Friday, May 26, 2017

Children’s Voice Today,Project Officers Jobs in Rwanda



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Children’s Voice Today (CVT)
POSITION:           2 Project Officers
Industry:                Non-profit
Employer:              Children’s Voice Today

Job Location:        Based in Kigali with frequent travels to the field
Deadline:               6th June 2017
BACKGROUND:
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is an organisation that was established to promote the rights of the child through meaningful child participation where children/youth initiate and lead all activities of the organisation (Child/youth led organisation).
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) Rwanda is a member of the African Movement of Working Children and Youth (AMWCY) which was established by children and youth themselves to find solutions to the problems of working children and youth while promoting their rights and creating a safe environment for all children.
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is envisioning a child-friendly society whereby children are empowered to meaningfully participate in addressing issues affecting them and that their voices are heard.
With its mission, CVT is committed to be the voice of Rwandan children, to empower them to advocate for their rights and to fight against poverty.
Children Voice Today (CVT), in partnership with Save the Children International (SCI) Rwanda, is implementing a five year project funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) known as ‘Accountable Governance delivering child rights in Rwanda’. The project started in the current year of 2017 and is expected to phase out at the end of 2021. The project is going to be implemented in four Districts (Burera, Kirehe, Ruhango and Nyarugenge) and has got national level interventions.
Under this framework, CVT is recruiting for the above mentioned Project, 2 Project Officers who will support its implementation:
Core Work Responsibilities
  • Be responsiblefor the implementation of day to day activities of the projectin 2 assigned districts to ensure effective, efficient and cost- sensitive implementation.
  • Facilitate training and sensitization sessions for children, local leaders and child protection committee members and other community opinion leaders
  • Organize and facilitate community based child led media clubs activities
  • Collaborate with local authorities to ensure the smooth implementation of the project
  • Contribute to the annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly planning of project activities
  • Document and report the level of implementation of the project in the assigned districts on a regular basis
  • Conduct regulardata collection on project activities using monitoring tools
  • Contribute to the development of the quality monthly, quarterly and annual reports in accordance with the donor agreed schedules and requirements.
  • Effectively participate in coordination mechanisms with other Child Protection and participation stakeholders within the districts of interventions.
  • With the guidance from the line manager, be responsible, in the assigned Districts, for facilitating budget planning, regular budget projection, expenditure monitoring and budget reporting, in compliance with CVT system and procedures.
  • Produce and submit quality budget monitoring report of the assigned Districts on a regular basis as per donor agreement.
  • Advise on budget revision on the basis of progress of the project implementation
  • Support logistical arrangement related to the project implementation
  • Ensure that CVT Child Protection Policy is followed to ensure the maximum protection for children.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • University degree in Social Sciences, child rights and any other related field
  • At least 2 years working experiencein children’s rights arena and child protection in particular
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in project implementation, preferable having worked with NGO
  • Good understanding of the Child Protection and participation field
  • Good understanding of the sense of child led participation
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda (both written and oral communication skills)
  • Computer Literacy                                                                       
REQUIRED SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
  • Approachableand good listening skills
  • Community mobilisation skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Skills in training facilitation
  • Able to build and maintain effective relationships with the team, colleagues, members and external partners.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application letter written in English along with their CV to: cvtkigalirecruitment@gmail.com  before the 6th June 2017. The CV should include 3 referees with their address.  Please include The Job Title in the subject line of your email.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Children’s Voice Today (CVT)
POSITION:           2 Project Officers
Industry:                Non-profit
Employer:              Children’s Voice Today
Job Location:        Based in Kigali with frequent travels to the field
Deadline:               6th June 2017
BACKGROUND:
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is an organisation that was established to promote the rights of the child through meaningful child participation where children/youth initiate and lead all activities of the organisation (Child/youth led organisation).
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) Rwanda is a member of the African Movement of Working Children and Youth (AMWCY) which was established by children and youth themselves to find solutions to the problems of working children and youth while promoting their rights and creating a safe environment for all children.
Children’s Voice Today (CVT) is envisioning a child-friendly society whereby children are empowered to meaningfully participate in addressing issues affecting them and that their voices are heard.
With its mission, CVT is committed to be the voice of Rwandan children, to empower them to advocate for their rights and to fight against poverty.
Children Voice Today (CVT), in partnership with Save the Children International (SCI) Rwanda, is implementing a five year project funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) known as ‘Accountable Governance delivering child rights in Rwanda’. The project started in the current year of 2017 and is expected to phase out at the end of 2021. The project is going to be implemented in four Districts (Burera, Kirehe, Ruhango and Nyarugenge) and has got national level interventions.
Under this framework, CVT is recruiting for the above mentioned Project, 2 Project Officers who will support its implementation:
Core Work Responsibilities
  • Be responsiblefor the implementation of day to day activities of the projectin 2 assigned districts to ensure effective, efficient and cost- sensitive implementation.
  • Facilitate training and sensitization sessions for children, local leaders and child protection committee members and other community opinion leaders
  • Organize and facilitate community based child led media clubs activities
  • Collaborate with local authorities to ensure the smooth implementation of the project
  • Contribute to the annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly planning of project activities
  • Document and report the level of implementation of the project in the assigned districts on a regular basis
  • Conduct regulardata collection on project activities using monitoring tools
  • Contribute to the development of the quality monthly, quarterly and annual reports in accordance with the donor agreed schedules and requirements.
  • Effectively participate in coordination mechanisms with other Child Protection and participation stakeholders within the districts of interventions.
  • With the guidance from the line manager, be responsible, in the assigned Districts, for facilitating budget planning, regular budget projection, expenditure monitoring and budget reporting, in compliance with CVT system and procedures.
  • Produce and submit quality budget monitoring report of the assigned Districts on a regular basis as per donor agreement.
  • Advise on budget revision on the basis of progress of the project implementation
  • Support logistical arrangement related to the project implementation
  • Ensure that CVT Child Protection Policy is followed to ensure the maximum protection for children.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • University degree in Social Sciences, child rights and any other related field
  • At least 2 years working experiencein children’s rights arena and child protection in particular
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in project implementation, preferable having worked with NGO
  • Good understanding of the Child Protection and participation field
  • Good understanding of the sense of child led participation
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda (both written and oral communication skills)
  • Computer Literacy                                                                       
REQUIRED SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
  • Approachableand good listening skills
  • Community mobilisation skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Skills in training facilitation
  • Able to build and maintain effective relationships with the team, colleagues, members and external partners.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their application letter written in English along with their CV to: cvtkigalirecruitment@gmail.com  before the 6th June 2017. The CV should include 3 referees with their address.  Please include The Job Title in the subject line of your email.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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