Director of Cooperative Promotion & Capacity building Unit at Rwanda Cooperatives Agency

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Job Description

Job description

central and decentralized;
? To ensure that support to cooperative organizations is much better coordinated and it is based on a proper gap analysis of their needs;
? To ensure that the secterial contribution of cooperatives is well managed for impact assessment.
4. Structurally Transforming Cooperatives in Rwanda
? To ensure that there is a structural shift of cooperatives from low to high production sectors and value addition of products from various sectors;
? Ensure that cooperatives are Self-sustained and financed in running profitable businesses and activities for their growth and improved cooperative members’ livelihoods;
? To ensure that Cooperatives are capable to mobilize resources and savings towards collective investments.
5. Coordinate categorization of Cooperatives in order to graduate into Stable Cooperative Enterprises and Business Entities for Improved Socio-Economic Transformation
? To ensure that cooperatives grow horizontally and graduate into self-sustained cooperatives running self-reliant enterprises or business entities, run profitable commercial operations and create substantial benefits for their members;
? To ensure that cooperatives grow vertically and graduate into small and Medium Enterprises or self-sustained private companies
6. Coordinate research and capacity development activities in cooperatives and well integrate them in the development of cooperatives
? To coordinate Research and impact assessment on cooperatives and ensure that they are strengthened and integrated in the regular functions of RCA;
? Improve capacity development and entrepreneurship skills for cooperatives
? Lead the Exercise of Cooperative Capacity Needs Assessment and develop capacity building plans;
? Lead the evaluation of impact of capacity building activities;
? Lead the Development of Cooperatives capacity buildings, Frame work and road map;
? Coordinate the development and update of training materials, standards and curricula as well supervisory systems needed to build the capacity of cooperatives and enable them to meet members’ needs;
? Coordinate training and coaching activities

Job Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics

    Experience: 3

  • Bachelors in Project Management

    Experience: 3

  • Master’s Degree in Project Management

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies

    Experience: 3

  • Master’s Degree in Economics

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Management

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Development Studies

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

    Experience: 3

  • Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship

    Experience: 1

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agri-business

    Experience: 3

  • Degree in Agri- business

    Experience: 1

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration

    Experience: 3

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness

    Experience: 3

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Enterprise Management

    Experience: 3


  • Integrity

  • Creativity/innovation

  • Inclusiveness

  • Accountability

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Client/citizen focus

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continuous learning

  • Resource management skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Time management skills

  • Risk management skills

  • Results oriented

  • Digital literacy skills

  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage

  • Knowledge of capacity building procedures, technics and strategies;

  • Coordination/negotiation skills with the ability to effectively coordinate among partner organizations and with diverse partners and stakeholders;

  • Knowledge in cooperatives management and development;

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Rwandan cooperative sector;

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 8th June, 2021.