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Program Manager

Kigali, Rwanda

Job Type

Full Time



About the Role

Key Responsibilities: 

RWAMREC is looking for a motivated and passionate candidate to join us as Program Manager primarily supporting our Rwandan projects on male engagement in health, women’s economic empowerment, youth engagement, women’s access in finance. The Program Manager will be part of the Programs team and reports to the Executive Director. 

The primary responsibilities of the Program Manager are to: 

  • Provide technical expertise on curriculum and program intervention design of Rwamrec and its partners; 

  • Develop and /or provide inputs and feedback on project proposals, and monthly, quarterly, annual reports; 

  • Develop monitoring and evaluation systems for programs, including adapting indicators, measurement tools, and liaising with the projects team on analysis and report writing; 

  • Organize and implement training workshops in the use of RWAMREC’s methodologies and approaches; 

  • Support the development and implementation of annual operational plans and budget for programs in collaboration with the team; 

  • Supervise program staff and consultants; 

  • Contribute to relevant contract negotiations, as well as developing, managing and monitoring budgets and expenses related to the project to ensure that activities remain within budget;

  • Develop proposals in collaboration with projects coordinators and the rest of the Programs team; 

  • Be in charge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis to evaluate the output, outcomes and impact of RWAMREC interventions; 

  • Collaborate with program teams to ensure accurate project budgeting and alignment with donor requirements; 

  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director.


  • Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g. MPH, MA in Gender Studies), preferably with a track record of applied coursework in monitoring and evaluation, project management, gender analysis, data analysis, and other relevant skills;

  • A minimum of four years’ work experience and a track record of success in program development, and technical assistance/program delivery in the field of gender equality and racial justice, preferably with a focus on masculinities;

  • Experience developing evidence-informed theories of change for programs, designing a program intervention or project, and developing gender training curricula;

  • A minimum of three years’ experience and a track record of success in project and budget management

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills with a keen eye for detail;

  • Excellent facilitation and training skills;

  • Basic qualitative research skills;

  • Ability to handle high pressure and stress, ability to improvise, adapt and be flexible;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to address complex relationships and projects with diverse colleagues and partners with kind diplomacy;

  • Fluency in English, the knowledge of French is a plus.

About the NGO

Rwanda Men’s Resource Centre (RWAMREC) is a non-government organization whose goal is to change masculinity norms of men and boys to positively support promoting gender equality in Rwanda and beyond. RWAMREC envisions ‘a peaceful society where women and men share roles/responsibilities in raising families and governing society through equality and respect.’ Its mission is to promote gender equality by transforming masculinities and femininities through awareness creation, advocacy, capacity development, movement building and service delivery.

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