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19 Apr 2022

Project Coordinator at World Vision Rwanda

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Job Description


Youth Empowerment Project Coordinator

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Youth Empowerment Project Coordinator. The position will be based in Rulindo District reporting to the Kigali Cluster Team leader.

Purpose of the position:

The Purpose of this position is to coordinate Buliza Youth Empowerment Partnership Project activities by providing technical support to project team within the Youth Empowerment Partnership Project. The position will also support in the design, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, planning and partnership processes in a manner that promotes continuous improvement and innovation in line with WV’s standards and guidelines and ensure alignment with the Government policies and strategies.

The major responsibilities include:

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End Results


Planning and Financial Management:

Ensure accurate project plans (DIPs and budgets) are fully aligned to Technical Programs, National Office Strategy and donor requirement

  • Plans have clear and realistic indicators, targets and budgets.
  • Timely submission of plans required by the Donor and other Partners.
  • Alignment of project plans and budget with donor requirement and WV strategy.


Project Execution 

Ensure effective implementation of the project, ensuring coordination between Grant (PNS), cluster, and the district technical staff.

  • Project implemented according to plans (Activities, Targets and cash flow/budget) with variance not exceeding 10%.
  • Ensure the implementation is well coordinated and supervisees have required support.
  • Ensure Quality project reports are submitted on time (Quality Monthly, quarterly, semi/annual and Annual reports).
  • Implement planned Project Model as Planned.


Resource Mobilization, Partnering & Reporting 

Promote external engagement with key Livelihood and Resilience related stakeholders, particularly Technical working group, Social Technical Working Group (TWG). Participate in  SO technical meetings as required.

  • Contribute to the development and review of concept papers and proposals for funding agencies for project new phases.
  • All Project action plans and reports are approved by districts/RGB on time through the Cluster.
  • Representing the project in the meeting with partners and local leadership.
  • Support the project in monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes
  • Develop tools that can facilitate effective implementation and produce quality project deliverables.


People management

Support direct reports in the development and their capacity building with the support of the line Manager.

  • Staff report on duty on time and spend approved working hours in the project.
  • 100% staff have PFP done on time and with quality.
  • 100% staff annual leaves planned for and taken.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  • Strong background in Project management, social protection, Livelihood promotion, and Sustainable agriculture and/or innovating community development
  • Experience in designing and leading Social Behavior Change Communication programs.
  • Excellent project management skills and good understanding of the project life cycle
  • Good knowledge of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion principles
  • Excellent supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills.

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and


  • Bachelor’s degree in Development studies, Economy and agriculture or related fields.
  • At least 3 years working with Development NGOs in Youth Empowerment, Livelihood and resilience projects and leading teams.

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Master Degree in Project Management, Development Studies or others development related discipline.
  • Experience networking with stakeholders.
  • Having managed and led Similar Project in the same area of operation in an added value
  • Experience in developing sound proposal and concept notes.


The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply. 

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 29th April, 2022.

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