Junior Program Officer ( JPO)
Opening date: Monday 24th August 2020; closing date: Sunday 6th September 2020
Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO Cooperation) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1964 and implementing programs with partners in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa since the 1980s.
Our vision is a just world without poverty. A world where people claim and assume their rights in a sustainable civil society.
ICCO Cooperation is implementing the “Strengthening African Rural Smallholders (STARS)” program in collaboration with ICCO Terrafina and in partnership with The Mastercard Foundation. STARS is a 5-year program running from 2016 to 2021, aiming to increase food security and income of smallholder farmers in Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, and Burkina Faso by facilitating access to financial markets and agricultural services. Key to the program is that it strives for market-based systemic change by developing and piloting business models in value chains and value chain finance that can be replicated by independent market actors.
Job Summary: The Junior Program Officer is implementing the STARS program in Rwanda in the activities related to access to finance and technical support to producer organizations. The Junior Program provides support to Value chain development Advisor advisor and Microfinance Advisor to build relationships with partners.
Reporting: The Junior Program Officer reports to the VCD advisor and to the country lead in Rwanda.
Duty station: Kigali, Rwanda
Position type: National
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Proposed start of contract: September 21, 2020
More details of the job description are available here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/10DJNkVLphQ_nA297asHj9v51-voeTvF2/view?usp=sharing