Monitoring Officer

BRAC Rwanda


Job Description


BRAC is the world’s largest, and leading development organization dedicated to poverty alleviation and empowerment of the poor. Initiated in Bangladesh in 1972, BRAC now operates in 11 countries across Asia, Africa. To counter poverty and promote social empowerment, BRAC strategically integrates development programs in microfinance, agriculture, health, education, human rights and legal aid, community empowerment and more. 

BRAC Rwanda Microfinance Company PLC is registered with Rwanda Development Board in September 2018 and was approved license from National Bank of Rwanda to operate Microfinance and other financial services in Rwanda. BRAC Rwanda is looking for competent, dynamic and self-motivated Rwandans to fill the following regular position.

Position: Monitoring Officer

Gender: Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Job location: Out of Kigali 

Gross salary range: As per Salary structure

Major Duties and Responsibilities of Monitoring Officer: 

  • To carry out branch reviews diligently and in accordance with the timelines in the unit’s action plan ensuring loans are issued to qualifying beneficiaries and loan repayments and savings deposits are properly recorded in their pass books
  • Ensure that all loan documents both MF, Agri-finance and SEP are properly executed and maintained at branch level;

  • Provide effective monitoring feedbacks to BMs, AMs, and ensuring follow up is done in order to ensure the issues are effectively closed.
  • Provide at minimum, monthly compliance reporting status reports to the Monitoring and Compliance Manager or (more frequently as deemed necessary).

  • Collaborate with and offer support to the branch network in relation to internal Compliance Issues.      Provide necessary coaching to those employees with specific compliance reporting responsibilities
  • Carry out or support investigations when possible non-compliance issues occur.
  • Performance of any other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the

Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action. 

  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.   

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Writing and reporting skills in English is mandatory 
  • Computer skills.

Educational Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Business administration, Management or related discipline from a recognized institution.

Experience: Experiences of 2 years minimum working as Monitoring Officer in any Microfinance/financial Institution will be given preference. 

Candidates need to send a signed Cover letter in PDF format indicating the title of position applied for, updated CV mentioning educational and professional qualification, years of experience, and notarized scan copies of academic qualifications. All those documents should be sent through email: , Application deadline is 15th  October 2022 at 16.00 hrs.  

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be called for a written test and interview. 

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