THIS IS A LOCALLY RECRUITED POSITION.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN URGENT RECRUITMENT. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AND SHORT LISTING WILL BE DONE ON A ROLLING BASIS AND IF THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS IDENTIFIED BEFORE THE DEADLINE DATES, IUCN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
The IUCN-International Union for Conservation of Nature, Rwanda Country Office in collaboration with The Governments of Rwanda and the Netherlands are in the process of implementing a 3-year programme (May 2019 to April 2022) – “Landscape and Integrated Water Resources Management and Restoration in Sebeya and other Catchments” – The Project . IUCN’s role is to provide Technical Assistance (TA) for the Landscape management and Integrated Water Resource Management. This TA will embrace both water and sustainable land and water management, using a catchment approach based on a strong participatory landscape planning and restoration approach that strengthens ecosystem service delivery particularly in degraded landscapes. IUCN therefore seeks to recruit for the position for Investment Fund Monitoring Officer. The position holder will be located in the RWB offices and will work on a daily basis with the rest of the team in Rwanda Forest and Water Authority (RWB) and the project team to support Investment Fund (IIF)
The Investment Fund Monitoring Officer will support the financial management and Monitoring of the Investment Fund, managed by Rwanda Water Resources Board and will directly report to the team leader with co-direct reporting to the Rwanda Water Board SPIU Coordinator.
Working as a Financial link between Investment Fund and technical assistance facility
Master’s degree in a relevant field preferably Financial Management or Business Administration
• Work Experience;
At least 4 years for Finance and administration; with a good experience in monitoring of water projects;
Work experience in the Rwanda water sector is preferable
Demonstrable experience in procurement support;
Hands on experience in Financial reporting and support in audit preparation;
Experience in working with or engaging with the private sector is an asset;
Experience in working for an international organization is an added advantage;
• Language Proficiency;
Excellent command of English and strong verbal and written communication skills
Sound command of the French Language both written and spoken
• Functional competencies;
Should be self-motivated and proactive
Should have strong, demonstrable analytical skills
Should have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to employ diplomacy, especially when collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders
Fluency in English, with the ability to articulate oneself well in writing
Must have excellent IT skills (e.g. MS Office, online research, etc.); ability to learn new tools is an asset
Must have excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize own workload
Must be an excellent team player and is expected to work well in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment
Ability to develop a strong personal network in Rwanda water sector
Committed to continuous learning and proactive and mature attitude towards self-development;
Ability and willingness to travel
• Core Competencies;
Transparency: Able to build trust and contribute to informed and responsible decision making by carrying out the work of IUCN in a transparent manner; provides clear guidance to ensure that objectives and desired measurable results are understood by members of the team.
Inclusiveness: Understands and accepts cultural diversity, and provide a tolerant, positive and supportive working environment that fosters respect for diversity, demonstrates ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Professionalism: Promote the organization’s interests, objectives and values in a diligent and professional manner.
Accountability: Takes responsibility of individual and collective actions, promotes the IUCN One Programme approach
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System,
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.
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