World Relief Rwanda (WRR) is an International Non-Government Organization whose mission is to empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable. WRR wishes to recruit a qualified and well experienced candidate to fill the position of Agriculture For Life (AFL) Coordinator. The job description and requirements are as follows:                                                                                                     

Position Title:                       Agriculture For Life (AFL) Coordinator

Position Location:                Kigali

Department/Division:          Programs Impact and Quality (PIQ)

Job Title of Supervisor:      Senior Manager, Programs Impact and Quality Assurance

Starting Date:                      October 1st, 2023

Length of Opportunity:      Open Ended Contract

Hours per week:                  Full time– 40 Hrs.

Number of Positions Open: 1


General functions/Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager of Programs Impact and Quality Assurance, the AFL Coordinator will work hand in hand with AFL Promoters to successfully implement the Agriculture For Life (AFL) in the CEZs implementing the Programme. The Agriculture For Life (AFL) Coordinator will build relationships and work with AFL Promoters to implement AFL to meet the needs of the farmers he/she supports.

The Agriculture For Life (AFL) Coordinator will be mainly responsible for overall planning, coordination, technical support, implementation, monitoring, and reporting progress of AFL activities in all sectors where AFL is implemented and ensures that agriculture activities are implemented as per methodology and guidelines from supervisor as well as Government of Rwanda guidelines.

Core Responsibilities:

Mobilization and awareness raising

  • Support the AFL Promoters in organizing community sensitization meetings at sector level;
  • Work closely with other CEZ staff in engaging Church Networks, Church Leaders and other local stakeholders as they relate to the programme;
  • Work closely with other CEZ staff in successfully integrating the saving for life and nutrition components in AFL;

Trainings and technical support

  • Organize and conduct AFL Promoters trainings on FFS approach and other agriculture related techniques as per AFL methodology with the support and guidance of supervisor
  • Provide technical assistance related to farmers gaps into their fields as per AFL Promoters report.
  • Support field staff in related trainings of Lead Farmers as per supervisor guidance.

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Conduct regular quarterly field visits and identify learnings that improve programe quality and effectiveness;
  • Facilitate the evaluation of AFL impact and performance;
  • Coordinate monitoring of AFL programme activities and ensure all monitoring metrics are shared timely with the Programme Impact unit;
  • With the support of the supervisor, actively participate in the development and adaptation of AFL monitoring tools and ensure they are appropriately used by all Programme Promoters;

Advocacy and Representation

  • Represent World Relief in high level meetings organized by Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources Line Ministry or stakeholders in relation to AFL as per supervisor request and guidance.
  • Ensure all critical information about the programme (areas that may need advice/or quick management action) are timely communicated with the supervisor;
  • Represent World Relief in technical working groups and donor meetings at national level under the guidance of the Supervisor;

Partnership and External Relations

  • Strengthen linkages and foster working relations with civil society organizations, government representatives, private sector and community-based organizations;
  • Select intervention sites, expansion areas and (new) program partners based in consultation with the Senior Manager of Program Impact and Quality Assurance, CEZ Managers and other relevant field staff;
  • Participate in MoU development with civil society organizations, government, private sector and community-based organizations;
  • Keep track of MoUs with the Line Ministry (MINAGRI) and other key partners and ensure their regular and timely update;

Documentation and Reporting

  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual progress narrative reports and update farmers’ data on a regular basis.
  • Regular monthly, and quarterly success stories
  • Document AFL committee progress and actions needed for sustainability
  • File and archive important documents for an easy and quick retrieval when needed

Resource Mobilization

  • Support Senior Manager of Program Impact and Quality Assurance in identifying needs, providing necessary information for resource development and securing donor funding in accordance with budget targets and maintaining a diversity of future funding options;
  • Participate in resource development efforts through needs assessments and designing of project concepts and proposals, including log-frames, budgets, and supporting documentation;
  • Participate in the development of a country fundraising strategy for food security and agricultural interventions;
  • Support the Senior Manager of Program Impact and Quality Assurance in resolving diverse and occasionally complex problems related to funding and donor relationship management.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Development Studies, Project Management, or related field with remarkable experience in  agriculture sector;
  • Experience in community development projects
  • Experience in  facilitation of training programs.
  • Committed to the mission and values of World Relief;
  • Strong understanding of the Church mission
  • Good communication, and organizational skills with an eye for detail
  • Able to manage pressure as well as work with minimum supervision
  • Good experience to use computer software: Word and Excel
  • Must be proactive with good problem-solving skills
  • Good written and spoken of English and Kinyarwanda. French is an added advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with local Church Leaders and others
  • Ready to travel most of the time in hard field conditions.

Experience required:

  • Experience working in a community with local Church and local Government
  • Atleast  5  years of experience, preferably with an international NGO, including successful report and document writing, process planning, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in writing reports
  • Experience in training and facilitation skills


If you are interested and qualified for this position:

  • Please submit one PDF document including your application letter addressed to the Country Director of World Relief Rwanda, copy of your notified Degreecomprehensive Curriculum Vitae with three (3) names of refereescopy of your identity card and a recent Church recommendation (Not exceeding 6 months) from your Pastor or Priestnot later than September 15th, 2023.
  •  Applications will be sent to
  • Subject of the email: “Agriculture For Life (AFL) Coordinator”
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. If you don’t hear from WRR by September 21st, 2023, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Note that application letter and CV should be signed.

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