Project Officer at Good Neighbors International-Rwanda

By | August 31, 2020

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Good Neighbors Rwanda Tel +250-735-769-221, P.O.Box5125 Kigali, Rwanda

BACKGROUND

Good Neighbors International (GNI) is an international humanitarian and developmental organization in General Consultative Status with UN ECOSOCO operating in 40 countries around the world.  GNI in Rwanda (a.k.a. GNR) has endeavored to improve child sponsorship and protection, health, education, WASH, agriculture & livelihood, humanitarian assistance, advocacy, and social economy in 4 districts (Gasabo, Kamony, Gisagara, and Nyamagabe) since 1994. We would like to recruit different staff with the following positions:

6. Position: Project Officer(1)

To be based at Huye

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Documents: Project Officer will be responsible for maintaining crucial project documents which track project progress. He/she will file all project documents in an appropriate database or library and ensure that all documents are accurate and have been accepted by the Project Manager
  • Identify Problems or Risks: Being so closely involved in the project, the Project Officer will be relied upon to identify any potential issues or risks that could affect the progression of the project. He/she will communicate these items with the Project Manager, and work to identify potential solutions
  • Manage the Schedule: Project Officer will closely watch the project schedule, monitoring deadlines for each project task. He/she will check regularly that every deadline is still possible, and report any potential delays to the Project Manager
  • Actively contribute to reporting systems
  • Provide oral translation/interpretation service from Kinyarwanda into English, and vice versa,
  • Provide day-to-day administrative support to the project team
  • Undertake a record-keeping system: when required, Project officer will set up team meetings, record meeting minutes and allocate actions
  • Assist with project travel arrangements as and when required
  • Project officer may also be required to undertake other assignments from time to time, depending on the needs of the project

Qualifications and experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline including international development, management, agronomy, sociology, social science or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of project implementation is a must and in the field of agriculture or rural development would be an asset
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and report writing skills.
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda;
  • Honest and transparent
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and report writing

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