30 May 2022

Youth Empowerment Project Officer at World Vision Rwanda

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Job Description


JOB OPPORTUNITY (Re-Advertisement)

Youth Empowerment Project Officer

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 Officer. The position will be based in Rulindo Distract, reporting to the Youth Empowerment Project Coordinator.

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of the position is to support the Buliza Youth Empowerment Partnership Project in the development, implementation and evaluation of youth empowerment interventions in the areas of operation. The Youth Empowerment Project Officer will support the implementation of the project in order to achieve its objectives as well as communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

The major responsibilities include:

% of time

Activity

End Results

50%

Planning, coordination and implementation

  • Schedule activities and facilitate youth mobilization
  • Supervise and lead project activities as per Detailed Implementation Plan
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate trainings to support youth to become more empowered
  • Organize youth coaching and mentoring sessions for identified youth by big brothers and big sisters
  • Promote the culture of saving through VSLAs
  • Partner with ICT institutions to build the capacity of trained youth on ICT skills and knowledge
  • Build the capacity of youth on entrepreneurship
  • Initiate coaching and mentorship in the entrepreneurship
  • Targeted youth benefit from the project
  • The activities are implemented as per plan
  • A database of youth coached and mentored is established
  • The youth are trained in ICT and Entrepreneurship
  • A list of saving groups is established and recorded into MIS

25%

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Monitor business progress of all youth entrepreneurs
  • Conduct quick assessment of people with disabilities and marketable vocational
    skills in the area
  • Monitor project activities in accordance with the project milestones, working collaboratively with Cluster DME Specialist
  • Participate in the process of project baseline and end-line surveys to assess the impact of project
  • Produce and timely submit Monthly Management reports (MMR), Quarterly reports, and
    Annual Reports to project coordinator
  • Document lessons learnt and better practices on Youth empowerment Model
  • Ensure project information is easily available and accessible
  • Monitoring data are collected, analyzed and filed
  • Assessment reports are available
  • Mandatory government reports are produced timely and accurately
  • Lessons learnt are provided to inform improvement in the project.
  • The field is well prepared for planned surveys
  • Monthly, quarterly and semi and annual reports are in place
  • The lessons learned are documented and shared

25%

Partnering, child protection and wellbeing 

  • Link trained youth with MFIs (Vision Fund and others depending on the lowest interest service provider)
  • Join other youth community initiatives
  • Monitor the impact (negative % positive) of the project on the wellbeing of children.
  • Ensure that project components, products and activities do not contribute to any form of child abuse or infringement of child rights
  • Promote and sensitize communities, clients and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.
  • Ensure that child protection policy and guidelines are strictly adhered to all communities and clients you interact with.
  • Representing the organization in the area of operation
  • The database for youth linked with VF for loan is in place
  • Proper documentation of the success stories and best practices is done regularly
  • Monitoring data are analyzed and filed
  • Mandatory government reports are produced timely and accurately
  • Lessons learnt are provided to inform improvement in the project

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 3 years relevant work experience
  • Proficient in proposal writing and resource mobilization
  • Business oriented mind set
  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliable and dependable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Networking and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, development and business studies.
  • Strong skills in collaboration with local leadership and stakeholders
  • Ability to implement community participation strategy in the improvement of Youth Empowerment
  • Ability to work with quality assurance team, volunteers in economic development
  • Ability to facilitate implementation of project for the improvement of youth empowerment especially in off-farm sector.
  • Must be a mature Christian, with people skills and committed to socio- economic and psycho – spiritual development.
  • Should be computer literate in word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Understanding the youth empowerment models

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, development and business studies.
  • At least 3years relevant work experience
  • Working experience with Youth especially in off-farm activities
  • Motor cycle Driving License (A)

Salary:

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 : 6th June, 2022.





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