Program Manager – Ministry of Gender and family promotion

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Job -Program Manager


Level 2.III

Reports To- Permanent Secretary in MIGEPROF

No. of Positions 1

Deadline 22/Jan/2021

Job Description

– To coordinate and ensure timely submission of annual action plans, budgets and procurement plans for leveraging the full potential of gender equality and women’s empowerment joint program and other projects under the SPIU and develop the necessary strategic documents concerning the implementation of SPIU project activities, such as policy papers, briefs, concept notes, ToR etc…

– To ensure regular and quarterly progress reports to facilitate smooth implementation of mentioned projects’ activities and work with all stakeholders accordingly;

– To oversee all technical, organizational and financial management aspects in the implementation process of projects ;

– To ensure an efficient management and functional MIGEPROF SPIU

– To oversee the technical assistance to other staff involved in developing and implementing Projects in the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion;

– To provide exemplary leadership to the management team and staff of the SPIU with a high sense of motivation;

– To represent MIGEPROF SPIU in all forums and be its senior interface with all stakeholders;

– To perform other duties as assigned by management.

Job Profile

– Holding a Master’s degree or equivalent in one of the following subjects: Project Management, Economics, development studies; Public policy; Planning development from a recognized University;
Or holding Bachelor’s degree in above subjects with 10 years’ experience in project management

– At least five (5) years of prior work experience in projects related to Gender equality and women empowerment, family promotion and child protection;

– At least 10 years of experience in project planning and management with a proven record of managing donor funded projects;

– Specialized trainings on sexual reproductive health and rights and gender
– based violence is an asset;

– Previous experience working with projects financed by international organizations would be an asset;

– A proven experience working /collaborating with national public institutions, multilateral institutions and bi- lateral donors;

– Being familiar with civil society organizations in Rwanda especially those intervening in family promotion, gender equality promotion, child protection and Gender Based violence;

– Capable of taking own initiative as appropriate, being pro- active and being able to work under pressure;

– Conversant with computer programs relevant to management and administration (Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package a minimum, conversant with statistics software and financial management software a strong asset)

– A high level of interpersonal and management skills and ability to work with teams at all levels;

– Being Fluent in English (written and spoken); Kinyarwanda (written and spoken). French would be an asset