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WE ARE HIRING A FIELD OFFICER

Job Title: Field Coordinator


Job Description:

The Field Coordinator will play a pivotal role in coordinating the activities of the Partnership to support value chains in Agriculture and Tourism and Hospitality MSMEs program at the provincial level funded by Master Card Foundation through Rwanda Development Bank. Reporting directly to the MSME Program Manager, the Field Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of program activities in alignment with RWAMREC's and Donor requirements, guidelines, and best practices. The primary focus of the role will be on transforming gender norms and engaging men to support women in financial inclusion within the target communities.


Key Responsibilities:

Coordination of Program Activities:

Lead the coordination of all program activities at the provincial level, ensuring alignment with project objectives and timelines.

Collaborate closely with program stakeholders including MSMEs, community leaders, government agencies, and other implementing partners to facilitate smooth implementation of activities.

Facilitation of Training Sessions:

Coordinate the Journey of Transformation training sessions for the program's target groups, including participants from Agriculture and Tourism and Hospitality MSMEs.

Facilitate gender-transformative sessions aimed at challenging traditional gender norms and promoting women's financial inclusion, actively engaging men in the process.

Organize and conduct awareness raising on gender and male engagement in Women’s financial inclusion

Data Management and Documentation:

Oversee data collection efforts within the province, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of data.

Consolidate and document program-related data, reports, and success stories in accordance with RWAMREC and Donor requirements.

Maintain organized records and databases to track program progress and outcomes.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

Support monitoring and evaluation efforts by regularly assessing the impact of program activities at the provincial level.

Identify challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned to inform program adjustments and improvements.

Capacity Building and Support:

Provide technical support and capacity building to program participants, community leaders, and local partners on gender-transformative approaches and financial inclusion strategies.

Foster a supportive environment for learning and collaboration among stakeholders involved in program implementation.

Reporting and Communication:

Prepare regular progress reports, narrative updates, and other documentation as required by RWAMREC and the Donor.

Communicate effectively with the Program Manager and other relevant stakeholders to ensure transparency and alignment with program objectives.


Qualifications:

Masters’ degree in Gender Studies, Development Studies, Social Sciences, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in coordinating and implementing development programs, with a focus on gender equality, women's empowerment, and/or financial inclusion.

Strong understanding of gender-transformative approaches and proven experience in engaging men as allies in promoting gender equality.

Excellent facilitation and training skills, with the ability to conduct interactive and participatory sessions.

Proficiency in data management and documentation, including experience with monitoring and evaluation.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders, including MSMEs, community members, government officials, and donor representatives.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda; knowledge of French is an advantage.

Strong commitment to RWAMREC's mission and values, with a passion for promoting gender equality and social change.


HOW TO APPLY

Cover letter detailing their qualifications and relevant experience.

Resume.

Names and contact of three professional references.

Deadline of application: 25 May at 5:00 PM CAT

Start date: 1st June 2024


We offer a one year renewable contract

Please send your application to info@rwamrec.org and include “Field Coordinator Application” in the subject line of your email.

RWAMREC is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or ethnicity. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel valued and respected.



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