Imyanya 3 y’akazi ya PROGRAM OFFICER muri FXB Rwanda (Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022 at 4:00 P.M.)

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FXB Rwanda is a Rwandan Local Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) created in February 2012. It is affiliated to FXB International; an international NGO created in 1989, whose mission is to fight poverty and HIV/AIDS. FXB Rwanda is currently seeking to recruit for the following position for its program implemented in Nyanza, Huye and Rwamagana District.

Position title: Program Officer (OVC & DREAMS)

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Number of positions: 3

Job location: Nyanza, Huye and Rwamagana Districts

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES 

The Program officer is responsible for planning and coordinating Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and DREAMS activities implemented under USAID Turengere Abana Program at the community / sector level.

  1. Identification and enrollment of potential beneficiaries for both OVC and DREAMS interventions based on established selection criteria;
  2. Sensitization of beneficiaries and communities on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and HIV prevention and services;
  3. Collaboration with health facilities to ensure the access of HIV services for beneficiaries and their partners as well as ensuring access to HIV care and treatment for those in need;
  4. Train and equip Mentors of AGYW on adolescent counseling techniques on GBV & HIV/AIDS, Psychosocial support, SRHR, Life skills, Sexual Consent Child safeguarding; and other knowledge/skills required to support AGYW;
  5. Implement Train of Trainers (TOT) for OVC caregivers and elder AGYW on Income Generating Activities for Internal Saving and Lending Groups;
  6. Promote positive parenting practices and effective parent-child communication about sex related issues through the Families Matter! Program curriculum.
  7. Participation in monitoring and evaluation of site activities, including strengthening and maintaining safe space(s), school monitoring visits, monitoring of ISGs;
  8. Train SASA Community Activists that provide GBV prevention services, Community awareness campaigns aiming at preventing GBV in communities;
  9. Provide all program related reports (quarterly, Semi-annual and annual reports) to the Supervisor;
  10. Organize Quarterly Joint Planning and Quality Improvement meetings with stakeholder (partners) representatives at sector level;
  11. Represent the organization at Sector level
  12. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

DESIRED COMPETENCES

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social sciences, Public Health or related field;
  • Three (3) years of experience in similar positions;
  • Experience in USAID funded programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English or French and Kinyarwanda
  • Computer literacy to a high standard in Microsoft Office
  • Driving licence Category A.

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their applications addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director at info@fxbrwanda.org.

The applications include motivation letter, CVs, and well completed FXB application form (found herehttp://www.mediafire.com/download/68hw76cw49ch06q/Job_Application_Form_-__FXB.pdf ). The applicants should be willing to work from any districts between Nyanza, Huye and Rwamagana. The applications will be accepted not later than Friday, August 19, 2022 at 4:00 P.M.  (local time). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

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