Saturday, March 25, 2017

Salvation Army,Consultant and Researcher Jobs in Rwanda



The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church.
Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.
Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name without discrimination. It was founded in 1865 by William and Catherine Booth in London and currently it is operating in 1
28 countries worldwide.
The Government of Rwanda has instituted several reforms in the management of government affairs and its institutions. The Vision 2020 is the key instrument that sets the stage for other initiatives such as the EDPRS 2 to drive the process of development in Rwanda. In the education sector, several reforms have been initiated. The Education Sector Strategic Plan 2013-2018 and the TVET Sub-Sector policy 2008 have highlighted the reforms in the respective areas.
The challenges of providing education and TVET are linked to the global trends. The Government of Rwanda has embraced and domesticated several initiatives started by the international community such as the Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development Goals and other initiatives both in TVET and education sectors. At the same time the society needs people with relevant qualifications, skills for employment, financial returns and job satisfaction
In order to solve the problem of lack of skilled and competent people in different occupations, The Salvation Army Rwanda and Burundi Command in partnership with The Salvation Army Netherlands want to implement the technical and vocational program in Rwanda.
It is therefore against this background that The Salvation Army wants to carry an assessment in Rwimiyaga community –Nyagatare District and Ndera community – Gasabo District in order to examine what kind of skills can be initiated (situational analysis, feasibility analysis, implementation mechanism, sustainability analysis). Skills need to be in accordance with what has been approved by WDA.
In addition to this, the successful researcher will have to conduct an evaluation for the current program which is being delivered at Kayenzi-kamonyi District and Rukeli- Muhanga District for future implementation consideration.
The following are the communities concerned:
  1. Rwimiyaga in Nyagatare District – Eastern province
  2. Ndera in Gasabo District – Kigali City
  3. Kayenzi in Kamonyi District – Southern Province
  4. Rukeli in Muhanga District – Southern province
Expected:

  • Highlighting background of each area with different mapping approach.

  • Highlighting the problem analysis of each rural area’s opportunities
  • To propose and select solutions , analyzing the approach, the potentialities and obstacles of 2 rural areas and activities which will be developed.
  • SWOT and PEST analysis report well detailed

  • Develop program risk assessment and mitigation plan.

  • Labor market analysis in linkage with the course and community needs.
  • Develop a Project Proposalfor the possible recommended skills in collaboration with Project Administrator (as per templates)
  • Sustainable Development analysis of TVET(self-reliance, sufficiency ,and growth)
  • Develop training exit competencies kit following to the accreditation requirements
  • Submit the report to the Education and projects department by 31 May 2017
  • Be ready to answer any question which may be asked after the submission of the final document.




Skills required for that Expert
  • Skills in research methodology, research analysis and community engagement
  • Minimum Master’s degree in Monitoring and evaluation or related field
  • Knowledge in Education program and law related to education in Rwanda
  • Understand the WDA’s core vision for TVET education
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English, French and Kinyarwanda
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in researching
  • Ready to start the work as soon as possible.
Interesting candidates will send the following documents (PDF) to dieudonne_louzolo@rwa.salvationarmy.org  with copy to francois_Nsengimana@rwa.salvationarmy.org  not later than 31th March 2017 4:00PM. No late application will be considered.
  1. Application letter addressed to the Officer Commanding
  2. A detailed CV with reference to the current work that you have done
  3. Recommendations for the similar work that you have carried out
  4. A detailed approach methodology that will be used with a work-plan schedule

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