Emergency Transit Mechanism Project Manager at World Vision International Rwanda

By | January 20, 2020



World Vision Rwanda is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 28 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Emergency Transit Mechanism Project Manager. The position will be based in Gashora, reporting to the Head of Disaster Management.

Purpose of the positionPurpose of the Position: Provide leadership, management, strategic guidance, networking, integration and coordination of the ETM World Vision Rwanda in order to convey optimal contribution for the wellbeing of children. Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

 The major responsibilities include:

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountability and results)

Time (%)

Provide proper leadership and management of the Emergency Transit Mechanism (ETM) and strictly adherence to World Vision personnel, financial and other applicable policies, strategy, guidelines, principles and core values.


Provide the necessary technical and administrative support in Program design, implementation, budget and personnel management and provide guidance to World Vision Senior leadership


Ensure the implementation of the project in compliance with donor requirements, government policies, and global standards.


Ensure the implementation of a project in compliance with their plan, work schedule, budget, and quality to ensure proper accountability to donors, support offices, government, and the benefiting community.


Ensure proper project/program assessment, design, monitoring, and evaluation processes are employed and lead the design of the capacity building and learning opportunities of the project staff in order to build their capacity.


Engage in and ensure proper liaison and networking with government, NGOs, support offices, donors and within WVR and represent in high-level meetings, global conferences and decision-making forums related to emergency projects and engage in and ensure that appropriate human resource performance monitoring mechanisms with proper coaching and mentoring are practiced to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.


Ensure that child protection policy and guidelines are strictly adhered to among all staff, communities, and clients you interact with.


Perform other duties which may be assigned to him or her by his or her supervisor


Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

Required qualifications and skills

Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Education, Development studies or other related fields with a BSc in Civil Engineering;
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in WASH, Education, and Livelihood in an emergency in an international NGO or similar organization with a minimum of 2 years managerial position;
  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, and integrity;
  • Proven experience of managing donor(s) funded projects or programs;
  • Good computer skills including MS Word, Excel and internet
  • Appropriate skills and experience in the capacity building and training of staff and partners;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in proposal development, budget preparation, and report writing;
  • Fluent in oral and written English.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work
  • Achieving quality results and service
  • Building collaborative relationships
  • Practicing accountability and integrity


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

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