Duties and responsibilities
-Summary of key functions:
b) CSO’s financial resources management
c) Efficient procurement and logistical services: The RCSP internal procurement committee will be expanded and cover EASD-R project procurement activities as well. It will be entrusted with the responsibility to oversee procurement processes and logistical services in accordance with RCSP rules and regulations.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application through the following email: email@example.com not later than 28th of February 2014 at 4pm.
the Rwanda Civil Society Platform is interested in recruiting a project coordinator to carry out the following tasks under the supervision of the Executive Secretary:
Interested candidates must submit applications letter addressed to the Spokesperson of RCSP; Updated CV with references with their contacts; Notified copies of degrees not later than 28th February 2014 at 4pm.
In order to support civil society in fulfilling its roles and responsibilities in decentralized governance in Rwanda, to strengthen the involvement of civil society in the planning and implementation process of performance contracts Imihigo and to raise awareness for a stronger participation in the Joint Action Development Forum (JADF), PFSCR now recruits a local expert on policy analysis and advocacy. The Local Expert will work in the framework of a joint action plan, established according to the objectives of the GIZ Decentralization and Good Governance Program (DGG).
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
• Masters’ degree in Law, Development Studies, Sociology, Political Sciences or closely related fields of study with at least two (2) years of working experiences related to the fields of good governance, decentralization, advocacy, policy analysis and/or citizen participation, human rights and strategies for the dissemination of public policies. Or a Bachelors’ degree (Ao) in the above mentioned fields with minimum of four (4) years of working experience.
Application shall be composed of the following parts:
1. A letter of application addressed to the Spokesperson of the PFSCR
2. An updated CV including 3 references (academia and work related) with contact details
3. Notarized copies of diploma, driver’s license and proof of services.
The deadline for submission of applications is the 25 th of April 2014 before 16:00, at the Rwanda Civil Society Platform offices located at Kacyiru.
For further information, please contact:
Spokesperson of the Plate Forme de la Societe Civile Rwandaise
In order to strengthen citizen participation and promote the accountability among local authorities, the „‟Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise‟‟ under technical and financial support of GIZ initiated a live radio debate project designed in 7 selected districts, namely Rwamagana, Ruhango, Gakenke, Ngoma, Nyaruguru, Rubavu and Rusizi.
Objectives of these debates are to reach big audience and to give to citizens the opportunity to voice their concerns; providing a platform for debate on governance and development issues; give citizens the possibility to influence decision-making processes in “Imihigo” and demand accountability. Another objective was also to hold local leaders accountable and call up on them to inform the citizens on development progress in their constituencies.
DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The Firm or consultant will propose the timeframe but the proposal should not exceed four weeks for the whole process starting from the date of the latest signature of the parties. The duration of study completion is one of the items that will be considered in the technical offer and analysis of the bids.
– The consultant must have a minimum of Masters Degree in Journalism, Social Sciences, Public Policy Analysis, Political Sciences, Population Study, Development study, Law or related field
– Have good skills in public policy analysis and good knowledge of the Rwandan policy and media context.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AND APPLICATION SUBMISSION
A written application including the consultant‟s profile and qualifications and updated CV, copies of degree, technical and financial proposal (in 3 copies: one original and 2 copies) which shows clearly the breakdown of costs (professional charges, travel, per diems and any other possible costs), current contact and three references for whom the candidate has successfully undertaken similar services must be submitted in hard copy not later than Wednesday 10th March 2014 before closing of business to:
The Chairperson of “Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise”
C/O „‟Centrale des Syndicats des Travailleurs du Rwanda, CESTRAR, located at Kacyiru in the building of CESTRAR, opposite of „‟Banque Populaire „‟, Kacyiru branch.
Chairperson of “Plateforme de la Société Civile Rwandaise”
The platform is composed of 15 national umbrellas composed of more than 400 NGOs.
The idea of setting up this RCSP came from various CSOs with a desire to work together and to contribute to the integral development of the country.
For RCSP to deliver on its mandate, it is recruiting a coordinator for the EASD-R project and accountant in partnership with some of its member organisations and EU as the project funder.
Personnalité Civile AM nº72/11 du 19/11/2007 publié dans OG no 27 du 06 07 2009
B.P 6333 Kigali
Tél : + 250 788303417
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Assistant to Executive Secretary
The Rwanda Civil Society Platform (RCSP) is a Non-Governmental Organization that was established in 2004 with an objective to setup up a platform for information sharing and consultation between CSOs and their partners. It operates in accordance with Law No. 04/2012 of 17/02/2012 on the organization and functioning of national non-governmental organizations in Rwanda. It is currently composed of 9 national umbrella Organizations which have more than 1400 Member NGOs in total. The RCSP main mission is to serve as a framework for consultation, reflection on common issues, information sharing, support and mutual reinforcement and to provide valid interlocutor in the face of various partners of civil society.
To achieve its mission, RCSP wishes to recruit a highly motivated candidate to fill the following vacant post:
Post title: Administrative Assistant to the Executive Secretary of RCSP
The purpose of the position
The overall purpose of the position is to manage the office of the Executive Secretary and to provide secretarial, clerical, administrative and general office support to the Executive Secretary
Post title: Administrative Assistant to the Executive Secretary of RCSP
The purpose of the position overall purpose of the position is to manage the office of the Executive Secretary and to provide secretarial, clerical, administrative and general office support to the Executive Secretary.
Key Duties and responsibilities:
I. Provide a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Manager of including: drafting correspondence, minute taking, filing and records keeping and related tasks;
II. Manage office systems and filing procedures, plan, schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and other activities;
III. Filling and follow up on all urgent signatures including delivery of requests for quotations and other correspondences;
IV. Follow up on contract signatures with different authorities and ensure that they are signed on time;
V. Arrange essential mails in priority action order for the Executive Secretary;
VI. Check deadlines of incoming requests and advise the Executive Secretary accordingly;
VII. Maintain calendar and ascertain which events require the presence of the Executive Secretary;
VIII. Ensure judicious handling of all office issues;
IX. Screen visitors to minimize interruptions to the Executive Secretary;
X. Organize and arrange the Executive Secretary’s appointments;
XI. Receive visitors to the Executive Secretary’s office;
XII. Prepare and proofread responses to letters addressed to the partners;
XIII. Summarize detailed information for the Executive Secretary’s attention;
XIV. Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Secretary.
SKILLS and REQUIRED QUALIFICATION
Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Public Administration, Secretarial studies, Literature, and other related fields,
Degree ranked in first or second class honors upper division,
Excellent written and oral communication skills,
Demonstrate capacity to work pro-actively with partners,
Proficient level of MS Office package (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.),
Complete mastery of Kinyarwanda and English, communication in another language used in the country being an added value.
Strong leadership competency and supervisory skills; ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter,
Good analytical and problem solving,
Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of RCSP. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
Ranked in first-class honors upper division
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Demonstrate capacity to we pro-actively with partners; -Proven working experience project management and financial skills;
Proficient level of MS Office package (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
Complete mastery of Kinyarwanda and English communication in other language used in the region being an added value
Values: Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, able to perform under stress, innovation, building relationships, communicating effectively, facilitating change, developing teams, initiating action, strategic decision making, planning, and organizing, leading through organizational vision and mission.
How to Apply
Please, hand delivers your applications at the Front Desk of Rwanda Civil Society Platform Country Office in Kicukiro district, Kagarama sector, KK 371 st, Plot no 4.
Your application should include:
1. A covering letter (ii) a comprehensive CV (iii) Academic Certificates (iv) Details of 3 referees, one of whom should be your current employer.
Deadline for applications is Friday, on 4th May, 20118, at 4 pm.
Please note that applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after the closing date will be rejected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Qualified Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for this position.
Done at Kigali, on 20th April 2018
Executive Secretary of RCSP