Project Manager at African Evangelistic Enterprise (AEE RWANDA): (Deadline 6 July 2022)
Job Title: Project Manager
Project: The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda
Job location: AEE Rwanda Head office
“The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” project aims at empowerment and economic integration of rural youth, especially young women. The priority of the project will be for rural young men and women in Gatsibo, Nyaruguru and Bugesera to be economically integrated in the agri-based sector through employment and sustainable entrepreneurship. Through this, we aim to enhance their agripreneurship skills and improve their resilience and those of their communities towards economic and climate shocks. The project will be implemented by AEE Rwanda in collaboration with Plan International Rwanda.
Purpose of the Position
To lead, direct, develop and manage “The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” project and ensure it has optimum impact, is cost – effective and maintains the highest level of accountability, planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
Provides leadership support and coordination in the planning, implementation and reporting of The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” project activities to meet desired set objectives
Ensure integration of all program components such that a true holistic approach to transformational development is found in design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation framework.
Ensure regular reviews of all program’s budget, expenditures and accomplishments of objectives and ensures that the program remains within budget limits
In coordination with Finance department/unit, provides leadership support to the The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” team to ensure effective and efficient management of the team in terms of finance as well as compliance with all relevant sections of the AEE -Rwanda financial manual and other particular program financial guidelines.
In coordination with the AEE-Rwanda Senior Management Team, develops and maintain good relationships with Plan International Rwanda “PIR” including streamlining strategic dialogues and overseeing implementation process.
Provides leadership support in capacity building of program staff in training and development on key program areas.
Ensures that high quality outcome-oriented reports of all program components are submitted in a timely manner and meeting donor reporting requirements
Provides leadership support in program strategy development, review of standards and ensures timely implementation of process, donor satisfaction and retention.
In coordination with Humana Resource Management Department, provides leadership support to the The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” operations management team to ensure effective management of the team in terms of forecasting human resource needs, core competencies identification, development and capacity building to suit the beneficiaries’ expectations
Leads and facilitates the implementation performance management of all The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda” project staff (ensures performance agreement and appraisals are done timely and contributes to its implementation.)
Attends and participates in daily and monthly devotional meetings.
Performs any other duties as may be reasonably assigned by immediate supervisor and/or Senior Management Team
Minimum required qualifications and skills
The ideal candidate for the “The Future is Green! Promoting Youth Agri-Preneurship in Rwanda Project Manager should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Agri business, Rural development and other agriculture related field or a Master’s degree in Project Management.
More than 5 years of experience in managing community-based project working with youths or other vulnerable communities.
High level of language proficiency in English; able to make oral presentations and write clear reports.
Demonstrated coordination and leadership capacity with organisational and planning capabilities
Self-motivated, persistent, resolute, and able to deliver without close supervision.
A Born-again Christian who is compassionate and cares, with ability to foster teamwork.
Must be a good communicator, capable of effectively sharing knowledge and skills gained with others.
Should not be above 35 years old.
Willingness to travel 30-40% of the time throughout program covered zones and work flexible hours
Computer literacy to a high standard in Microsoft Office
Flexibility, humility, resourcefulness.
Driving license, category A
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply!
Expression of interest letter
Updated CV (maximum 2 pages) with contact details
Copies of educational qualifications
Criminal Background Record
Copy of National Identity card.
Copy of Driving license
How to Apply
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their application documents written in English addressed to AEE Rwanda Executive Secretary exclusively to: firstname.lastname@example.org by July 6, 2022, not later than 5:00pm Kigali time.
N.B. Only selected candidates will be contacted for tests.
Done at Kigali, June 29th, 2022
AEE Rwanda/ HR Manager