Jobs at:Ministry of Finance and Economic planning
Deadline of this Job:
15 December 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
SPIU Unit Overview
This unit’s overall responsibility is management of all projects also referred to as the program management office within MINECOFIN. The SPIU concept was adopted by the Government of Rwanda (GoR) in 2011 to coordinate implementation of internal and external funded projects within public institutions. The reform creating SPIUs across Ministries and Public Agencies originated from the Cabinet resolution of 11th February 2011 with the overall objective of creating an effective institutional framework that guides the process of designing and implementing government projects that are earmarked to fast track realization of development targets envisaged in various sector strategic plans. .
The incumbent is responsible and accountable to the Minister of State in charge of National Treasury in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. S/he also works closely with t all component heads (beneficiaries) in terms of needs identification, planning, implementation oversight, Measuring & Evaluation and reporting on progress of interventions that are supported through the SPIU.
This position will also work on fiduciary operations to ensure that there is compliance with national and donor financial and legal requirements. This person is the accounting officer and responsible for the day- to- day management of the affairs of the MINECOFIN SPIU and oversees all technical, organizational and financial management aspects of all projects in the implementation process.
Success in this senior management role, requires an expert in project management with a track record of managing donor funded projects; coupled with the ability to multi – task and meet deadlines while exercising due diligence and being meticulous given that compliance to national or donor standards are required.
As a leader the role holder serves as a coach to the SPIU team. The incumbent needs to have a passion for developing and mentoring people, have a strong work ethic, demonstrate integrity, while managing projects with multiple stakeholders in government and the development partners.
Job Skills: Not Specified
At Least a Master’s degree in Project Management, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics with 3 years relevant working experience in managing Public Sector / Institutional externally funded projects or a Bachelors’ degree in the fore – mentioned disciplines with 6 years relevant working experience.
• Conversant with procedures used in managing Donor funded projects;
• Should be computer literate;
• Should be fluent in English or French. A good command of other language is an added advantage
• Working knowledge of fiduciary operations in program/ project management (Financial Management; and Procurement)
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
To apply please click here https://recruitment.mifotra.gov.rw/Vacancies/Details/6580