Various Job offers at SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda (Deadline:2023-03-15)

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Job Description

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is looking for suitable candidates to fill the roles of the following positions:

1. Procurement Officer

Job Description

PROCUREMENT OFFICER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Procurement officer

Vacant positions: 1 person

Type of contract: Fixed term

Working location: Kigali National office

Supervisor: Head of HROD and Administration

Deadline: 15th March 2023

Context of the Organization

Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages is a dynamic social development international organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of vulnerable children.  In Rwanda SOS Children’s Villages is an affiliate of SOS Children’s Villages International which is a federation of over 130 SOS Children’s Villages associations world-wide. We build families for neglected, abandoned or orphaned children, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities.

The purchases and expenses related to Program activities implementation will be implemented through a Procurement Unity attached to KURA UMENYE Project established at the National Office and is responsible for the core services of procurement management, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and technical coordination. In this sense, these terms of reference are presented in order to hire a Procurement Officer to facilitate the procurement and contracting activities of the Program.

Objective:

The objective of the appointment is to effectively manage the procurement processes required for the implementation of the Program in accordance with the SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda established procurement procedures, laws and regulations.

Reporting:

The Procurement Officer will report to the Head of HROD & Administration

Qualifications and experience:

 The Procurement Officer should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement Management, Business and Administration, Finance or other related field from a recognized university
  • Computer competence in software packages: Microsoft Word, Excel PowerPoint and Program Management.
  • More than 3 years in Procurement Management within project funded by international organizations.
  • Familiarity with Donors, and in particular NGO procedures,
  • Knowledge of Rwanda Procurement Act, NGO and other lending agencies procurement policies.
  • Demonstrated the ability to motivate and promote collaboration among diverse team and team members
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving and negotiating skills with the ability to balance program objectives and procurement requirements.
  • Excellent written, oral in English, and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with colleagues

Position Responsibilities:

The Procurement Officer will:

  • Plan, supervise and coordinate procurement activities of the SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda for goods and services
  • Prepare and submit in a timely manner the annual procurement plans of the SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda in accordance with its Annual Operating Plans.
  • Examine relevant documents and liaise with suppliers to verify and develop specifications of purchase requests to determine the need for purchases.
  • Consult price lists and catalogues and communicate with possible suppliers to obtain information on prices and services available, quality and availability of products and compare data to determine the best suppliers.
  • Advise the SOS Children’s Villages Management of inherent contractual rights and obligations and valuates contract performance for compliance.
  • Prepare and evaluate bidding documents and associated contracts, in accordance with the SOS Children’s Villages established procurement procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Draw up tender lists based on Program’s requirements and study bids, comparing prices and specifications.
  • Arrange for the Selection Committee to review tenders and prepare relevant paper work.
  • Complete and forward Purchase Orders or Contracts to Suppliers or Consultants; negotiate and follow-up as required with respect to delivery of goods and services.
  • Maintain records and support documents that are necessary to account for all purchases and distribution of goods and services related to the implementation of the Program.
  • Follow up claims or complaints occurring during performance of Contracts.
  • Manage the program procurement through implementing all policies and procedures related to procurement activities & ensuring that SOS Children’s Villages and Rwanda regulations Procurement guidelines are followed in all transactions.
  • Undertake the program procurement activities, such as reviewing technical specification for goods and works; researching market for procurement bid lists; reviewing Terms of Reference for consultant services; preparation of bidding documents; writing evaluation reports; training of bid evaluation committees.
  • Lead the development of the program Procurement Plan and generate regular updates for the guidance of the program team
  • Develop tools for capturing procurement data and identify progress towards the achievement of the procurement schedules.
  • Update the monthly procurement plan.
  • Participate in program technical committees or component team meetings in order to ensure timely implementation progress and a focus on procurement related activities:
  • Work closely with the Head of HROD & Administration, Head of Locations/ Accountants to assist in the preparation of reports

Please note: This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with his/her position. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities and work-plan and is subject to change at the discretion of the direct superior.

How to Apply:

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter, other deemed required documents with three (3) traceable professional references to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found via the following LINK by not later than 15th  March, 2023. at 5:00 pm Kigali time.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

N.B: Please mention in the subject of your email: Procurement officer.

Late applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“SOS Children’s Villages International holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Done at Kigali, on 09th  March 2023.

Jean Bosco Kwizera

National Director

2. Teacher in Software Development

Job Description

TEACHER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position title: Teacher in Software Development

Working locations: Kigali

Supervisor: School Principal

Country: Rwanda

Deadline: 15th March, 2023
Context of the position: 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent, non-governmental social development organization. The Organization supports vulnerable children and young people in four locations of Kigali, Gicumbi, Kayonza, and Nyamagabe. SOS Rwanda applies a one-program approach in its education and family strengthening, that supports a holistic approach in the interest of the child. In this regard, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda seeks to recruit a Teacher of Software Development at SOS Technical School.

Job summary:

The Head Teacher overseas  activities within the school in order to achieve the highest level of education standard possible. He or she creates a stimulating learning environment by introducing new, creative teaching methods through the teaching staff and by providing a varied, challenging, and balanced educational programme.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

  • Design hands-on lesson plans that allow students to learn how to use the tools, equipment, technology, and techniques necessary to perform the tasks required for the job
  • Develop teaching aids to accompany hands-on work by creating visual aids, providing homework assignments, developing study guides, and providing lists of resources such as apps or educational websites
  • Create and administer oral, written, or performance exams that allow you to evaluate the effectiveness of lesson plans and the progress of students to determine which information needs further teaching
  • Meet with students, parents, other, teachers and guidance counsellors to discuss students’ progress, address concerns, answer questions, provide constructive, feedback and determine how students can further benefit from your classes in the future
  • Prepare and maintain student records to include attendance records, grades, behavioral reports, current courses, plans for their careers, and contact information for them and their parents
  • Advise students on career decisions, including providing guidance and suggestions regarding future coursework, possible specializations and other career-related topics
  • Perform Regular Hardware and Software Updates on Classroom IT Devices
  • Keep Track of Student Grades
  • Monitor Student Progress Through Administrating Assignments, Quizzes, and Tests
  • Stay Abreast of the Latest IT Trends
  • Attend training sessions, conferences, and seminars to further your own education regarding technological and procedural changes in your field so that you can provide the information to your students

Technical Qualifications and personal skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced diploma in Information Management with 4 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced diploma in Software Engineering with 4 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced diploma in Computer Science with 4 Years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or advanced diploma in Computer Engineering with 4 Years of relevant experience
  • TVET trainer certificate is essential.
  • Senior TVET trainer certificate is significate and advantageous.
  •  Proficient knowledge, skills, and attitude in TVET competency-based curriculum development are essential.
  • Excellent skills in organizing, managing, coordinating, supervising, and implementing professional TVET competency-based curriculum development activities
  • Excellent skills in coding and programming
  • Proficiency in the English language
  • Age should be below 35 years
  •  Analytical thinking
  •  Sound judgment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Internal Candidates with experience in school management positions are encouraged to apply.

Note: This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with his/her position. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities, and work plan and is subject to change at the discretion of the direct superior.

How to Apply:

The interested Candidates in this position should send a detailed CV, application letter, other deemed required documents with three (3) traceable professional references to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found via the following LINK  by not later than 15th  March, 2023. at 5:00 pm Kigali time.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

N.B: Please mention in the subject of your email: Software development teacher.

Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda  holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasise to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”.

Female qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Done at Kigali, 09 March, 2023

Jean Bosco Kwizera

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

3. Director of Studies in TVET School

Job Description

DIRECTOR OF STUDIES  VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position title: Director of Studies in TVET  School

Working location: Kigali/ Kagugu

Supervisor: School Principal

Deadline:15th March 2023
Context of the position: 

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda is an independent, non-governmental social development organization. The Organization supports vulnerable children and young people in four locations of Kigali, Gicumbi, Kayonza, and Nyamagabe. SOS Rwanda applies a one program approach in its education and family strengthening, that support a holistic approach in the interest of the child. In this regard, SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda seeks to recruit one competent Director of Studies of TVET at SOS Technical School based in Kigali Gasabo District.

Job summary:

The Director of Studies overseas  activities within the school in order to achieve the highest level of education standard possible. He or she creates a stimulating learning environment by introducing new, creative teaching methods through the teaching staff and by providing a varied, challenging, and balanced educational programme.

Key performance areas and main responsibilities:

  • To prepare the elaboration of timetable;
    • To supervise the activities of teaching and learning;
    • To support teachers to acquire and look after teaching materials;
    • To ensure the interim in the absence of the School Principal;
    • To prepare professional education training of the teachers.
    • To promote Continuous Professional Development (CPD) activities at school level

Technical Qualifications and personal skills:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Education, engineering or TVET related field is essential with at least 5 years as School manager or Deputy School manager in Charge of Training in TVET Schools of Rwanda.
  • TVET trainer certificate is essential.
  • Senior TVET trainer certificate is significate and advantage.
  • Proficient knowledge, skills and attitude in TVET competency-based curriculum development are essential.
  • Excellent skills in organising, managing, coordinating, supervising and implementing professional TVET competency-based curriculum development activities
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Age should be below 45 years
  • Analytical thinking
  • Sound judgement
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Internal Candidates with experience in school management are encouraged to apply.
  • Note: This job description outlines only the general scope of activity and the basic tasks and responsibilities associated with his/her position. It may be supplemented with a more detailed definition of tasks, responsibilities, and work-plan and is subject to change at the discretion of the direct superior.

How to Apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send your detailed application including application letter, CV with three traceable refferrees and copies of education qualification) to sos.recruitment@sos-rwanda.org and properly fill the application form found via the following LINK by not later than 15th  March, 2023. at 5:00 pm Kigali.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

N.B: Please mention in the subject of your email: Director of Studies.

Late applications will not be accepted.

“SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda  holds strict child safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasise to assessing candidates value congruence and thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes”.

Female qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Done at Kigali, on 09th  March 2023

Jean Bosco Kwizera

National Director

SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda

Deadline is 15-March-2023

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