Imyanya y’akazi igera muri 7 mukigo cya Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

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7 Job Positions at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

Nutritionist at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

VACANCY – NUTRITIONIST

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff, community mobilizers and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its team as Nutritionist.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Based at the refugee camp site level, the Nutritionist is responsible for the screening of patients, facilitating prevention activities and conduct follow-up on treatment and nutrition support.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Screen anemia among refugees especially under 5 years children, pregnant and lactating mothers and women in reproductive age
  • Facilitate access to treatment to all anemia cases
  • Follow up anemia cases and conduct home visits
  • Conduct anemia prevention awareness sessions
  • Follow up anemia cases feeding program as part of treatment
  • Ensure distribution and intake of micronutrient powder to children under two years in collaboration with the Health Education team
  • Ensure the use of iron supplementation to pregnant women through home visits
  • Report on week monthly quarterly and annual basis
  • Providing nutritional counselling and advice to clients
  • Promote appropriate maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition Practices in the camp
  • Educating the public on nutrition issues
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ALIGHT Senior Manager

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A1 in Nutrition or other health-related field from a recognized university preferred
  • Relevant training in food and diets or experience in supplementary or therapeutic feeding programs is an added advantage.
  • Previous 2 years’ experience in nutrition in a low-resource, fast-paced setting, working with vulnerable/displaced persons
  • Knowledge of the regional political and social conditions
  • Excellent organizational, administrative and management skills
  • Experience in rural health center/ hospital setting
  • Kinyarwanda, English, and French oral/writing skills, Kiswahili oral skills also preferred

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to personally champion ALIGHT’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same
  • Ability to create self-reliance among refugees
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons
  • Punctual at his/her duty station
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to coordinate with other health sector staff in a diverse environment
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate commitment to ALIGHT’s core values and policies
  • Respectful and willing to support others
  • Confident in carrying out his/her tasks
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting

Interested and Qualified candidates should submit one (1) page Cover letter, and updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: RWJobs@wearealight.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is August 20th 2022 at 16.00hrs. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Matron at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

VACANCY – MATRON

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff, community mobilizers and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its team as MATRON.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Matron promotes a happy and well-disciplined atmosphere throughout the settlement. The team of matrons ensure timely and regular care and welfare of the people of concern including the unaccompanied minors. The incumbent collaborates with other protection and community service staff to ensure that identified cases that need timely attention are attended to.  The team of matrons also facilitate agreed routines of and with the community which seek to promote health, safety, respect, harmony, joy and confidence of program participants.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote health, wellbeing and welfare of the residents – program participants – including un-accompanied minors
  • Support in creating a happy and well-disciplined atmosphere throughout the settlement
  • Ensure tidiness/cleanliness, hygiene – body and space/rooms or blocks
  • Ensure Menstrual supplies and support for menstrual hygiene where applicable; also informal health guidance, dignity, hygiene for young girls.
  • Participate fully in the life of the community, supporting with sporting, house plays, attending and supporting concerts and being an integral part of social events in the life of the community.
  • Ensure program participants’ religious care, health and welfare
  • Follow up and ensure facilitation of material assistance needs, collection and safe keeping especially for un-accompanied minors or persons who may be unwell.
  • Assure right care is given to program participants, and their well-being taken care of at all times by various program service providers and stakeholders.
  • Facilitate agreed routines of the community, which seek to promote health, safety, respect, harmony, joy and confidence of program participants.
  • Provide guidance and basic counselling (non-clinical) e.g. evening talks, roundtables, etc. to program participants based on assessed or reported needs.
  • Serve as a useful and caring link; a trusted listener, enabler and connector of program participants and program service providers, and stakeholders.

REQUIRED SKILLS, BEHAVIORS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a matron or directly relatable full time responsibility or job
  • Experience in  social work preferably in emergence context, and low resource settings
  • Extensive knowledge of the Child Rights, Child Protection Policies, Principles and Strategies
  • Good listener, approachable and of a nurturing nature and attitude
  • Willingness to reside and work full time in a camp setting; work arrangement may include night-shifts or unscheduled calls for response and support.
  • Capable communicator in English; including written
  • Conversance with French, Tigrinya and/or Arabic an added advantage
  • Self-motivated and client-orientated with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity and quality
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • High level of flexibility and tolerance to ambiguity

Interested and Qualified candidates should submit one (1) page Cover letter, and updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: RWJobs@wearealight.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is August 20th 2022 at 16.00hrs. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.









3 Job Positions of Nutrition Assistant at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

Nutrition Assistant at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

VACANCY – NUTRITION ASSISTANT 

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff, community mobilizers and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its team as Nutrition Assistant on FIXED TERM Contract for a duration of 6 months in any of the field sites (refugee camps) where ALIGHT has active operations in Primary Health care.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Based at the refugee camp site level, the Nutrition Assistant is responsible for ensuring proper supplemental food distribution and the nutrition counseling of beneficiaries through home visits and group education activities.

The Nutritionist Assistant will report to the Nutrition Coordinator.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Participate in food distribution to beneficiaries according to different protocols;
  • Ensure the proper use of supplementary food through home visits;
  • Provide nutritional education to beneficiaries, their families, care takers, and provide them with accurate information about the nutrition, culinary demonstration, services, options and other resources;
  • Promote maternal, infant and young child nutrition;
  • Promote and train exclusive breastfeeding for first six months;
  • Maintain current and accurate clients’ records as directed, collect and report relevant data about services provided, and prepare statistical reports as required
  • Maintain clients’ confidentiality;
  • Organize and carry-out home visits in camp living quarters;
  • Collaborate with other Alight departments, and Health Centre as necessary;
  • Present and listen to other health staff comments and ideas in self-assessment of clinical skills and challenges;
  • Report to the Nutrition Coordinator for help in case there is any problem in his/her department;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other Alight Senior Manager.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • A2 secondary school diploma in social work, nutrition, or related field required
  • Relevant training in food and diets or experience in supplementary or therapeutic feeding programs is an added advantage;
  • 1 year experience in nutrition activities, within a refugee setting preferred
  • Good communication skills Kinyarwanda and English or French speaking skills required
  • Experience in rural health center/ hospital setting

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Commitment to personally champion ALIGHT’s program vision and mission and inspire others to do the same;
  • Ability to create self-reliance among refugees;
  • Must have cross-cultural and strong interpersonal skills to work with refugees and vulnerable persons;
  • Demonstrated good organization capabilities;
  • Punctual at his/her duty station;
  • Respectful and willing to support others;
  • Confident in carrying out his/her tasks;
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality;
  • Ability and willingness to live and work in a remote, low-resource setting.

Interested and qualified registered nurses should submit 1page Cover letter, and updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: RWJobs@wearealight.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is August 6th 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

2 Job Positions of Store Keeper at Alight: (Deadline 20 August 2022)

VACANCY – STOREKEEPER

ALIGHT works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ALIGHT presently works in and with partners in seventeen countries globally. ALIGHT has consistently operated in Rwanda since the year 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over eight hundred personnel who include full time staff, community mobilizers and incentive workers– implementing programs in Primary Health Care, Reproductive Health, HIV and Nutrition; also Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Shelter and general Infrastructure, Livelihoods/Economic strengthening, and Sexual and Gender Based Violence Prevention/ Protection. Our work in Rwanda currently covers all the refugee locations and their kind Rwandan-host communities. And we are always looking to expand and, jointly with our partners, offer lasting impact with and for the communities we serve! ALIGHT is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join its team as Storekeeper in any of the field sites (refugee camps) where ALIGHT has active operations.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

The storekeeper working under the overall supervision of the Site Manager, and direct supervision of the Logistics Coordinator, he/she will manage and maintain the ALIGHT stores in the field site. He will assist in implementing well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes in the stores management to enable proper accountability and effective delivery of goods and services. The individual will be required to performing standard store keeping and warehouse management processes and activities to enable accountability and effective delivery of goods and services to the ALIGHT field implementation teams in support of the ALIGHT Rwanda programs.

The storekeeper should demonstrate responsibility and initiative to respond independently to queries with only general guidance for all assistance modalities for ALIGHT Rwanda and donor partners. There is a requirement to use judgment in dealing with unforeseen problems on a daily basis.

The Storekeeper will report to the Logistics Coordinator under technical support and guidance from ALIGHT Kigali warehouse manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Effectively receive/dispatch supplies and equipment procured for program activities, offices and residences including transshipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes and Supply requisition forms), maintaining necessary copies, ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
  • Inspect deliveries and prepare and sign off stores and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate stores transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on stock movements in line with the organizations requirements.
  • Support the Logistics Coordinator in daily stores closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the stores and warehouse management requirements.
  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the items received/distributed and handled, detect and analyze reasons for stock damages and recommending appropriate solutions, keep track of inventory levels and alert sector heads and Logistics coordinator to enable informed decision-making.
  • Monitor condition of the stores, supplies and equipment and take appropriate actions, to support efficient stores space-planning and well-organized items storage following ALIGHT stores and warehouse standards.
  • Provide input to the preparation of monthly stock/inventory reports on the quantity and quality of the goods received/dispatched and handled, and refer to the Logistics Coordinator for appropriate action.
  • Prepare all necessary documentation – Goods Received Note (GRN) for every consignment received Stock control records (Warehouse Register and Stock Cards), Way Bill for items being transported to other locations – and inform the sector heads immediately.
  • Ensure safety and security of stores, equipment and materials kept in the store and control access to stores and ensure that only authorized personnel enter storage facilities.
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor, or any other ALIGHT Senior Manager.

EDUCATION, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s University degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management and related field required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in supply chain, warehousing and/or logistics management with humanitarian or development programs in diverse settings preferred
  • Computer literary and comfort with Microsoft Application packages
  • Demonstrated continuous education and specialized trainings in logistics and warehouse management;
  • Experience coordinating with transportation providers and third parties
  • Ability to live and work in isolated areas in Rwanda.
  • Ability to communicate in spoken and written English with aptitude in reporting are mandatory.
  • Fluency in English and French. Kinyarwanda is added advantage

KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:

  • Self-motivated, client-oriented with a strong sense of personal ethic, integrity and a big appetite for quality improvement and accountability to improve stewardship of ALIGHT’s resources
  • Motivated to help navigate ALIGHT Rwanda towards a period of change to achieve its new country strategy, to diversify and grow
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural skills to build strong relationships and trust among stakeholders, and a sense of diplomacy
  • High level of flexibility and tolerance to ambiguity
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to situations as required due to changes on the ground
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes direction well, but also works independently
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Capacity to think ahead and highlight areas of risk and concern
  • Demonstrate commitment to ALIGHTS core values and policies
  • Ability to work in a sensitive, multi-cultural context as a respectful team player and manager
  • Exercises situational awareness and good judgment in precarious security situations
  • Ability and willingness to live and work full-time in isolated areas of Rwanda

Interested and qualified registered nurses should submit 1page Cover letter, and updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor (all in/as one document) – via email only to: RWJobs@wearealight.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is August 20th 2022 at 5:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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