Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) COORDINATOR


Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) COORDINATOR

Department:  Special Project Implementation

Job Level5

Reports to: Head of Special Project Implementation

Direct Reports:

  • Housing engineer
  • Senior Housing Finance Advisor

Contract duration: Renewable fix term aligned to the project life span (ending on 30th April 2024)

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for day-to-day management and implementation of the Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) including financial management, procurement, supervision, and monitoring and evaluation.

Ensure the successful implementation and achievement of the Fund’s plan and objectives.

Main Responsibilities of the Job

  • Supervise the preparation of regular reports on the implementation of the project and submit to the Head of SPIU weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports on the project implementation, including financial and activity reports.
  • Monitor the project implementation and ensure periodic project implementation and financial reports are made ready in due time for submission to the World Bank and fulfil required formats.
  • Present to Management of BRD and Steering Committee the period progress report of the project.
  • Lead on all the RHFP project structuring/ restructuring and negotiations with the WB and other project stakeholders.
  • Participate to all the project meetings (internal and external).
  • Supervise and review the work performed by RHFP staff of the Project.
  • Ensure timely collection of the required data and analyses for the development, regular update and implementation of the Fund’s action plan.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of the PFIs and in a timely manner to attend issues which could negatively affect their performance.
  • Ensure that non-performing PFIs are identified within a timely manner to enable remedial measures as per the project implementation manual.
  • Follow and comply with the Project Implementation Manual and other Project Documents.
  • Prepare the project budget and procurement plan.
  • Promote teamwork, enhance communication and timely exchange of information.
  • Carry out any other duty assigned by the line managers.
  • Carry out any other duty assigned by the line managers.


  • A bachelors’ degree in Finance, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics or any other related field.
  • A masters’ degree in the above-mentioned fields will be an added advantage.
  • Engineering and development studies/degree will also be an added advantage.
  • A professional qualification (PMP or other related advanced degree/certification) is also an added advantage.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience (banking or project management).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and strong Excel skills
  • Strong strategic mindset and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team under tight deadlines
  • Skilled at problem solving, developing practical solutions, and influencing key stakeholders to drive successful implementation
  • Demonstrated team leadership, organizational and managerial skills and able to supervise a team,
  • Excellent reporting writing, communication and analytical skills,
  • Ability to coordinate group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear and properly communicated
  • Understanding of the local, regional and international housing markets.
  • Experience with Government donor funded projects will be an added advantage.

Application Guidelines:

Interested candidate should apply online ( and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone.

Only online applications shall be considered.

Email only for inquiries (not application):

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: Tuesday, January 12th, 2021.

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and contacted for interviews.

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