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Position Title: Project Field Officer - Quality Care / BMZ Project

Vacant positions: 2 persons

Type of contract: One year renewable based on appraisal performance 

Working location: Kigali/ National Office

Supervisor: Project Coordinator - Quality Care / BMZ Project

Nationality: Rwandese

Deadline: 4 March 2022

The National Office of SOS Children's Villages Rwanda located at Kigali/Kacyiru wishes to recruit 2 Filied Officers. 

Context of the position: 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent, non-governmental social development & child-focused organization. The Organization supports vulnerable children and young people in four locations of Kigali, Gicumbi, Kayonza and Nyamagabe. SOS Rwanda applies a one program approach in its education, family strengthening, health and community development programs, that support a holistic approach in the interest of the child. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda therefore seeks to recruit a Project Field Officer for the New Project that will be funded by BMZ.

Job summary:

The Project Field Officer - Quality Care / BMZ Project will be required to provide assistance to the Project Coordinator in all aspects of project delivery including budgeting, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and collaboration with project stakeholders.

The position holder will therefore be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Liaise with NCC and IZUs when doing identification & profiling of project beneficiaries
  • Organize meeting and training (inform the participants, arrange training venues, meals and transport of participants, monitor the attendance list, etc)
  • Ensure good collaboration with NCC and IZUs for a smooth implementation of Project activities contact with stakeholders
  • Assist Project Coordinator in planning, monitoring and revising plans
  • Assist Project Coordinator in compiling donor reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Annual)
  • Assist Project Coordinator organizing learning and sharing sessions
  • Communicate to the Project Coordinator any challenge met during field work
  • Support the work of external consultants during baseline and End-Term Evaluation
  • Liaise with M&E Manager and regularly update the number of reached beneficiaries in Programme Database (PDB)
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the Project Coordinator to ensure smooth implementation of the project

Key Performance Indicators  

  • Effective implementation of activities
  • Effective collaboration with Project Coordinator
  • Effective collaboration with stakeholders (local authorities, NCC, IZUs, etc)
  • Effective collaboration with external consultants

Technical Qualifications and personal skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences (e.g social work, sociology, education, rural development, psychology, laws, etc)
  • At least 3 successive years working with International NGOs 
  • At least 3 years’ experience implementing donor funded projects 
  • Prior experience managing children-focussed interventions will be an added value
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda. Good communication in French will be added value. Excellent written and verbal communication in English is a requirement. 
  • Good understanding of international child right frameworks, child safeguarding, child, mental health and psychosocial support
  • Good knowledge of project cycle management (planning, monitoring and reporting)
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Please note: This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with his/her position. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities and work-plan and is subject to change at the discretion of the direct superior. 

How to Apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please mention in the subject of your email the name of the position you are applying for and send us your detailed application in a zipped folder including a signed application letter, CV, 3 traceable professional referees and copies of education qualification. 

Application Process

Interested candidates in this offer should send their applications to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org. The application dossier should contain:

  • Application letter, 
  • CV
  • Copies of education qualification, and 

A mandatory employment application form well filled in, Available on this link: https://forms.office.com/r/sS6YFuqy31 

Please indicate in the subject line “Field Officer-BMZ Quality Care”. The deadline for application is Monday 4 March 2022 at 17h00

NBThe applications from qualified women are strongly encouraged

        Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

       Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda/ International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”. 

Done at Kigali, 23 February 2022 

Jean Bosco KWIZERA

National Director