6 Jobs positions of (Marketing Officer,IT Product Developer,Officer Recoveries,Project Accountant,Construction Finance Specialist,Credit Risk Officer,Agriculture Finance Specialist ) at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) (Deadline 6 August 2022)

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Construction Finance Specialist at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): (Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:

CONSTRUCTION FINANCE SPECIALIST (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  Construction Finance SpecialistJob grade:  JG6
Department/Unit: Business Development
Reports to: Manager of Housing & Infrastructure Portfolio
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: Construction & finance analytics specialist will be hired for a period of 17 months. The Construction & finance analytics specialist is expected to work full-time based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Purpose of the Job
BRD would like to recruit a construction finance specialist to support the Housing & Infrastructure Unit in the management of the project which aims at facilitating the Access to Finance in the 2 value chains: clays and stones processing value chains. The proposed project model would work on 3 windows: technical assistance to value chain actors, capacity building of Participating Financial institutions and Interest rate subsidy applied to loans provided to the value chain actors. The construction finance specialist will focus on strengthening the capacity of the Project implementation Unit (PIU) and on providing financial and technical guidance in structuring financial products and services and all transactions related to projects in the set value chains. The construction finance specialist is also expected to advise on the implementation & improvements of the construction project and stakeholders management. The Construction finance specialist will ensure that all project activities are executed in accordance to project related Action proposal and budget, and the guidance provided by BRD management, the Steering Committee, NIRDA and ENABEL as stakeholders. The Construction finance specialist is also expected to assist the Bank on the development of construction related financial strategy, products, and instruments to improve the Bank’s visibility and performance in housing and infrastructure sector finance.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
To provide relevant assistance to the Construction Project implementation Unit in all aspects of project management and growth of business, to ensure the effective implementation of all financing windows under the project. Develop and implement the intervention strategy, operational plans and prepare quarterly and annual implementation reports for the project stakeholders Advise the PIU on the engagement and relationship management with project stakeholders including: ENABEL, NIRDA as well as other project implementing partners (e.g., Banks, MFIs, Saccos, construction value chains investors). Assist with the preparation and delivery of workshops and presentations aimed at sharing experiences among project beneficiaries and Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). Conduct the appraisal of the Banks, MFIs, and SACCOs vis a vis BNR prudential standards and recommend the legal department the successful PFIs to sign participating agreement with BRD. Monitor the utilization of Interest Rate Subsidy and support the housing department to set the strategies of utilizing at least 75% of the total installment in every semester. Provide technical/financial appraisal notes of construction value chain loan proposals by conducting risk assessments and other aspects of the due diligence processes on all relevant components of the applying businesses. Identify potential project beneficiaries within the selected construction value chain Provide advisory services to potential beneficiaries in the development of projects to be eligible to access the fund Conduct field visit to offices of participating financial institutions and hold consultative discussions on terms and conditions of interest rate subsidy facility to ensure the approved subsidy is used strictly following the eligibility criteria stated in the agreement. In collaboration with the Housing & Infrastructure unit, support the NIRDA/ Enabel supervision missions by providing all required documentation in respect to project implementation progress. Advise and assist in preparation of terms of reference for consultancy work planned under the technical assistance & capacity building window by supporting the review process and supervise various consultancy services. Provide technical back up to the Housing & Infrastructure unit team in the project appraisal process and advise on strategies of pipeline development under the interest rate subsidy window. Provide review of appraisal notes/memorandums of the files to be supported under the project during the credit underwriting processes. Provide technical assistance on financial, technical, managerial, business due diligence that shall be conducted to ascertain the bankability of the projects that shall be submitted to the Bank
Performance indicators
Weekly reporting to supervisor. Monthly briefing note outlining key issues for BRD Management attention. Quarterly progress reports to the Housing & Infrastructure unit Manager describing major activities undertaken and tasks accomplished during the reporting period and challenges hindering implementation process. End of year performance report. Number of projects appraisal supported
Working relationships 
Head, human capital and corporate support, NIRDA and Enabel
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
A Master’s degree in construction engineering management, construction & finance analytics, or related discipline. A bachelor’s study program in construction engineering, construction technology, building engineering systems, or related At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in financial sector services, with at least 3 years of professional experience in construction project finance and/or construction project management positions
Core competencies
Strong financial skills, including investment analysis, risk assessments, conducting due diligence, deal structuring and performing financial modeling. Experience of working on projects specifically related with construction raw materials will be an added advantage.  A track record of negotiation and underwriting skills.  Exceptional communication, writing and analytical skills. Good organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Power point, Word, etc.). Proficiency in written and spoken English. Kinyarwanda is an added advantage.
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, A minimum of (two) 2 years in relevant field (management, accounting, etc.)
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Information systems and Data base management Recoveries Analysis Portfolio Reporting

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

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Officer Recoveries at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): (Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

OFFICER RECOVERIES (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  Officer RecoveriesJob Level:  JG6
Department: Education Portfolio Management
Reports to: Manager, Recoveries
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: Open ended
Purpose of the Job: 
The purpose of the job is to undertake the recovery of student loans, contributing towards the creation of a sustainable student loan program.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
Compile and analyze loan beneficiary data providing clean data that supports recoveries Identify new loan beneficiaries to initiate repayments through partners or field visits for increasing collections Verify bills to attain enhanced accuracy and reduce claims Analyze Bank statements to confirm deductions and funds deposited in BRD recovery accounts Prepare loan clearance certificates for beneficiary experience and to motivate others to pay back Process student loan refunds in cases of overpayment, to avoid the Government payables and to improve beneficiary experience Address queries from loan beneficiaries to enhance beneficiary satisfaction File documentation used in the recoveries process to enhance ease in access and to avoid loss of information Identify student loan defaulters, advising management on possible recovery solutions Propose new ways and strategies for education loan recovery Reconcile customer repayments Demonstrate customer relations to Beneficiaries of the students’ loans Ontime response to customer queries Be able to set strategies that will lead to achieving targets Be able to follow the Education department’ policies and procedures Be able to do inspection and identify gaps and make a detailed report on the findings of the inspection Portray professionalism in all his or her engagements and work activities Team player and a good communicator
Performance indicators
Achievement of recovery targets Timeliness in responding to client queries Quality of files stored ease in accessibility of documentation
Working relationships
BRD staffs Manager recoveries Heads of unit and the department Students Supporting organizations
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, A minimum of (two) 2 years in relevant field (management, accounting, etc.)
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Information systems and Data base management Recoveries Analysis Portfolio Reporting

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

IT Product Developer at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): ( Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:

IT PRODUCT DEVELOPER (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  IT Product DeveloperJob Level:  JG6
Department: IT & Digital Innovation
Duo Reports to: Functionally to Manager IT & Digital Innovation Administratively to AFFIR Project Coordinator
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: 5years renewable fixed term 
Purpose of the Job:
The purpose of the job is to manage the process of developing a product or enhancing existing products to meet customer expectations effectively.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
Conduct market research, collaborating with business units, technical, and developing prototypes. Identify and Understand customer and the larger business objectives that a product or feature will fulfill, articulates what success looks like for a product, and rallies a team to turn that vision into a reality by synthesizing opportunities. Work with Head, Ops, and the respective Division representatives to develop comprehensive digitalization plan using services system design approach Gather user requirements, analyze, and propose a digitization roadmap and master plan which include process improvement workflow and necessary data collection for analysis to support a measurable outcome in operational efficiency, optimization, and improved service level Apply creativity and innovation to figure out whether the product could be the solution Engage customers to ensure that the digitalization plan create the right value proposition to them Conduct client interviews to understand clients’ experience and pain points Integrate input from multiple channels, including customer research and stakeholder requirements, into product priorities and requirements Prioritize projects and features based on impact and alignment with the team’s long-term goals and strategy Design, build, launch, and assess (Minimum Viable Product) MVPs Analyze MVP and experiment data and synthesize into findings and actionable insights Test whether the solution product is viable, worth pursuing and liked by the target users. Identify and participate in new business opportunities, develop proposals and scopes of work as required.
Performance indicators
Improved level of automation across various business processes and enhance the exploitation of opportunities provided by IT in achieving the Bank’s business objectives Monitor the department adherence to policies and procedures that are compliant with industry and regulatory policies Assess and qualify internal software application needs through process reviews with internal users; gather and document functional and business requirements Timely and effective implementation of IT projects Documented system and application procedures Timely and 100% resolution of user digital transformation projects Development of automated solutions and integrated ecosystem
Working relationships
Heads and user departments Senior Managers, Managers & Division Lead
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Product design or a related field Research and forecasting skills Proven working experience as a product developer or in related field. Be comfortable using prototyping tools and design software Work well within a team. Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in IT Product Development role or related fields
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Experience of Business process Improvement aligned to support digital strategy Effective problem-solving skills to ensure a quick response whenever an issue arises regarding the product design and development Strong knowledge on Product Design Business Acumen Knowledge of IT systems and applications Enterprise Resource Planning

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

AFIRR – Credit Risk Officer at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): (Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:

CREDIT RISK OFFICER (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  AFIRR – Credit Risk OfficerJob Grade:  JG6
Department: Risk
Duo Reports to: Functionally to Manager – Credit Risk  Administratively to AFIRR Project Coordinator
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: Open ended 
Purpose of the Job:
Under the direct supervision of the Credit Risk Manager, the Credit Risk Officer will be part of the credit risk management team and is responsible for identifying, assessing, measuring, and monitoring credit risks for projects submitted for risk assessment and ensuring appropriate risk controls and responses are developed, in relation to the AFIRR project.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
Duties and responsibilities shall include but not limited to: To advise the Management on the decision of financing, based on the risks identified and rating of the project. To propose a risk-adjusted pricing for credits to be approved based on risks identified and rating of the project. Perform qualitative data analysis using analytical techniques, tools, models, simulation, etc. Interpret results of analysis, present recommendations, alternatives, and implications. Prepare/collaborate on presentations, reports and capture key credit risk elements for trend analysis as a loss control measure. Gather, analyze, and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data of business processes to determine and promote data driven business decisions. Provide ad-hoc reporting and analysis of data with the ability to demonstrate significant changes. Evaluate loan performance data for loan underwriting recommendations purposes. Assist in the identification, development, and evolution of KPIs. Familiarity with factors driving performance of the industry. Review reports and performance trends monthly with the loan recovery team. Utilize performance measurement and indicators to identify areas for improvement; develop process improvement plans for each performance indicator or area identified. Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities across multiple projects/initiatives. Follow up the implementation of Credit Committee recommendations before the final approval of the projects examined. Utilize mathematical and statistical knowledge to assist with the building of credit risk rating. Assist in the development of documents related to risk management such as policies, procedures.
Performance indicators
Number of Key project site visits as allocated Number of in key deal forum discussions participated in as allocated by the supervisor Number of risk assessment reports done for the projects Submission of daily, weekly, and monthly credit risk assessment reports to the immediate supervisor Collect information relating to restructured projects allocated and submit for analysis on monthly basis Submitted proposals on suitable tools identified and suitable for credit risk improvement Turnaround time work sheet for credit risk projects handled by the credit risk unit. Participation in the monthly knowledge sharing sessions, through research papers related to the business activities
Working relationships 
All departments All stakeholders of BRD
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Banking, statistics, Mathematics. Actuarial Science or related discipline. At least 3 years’ experience in banking or financial services organization in a similar role A Professional qualification in risk management is a competitive advantage. An understanding of project management is an added advantage
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Working knowledge and experience in risk management Working knowledge of banking laws and regulation in Rwanda High level of accuracy in the evaluating financial records and documents. Strong understanding of Credit risk analysis and policies Knowledge of credit risk management and measurement practices Solid understanding of the credit appraisal process and project finance Must possess effective research, analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficiency with a variety of computer software applications, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point, use of analytical tools and financial modeling Extensive analytical skills as well as problem identification and solving skills Good judgement and mental agility, Critical thinking. Results orientated, Attention to detail, High level of integrity and Excellent oral and written communication skills

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Agriculture Finance Specialist at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): (Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:

AGRICULTURE FINANCE SPECIALIST (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  Agriculture Finance SpecialistJob grade: JG6
Department/Unit: Business Development
Duo Reports to: Manager of Agriculture Portfolio
Direct Report: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract Terms – Agriculture Finance Specialist will be hired for a period of 17 months. The agriculture finance specialist is expected to work full-time based in Kigali, Rwanda.
Purpose of the Job
BRD would like to recruit an Agriculture finance specialist to support the Agriculture Unit in the management of the project which aims at facilitating the Access to Finance in the 3 value chains: poultry, piggery and animal feeds processing value chains. The proposed project model would work on 3 windows: technical assistance to value chain actors, capacity building of Participating Financial institutions and Interest rate subsidy applied to loans provided to the value chain actors. The agriculture finance specialist will focus on strengthening the capacity of the Project implementation Unit (PIU) and on providing financial and technical guidance in structuring agriculture financial products and services and all related transactions. The agriculture finance specialists also expected to advise on the agriculture project implementation improvements and the stakeholders management. The agriculture finance specialist will ensure that all project activities are executed in accordance with the project related Action proposal and budget, and the guidance provided by BRD management, the Steering Committee, NIRDA and ENABEL as stakeholders. The agriculture finance specialist is also expected to assist the Bank on the development of agriculture related financial strategy, products, and instruments to improve the Bank’s visibility and performance in agriculture sector finance.
Main Responsibilities of the Job
To provide relevant assistance to the Agriculture Project implementation Unit in all aspects of project management and growth of business, to ensure the effective implementation of all financing windows under the project. Develop and implement the intervention strategy, operational plans and prepare quarterly and annual implementation reports for the stakeholders. Advise the PIU on the engagement and relationship management with project stakeholders including: MINAGRI, ENABEL, NIRDA as well as other project implementing partners (e.g., Banks, MFIs, Saccos, agriculture value chains investors). Assist with the preparation and delivery of workshops and presentations aimed at sharing experiences among project beneficiaries and Participating Financial Institutions (PFI). Conduct the appraisal of the Banks, MFIs, and SACCOs vis a vis BNR prudential standards and recommend the legal department the successful PFIs to sign participating agreement with BRD. Monitor the utilization of Interest Rate Subsidy and support the agriculture team to set the strategies of utilizing at least 75% of the total installment in every semester. Provide technical/financial appraisal notes of agriculture value chain loan proposals by conducting risk assessments and other aspects of the due diligence processes on all relevant components of the applying businesses. Conduct field visit to offices of participating financial institutions and hold consultative discussions on terms and conditions of interest rate subsidy facility to ensure the approved subsidy is used strictly following the eligibility criteria stated in the agreement. In collaboration with the agriculture unit and project manager, support the NIRDA/Enabel supervision missions by providing all required documentation in respect to project implementation progress. Advise and assist in preparation of terms of reference for consultancy work planned under the technical assistance & capacity building window by supporting the review process and supervise various consultancy services. Provide technical back up to the agriculture unit team in the project appraisal process and advise on strategies of pipeline development under the interest rate subsidy window. Provide induction training to all project staff on project management life cycle as well as knowledge transfer along the implementation process. Advise and assist in the design tools for appraising the loan applications as well as tools for monitoring and reporting on progress towards achieving project objectives. Carry out any other assignment given by the BRD management, the Steering Committee and/or NIRDA and Enabel.
Performance indicators
Weekly reporting to supervisor. Monthly briefing note outlining key issues for BRD Management attention. Quarterly progress reports to the Agriculture Unit Manager describing major activities undertaken and tasks accomplished during the reporting period and challenges hindering implementation process. End of year performance report.
Working relationships 
All departments, NIRDA and Enabel
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
A Master’s degree in project management, agricultural economics, agribusiness, agricultural finance, or related discipline. A degree in agricultural sciences, agribusiness, economics, or related discipline. At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in financial sector services, with at least 3 years of professional experience in agricultural project finance and/or agricultural project management positions.
Core competencies
Strong financial skills, including investment analysis, risk assessments, conducting due diligence, deal structuring and performing financial modeling. Experience of working on projects specifically related with agriculture will be an added advantage.  A track record of negotiation and underwriting skills. Exceptional communication, writing and analytical skills. Good organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Power point, Word, etc.). Proficiency in written and spoken English. Kinyarwanda is an added advantage.
Performance indicators
Execution of marketing campaigns Increasing social media engagement Turnaround time on responding to requests from clients and media Customer and stakeholders’ satisfaction
Working relationships
All departments All stakeholders of AFIRR project
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
A university degree in communications, marketing, journalism, development studies or other related studies A minimum of two-year working experience as communications officer or any other related positions Strong digital and offline marketing skills Strong communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and programmatic skills Able to work with graphic designer Able to take initiative and work well independently and as part of a team Good understanding in media and stakeholder liaison and engagement strategies Fluency in managing social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.) and other related supporting applications, including their analytic platforms
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Proven experience as marketing officer or similar role Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles Thorough understanding of social media and web analytics Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities Creativity and commercial awareness A team player with a customer-oriented approach Event management and coordination skills Big picture thinking

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Marketing Officer at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD): (Deadline 6 August 2022)

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following position:

MARKETING OFFICER (1)

Background Information
Job Title:  Marketing OfficerJob grade: JG6
Department: PR, Marketing and Communication
Duo Reports to: Functionally to Manager, PR Marketing & Communications Administratively to AFIRR Project Coordinator
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: 5years renewable fixed term
Purpose of the Job:
We are looking for a passionate marketing officer equipped with relevant qualification and extensive experience in a wide range of marketing functions, such as communications, digital marketing, advertising, branding, and social media.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
Managing and utilizing BRD’s communication assets (webpage, e-newsletter, social media platforms etc.) to enable strategic and effective communication. Assisting in developing marketing materials as well as managing and utilizing BRD’s marketing channels (website, Facebook ad, Google AdWords, etc.) to promote and/or disseminate projects’ profile and activities, knowledge products, events, resource mobilization, recruitment, etc. Assisting in developing communication plans for events and new projects Maintaining and ensuring the organization’s branding clarity and consistency Developing, writing/copyediting and/or sourcing of content BRD’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc.) Writing/copy editing press releases, news articles and content marketing for BRD’s newsletter and website as well as external media/news outlet Assisting in media liaison Assisting in developing BRD’s Annual Report and other corporate communication documents/collaterals Assisting in creating visual products Managing visual documentation of projects’ activities and events Assisting in other duties directed PR, Marketing and Communication Manager
Performance indicators
Execution of marketing campaigns Increasing social media engagement Turnaround time on responding to requests from clients and media Customer and stakeholders’ satisfaction
Working relationships
All departments All stakeholders of AFIRR project
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
A university degree in communications, marketing, journalism, development studies or other related studies A minimum of two-year working experience as communications officer or any other related positions Strong digital and offline marketing skills Strong communication and interpersonal skills Strong organizational and programmatic skills Able to work with graphic designer Able to take initiative and work well independently and as part of a team Good understanding in media and stakeholder liaison and engagement strategies Fluency in managing social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn etc.) and other related supporting applications, including their analytic platforms
Core competencies
Competencies shall include but not limited to: Proven experience as marketing officer or similar role Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles Thorough understanding of social media and web analytics Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities Creativity and commercial awareness A team player with a customer-oriented approach Event management and coordination skills Big picture thinking

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online (https://www.brd.rw/careers/ ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application): recruitment@brd.rw

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital, and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: 6th August 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, 21st July 2022

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

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