Partnership Rhineland –Palatinate/ Rwanda,Advisor (m/f)Jobs Vacancy

The Coordination Office of the Partnership Rhineland-Palatinate/Rwanda (Jumelage) is announcing the following vacancy:
Advisor (m/f) for promoting economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate
The partnership seeks to strengthen the economic relations between Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate in order to support trade, investment and employment. Since 2014 business delegations with entrepreneurs from Rhineland-Palatinate have visited Ruanda every year.
For promoting and coordinating business relation
s the coordination office is recruiting as soon as possible a competent technical advisor. He/she will work under the supervision of the director of the coordination office. He/she will be the contact person for entrepreneurs in Rwanda and in Rhineland-Palatinate and will be in direct exchange with the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Rhineland-Palatinate. The position is initially limited to two years and a half.
The technical advisor will perform the following tasks:
  • connect business partners from Rhineland-Palatinate and Rwanda,
  • have contact with government and business institutions, facilitate meetings, prepare minutes
  • organize B2B talks between entrepreneurs from Rwanda and Rhineland-Palatinate
  • make follow-up of B2B Talks
  • establish and continuously update a business network
  • observe and analyze the Rwandan market, prepare reports
  • inform on the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate and its economy
  • organize the program of business delegations from and to Rhineland-Palatinate and document
  • attend national and regional business conferences
  • participate at national exhibitions
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • Bachelor or master degree in economics, business administration or engineering
  • Knowledge of Rwandan economy and development strategies
  • Rwandan national with knowledge of Germany and German economy, studies in Germany an advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English, good knowledge of German, French desirable
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (MS Office, internet, email)
  • Very good communication skills, networking and organizing abilities
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently, conceptual skills
How to apply
Please send your application (motivation letter, updated CV, certificate and references, salary expectations) until 5th of March 2018 by email to The email attachment should be in one PDF file and not more than 2MB. Please quote the job title in the subject.