Tuesday, July 18, 2017

AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA,Project Officer Jobs in Rwanda



JOB ADVERTISEMENT
Association de la Jeunesse pour la Promotion
des Droits de l’Homme et Développement -
AJPRODHO - JIJUKIRWA
Striving for social Justice
Job Title
Project Officer
Reports to
Program Manager- AJPRODHO
Management Responsibility
Project Officers;

Job location
GISAGARA, NYAMAGABE, HUYE, MUSANZE, NGORORERO AND RUBAVU.  
Contract Duration
3 Year contract.

AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA
AJPRODHO’s vision is a peaceful society where there is youth participation for social justice and decent living conditions for all, whilst
its mission is to empower disadvantaged people that include children, women and people with disabilities  to demand for their rights
 and advocate for their socio-economic development. Apparently AJPRODHO is operating in 15 Districts across Rwanda both Rural
 and urban, AJPRODHO’s interventions revolve around three program areas; Human rights and Access to Justice, governance
 and Democracy and Youth Economic Empowerment.
AJPRODHO has been in existence since 1997, intervening in the following program are as:
Human Rights and Access to Justice,
Governance and Democracy
Youth Economic Empowerment
Child rights and protection
Job Purpose
The purpose of this position is to Manage to implement Duhuze Project.
The specific objective of the Duhuze Project is to support societal healing by enabling Rwandans to effectively manage individual and collective wounds and differences, improve trust and cooperation, and celebrate their diversities. The project is implemented by AJPRODHO with support from International Alert funded by USAID –Rwanda.
This is a local position; the holder will work in one of the district mentioned above  project through thematic strands to ensure that project staff have peace building knowledge and expertise needed to ensure the production of high-quality, high-impact project outputs and outcomes. This will involve working closely with the International Alert Project manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead the planning, organization/ facilitation and implementation of the project activities at district levels.
  • Lead the planning, organization/ facilitation and implementation of the project activities at district levels.
  • Maintain programmatic accountability for project activities including data collection, evaluation, and record keeping of activities, and the completion of all necessary Monthly, quarterly progress reports.
  • Preparation of regular project plans.
  • Coordinate Duhuze project andsupport for peace-building programs
  • Lead in designing and implementation of peace-building approaches and activities for Duhuze project that will create sustainable peace and economic development of youth.
  • Liaise with local authorities, NGOs, CBOs, district authorities to improve understanding of conflict resolution mechanisms and peace building initiatives.
  • Mainstream peace-building as a cross-cutting theme across all project activities.
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and experience:
  • A University degree in: Law, Political sciences, public administration, management, Sociology social sciences with at least 2 years of experience
  • Skills and experience in project/program implementation, monitoring, review and evaluation;
  • Project management experience with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels;
  • Solid experience in grant management, including budget holding and donor reporting;
  • Experience of working with partners in a participatory approach;
  • Training skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French, Kinyarwanda is Mandatory;
  • Computer literate.
  • Facilitation skills
  • Mobilization skills
  • Ability to work successfully and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Able to work extra and long hours
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent reporting and writing skills;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly organized and able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Commitment to professionalism and work ethics;
  • Must stay at place of work.
  • Driving lincence with Category A is essential
Interested candidates should send a motivation letter plus an updated resume in English, including 3 names of professional referees
Females  are encouraged to apply
Interested candidates should send a motivation letter plus an updated resume in English, including 3 names of professional referees
Hard copies shall be submitted to AJPRODHO offices before 28th July , 2017 at 5.00pm


Signed by
Chairperson administrtaive council
AJPRODHO-JIJUKIRWA
Muhigirwa Louis

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