Visa Assistant - American Embassy Kigali Mission Rwanda


U.S. Mission Kigali, Rwanda
Vacancy Announcement Number: 2016-36
OPEN TO: All Interested Applicants
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not  be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.
POSITION:               Visa Assistant
OPENING DATE: November 23, 2016
CLOSING DATE:    December 07, 2016
WORK HOURS:      Full-time 40 hours/week
SALARY:                  Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-7: 10,833,637 RWF Annual Gross salary
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-07: 35,364 USD
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
The selected candidate must be able to start work immediately after receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may not be considered.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Mission in Kigali, Rwanda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Visa Assistant.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
Performs work pertaining to the full range of passport, citizenship, and visa services. S/he serves as Consular Section's primary cashier and administrative clerk. Maintains the section's files related to immigrant visas and U.S. citizen services. Assists with the provision of routine and emergency U.S. citizen, visa and immigration services. Manages routine correspondence between the section and its customers including Members of Congress. Liaises with the Government of Rwanda, international organizations and other embassies.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
  1. EDUCATION: Minimum of two years University studies in any field is required.
  2. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in an office setting with work involving the application of regulatory material and public contact, or other closely related experience is required.
  3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English, Kinyarwanda and French is required; Level III (good working knowledge) understand/speaking/reading/writing of Swahili is also required. (This will be tested.)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office on email: KigaliHRRecruitment@state.gov
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  3. FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
  1. Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
  2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
  3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
  1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/136408.pdf or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
  2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
WHERE TO APPLY:
(Please indicate in the subject line: VA 36-16 Visa Assistant)
CLOSING DATE: COB (5:30 pm) December 07, 2016
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. Your application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
Appendix (DEFINITIONS)
Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
  • Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support; or
  • Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
  • Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
  • Is under chief of mission authority.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
  • Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
  • resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
  • Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
  • U.S. Citizen; and
  • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
  • Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
  • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
  • Is under chief of mission authority; and
  • Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
  • Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. A MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:
  1. Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126 Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
  2. Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
  3. Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
  • An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
  • Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
  • Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
  • Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
  • Is not a citizen of the host country; and
  • Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
  • Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
  • A citizen of the host country; or
  • A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
  • Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

Human Resources Officer


Position title:  Human Resources Officer
Location (Site): Kigali
Responsible to:  Human Resource and Administration Manager 
Status:  Full Time (commencing as soon as possible)
SUPERVISORY CAPACITY:  Supervision of human resources personnel  
The overall goal of ARC’s program in Rwanda is to improve the wellbeing and self-reliance of displaced persons and refugee population from Eastern DRC and Burundi by ensuring the provision of basic services (adequate health care & nutrition, shelter, water, sanitation & hygiene, HIV/AIDS prevention & treatment), improving food security and enabling economic recovery in six refugee camps located in Rwanda.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
ARC is looking for an experienced, result driven, innovative and highly conscientious individual to join its human resources and administration unit. Based in ARC Rwanda- Kigali HQ offices, the Human Resources Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring, compensation management and basic employee counseling and support. This is a Kigali based position with 20-25% travel to six field sites to support emerging and routine human resource management and administration needs.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY, PRIMARY DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Contribute to human resources planning, regular review or drafting of required policies and procedures.
  • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop skills and capabilities of staff – including drafting accurate job descriptions, and providing assistance in performance evaluations, performance counseling.
  • Participate in staff recruitment and selection processes, including drafting and ensuring timely placement of job advertisements.
  • Facilitate planning and delivery of effective orientation for new staff, Interns and short term hires.
  • Participate in national employee contracts management, including in staff disciplinary matters and processes.
  • Ensure that local staff HR files and personnel information are always updated and complete.
  • Lead in reconciliation of staff work timesheet and records.
  • Perform other related duties as required
DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:
  • Direct experience in human resource management
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating human resources management with other units/ teams
  • Experience supervising staff
STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TECHNICAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in Human Resource Management unit, in a large and reputable Development or Humanitarian agency.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent from a recognized university
  • Professional certification/s in human resource management.
  • Good knowledge of Rwanda Labor code, and related statutory and procedural human resource reporting requirements.
  • Computer literacy and demonstrated comfort working with Microsoft Office packages.
  • Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.
  • Flair in staff training, development, mentorship and coaching
KEY BEHAVIORS & ABILITIES:
  • A high level of confidentiality, strong work ethic, consistency and fairness
  • Problem solving attitude, and basic staff counseling skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer-facing skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Willingness to work odd or long hours at a time to complete special requests or projects.
To apply for this position: Submission of applications – to include Cover letter and updated CV (maximum three pages) - shall be either hand delivered to
ARC Rwanda
KG 622 St 19
Kimihurura, Kigali
OR
Submitted via email to RW.Jobs@arcrelief.org with Vacancy Announcement- HR Officer in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is Sunday 11th December, 2016 at 17:00hrs Note:  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Tentative date for interviews: December 15th and/or 16th 2016. Anticipated job start date: February 1, 2017 or earlier preferred.

Child Health Campaign Coordinator - World Vision International Rwanda


World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs currently in 17 Districts of Rwanda.
World Vision seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Child Health Campaign Coordinator. This position will be based in Rutsiro District, and reporting to KOICA Project Manager.
Purpose of the position:
This Child Health Campaign Coordinator for KOICA project will lead a implementation of PD hearth as well as rehabilitation of Health/Nutrition facilities in Rutsiro District under supervision of Project Manager
Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate quality spiritual life that can be commendable to others.
The major responsibilities:
  • Assist and oversee the implementation of the KOICA project to ensure that the nutrition program is implemented according to schedule and budgets, international standards, and program objectives.
  • Work closely with Project Manager and Cluster staff in Rutsiro targeting the same communities and integrate program components to the extent possible.
  • Engage in Baseline and Monitor and evaluate appropriate implementation of projects against KOICA project and WV Rwanda Strategy.
  • Provide ongoing supervision and technical support and guidance to Community Health Worker (CHW) , PD hearth session leader and community supervisors to ensure adherence to best-practice principles in all aspects of program implementation and oversee implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met.
  • Prepare internal and external reports within agreed deadlines using WVR and donor formats with Project Managers, as required.
  • Facilitate the growth monitoring through CHW of children under 3 years old and follow-up visit
  • Lead, facilitate and monitor the rehabilitation of Health Post Maternity Ward and other health facilities in the villages and support of medical equipment
  • Facilitate the supplementary activities of PD hearth like vaccination
  • Provide the training regarding Maternal Children Health through CHW and radio messages.
  • Ensure that the livelihood activities are implemented as the timeline of implementation with Development Facilitator of Livelihood.
  • Build CHW capacity to train the beneficiaries on improved feeding practices and maternal and infant and young children nutrition (MIYCN) at the community level.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders, including local government, community leaders, community-based organisations, CHW and other WVR sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination.
Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop KOICA project.
Qualifications:  Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Educational level required: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Food sciences, Nutrition or related discipline.
Experience: 
  • At least 2 years technical experience in Health/Nutrition programs; Program start up experience an advantage
  • Experience in implementing and supporting Health and Nutrition projects at the community level
Technical Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong experience in Procurement and Construction
  • Demonstrated experience in training for community volunteers (community health workers) and supervision over stakeholders
  • Experience in capacity building, project design and budget management.
  • Knowledge and experience in rehabilitation of Health facilities.
  • Knowledge and experience in facilitation of antenatal cares and vaccination.
  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills.
  • Analytical and written skills and proper computer skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Additional qualities: ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions.
  • Computer literacy is needed
  • Motorcycle riding skills
Salary:
  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:
How to apply:
Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda
If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process
All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.
In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email)
The closing date for submission of applications is 7th December 2016no late applications will be accepted
As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks

Excavator Operator - KABUYE SUGAR WORKS Ltd


KABUYE SUGAR WORKS Ltd
B.P. 373 KIGALI
RWANDA.
Phone: 0788305225.E-mail < gm.kabuye@gmail.com >
23/11/2016
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
The management of Kabuye Sugar works Ltd seeks to recruit an Excavator Operator fulfilling following conditions:
  1. He should have minimum 5 years experience with caterpillar excavators like 320C, 320D, 350D etc.
  2. He should be able to perform daily safety check & maintenance.
  3. He should have experience in drainage clearance, deep excavation etc.
  4. Should have valid license for operation of heavy machinery.
    Operators from construction companies will be given extra preference.
Submission of application:
Interested candidates may apply with the covering letter and curriculum vitae by attaching the copies of the driving license, experience certificates with two references to the following address within 7 days of this vacancy notification, not later than December 16th, 2016.
The GENERAL MANAGER,
KABUYE SUGAR WORKS Ltd.
B.P:373 KIGALI
RWANDA
The soft copy of CV can be sent by email on following address:
M.THIRUNAVUKKARASU General Manager

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