Forest Landscape Restoration Project Facilitator at World Vision International Rwanda


JOB OPPORTUNITY

 Forest Landscape Restoration Project Facilitator

World Vision Rwanda is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Forest Landscape Restoration Project Facilitator. The position will be based at Nyagatare District reporting to the Forest Landscape Restoration & Evergreen Projects Manager .

Purpose of the position:

  Facilitate the implementation of Forest Landscape Restoration project activities in Nyagatare District and ensuring that program operations are effective and sustainable in keeping with the standards of agreed World Vision International ministry policies. The Forest Landscape Restoration Project Facilitator will ensure the implementation of Forest Landscape Restoration Project activities and their integration within covered World Vision Clusters.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

50%

Planning, coordination, and implementation

  • Responsible for Forest Landscape Restoration Project planning and implementation in the districts.
  • Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization on Forest Landscape Restoration Project, Agroforestry and Environment Conservation,
  • Plan, coordinate, and monitor field level trainings of selected project stakeholders and beneficiaries,
  • Conduct regular field visits, according to a calendar to be agreed with the Project Manager, to monitor progress of  extension agents’ activities, using and adapting appropriate monitoring tools and guidelines agreed upon with the PM;
  • Develop Forest Landscape Restoration Project related Income Generating activities with selected CBOs implementing Forest Landscape Restoration. Assist, support, and monitor establishment of Voluntary Saving and Loan Groups (S4T) and other beneficiary groups in the operational area,
  • Participate in Implementation, monitoring of development projects in collaboration with other partners in the operational area
  • Participate in Proposal Writing for Development projects and other Special projects
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual reports and plans to the Forest Landscape Restoration Project  Project Manager and Cluster Manager,
  • Participate in community and other partners meetings,
  •  Proper use and management of equipment and devices. Provide regular documentation of field activities,
  • District activity implementation plans clearly developed and submitted to Project manager.
  •  Increased trees on farm within project areas
  •  Training plans and materials are available and approved by project management.
  • Good collaboration between different stakeholders in the district and the project
  • Full alignment between project activities and the district activity plan regarding land restoration interventions
  •  Selected schools benefit from the project
  •  All project equipment are safely maintained
  • Regular communication and support to project beneficiaries (Farmers)
  • Regular report on income generation, progress and status of Voluntary Saving and Loan Groups (S4T) and other beneficiary groups in the operational area,
  • All equipment and devices are fully utilized, with regular submission of reports on assets as required.

25%

Capacity building

  • Coordinate all trainings and capacity building activities to farmers, farmer cooperatives, and all partners in the district.
  • Capacity building in tree planting and sustainable management
  • Good quality tree seedlings are timely produced and distributed for planting
  •   Project beneficiaries and farmers in the area practice best practices regarding tree planting and management.

25%

Monitoring and Evaluation, Learning and reporting

  •  Coordinate all data collection activities
  •  Ensure effective documentation of all the information related to the project successes, innovations and promising practices and disseminate through appropriate mechanisms.
  •   Prepare monthly and quarterly reports based on agreed formats
  •   Regular reporting and quality data available as per agreed standards.
  •  Proper documentation of the success stories and best practices is done regularly
  •  Monthly and quarterly reports are done timely with lessons learned provided to inform improvement in the project.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Agro-forestry, Community forestry, Agriculture.
  • 2 years’ experience in community development work, agro-forestry, forestry, agriculture, environmental protection, agriculture extension services.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 100% of the time.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Must have a valid motorcycle riding license and able to ride.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here
Closing Date : 8th February, 2021.


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