Project Officer at Spark Rwanda (Deadline: 19th of November 2021)

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šŸ˜ļø About the Organization and Job Details

The OrganizationĀ 

SPARK is looking for a professional Project Officer for our Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Support Project focused on the Western Province of Rwanda.

Ā The project aims at supporting MSMEā€™s to grow and thrive through capacity building and access to finance. The focus of the project will be MSMEā€™s in key sectors of the Western Province, especially Cross Border Trade (CBT).

Working with key actors in the Province, the project aims at unlocking systemic constraints that hinder the growth of MSMEā€™s and the participation of youth and women in business. Capacity building will be provided to the business and key actors including financial institutions. A key constraint cited by many for MSMEā€™s is access to finance, thus the project has a clear focus on supporting increased financing for businesses.

šŸ“‹ Job Description Details

We are looking for someone who feels confident in their ability to think on their feet, utilize deductive reasoning, and is not afraid to be creative when it comes to finding solutions.

Project Officer – MSMEs Support Project Rwanda

Position:

Project Officer

Location:

Lives and works in the Western Province of Rwanda

Application Deadline:

19 November 2021

Duration:

Full-time, one year with possibility of extension

Start Date:

As soon as possible

Job Duties& TasksĀ  and Responsibilities

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities and tasks include, but are not limited to:

a.Ā Ensuring that the objectives and targets of the project are met on time and with quality.
b.Ā Ensuring timely reporting both internally and externally
c.Ā Identifying and maintaining relationships with key partners in the Western Province including representation at key district and provincial meetings.
d.Ā Supervise the work of Business Coaches while carefully following up on agreed plans
e.Ā Support the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) function to conduct various assessments, studies, and evaluations
f.Ā Organising Learning events
g.Ā Supporting the Communications Officer on timely and appropriate dissemination of information.

šŸ’¼ Job Specification

Job Qualification Needed

Requirements and Skills

  • University degree in International development, rural finance or economic development or related degree.
  • Minimum of seven years of relevant work experience supporting MSME growth and conversant with key challenges in financial inclusion, cross border trade, and the rural MSME environment in Rwanda;
  • Previous work experience with the private sector
  • At least two years project management experience with a non-profit organisation in Rwanda
  • Resident in the Western Province of Rwanda
  • Strong working knowledge of English and fluency in Kinyarwanda is a must. Good oral and written French is a clear advantage.

SPARK believes in equal opportunity regardless of the gender, race, and religion

šŸŒ How to Apply

Job Application Channel AcceptedĀ 

If you have any questions regarding SPARK or the position, please visit our websiteĀ https://spark.ngo/join-us/vacancies/Ā reference Project Officer MSME Support.

Please send your motivation letter and CV (both in English) toĀ https://vacancy.spark-online.org/Tab1/LoadProfileFromVacancy/355Ā . The deadline for application is on theĀ 19th of November 2021. Reference: Project Officer MSME Support. Please, with application send to us three references (phone number and email) which we can contact in the selection process.

Due to a large volume of applications, we cannot respond to every applicant. After the deadline for application we will screen all applications and will invite selected applicants for the first round of interviews. There may be a delay between the deadline and the moment we contact selected applicants.

If you have not received a reply we regret to inform you that we have continued with other candidates.

About SPARK

SPARK develops higher education and entrepreneurship to empower young, ambitious people to lead their fragile and conflict-affected societies into prosperity. SPARK is a dynamic and growing, international not-for-profit development organisation with 100+ staff members, in more than 14 offices around the world. SPARK supports refugees in the Middle-East by providing them with scholarships in universities and higher education institutions in the region. SPARK also supports young entrepreneurs in fragile states, to start or grow their own businesses.

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