Wednesday, June 28, 2017

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences,Administrative Officer Jobs in Rwanda



 Next Einstein Forum

Closing date: 06 Jul 2017
We’re transforming Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries!
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS, www.nexteinstein.org) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and outreach in mathematical scie
nces. Its mission is to enable Africa's brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa's future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency. The first AIMS centre opened in Cape Town, South Africa in 2003; since 2011, AIMS has opened additional centres in Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Tanzania and Rwanda. The goal of the AIMS Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) is to build a pan-African network of 15 centres of excellence across the continent by 2023.
Each AIMS centre provides an intensive and broad education to over 50 African students each year and prepares them for leadership careers in academia, governance and industry. The AIMS educational program relies on top international lecturers who teach in a 24-hour learning environment.
If you bring a collaborative spirit with a passion to effect change, consider this opportunity as the…
Administrative Officer – Next Einstein Forum (NEF)
Launched in 2013, the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) is an initiative of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in partnership with Robert Bosch Stiftung. The NEF is a platform that connects science, society and policy in Africa and the rest of the world – with the goal to leverage science for human development globally.
In support of the Next Einstein Forum, we are in search of a smart, enthusiastic individual to join the team as its first Administrative Officer. Inspired by an ambitious mandate, and led by the Director, Programs & Content, you will be responsible to initiate, administer and organize all project related activities, with the goal of achieving a flawless implementation of the Next Einstein Forum.
As an aspiring administrative professional, you will be at ease to work in start-up mode – to identify, develop and implement the necessary administrative systems and processes to effectively and efficiently support day-to-day operations of NEF. In this start-up role, you will interact and collaborate with a diverse team of administrative professionals across our global Network, participate in the operational team meetings, document and monitor action items. Additionally, you have the aptitude to confidently represent NEF in events and meetings, support securing online NEF program and operational files as needed; you bring strong English language skills to accurately compose and prepare written documentation and correspondence.
This is a full time, opportunity based at The AIMS Secretariat in Kigali, Rwanda.
Do you have what we need?
· Bachelor degree in business, administration, marketing or related fields
· At least 3 years administrative and programmatic experience
· Demonstrated organizational skills and strong commitment to learning
· Excellent communication skills – verbal, administrative writing and creative writing
· Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Internet, social media,
· Fluency in English (verbal and written); fluency in French is a desired advantage
· Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously and achieve results on required deadlines
· Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
· Positive attitude, resourceful nature, and excellent problem solving capabilities
· Business development experience would be an asset
How to apply:
Are you ready to take on this role and be a part of the transformation?
Submit your letter of motivation, including your salary expectations, together with a detailed CV in English to: careers@nexteinstein.org (i.e. “Administrative Officer NEF” in the subject line). Applications will be accepted until July 6, 2017.
Once your application is reviewed, you will be notified via e-mail of next steps in the process. From time to time, and as circumstances change within the organization, AIMS may elect to accelerate, extend or discontinue the selection process. As such, AIMS reserves the right not to make an appointment at its sole discretion.
AIMS-NEI is an equal opportunity employer.

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