VACANCIES AT US EMBASSY IN KIGALI RWANDA



Vacancy Announcement Number: 2017-14
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:                 CDC Administrative Assistant (Research and Evaluation)
OPENING DATE:      April 10, 2017
CLOSING DATE:      April 24, 2017
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: 35,718 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 Administrative Assistant (Research and Evaluation) position.
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:
The job holder provides technical and administrative advice, coordination and recommendations to the Deputy Director of Science and Research (DDSR), Principal Investigators (PIs) and Activity Managers (AMs) for USG/PEPFAR- funded scientific program activities at CDC, the Ministry of Health and other USG implementing partners. The goals are to ensure the highest quality and technical accuracy of scientific products. The job holder works with the DDSR and the Grants Manager to provide support for development, clearance and implementation of CDC funded research.
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. : Bachelor's Degree in health discipline is required.
  2. : Minimum 2 years in program management or administration is required.
  3. : Level IV (fluent) of English is 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.

POSITION:                 Public Affairs Specialist
OPENING DATE:      April 10, 2017
CLOSING DATE:      April 24, 2017
WORK HOURS:        Full-time 40 hours/week
SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-10: 19,852,328 RWF Annual Gross Salary
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-05: 50,302 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 Public Affairs Specialist position.
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:
Under direct supervision of the Public Affairs Officer, incumbent serves as senior FSN advisor to the PAO in planning, scheduling and executing selected mission country programs including but not limited to: strategic planning and programming of the Public Diplomacy and mission outreach events.
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. : A university degree in Liberal Arts, Education, Social Sciences, or International Relations is required. Three full years of job-related experience may be substituted for the University degree.
  2. : Three years of experience in cultural work, teaching, or event planning, or a related field is required.
  3. : Level IV (fluent) of English, Level II (Limited Knowledge) of French and Level IV (fluent) Kinyarwanda is 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.

RWANDAIR JOB OPPORTUNITIES



RwandAir, established in 2002 is the National Carrier for the Republic of Rwanda. RwandAir mission statement is "to provide unsurpassed, safe and reliable services in air transportation, including strategically linking Rwanda with the outside world, while ensuring a fair return on investment." The majority share holding of the company is the Government of Rwanda.

Job Title: Flight Monitoring Officer
Report to: Flight Control Supervisor
Department: Ground Services
Duties and Responsibilities of Flight Monitoring officers
  • Establish and implement appropriate control methods to guarantee the correct usage of the DCS in all Rwandair Stations.
  • Revised and set go show limits for all flight’s
  • Cross check flight initialization times.
  • Revise and update relevant system information for the correct access to all flight’s on the system.
  • Including (but not limited to ):Aircraft Changes, Updating seat map ,Creating /loading new flight;
  • Loading new aircraft and AHM 560 passenger information
  • Regular system cleaning from obsolete flights and formats;
  • Implement appropriate control methods to ensure daily duties are carried out as per company policy and industry standards,
  • Alert and correct deviations in the system usage;
  • 24/7 DCS support for KGL and outstations –help desk functions;
  • Become WB in house trainers for others operators on DCS system QR/SN/KL/ET/SA etc ;
  • Be the liaison between SITA and WB for all DCS related matters;
  • Work in collaboration with other relevant department to guarantee systems and processes are in place to avoid irregularities during schedule changes;
  • Track, compile, elaborate and publish ground operations statistics and performance reports for all stations;
  • Control and allocate all sine in codes for passenger handling staff for Gabriel and other carriers;
  • Review and improved check-in processes and procedures ;
  • Perform other duties appropriate and within the component of role as required.
  • Screening and updating Fids for all flights (arrivals and departures).
Competencies
  • Integrity
  • Team Player
  • Proactive/Results orientated
  • Pleasant & presentable
  • Communications/interpersonal skills
  • Resilient
  • Self-motivated
Knowledge, Skill, Experience
  • Degree holder in IT or related field
  • 25-35 years of age
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
How to apply:
  • An application letter addressed to General Manager -Human Resources;
  • Recent Curriculum Vitae;
  • Relevant certificates;
  • A photocopy of the national identity card;
  • Two passport photos;
  • Three referees
The deadline for submitting application documents is April 25, 2017 at 4pm local time at the front desk of our head office located at Kigali International Airport, Top Floor building or on below email address.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Small Livestock Production and Processing Advisor


CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.
Brief Project Overview:
The USAID/Rwanda Feed the Future Orora Wihaze- Increased Protein for Dietary Diversity Activity will sustainably increase the availability of, access to, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) to improve the dietary diversity scores of women of reproductive age (15-49 years), especially pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children between the age of 6-23 months (CU2) in poor rural households. The target value chains for the activity are poultry, egg, pig, goat and fish.
CNFA is currently seeking applicants for a Small Livestock Production/Processing Advisor.
The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required; advanced degree preferred;
  • At least 5 years of experience leading activities that increase small animal production and improve quality of processing required;
  • Experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects preferred;
  • Experience working in Rwanda is highly preferred;
  • Strong English and Kinyarwand skills required; knowledge of French preferred.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must send their CV and cover letter to CNFA or to apply, use the "Apply for this job" button below  with “Rwanda Orora Wihaze-Small Livestock Production and Processing Advisor” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2017.

Business Development and Marketing Advisor


CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.
Brief Project Overview:
The USAID/Rwanda Feed the Future Orora Wihaze- Increased Protein for Dietary Diversity Activity will sustainably increase the availability of, access to, and consumption of animal-source foods (ASF) to improve the dietary diversity scores of women of reproductive age (15-49 years), especially pregnant and lactating women (PLW) and children between the age of 6-23 months (CU2) in poor rural households. The target value chains for the activity are poultry, egg, pig, goat and fish.
CNFA is currently seeking applicant’s for a Business Development and Marketing Advisor.
The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:
  • Degree in related field is required, advanced degree preferred;
  • At least 7 years of experience leading private-sector driven livestock marketing activities required;
  • Experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects is preferred;
  • Experience working in Rwanda is highly preferred;
  • Strong English and Kinyarwanda skills required; knowledge of French preferred.
Women and Rwandan Nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must send their CV and cover letter to CNFA  or to apply, use the "Apply for this job" button below with “Rwanda Orora Wihaze- Business Development and Marketing Advisor” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2017

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