Apply for these 6 Job Positions at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

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The 6 Job Positions at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Land husbandry Specialist Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Overall Function of the Position:

Reporting to the Senior Irrigation Engineer, the Land Husbandry Specialist will be responsible for all technical logistic arrangements for the successful implementation of different land husbandry technologies in different project sites by ensuring that all requirements to meet the entire land husbandry package under its different sub-component are timely provided as per prescribed specifications and guidelines in different Project documents. More specifically, the Land Husbandry Specialist will be responsible but not limited to the following:

§ Collaborate with the program manager in strategizing the development of required jobs, tasks and skills for the successful implementation of the project
§ Coordinate for high quality field assessment and desk review of procurement document related to the implementation and supervision of Project land husbandry works and any related services (TORs, technical specifications, Training manuals, reports of service providers)
§ Facilitate the timely synthesis of available information and responses from RAB/MINAGRI to be provided to the various bilateral and multilateral organizations that are involved in projects studies and implementation as per the agreements with client


§ Empowering the local experts on techniques, practices, knowhow and skills for sustainability in the implementation of community based, Commercialization and De-risking Agricultural Transformation and their best management with environment friendly technics
§ Regularly monitor the overall technical implementation of the project
§ Collaborate with the senior agronomist in strategizing the implementation of basic land care programs
§ Collaborate with dam expert and environment officer in dam safety review
§ In close collaboration with M&E contribute in reviewing and improving the mid-year and annual reports of the project
§ In collaboration with irrigation specialist, strategize and develop a suitable framework for water harvesting and hillside irrigation infrastructures management
§ Collaborate with social safeguard specialist in ensuring social safety and grievance redress
§ Together with social safeguard specialist and environment officer, follow up implementation of social and environment related documents
§ Participate in different support missions with Funders and different stakeholders for the better implementation of the Projects
§ Land husbandry Budget and contract management
§ Preparation of different tender documents related to land husbandry and review the other tender documents of different activities in the Project
§ Validation of different studies at ministry level as requested
§ Oversee and support the participatory and sustainable land–husbandry implementation by reviewing all required materials/inputs with regard to their availability, existing agro climatic zonation, topography, soil fertility and land husbandry studies in different project sites;
§ Develop a strategy to document successful usable materials/inputs and approaches for their acquisition in order to facilitate the timely and proper implementation the different land-husbandry technologies in the project sites;


§ In collaboration with Extension Specialist, District Agronomist and Community Development Specialist, District Land Husbandry Watershed Officer, develop a strategy for the acquisition of all required inputs (lime and compost) by the community-based Organizations for the sustainable productivity of different land husbandry infrastructures;
§ In collaboration with District Land Husbandry and Watershed Officer and District Agronomist and CDO, work with LSGs to set up a mechanism for the sustainable management of different land husbandry infrastructures;
§ Coordinate the service providers to ensure the timely supply of all required materials (tree/shrubs seedlings, grass and legumes planting materials, check dams’ material etc) in quality and quantity in order to meet the entire land husbandry package;
§ Liaise with the service providers and District Land Husbandry and Watershed officers to ensure the timely and proper payment of different manpower engaged in different land husbandry activities;
§ In collaboration with the district Land Husbandry and watershed officers, ensure a systematic technical supervision of the preparation and supply of different planting/materials to be used in different land husbandry infrastructures;
§ Assist the Project to respond to the technical support requests from the Community-Based Groups (CBG), private operators, and other beneficiaries of the project in terms of all required materials for the implementation/management of different land husbandry infrastructures
§ Conduct any additional duties as instructed by the Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience Requirement

§ Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Soil Management, Natural Resources Management, Agroforestry and Soil management, Soil and Water Management, Environmental management;
§ Three (3) years’ experience for Masters’ and five (5) years for Bachelor’s Degree in sustainable land management-based project Implementation;
§ Familiarity with implementation of hillside intensification works especially terracing, bounding;
§ Working experience with the rural communities in development interventions;
§ Ability to work under pressure and to coordinate and link with multi-disciplinary teams;
§ Excellent analytical, presentation and communication skills;
§ Experience in having worked with/for an international or donor organization is an advantage;
§ Familiarity with IDA projects implementation procedures and guidelines is advantageous;
§ Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English or French is required; fluency in both English and French an advantage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agroforestry

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Soil and Water Management

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Soil Management

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Soil Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources Management

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Natural Resources Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Soil and Water Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agroforestry and Soil Management

3 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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Civil Engineer Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Reporting directly to the Senior Irrigation Engineer and will be responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure funded under the project are of high technical quality and conform to the technical specifications and other relevant design parameters that are applicable to the concerned infrastructure. In addition to this primary function of quality assurance, the Civil Engineer shall also work closely with and assist external consultants and project Engineering team and be responsible for the following tasks:

§ Oversee the civil engineering aspects (Civil/structural design and engineering techniques) of the project implementation;
§ Planning and independently carrying out work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques and procedures;
§ Analyze the working drawings and interpret them before commencement of executing the works for various components of the engineering activities;
§ Prepare or evaluate and modify drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs, and monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices and statutory standards;
§ Assist with Computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment in preparing the engineering design documents of the project;
§ Perform of field activities such as observe and record existing field conditions, take and verify measurements within project area;
§ Support to procurement and Quantity Surveyor (QS) team in finalization of quantities, billing break ups, bill justification etc;
§ Supervise all works conducted by external contractors;
§ Any other duties requested by supervisors.

Qualifications and Experience

§ Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering, Architecture, Quantity surveying engineering;
§ Three (3) years relevant experience for Master’s Degree and five (5) years’ relevant experience for Bachelor’s Degree;
§ Familiarity with Donors projects implementation procedures and guidelines is an advantage.
§ Demonstrated experience in preparation of Bill of quantities and BOQ variance analysis.
§ Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, be self-motivated, coordinate, and link with multi-disciplinary experts.
§ Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English or French is required; fluency in both English and French an advantage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s in Architecture

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s in Civil Engineering

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Quantity Surveying

3 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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Legal Specialist Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Reporting to SPIU Coordinator, the Legal Specialist shall have following responsibilities:

§ Ensure the compliance of law within the SPIU;
§ Ensure the prevention of risks in all legal documents submitted for verification;
§ Assess, elaborate, review and provide legal advice on contract documents including tender documentation by ensuring that the content and its quality are compliant to requirements and regulations in force;
§ To provide for legal advices and other legal support and guidance to SPIU Management and other staff on legal issues for the SPIU success and to ensure compliance with laws;
§ To ensure that SPIU is operating in accordance with agreements signed between Government and the donor;
§ Draft contract, MoUs and other agreements on behalf of the SPIU;
§ Provides for in-house legal opinion on legal documents before they are signed;
§ To assess legal issues related to the implementation of signed agreements under SPIU and advice the management accordingly;
§ Liaise with other Government Institutions and private entities in legal Issues involving the SPIU;
§ Participate in contract and other agreements negotiations with successful bidders or partners in order to ensure that all contracts/agreements provisions are legally acceptable and in SPIU’s favor when needed.

Qualification and Experience

§ Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Law;
§ Minimum 5 years’ of relevant experience for Bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ for Master’s degree
§ Ability to work under pressure and to coordinate and link with multi-disciplinary experts;
§ Ability to communicate in Kinyarwanda and English or French is required, proficiency in all three languages would be an advantage;
§ Computer Literacy – familiarity and ease in using computer and various software programs would be an advantage

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Law

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law

5 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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CDAT Project Manager Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Overall Functions of the Position

Reporting to SPIU Coordinator, the CDAT Project Manager is in charge of the overall management of Project activities. S/he will respect all financing agreements signed between the Government of Rwanda, SPIU RAB and the External International Donors and any subsequent official documented agreements related to the management of the Project (Aide memoires of missions, back-to-office reports, evaluation reports, mid-term reviews, etc.). S/he will report to the authorities mentioned in the above agreements and will issue the financial statements and physical progress reports timely and in the recommended formats.

Specific Duties

Project development, including:

§ Providing orientations for the development of the Project strategy and methodology;
§ Guiding the development of the most appropriate implementation tools and management methods to ensure Project performance, in accordance with national policies and with the financing agreements;
§ Ensuring coordination and team working of Project staff, local actors and programme partners within RAB and outside;
§ Ensuring appropriate synergies between Project components to maximise their impact.

Project implementation, including:

§ Supervising the implementation of Project activities in accordance with the financing agreements, with the decisions of the National Steering Committee and with the agreements with World Bank;
§ Supervising the preparation, negotiation and oversight of memoranda of understanding, agreements and other contracts with project partners and service providers;
§ Ensuring and overseeing the implementation of the gender action plan;
§ Preparing annual work plans and budgets, and progress and thematic reports;
§ Executing the approved budget, and ensure payments;
§ Identifying areas which require support from external consultants, and recruiting them;
§ Guiding the efforts of consultants, experts and contractors towards the realization of planned Project outputs and evaluating their performance;
§ Providing overall leadership for the District Coordinators/ focal points located at the field level, procurement officer and M&E officer to ensure that objectives and outputs for the two four components are met and that inputs are timely available;
§ Coordinating and managing the inputs of the District Coordination staff into preparation of the AWPB, monitoring activities and supporting supervision and follow-up missions and the mid-term review.
§ Conducting additional duties as assigned by the SPIU Coordinaton

Project monitoring roles, including:

§ Overseeing the setting up process and effective operation of the M&E system;
§ Ensuring the solid internal use of the M&E system;
§ Ensuring the timely preparation of progress and financial reports
§ Project external relations, including the coordination of activities with other projects pursuing similar objectives, within and outside Rwanda;
§ Project administrative management, including:
§ Reviewing and approving pre-selection of project partners, bidding documents, job descriptions and terms of reference for Project staff and external services providers;
§ Supervising and managing Project staff;
§ Maintaining internal transparency for the most important technical and project management decisions through regular meetings with Project staff;
§ Ensuring proper use and conservation of Project assets, in line with the national legislation and financial agreements.

Outputs (expected results):

§ Project general objective, specific objectives and project activities timely and progressively reached within the frame of the financial agreements;
§ Planning and budgeting process implemented timely on a participatory approach;
§ Disbursement procedures respected and adequate and appropriate percentage of disbursement of funds per year, per component or sub-component compared to the AWPBs and to the indicative final design report;
§ Project impact information regularly updated and available to all project partners for measuring the results of the project for all components;
§ Good communications with all project partners, including the project staff;
§ Excellent relations with the parent institution, donors and other ministries sector.

Qualifications:

§ Master’s Degree, in Agriculture Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Rural Development, Project Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Rural Development Studies with 5 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness and Rural Development, Rural Development Studies, Project Management, Business Administration with 7 years of experience.
§ Working experience in project management and planning, in or with internationally financed multi rural sectorial projects.
§ Managerial skills (leadership skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, monitoring and evaluation skills, planning and organizing skills)
§ Proven skills in commercial negotiations, communications and management of financial and human resources.
§ Fluent in English or French (reading, writing, listening and speaking) with a very good knowledge of the second language (French or English) and should be Fluent in Kinyarwanda.
§ Sound computer skills in major software (MS Office, Word, Power point, and use of internet).
§ Working under pressure and meet deadlines.
§ Familiar with IDA projects implementation procedures and guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Rural Development

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Rural Development

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Economics

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture Economics

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Agriculture Sciences

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Sciences

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Rural Development and Agribusiness

7 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciencies

7 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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Procurement Specialist Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Procurement Department, the responsibilities of the procurement specialist will include:

Specific Duties of the Position

§ Reviewing and ensuring that all procurement requests submitted for financing through the projects are eligible and in accordance with IDA guidelines
§ Determining the most appropriate method of procurement;
§ Help to identify, specify, estimate the cost of, and consolidate in packages (as appropriate) the procurement of goods as may be required by IDA and the Rwanda Public Procurement procedures;
§ Prepare appropriate bidding documents; including specific procurement notices, standard contracts for works, goods and services, invitations for bids, etc.;
§ Maintain and update records of standard unit costs, technical specifications for goods, and local and international vendors and service providers;
§ Maintain a well-organized filling system of procurement records;
§ Work on all procurement documents in the department.
§ To be familiar with E-procurement system;
§ Perform any other duties as per instructions for his/her superiors.

Qualifications and Experience Required

§ Master’s degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Procurement and logistics supply chain, Project Management, Public Administration, Law,
§ Three (3) years of working experience for Master’s and five (5) years of working experience for Bachelor’s degree directly relevant to the area of procurement,
§ To be member of Association of Procurement Professionals
§ Familiarity with IDA and National procurement procedures.
§ Good understanding of national agricultural policies;
§ Proven competence in the use of computer software applications including spreadsheets and word-processing packages

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Law

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelors in Project Management

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s in Civil Engineering

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

5 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management

5 Years of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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Logistics Officer Under Contract at CommercializationmDe-Risking for Agricultural Transformation Project: (Deadline 25 October 2022)

Job description

Overall Function of the Position

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Administration, the Project Logistic Officer (PLO) will be in charge of:

Specific Duties of Position

§ Liaising with the logistic services to ensure the timely provision of all required supporting material such as office supplies, fuel for vehicles, and generator, office furniture’s, refreshment, and others;
§ Ensure a good management and maintenance of project vehicles and equipment;
§ Providing transport means to staff who are going to field visits and missions under the project in order to ensure the achievement of the expected results;
§ Ensuring the timely requisition and market survey, preparing the initial request for procurement of office stationery, reception of office stationery and management of projects store and inventories and ensuring timely monthly, quarterly and annual required reports;
§ Ensuring the Management of the Project vehicles and motorcycles insurances;
§ Ensuring the Management of fuel, garages for project vehicles and motorcycles;
§ Ensuring the good Project Assets Management by preparing timely monthly, quarterly and annually Projects asset registers ;
§ Coordinating the repair and maintenance of Projects office buildings and office equipment;
§ Managing logistics contracts (security, maintenance of office buildings and office equipment, garage services, fuel contract, office stationery,…..
§ To perform any other task given by the supervisor

Qualifications and Experience required

§ Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Public Administration, Office Management, Business Administration, Economics with one (1) year relevant working experience for Master’s and three (3) years of relevant experience in logistics for Bachelor’s Degree,
§ Should be fluent in Kinyarwanda, English or French, but working knowledge of the other languages will be an advantage;
§ Familiarity with IDA projects implementation procedures and guidelines;
§ Strong inter-personal skills with demonstrated experience of working collegially within a team; and,
§ Should have proven competence in the use of computers software applications including spreadsheets and word-processing packages;

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s in Economics

1 Year of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Public Administration

1 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Office Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

1 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

1 Year of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics Management

3 Years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Logistics Management

1 Year of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in Office Management

1 Year of relevant experience

Competency and Key Technical Skills

  • N/A
  • Strong critical thinking skills and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Inclusiveness
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Client/citizen focus
  • Professionalism
  • Commitment to continuous learning

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