwanda Women’s Network is a Non-Governmental Organization that came into existence in 1997 dedicated to promoting and strengthening strategies that empower Rwandan women.
RWN’s mission is to work towards the improvement of the socio-e
conomic welfare of women in Rwanda through enhancing their efforts to meet their basic needs and this is done through five core programs i.e. health Care and Support, education and knowledge sharing; socio-economic empowerment; GBV Prevention and Response and governance and leadership.
Rwanda Women’s Network (RWN) with the support of Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF) and in collaboration with CARE Rwanda and RWAMREC has engaged in a partnership to implement the “Community Gender Based Violence Prevention Project” for 10 months (May 2017 – February 2018). The program goal is “Rwandan communities free themselves from GBV through social change and an enabling environment”.
The project will work at two levels namely at the grass roots (village level) where couples training will happen with RWAMREC leading the implementation of this work. RWN on the other hand will lead the work at the sector & district levels where activities will be aiming at creating a conducive environment for GBV prevention by engaging Opinion Leaders and creation of Women’s Spaces. The two levels will work complementarily.
Geographically, the project will cover Districts of the Eastern Province i.e. Nyagatare, Gatsibo, Kirehe and Ngoma in 8 Sectors.
In line with the above RWN is seeking to recruit the following staff for the coordination and implementation of the project.
POSITION TITLE: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
NUMBER OF POSITIONS:  1
LOCATION: Kigali, Rwanda
POSITION SUMMARY:
The M&E Officer coordinates the project monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems and provides technical assistance to project staff as well as management on ongoing monitoring, periodic review, and occasional evaluation within the project. Also leads planning and implementation of M&E activities for the “Community Gender Based Violence Prevention” Project.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Ensure the existence of an up-to-date M&E plan for the Project, and oversee its implementation for appropriate, high-quality, and timely monitoring, review, evaluation and reporting.
  2. In collaboration with the Program Officer, ensure that the M&E project activities adhere to the project work plan and contractual requirements of the funding partners.
  3. Work with local partners to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
  4. Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the Project M&E and reporting system and tools.
  5. Help design and participate in Project assessments, operations research and evaluation exercises.
CONTRIBUTIONS:
  1. Ensure the delivery of project objectives, overall management, coordination, supervision and implementation of the  “Community Gender Based Violence Prevention Project”
  2. Participate in the design of data collection tools (hard and soft).
  3. Represent RWN in meetings; and may make presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to RWN’s work.
  4. Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the gender and GBV fields; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
  5. Perform other related duties, as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of the principles of Performance Assessment and experience in project-level and / or organizational-level M&E system design and implementation.
  • Experience in the gender and GBV programming, in particular within the context of Rwanda.
  • Sensitivity to gender issues & differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding gender and anti GBV work.
  • Relevant computer software skills, especially MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, EpiInfo, SPSS, STATA and/or SAS.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and other stakeholders.
  • Verbal, written, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English or French;
All interested candidates are invited to submit their application including C.V, cover letter and copies of academic qualifications to Rwanda Women’s Network located in Kinyinya sector, Gacuriro cell, Urugarama village, Plot 673 (next to SOS technical school), Street #: KG 428, Avenue KG 773; for the attention of The Director of Rwanda Women Network: or send by Email to: rwawnet@rwanda1.com . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.
Deadline for applications is 05th APRIL, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

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