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UKB Technical Assistant


JOB OPPORTUNITY: UKB Technical Assistant

Education Development Center (EDC) is one of the world’s leading non-profit research and development firms. Established in 1958, EDC designs delivers, and evaluates innovative programs to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health, and economic opportunity. Our services include research, training, educational materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-scale national and international initiatives. Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), in coordination with consortium partners Akazi Kanoze Access (AKA), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), and Connexus, is implementing the 5-year (December 2016-December 2021) USAID Huguka Dukore Akazi Kanoze (HDAK) youth employment project.

Project Background: The USAID Rwanda Umurimo Kuri Bose (UKB), over the course of the next two years, will prepare over 1,500 youth with and without disabilities to enter wage and self-employment. UKB will work with a network of Disabled Person’s Organizations (DPOs) in 12 districts in Rwanda to deliver work readiness training to youth, prepare employers to better host youth in workplaces, and to build linkages between youth, communities, and employers to lead to a more inclusive workforce development system. EDC is seeking to hire a technical programs assistant and encourage applicants who are persons with disabilities to apply.

Summary: The UKB Technical Program Assistant is responsible for the following:

1.)    Provide assistance in the implementation and building DPO/Implementing Partner (IP) capacity in monitoring the youth leadership and accompaniment program

2.)    Provide  assistance in the maintenance and training of users on EDC’s M&E systems

Application process: Interested candidates should submit their application via email ryp@edc.org addressed to the EDC Country Director, including a CV and Cover letter, not later than January 4th, 2021 midnight.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 EDC is committed to enhancing the diversity of its workforce and ensuring an equitable and highly inclusive work environment. EDC is a smoke-free workplace, and offers a supportive work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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