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Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Project Facilitator

Job Description

Job Opportunity

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) Project Facilitator

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 15 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position ofFMNR Project Facilitator. This position will be based at the Cluster Office in Kiramuruzi, and reporting to the Cluster Manager with matrix reporting to FMNR Project Manager.

Purpose of the position:

Facilitate the implementation of project FMNR activities in Clusters covered by the Project, ensuring that program operations are effective and sustainable in keeping with the standards of agreed WVI ministry policies. The FMNR District Facilitator will insure the implementation of FMNR Project activities and their integration within covered Area Programs

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate quality spiritual life that can be commendable to others.

The major responsibilities:

  • Coordinate community mobilization and sensitization on FMNR, Agro-forestry and Environment Conservation,

  • Plan, coordinate and monitor field level trainings of selected CBOs,

  • Conduct regular field visits, according to a calendar to be agreed with the Project Manager, to monitor progress of extension agentsactivities, using and adapting appropriate monitoring tools and guidelines agreed upon with the PM;

  • Provide regular documentation of field activities,

  • Develop FMNR related Income Generating activities with selected CBOs implementing FMNR,

  • Assist support and monitor establishment of Voluntary Saving and Loan Groups within ADPs.

  • 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

  • Participate in community and other partners meetings

  • Attend and participate in all devotional and chapel meetings

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

Educational level required:

  • Must have a degree in Agro-forestry, Agriculture, Development Studies, Economic Development or any other field related to development

Experience:

  • Should have at least two years successful experience in agro-forestry, forestry, agriculture, environment protection, rural development, microfinance, agriculture extension services or cooperative programs;

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • A good understanding of the agriculture sector, agro forestry, natural resources management; cooperative management, and entrepreneurship;

  • Familiar with recent rural development models such as FFS, VSLA, Value chain development,

  • Proven skills in community mobilization and reporting;

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

  • Knowledge of Sustainable Community Development, Micro enterprise development, HIV & AIDS, Education and Nutrition is an added advantage.

  • Must be willing to spend long hours in the field.

  • Must possess demonstrable experience in networking and building relationships across different strata of society.

  • Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written) and Kinyarwanda is a requirement. Fluency in French is an added advantage.

  • Must be a mature Christian, with people skills and committed to socio- economic and psycho – spiritual development.

  • Should be computer literate in word, excel and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of database utilization is an added advantage.

  • Must be willing to learn

  • Should be a team player.

  • Must be Rwandan by nationality.

  • Should have a motorcycle driving permit. Candidates with a driving permit will have a competitive advantage

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

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All applicants must apply using our online application system,CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 15th November 2016; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks