20 Job Positions at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

14 Job Positions of Field Officers PSAC at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Field Officers PSAC (14) for different Districts:  Nyamasheke, Rutsiro, Karongi, Nyabihu, Rusizi, Huye, Nyaruguru, Nyamagabe, Ruhango Nyanza, Rwamagana, Bugesera, Rulindo, Musanze and Kayonza

Job Profile

  • Bachelor degree in agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, crop production, food security, agribusiness; agriculture economics from a reputable university
  • Three years of relevant experience in agriculture sector or rural development activities preferably experience on main crops targeted by the project;
  • Proven experience in agricultural extension related works or farmers outreach activities;
  • Sufficient knowledge of export crops development in Rwanda and their production systems
  • Hold a driving license category A
  • Good team worker, good listener, high communication skills
  • Computer literacy of the Microsoft package including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and smartphones or database software

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Field Officer will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • To actively engage in beneficiary selection process under the guidance of value chain specialist and/or operations Manager
  • To provide support to the target value chain specialists and operations manager for the design of the agri-export development activities (cash crops, gardens, farming, etc.)
  • To provide support to value chain specialists and operations Manager in the design and organizations of the FFS trainings to be provided to PSAC beneficiaries
  • To organize and supervise field planting activities under the guidance of the Value chain specialist in collaboration with the districts agricultural departments (input distribution, trainings, farm and demonstration set up, maintenance, monitoring, reporting, etc.)
  • Coordinate awareness and demonstration of technical solution for farming efficiency for different target export crops, regarding coffee production, tea production and horticulture, crop management and harvesting for all related stakeholders and professionals and facilitation of knowledge and experience sharing.
  • Monitor the conformity of the field works (trainings, demonstration farms, FFS plots, field visits, meeting, etc…) with the standards of PSAC and NAEB, and as per the agreed planned activities, Bill of quantities and contracts.
  • To support the value chain specialist and M&E Manager in the technical evaluation of the agricultural material.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of field works as per the predefined schedule.
  • Inform and document the anomalies and the challenges carried out during the implementation phase of the PSAC activities his/ her area of interventions
  • Field coordination with the local partners on best implementation including district authorities, participants, local farmers, and communities affected by the project activities.
  • Collect and analyze relevant technical, social, economic, environmental, institutional and technology related information, data and/or statistics to support the delivery of projects outcome, outputs and activities;
  • File, document and report work progress to the value chain specialist and M&E officer on daily, and weekly, monthly and quarterly basis as well as any challenges, risks and issues observed on field
  • Undertake other project related tasks as requested by the respective Project operation manager / NAEB management.

Key Competences

  • Ability to be creative and innovative in generating new ideas and undertaking organization of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of commitment and self-motivation.
  • Strong focus on results.
  • Capable of thinking-outside of the box to achieve quality results and service.
  • Practicing accountability and integrity.
  • Ability to perform under time pressure, be flexible, work independently, manage multiple tasks and work effectively to meet the goal set.
  • Commitment, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • A strong aptitude and attitude for organizational change, innovation, learning, and team building.
  • High level of professionalism, work ethics, integrity and data collection analysis and reporting.
  • Proactive and able to manage workload with guidance from the line manager.
  • Good writing and reporting skills.
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and or French.
  • Willingness to work in designated project locations

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist/PSAC at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist/PSAC (1)

Job Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in information science or computer sciences, software engineering, computer engineering, Information and communication Technology, Information Management System, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, communication, library science, business administration with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a reputable Institution or,
  • Master’s degree in Information Science or Computer Sciences with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in information management, knowledge management and communication and or organizational learning;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing information systems and in training users in their use;
  • Sound understanding and awareness of issues relating to the access and use of information and knowledge and a good understanding of the development environment.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist will be responsible for capturing and sharing information on SPIU and NAEB activities:
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure that lessons learned and good practice are captured systematically, shared, and used to improve project implementation;
  • Support advocacy efforts through providing evidence of impact gathered through the project learning system (PLS), closely linked to knowledge management activities;
  • Set up and facilitate regular feedback to participating cooperatives (separate per value chain) and institutions on project and partner institution performance;
  • Develop or adapt relevant tools and processes for SPIU staff to collect, process, store and share information and knowledge such as documents, images, video clips, or audio recordings for easy retrieval, and ensure relevant staff have the capacity to use them;
  • Develop a project communication strategy and supervise project partners for its effective implementation (publications, media communication, etc.);
  • Design and implement effective project learning activities – in collaboration with NAEB, other PSAC partners and team members to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
  • Manage knowledge sharing events – in collaboration with NAEB and PSAC teams, scope and manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and learning sessions
  • Publish a periodic information through different means and tools including but not limited to newsletter, social medias, news peppers on the project activities and overall actions in support to agriculture exports development;
  • Ensure documentation and wide sharing of project results;
  • Undertake monthly, quarterly, annual project feedback collection and documentation of impact and success stories;
  • Document and share learning
  • ensure requirements, PSAC project lessons learned, and best practices for products, processes, events, data, documentations and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented
  • Organize internal/external data and documentation of the project in a systematic manner and analyzing the information to identify trends or other information of interest
  • Respond to requests for information from Project partners and the general public;
  • Provide Communication package in support to the PSAC key events and conferences, as well as partners and institutions;
  • Provide capacity support to NAEB and PSAC team, project partners and stakeholders in populating and updating their communication tools on project related interventions.
  • Use information technology for effective knowledge management;
  • Develop relevant guidelines for building an institutional culture of learning and sharing;
  • Ensure that innovative experiences, learning and good practices are captured, synthesized, documented and shared continuously within the project, within MINAGRI, NAEB and RAB, with the IFAD Country Programme Team (CPT) and with in-country partners, other partners;
  • Ensure that lessons and good practice emerging from the project support decision making and policy dialogue;
  • Assist the Planning and M&E Officer in the preparation of the experience-based Annual Work plan and Budget (AWPB);
  • Provide communication support to project participants, including building understanding of the project objectives and potential benefits;
  • Foster broad knowledge-sharing and learning within the Component Steering Committees.
  • Prepare regular progress reports, and other reports as required.

Key Competences

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills (creative, innovative, persistent and resourceful) to develop and build functioning information system and monitoring tools;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of team building concepts;
  • a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of databases is an asset, but not a requirement

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

Environmental Specialist/PSAC at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Environmental Specialist/PSAC (1)

Job Profile

  • Master’s degree or post graduate degree in environment, Environmental Science, Environmental Development, Environmental impact Assessment, Natural Resources Management, environmental economics, development,

or

  • Bachelor in environmental studies or agriculture with minimum of five years professional experiences in implementation of social and environmental interventions and or standards
  • At least four years of relevant professional experience working on Environmental/Environmental Development, Environmental safeguards, environmental management interventions, social and environmental standards and impact assessment relating to community development.
  • Technical background and experience in developing safeguards for agriculture, land use and management projects.
  • Proven record on similar documentation work at the National level.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of climate change issues in Rwanda
  • Excellent drafting, documentation and communication skills in English.
  • Promote the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Demonstrated capacity to produce high quality technical reports.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Environmental Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • Area (1): Project SECAP risk management instruments Implementation support
  • Continuously review and update the developed project SECAP risk management instruments in line with current SECAP developments;
  • Support the NAEB in the co-ordination, management and implementation of the project SECAP risk management instruments in compliance with the SECAP Policies and the Government of Rwanda Environmental standards.
  • Support the NAEB in the development and rolling out of a SECAP risk management monitoring and reporting system against the Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESCMF) provisions.
  • Support the project line ministries, and all responsible parties to achieve the maximum SECAP risk management efficiency in their assigned tasks;
  • Support the project to ensure that safety and health concerns of the workers and the general public are addressed during pre- construction, construction and implementation phases of the project civil works;
  • Provide assistance to NAEB and applicant communities in screening of proposed sub-projects and assigning environmental category;
  • Visit proposed sub-project sites to assess baseline conditions, assess potential site-specific impacts and ensure systematic environmental safeguards compliance in all PSAC interventions under the auspices of NAEB/PSAC Project
  • Advise on anticipated environmental impacts and possible mitigation measures, and on the relevant type of environmental review to be undertaken and documentation to be prepared (e.g. sub-project specific Environmental Assessment and/or Environmental Management Plan);
  • Provide technological, institutional and operational policy support in strengthening NAEB/PSAC Project Environmental Safeguards policy and action plan and facilitate its effective and tangible integration in the NAEB/PSAC Project annual Operational Plans;
  • Provide on-time environmental assessment, analysis and advice to inform annual work planning and budgeting across NAEB/PSAC Project’s priority value chains.
  • Review sub-project specific environmental documentation and give recommendations as needed, to applicant communities and designers, for finalizing the documents;
  • Participate in evaluation of sub-project proposals and advise on environmental eligibility and acceptability of proposals, based on guidance provided in the ESCMF and on personal experience;
  • Working with NAEB Procurement staff, ensure that environmental compliance is incorporated as appropriate in contracts for goods and services (mainly civil works contracts) and ensure that contractors are fully aware of their responsibilities in this regard;
  • During implementation of the approved sub-projects, undertake regular environmental monitoring and supervision in order to verify whether and how provisions of the project ESCMF and sub-project specific ESMPs are followed by all relevant stakeholders (designers, contractors, beneficiaries);
  • Report regularly to the NAEB Coordinator in writing on the results of monitoring visits, promptly identify any environmental issues or cases of incompliance, and make recommendations for dealing with those issues. In conjunction with the NAEB Coordinator, discuss compliance status and measures to re-establish compliance with contractor s and/or beneficiaries as appropriate, including agreeing on specific steps and timing for any remediation/corrective actions;
  • Closely collaborate with technical staff and management team proejct to ensure that environmental measures are incorporated at all stages of sub-project preparation and implementation, including site selection, sub-project design, preparation and evaluation of bidding documents and bids, preparation and supervision of contracts;
  • Provide contribution to the NAEB’s regular progress reports on the project implementation.
  • Area (2): Establish a Grievance Redress Mechanism in Line with the ESCMF requirements.
  • Develop the project grievance redress/feedback mechanism and design the complaints register using an established methodology in consultation with the NAEB;
  • Co-ordinate the formation of Grievance Redress Committees before the commencement of construction or any identified potentially impactful activities to resolve issues;
  • support the establishment and training of a selected focal person within the NAEB to handle Grievance Redress issues and facilitate the resolution of issues;
  • Technically support the NAEB in creating awareness of the Grievance Redress Mechanism amongst all the stakeholders through public awareness campaigns; and support dissemination of information to the concerned local communities as proposed in the ESCMF.
  • Develop a system to document information on grievances and redress and progress for monthly/quarterly reporting.
  • Area (3): Support in the co-ordination of training and awareness raising activities
  • Support in the efficient co-ordination regarding SECAP Instruments considerations to be taken into account in the sub-project preparatory activities;
  • Proactively orient applied research work to fill knowledge gaps in the project and NAEB and obtain feedback on environmental safeguards and development issues related to agricultural exports development interventions;
  • Provide up-to-date strategic and technical advice to strengthen the capacity of NAEB/PSAC Project management and member staff to design, implement and monitor agricultural export development and PSAC interventions with strong environmental safeguards dimensions.
  • Support the identification of the capacity and training needs of the NAEB, the Ministry, District Offices and other Responsible Parties regarding:
  • Training all farmers in proper Fertiliser application regimes and encouragement to use organic fertilizers
  • Training the Farmers in climate change adaptation approaches
  • Training the cooperatives in Group Dynamics, Gender equality, youth engagement and other socially related subjects.
  • Training of SPIU, NAEB, NAEB District Focal Persons, District Administration Staff, Proximity Extension Staff and farmers in Environmental and natural resources Management, Waste management, etc
  • Training in Pesticides, and integrated pest management
  • Advise on the co-ordination of the delivery of the requisite training.
  • Area (4): Advise/guide the consultant firms firms recruited to develop the SECAP risk management Instruments (ESCMF, ESMPs, IPMP, ERA, etc) on appropriate standards in line with IFAD’s SECAP and the Government of Rwanda Environmental standards
  • Supervise the development of the requisite SECAP risk management Instruments (ESCMF, ESMPs, IPMP, ERA, etc) for the PSAC.
  • Provide guidance to the firms to ensure that the SECAP risk management Instruments identify and assess social and environmental impacts of the project and its area of influence; evaluate alternatives; consider appropriate avoidance, mitigation, management, and monitoring measures; address all relevant issues related to the SECAP Policies and Standards;

Key Competences

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze and synthesize diverse environmentally related data and information.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues and recommend solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written English, French and kinyarwanda language skills.
  • Ability to travel frequently on field required.
  • Good team player who can work as a member of a multi-disciplinary, motivate and lead group efforts and network effectively

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist/PSAC at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist/PSAC (1)

Job Profile

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following areas: Social Sciences, Gender related studies, Development Studies, Law, Strategic management, Psychology, Social Work, Humanities, Public Administration, Management, Business administration, Law, International Relations and Political Science
  • Experience of 5 years working in the following fields: gender, community, team management development, dialogue, civic engagement or related area
  • Understanding of the communities within agriculture export value chains in Rwanda
  • Practical experience in implementing gender projects in the rural development field, and the associated documentation

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • Advise and support the project operation manager, other members of the SPIU and field officers in the effective mainstreaming of targeting, gender and social inclusion in project activities.
  • In close collaboration with the SPIU and PSAC team, develop full targeting and gender strategies and action plans to be updated regularly.
  • Work with each specialist in the PMU in critically reviewing project design to see how each component or subcomponent addresses gender issues, and identify opportunities for strengthening implementation from a gender perspective.
  • Review basic project implementation processes to provide feedback and suggestions on how to achieve the best possible project outcomes with respect to targeting, gender equality and women’s empowerment, and social inclusion.
  • Ensure that activities of the targeting and gender strategies are reflected in the following:
  1. Preparation of the AWPB;
  2. Design and implementation of the project M&E system;
  3. Project progress reports;
  4. Project supervision
  • Participate in the development of detailed TORs and tender documents of national and local service providers to various project components to ensure that target groups will be able to participate effectively in all components and meet the project’s targets.
  • Providing monthly reports of project progress to operations Manager, undertake regular community supervision, conduct monthly project feedback collection and documentation of impact and success stories with regards to gender and social inclusion;
  • Collect, share and analyze information on gender and social inclusion, challenges and successes for lessons learned as well as best practices;
  • M&E and knowledge management
  • Together with M&E and knowledge management staff, establish an M&E system that captures and analyses disaggregated data on gender and social inclusion.
  • Document and share M&E, learning and communication products.
  • Analyze data to ensure that there are no adverse impacts on target groups as a result of project implementation, and suggest remedial measures if necessary.

Capacity-building

  • Undertake regular capacity assessment on gender and social inclusion issues and provide capacity-building for staff at the field level, PMU, implementing partners and service providers.
  • Ensure coordination with Project partners to facilitate the implementation of PSAC project interventions in target communities

Communication

  • Liaise with the IFAD country office and gender team on questions regarding gender in implementation, knowledge-sharing and other aspects.
  • Serve as a channel of communication between the project and others partners working on gender issues in government, implementing agencies, other development projects and IFAD.
  • Help project colleagues access the information they may need on gender issues and share good practices.

Advocacy and networking

  • Be familiar with gender policies of the institutions linked to the project, including national policies and those of ministries, implementing institutions and financing agencies, including IFAD.
  • Establish linkages with other gender, women’s or social inclusion programmes implemented by districts and national agencies.
  • Present evidence-based information on project good practices in gender equality and women’s empowerment in national forums.
  • Support the communities to strengthen/ build relationships with local partners, local authorities, and local leadership to ensure project sustainability and local needs and priorities are being met.
  • Prepare regular progress reports, and other reports as required.

Key Competences

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, guide, and implement work with demonstrated experience in mainstreaming Gender and Social Inclusion
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with government counterparts at all levels, local organizations, community groups, and other program partners and stakeholders.

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

Cooperative and Agribusiness Specialist/ENABEL Horticulture Program at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Cooperative and Agribusiness Specialist/ENABEL Horticulture Program (1)

Job Profile

  • Master’s Degree in Agribusiness; Agricultural Economics, Agriculture Marketing, cooperative management, Food Science with specialization in cooperative or agribusiness management. Candidate with above degree should have minimum of three (3) years working experience.
  • Candidate with Bachelor degree in above field should have a minimum 5 years working experience.

Job Description

The National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) is collaborating with the Belgian Development Agency « ENABEL » to implement the KWIHAZA initiative a project funded by EU and focusing on sustainably transforming the food systems in Rwanda for the period 2023-2026. The collaboration between NAEB and ENABEL will mainly focus on Horticulture Value chain Development in 13 districts of Rwanda.  It is in this context that the project lead implementing entity (NAEB) intends to apply part of ENABEL fund for hiring the Cooperative and agribusiness specialist to coordinate, organize, manage and take a lead for all cooperative capacity building related programs.

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Cooperative and Agribusiness Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assesses cooperative capacity, business planning, financial management & documentation of horticulture business
  • Provide guidance on governance structures, financial management, and business planning for co-operatives.
  • Lead co-operative business development process through key steps of co-operative principles.
  • Collaborate with local government, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders to foster partnerships that support co-operative development.
  • Document cooperative’ profiles to include a brief description of the activities and success stories.
  • Participate in coaching co-operative board members and committees on their roles, responsibilities, and co-operative principles.
  • Build the capacity of cooperatives in agribusiness through trainings and study tours.
  • Provide technical support for targeted cooperatives in the preparation of the plans (seasonal, annual, business plan) and coaching work plans to achieve these.
  • Provide all relevant business development services to target farmers’ cooperatives in targeted commodities;
  • Ensure a proximity transfer of practical knowledge and skills on agriculture entrepreneurship business management, modern agricultural practices, and value chain development in general.
  • Provide guidance to the farming as business and facilitate cooperative on market assessment.
  • Assess the training need, Organize, and do trainings, workshops, and meetings with agribusiness farmers.
  • Provide all necessary cooperative organizational and governance support (Regulations, meetings, governance, etc).
  • Keep track of development of cooperatives interventions and regularly report progress to his supervisor.
  • Actively participate in all trainings and meetings organized by the project management
  • Analyzing beneficiaries’ cooperatives business plans and ensuring financial and management systems are established at all cooperatives enabling them to report against established performance indicators
  • Train the beneficiary’s key personnel on target commodity value chain management and facilitate aggregation for benefits to benefit economies of scale
  • Make a follow-up and regular reports on the beneficiary cooperatives on whether the agribusiness-related interventions are put into use and evaluate their impact.
  • Perform other tasks that are assigned to him/her by his supervisor.

Key Competences

  • Proven experience in the implementation of agricultural, agribusiness and/or agricultural value chain development fields interventions
  • Demonstrated minimum 3 years’ experience in agribusiness development with producers, cooperatives, producer organizations and/or buyers at the local, national or export level, preferably in the agri-food sector
  • Proven experience in working in interventions focusing on cooperatives as targets of interventions preferably in Rwanda
  • Ability and demonstrated experience in the formulation or evaluation of business plans and projects preferably in the agribusiness.
  • Strong understanding of co-operative principles, governance, and management.
  • Good report writing skills in English and Kinyarwanda.
  • Demonstrated leadership in his/her previous jobs.
  • Good reporting skills
  • Good organizational and communication capacity
  • Proven skills in negotiations, communications and management of human resources.
  • Advanced computer skills in major software (MS Office, email and internet).
  • Working under pressure and meet deadlines in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Fluent in English or French (reading, writing and speaking) with a very good knowledge of the second language (French or English).

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

Administrative Assistant to the COO at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Administrative Assistant to the COO (1)

Job Profile

  • Bachelors’ degree in Public Administration, Management, sociology, social worker or Business studies.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Administration Assistant to the COO, the Administrative Assistant will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the daily administrative activities of the COOs office.
  • Providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office.
  • Answer and direct phone calls & maintain contact lists
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Order office supplies
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Provide information by answering questions and request
  • Research and creates presentations
  • Generate reports
  • Handle multiple projects
  • Prepare and monitor invoices
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies

Key Competences

  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Planning and organizing;
  • Time Management;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Fluent in English and/ or French.

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

M&E Specialist/PSAC at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB): (Deadline 2 February 2024)

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: M&E Specialist/PSAC (1)

Job Profile

  • Masters’ degree in any of the following: Development planning, Economics management; social science, monitoring and evaluation, International Development, agriculture economics, with a minimum of three (3) years relevant working experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects in Rwanda.

Or

  • Bachelors’ degree in Development Economics, Business Administration, Agriculture related sciences with five (5) working relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects in Rwanda
  • Advanced degree/ post graduate degree in project management, rural development, agricultural economics or business administration.
  • Proven knowledge and practical experience of at least 5 years in a project or an organization Monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Fluent in international working language mainly English French (reading, writing and speaking) with very good knowledge of the second language (French or English).
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda;
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills;
  • Sound computer literacy (Microsoft office and statistical software), prepared to work in an interdisciplinary team, under pressure and meet crucial deadlines.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the M&E Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • The M&E Specialist will be responsible for monitoring project progress and reporting the project performance, targets in the logical framework for the project. M&E specialist reports to the operation manager. In particular, s/he will:
  • The M&E Specialist will be responsible for monitoring project progress and reporting the project performance, targets in the logical framework for the project:
  • Develop and establish a pragmatic and participatory learning system (PLS) within NAEB/SPIU to capture input-output data as well as impact on project development objectives;
  • Identify appropriate monitoring indicators for each component (disaggregated data by sex, age) and ensure that they are used in measuring the project progress;
  • Ensuring that all participating institutions and project staff maintain updated records on their activities and feed this information into the overall PLS in accordance with MIS;
  • Oversee and manage PSAC project’s and component Monitoring and Evaluation activities, including development and implementation of M&E annual plans to track projects progress indicators at all levels
  • Lead the development of PSAC project wise implementation tracking process for output, outcome and impact level indicators for SPIU/NAEB progress monitoring;
  • Lead the preparation of annual monitoring and evaluation plan in consistent with M&E Framework
  • Develop M&E tools to help project teams and stakeholders monitor and report progress and challenges in the implementation of project annual work plans.
  • Coordinating activity planning through AWPBs within NAEB/SPIU in collaboration with relevant project staff, and monitor performance of all project stakeholders including service providers;
  • Assist project team in the preparation of the component-based Annual Work plan and Budget (AWPB).
  • Support, collect and synthetize required information for the development and/or review of individual value chain annual work-plans and assist the project team ensure the projects plans are integrated into NAEB workplan and priorities;
  • Collaborate with NAEB M&E counterpart, for integration of PSAC annual planned activities into NAEB plans and performance reports and plans;
  • Develop methodologies for data collection, data collection instruments, and analytical procedures for monitoring and evaluation of the PSAC project;
  • Coordinate Systematic collection of monitoring data provided by concerned specialists, collation of the information and compilation of weekly, monthly, quarterly comprehensive M&E and progress reports;
  • Analysing data (linking activities to outputs, and outputs to impact) and preparing analytical reports for project management on implementation progress, performance and impact;
  • Measuring achievements against targets and measuring the impact of project activities on beneficiaries through agreed indicators and using both data that flows regularly from the MIS system and additional data collected through COI surveys, participatory workshops with the beneficiary groups and participatory impact assessment studies that s/he will organize;
  • Carrying out regular internal evaluations, so as to give early warning on project performance;
  • Regular review and monitoring of progress against project’s indicators and provide updates on progress, concerns, divergence, challenges and recommend corrective actions or measures to SPIU and projects management (including development and application of M&E and RBM tools);
  • Develop Terms of Reference, provide coordination support to evaluation and audit missions, ensure relevance, quality of results and implementation of recommendations;
  • Ensure timely sharing of reports and other documentary outputs with key stakeholders including donors, national and local government stakeholders
  • Providing feedback to concerned specialists for onward transmission to the beneficiary organizations

Key Competences

  • Ability to conduct data analysis using various methods.
  • Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Proven organizational and inter-personal skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and according to tight deadlines
  • Essential computer skills in particular competency in the use of Windows MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
  • Results-driven and initiative-taking behavior
  • Ability to plan and organize work and establish priorities
  • Remains calm and in control even under pressure, and consistently approaches work with energy and a positive and constructive attitude
  • Informed, sound, and transparent decision-making skills
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data, demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors of his/her own initiative
  • Good interpersonal and networking skills b. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations colleagues and seniors
  • Supports and encourages open communication in the team and facilitates team work
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

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