Thursday, June 15, 2017

Rwanda Forum for Alternative Trade (RWAFAT),Handcraft Officer Jobs in Rwanda



RWANDA FORUM FOR ALTERNATIVE TRADE (RWAFAT)
P.O.BOX:3556 KIGALI –RWANDA, NEAR THE AIRPORT
Phone:  +250 783721567/0789628871
E-mail:rwafat1@gmail.com 
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Handcraft Officer
RWAFAT
About RWAFAT
RWANDA FORUM FOR ALTERNATIVE TRADE, in short “RWAFAT”, is a fair trade network of handcraft cooperatives in Rwanda. We are a non-profit making organization. The membership is open to all producer groups registered in any form
, but committed to the promotion of the fair trade Principles.
POSITION: HANDCRAFT OFFICER
RWAFAT is looking for a proactive, hands-on, motivated handcraft officer to work directly with our network of fair trade producers spread across the country.
The position is on a full-time basis for a maximum period of 2 years with a probation period. You will be based in Northern or Western Province near the main cooperatives you will be working with and report directly to the project manager.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
Coordination and follow-up of all handcraft related activities
  • Coordination and follow-up of handcraft training activities, marketing activities, trade shows and exhibitions and RWAFAT online shop.
  • Coordinate, follow-up and built the handcraft membership of RWAFAT
  • Built and strengthen the network of RWAFAT in the handcraft sector
  • Continuously learn, improve skills and knowledge about the fair trade sector
  • Coordination and follow-up of all learning, monitoring and evaluation (LM&E) activities in our handcraft projects
  • Assist in the preparation of reports of handcraft activities for internal use and donors.
    • Actively pursue and built a network of peers and potential donors in the handcraft sector in Rwanda
    • Assist in the preparation of funding applications related to the activities of RWAFAT in the handcraft sector
Personal Attributes:
  1. Accept to be based in Northern or Western Province near major cooperatives, members of RWAFAT
  2. To have the ability to write reports in Kinyarwanda, English and French
  3. Willing to travel for working duty in Rwanda
  4. Ability to organize own schedule and plan regular field visits as appropriate
  5. High degree of self-motivation and passion to succeed
  6. Interest in fair trade principles
  7. Strong empathy for and ability to work with poor communities
  8. Must have an ability to reach targets within timeline
Minimum Qualification & Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in the fields of rural / community development
  • Having trained adult trainers (Andragogy) would be an addition
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years working experience with the support of certificates of services rendered
How to apply?
All interested candidates, who meet the conditions, can submit their application to: egide@rwafat.org  ,rwafat1@gmail.com   
All the following supporting documents are required (failure to submit will automatically disqualify the candidate):
a)    A motivation letter addressed to the Chairperson of RWAFAT,
b)    A comprehensive curriculum vitae,
c)    Copies of academic and professional certificates
d)    Copy if ID card
e)    Copies of certificates of services rendered.
Candidates must clearly identify how they meet the requirements of the advertised job.
Deadline of submission is on June 19, 2017 at 17 PM.
Done at Kigali 13/06/2017
RWAFAT Director.

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