Apply for these 2 Job Positions at The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation: (Deadline 31 October 2022)

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Finance Officer at The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation: (Deadline 31 October 2022).

Are you passionate about women’s rights in Rwanda and do you have a background in Finance? We are looking for a national Finance Officer to join the Kvinna till Kvinna office in Kigali, Rwanda and the Kvinna till Kvinna global workplace.

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has defended women’s rights since 1993. Today we are one of the world’s leading women’s rights organisations, working directly in areas affected by war and conflict to strengthen women’s influence and power. We work closely together with over 150 local partner organisations across 20 countries to end violence against women, reach lasting peace and close the gender gap once and for all. The future is equal. And together, we are change.

Deadline for application is 31st October 2022

About the job

We are seeking a Finance Officer to join our team in Rwanda. As Finance Officer, you will be responsible for implementing all financial management processes and procedures of Kvinna till Kvinna in Rwanda in line with applicable law, Kvinna till Kvinna mandate,policies and procedures, and international standards. In addition to accounting and financial management for the office in Rwanda, the Finance Officer will work closely with Partner Organisations to assess budgets and financial reports, oversee audits, and follow-up, and provide capacity building in financial management and anti-corruption.

You will report to the Senior Finance Officer, and indirectly to the Head of Office for Rwanda and will carry out your work in cooperation and coordination with the Rwanda team, Partner Organisations and stakeholders throughout the country as well as relevant staff at the Kvinna till Kvinna Head Office in Sweden.

Specific areas of responsibility

Financial Management

  • Maintain proper books of accounts;
  • Prepare internal financial reports and financial declarations required by the government of Rwanda for approval and submission by Senior Finance Officer and Head of Office;
  • Carry out payments and entry into the online financial system according to approved policies and procedures;
  • Support Senior Finance Officer to regularly update and monitor the annual budget and inform the Head of Office and other relevant colleagues, on the status of the office finances;
  • Ensure internal control system is followed, including making sure the anti-corruption policy is implemented internally and externally;
  • Submit reports in respect of management and statutory audits;

Grants Management & Partner Organisation Support

Work closely with Senior Finance officer to:

  • Review application budgets from partners for compliance with Kvinna till Kvinna policies, procedures and contractual engagements.
  • Assess partners’ financial reports and audited financial statements to ensure compliance with Kvinna till Kvinna policies, procedures and contractual engagements;
  • Follow up on issues raised by auditors to ensure resolution in cooperation with colleagues;
  • Conduct spot checks of partner organisations in accordance with monitoring plans.
  • Verify financial reports and action plans by Partner Organisations which are submitted to Rwanda Governance Board bi-annually.
  • Provide capacity development support to partner organisations on financial management, anti-corruption and fraud.

Anti-Fraud & corruption

  • With Senior Finance Officer, ensure Kvinna till Kvinna’s anti-corruption policy is implemented both internally and externally;
  • Support investigations according to the Terms of Reference and roles and responsibilities defined by the HQ Anti-corruption Advisor.

About you

To apply for this position, you need to have at least:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration and must hold a professional accounting certification (CPA, ACCA or any other accounting professional qualification).
  • At least 5 years of experience working or consulting with national non-governmental organisations in a financial capacity.
  • Demonstratable experience in advising non-governmental organisations on financial management systems and practices.
  • Demonstratable experience in training and capacity building in financial management.
  • Demonstrable experience producing, analysing and managing data using Microsoft office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda.

To succeed in this position your need have effective communication skills in a team environment, strong analytical skills and be able to travel domestically overnight and occasionally internationally.

Merits

  • Experience working for an international non-governmental organisation

Terms & conditions and what we offer

This is a full-time position for a period of two years, pending confirmation of funding.

Preferred starting date: 15 January 2022

Location: Kigali

This is a national position under Rwanda labour legislation. This position is open to Rwandan nationals only.

Please also note that due to the nature of the work women are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Application

Send us your application by visiting our career site.https://jobs.kvinnatillkvinna.se/

The application shall include a letter of motivation and CV. The application must be written in English.

Deadline for application is 31st October 2022

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Office Bridget Rhinehart: bridget.rhinehart@kvinnatillkvinna.se

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR hr@kvinnatillkvinna.se

Programme Officer at The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation: (Deadline 31 October 2022)

Are you a passionate women’s rights advocate in Rwanda seeking to use your expertise to create lasting change and feminist peace? We are looking for a national Programme Officer with expertise in prevention and response to Gender Based Violence (GBV) to join the Kvinna till Kvinna office in Kigali, Rwanda and the Kvinna till Kvinna global workplace.

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation has defended women’s rights since 1993. Today we are one of the world’s leading women’s rights organisations, working directly in areas affected by war and conflict to strengthen women’s influence and power. We work closely together with over 150 local partner organisations across 20 countries to end violence against women, reach lasting peace and close the gender gap once and for all. The future is equal. And together, we are change.

Deadline for application is 31st October 2022

About the job

We are seeking a passionate specialist in gender based violence prevention and response to join us as a Programme Officer in Rwanda. Kvinna till Kvinna believes that GBV deprives women and girls of their fundamental human rights, it prevents them from participating in, and benefiting from, society on equal terms as men and it hinders their struggle for change. By supporting women’s rights organisations that in turn work to end gender-based violence, Kvinna till Kvinna strengthens both the organisation of women, their preventive work and their support to survivors/victims in all their diversities.

The Programme Officer is part of the Rwanda team, based at the Kvinna till Kvinna office in Kigali. As a Programme Officer focusing on Gender Based Violence (GBV). you will be responsible for strengthening capacities of partner organisations in the thematic area of GBV and leading Kvinna till Kvinna’s work on GBV prevention and response in Rwanda, including research and advocacy.

You will report to the Head of Office for Rwanda and will work in cooperation and coordination with the Rwanda team, Partner Organisations and stakeholders throughout the country and staff at the Kvinna till Kvinna Head Office in Sweden. As a Programme Officer you are responsible for carrying out your work in accordance with the Kvinna till Kvinna’s mandate, policies, working methods, operational plan and budget.

Specific areas of responsibility

Support to Partner Organisations

  • The PO is the primary point of contact for a group of partner organisations under their portfolio. This includes developing and maintaining good relationships and communication with the Partner Organisation.
  • Other Important Responsibilities.
  • Identifying and assessing potential new partners to work with Kvinna till Kvinna, in consultation with the Head of Office and other relevant staff at the Rwanda office.
  • Administrate and provide partner organisations with timely guidance and feedback on applications, contracts, budgets and reports.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to partner organisations through regular visits to partner organisations, monitoring and documenting partner organisations’ programmatic results and the quality of their programmatic work, as well as organisational capacity and development.
  • Assist the Head of Office in reporting to donors and Kvinna till Kvinna head office, the key achievements from the partner organisations within their portfolio.
  • Support partner organisations to seek funding and take initiatives for capacity building & networking.
  • Review and submit quality reports and action plans from Partners for the Rwanda Governance Board on a bi-annual basis.

Leading Kvinna till Kvinna Program Activities

  • The PO is expected to design, coordinate, plan and facilitate capacity strengthening and networking events in Rwanda for Kvinna till Kvinna partners in the thematic area of GBV and in line with co-identified capacity needs.
  • Advise the Rwanda office in relation to technical quality, standards and best practices related to GBV prevention and response.
  • The PO shall contribute to, or lead, in the development and roll out of research initiatives led by Kvinna till Kvinna Rwanda and its partners in relation to GBV.

Representation

  • The PO will attend Government sub-cluster working group on GBV and will maintain close contact and coordination with the Director General for GBV at the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion.
  • The PO is expected to analyse and circulate to partners, relevant policies in relation to GBV which have been development and disseminated by the Government.
  • When delegated by the Head of Office, the PO will represent Kvinna till Kvinna at official meetings and functions, for example with the Swedish Embassy, Sida, international organisations and other donors.

Kvinna till Kvinna Rwanda Office Operations

  • The PO is expected to provide regular updates on political and other developments and actively participate in the Rwanda team’s country and thematic analyses.
  • The PO shall prepare input to proposals and reports to donors as requested by the Head of Office and Grant Manager.

About you

To apply for this position, you need to have at least:

  • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience
  • University degree in social sciences or relevant field
  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to women’s rights and gender equality
  • Demonstrated experience, and commitment to, working with and supporting women-lead and focused civil society in Rwanda, including in organisational development for civil society organisations
  • Demonstrated technical experience GBV programming including programme design, monitoring, research and advocacy.
  • Experience planning, coordinating, and facilitating trainings in relation to different elements of GBV prevention and response.
  • Demonstrated experience with women’s rights advocacy and activism in Rwanda, linking this to regional and global GBV networks
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda

To be able to succeed in this job you need to have excellent project management and communication skills. You work independently and lead, engage and coordinate teams, to deliver with quality and on time. You have strong analytical skills and manage well Microsoft tools, including word, power point and excel. You are willing to travel domestically overnight and on occasion travel internationally.

Merits

  • Experience working for an international non-governmental organisation

Terms & conditions and what we offer

This is a full-time position for a period of two years, pending confirmation of funding.

Preferred starting date: 1 December 2022

Location: Kigali

This is a national position under Rwanda labour legislation. This position is open to Rwandan nationals only.

Please also note that due to the nature of the work women are highly encouraged to apply for this position.

Application

Send us your application by visiting our career site.https://jobs.kvinnatillkvinna.se/

The application shall include a letter of motivation and CV. The application must be written in English.

Deadline for application is 31st October 2022

Questions

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Head of Office Bridget Rhinehart: bridget.rhinehart@kvinnatillkvinna.se

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact HR hr@kvinnatillkvinna.se

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