20 Job opportunities at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) Deadline: 2024-02-02

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Job opportunities at The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) Deadline: 2024-02-02

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

1. Job Title: Field Officers PSAC (14 Positions)

Job Requirements: Bachelor degree in agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, crop production, food security, agribusiness; agriculture economics

Deadline: 02 February, 2024

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Field Officers PSAC (14) for different Districts:  Nyamasheke, Rutsiro, Karongi, Nyabihu, Rusizi, Huye, Nyaruguru, Nyamagabe, Ruhango Nyanza, Rwamagana, Bugesera, Rulindo, Musanze and Kayonza

Job Profile

  • Bachelor degree in agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, crop production, food security, agribusiness; agriculture economics from a reputable university
  • Three years of relevant experience in agriculture sector or rural development activities preferably experience on main crops targeted by the project;
  • Proven experience in agricultural extension related works or farmers outreach activities;
  • Sufficient knowledge of export crops development in Rwanda and their production systems
  • Hold a driving license category A
  • Good team worker, good listener, high communication skills
  • Computer literacy of the Microsoft package including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and smartphones or database software

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Field Officer will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • To actively engage in beneficiary selection process under the guidance of value chain specialist and/or operations Manager
  • To provide support to the target value chain specialists and operations manager for the design of the agri-export development activities (cash crops, gardens, farming, etc.)
  • To provide support to value chain specialists and operations Manager in the design and organizations of the FFS trainings to be provided to PSAC beneficiaries
  • To organize and supervise field planting activities under the guidance of the Value chain specialist in collaboration with the districts agricultural departments (input distribution, trainings, farm and demonstration set up, maintenance, monitoring, reporting, etc.)
  • Coordinate awareness and demonstration of technical solution for farming efficiency for different target export crops, regarding coffee production, tea production and horticulture, crop management and harvesting for all related stakeholders and professionals and facilitation of knowledge and experience sharing.
  • Monitor the conformity of the field works (trainings, demonstration farms, FFS plots, field visits, meeting, etc…) with the standards of PSAC and NAEB, and as per the agreed planned activities, Bill of quantities and contracts.
  • To support the value chain specialist and M&E Manager in the technical evaluation of the agricultural material.
  • Ensure the timely implementation of field works as per the predefined schedule.
  • Inform and document the anomalies and the challenges carried out during the implementation phase of the PSAC activities his/ her area of interventions
  • Field coordination with the local partners on best implementation including district authorities, participants, local farmers, and communities affected by the project activities.
  • Collect and analyze relevant technical, social, economic, environmental, institutional and technology related information, data and/or statistics to support the delivery of projects outcome, outputs and activities;
  • File, document and report work progress to the value chain specialist and M&E officer on daily, and weekly, monthly and quarterly basis as well as any challenges, risks and issues observed on field
  • Undertake other project related tasks as requested by the respective Project operation manager / NAEB management.

Key Competences

  • Ability to be creative and innovative in generating new ideas and undertaking organization of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High level of commitment and self-motivation.
  • Strong focus on results.
  • Capable of thinking-outside of the box to achieve quality results and service.
  • Practicing accountability and integrity.
  • Ability to perform under time pressure, be flexible, work independently, manage multiple tasks and work effectively to meet the goal set.
  • Commitment, and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • A strong aptitude and attitude for organizational change, innovation, learning, and team building.
  • High level of professionalism, work ethics, integrity and data collection analysis and reporting.
  • Proactive and able to manage workload with guidance from the line manager.
  • Good writing and reporting skills.
  • Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and or French.
  • Willingness to work in designated project locations

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

2. Job Title: Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist/PSAC

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in information science or computer sciences, software engineering, computer engineering, Information and communication Technology, Information Management System, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, communication, library science, business administration or Master’s degree in Information Science or Computer Sciences

Deadline: 02 February, 2024

Republic of Rwanda

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BOARD

JOB ADVERTISMENT

NAEB VACANT POSITION FOR RECRUITMENT

The National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) would like to recruit self-motivated and qualified candidates to fill the following position.

Post: Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist/PSAC (1)

Job Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in information science or computer sciences, software engineering, computer engineering, Information and communication Technology, Information Management System, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, communication, library science, business administration with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a reputable Institution or,
  • Master’s degree in Information Science or Computer Sciences with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in information management, knowledge management and communication and or organizational learning;
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing information systems and in training users in their use;
  • Sound understanding and awareness of issues relating to the access and use of information and knowledge and a good understanding of the development environment.

Job Description

Under the direct supervision of Operations Manager, the Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist will perform the following duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Knowledge Management and Communication Specialist will be responsible for capturing and sharing information on SPIU and NAEB activities:
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure that lessons learned and good practice are captured systematically, shared, and used to improve project implementation;
  • Support advocacy efforts through providing evidence of impact gathered through the project learning system (PLS), closely linked to knowledge management activities;
  • Set up and facilitate regular feedback to participating cooperatives (separate per value chain) and institutions on project and partner institution performance;
  • Develop or adapt relevant tools and processes for SPIU staff to collect, process, store and share information and knowledge such as documents, images, video clips, or audio recordings for easy retrieval, and ensure relevant staff have the capacity to use them;
  • Develop a project communication strategy and supervise project partners for its effective implementation (publications, media communication, etc.);
  • Design and implement effective project learning activities – in collaboration with NAEB, other PSAC partners and team members to scope and implement appropriate and effective knowledge capture and sharing activities
  • Manage knowledge sharing events – in collaboration with NAEB and PSAC teams, scope and manage the successful execution of knowledge sharing events including seminars/webinars, workshops, conferences, and learning sessions
  • Publish a periodic information through different means and tools including but not limited to newsletter, social medias, news peppers on the project activities and overall actions in support to agriculture exports development;
  • Ensure documentation and wide sharing of project results;
  • Undertake monthly, quarterly, annual project feedback collection and documentation of impact and success stories;
  • Document and share learning
  • ensure requirements, PSAC project lessons learned, and best practices for products, processes, events, data, documentations and other knowledge management activities are clear and documented
  • Organize internal/external data and documentation of the project in a systematic manner and analyzing the information to identify trends or other information of interest
  • Respond to requests for information from Project partners and the general public.
  • Provide Communication package in support to the PSAC key events and conferences, as well as partners and institutions;
  • Provide capacity support to NAEB and PSAC team, project partners and stakeholders in populating and updating their communication tools on project related interventions.
  • Use information technology for effective knowledge management;
  • Develop relevant guidelines for building an institutional culture of learning and sharing;
  • Ensure that innovative experiences, learning and good practices are captured, synthesized, documented and shared continuously within the project, within MINAGRI, NAEB and RAB, with the IFAD Country Programme Team (CPT) and with in-country partners, other partners;
  • Ensure that lessons and good practice emerging from the project support decision making and policy dialogue;
  • Assist the Planning and M&E Officer in the preparation of the experience-based Annual Work plan and Budget (AWPB);
  • Provide communication support to project participants, including building understanding of the project objectives and potential benefits;
  • Foster broad knowledge-sharing and learning within the Component Steering Committees.
  • Prepare regular progress reports, and other reports as required.

Key Competences

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills (creative, innovative, persistent and resourceful) to develop and build functioning information system and monitoring tools;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of team building concepts;
  • a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of databases is an asset, but not a requirement

HOW TO APPLY

The Job Title should be the subject of the email. The motivation letter of interested candidates   accompanied by detailed CV with at least three referees, Photocopy of degree, certificates of related job requirements and national identity card should be submitted to NAEB E-mail: recruitment@naeb.gov.rw and copy to elisa.mupenzi@naeb.gov.rw not later than Friday 02nd February 2024 at 3:00 PM.

HABIMANA GATANAZI Jean Bosco

Ag. Chief Finance Officer

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