• TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR RECRUITMENT OF PROJECT OFFICER

    Employer: Save Generations Organisation
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    TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR RECRUITMENT OF PROJECT OFFICER
    I.POSITION INFORMATION
    Project title: Empowerment of adolescents and young girls in school on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
    Duration of the project: 17 months
    Working nature: Full-time assignment
    Working hours: 40 hours a week (08:00-17:00; 12:30-13:30 lunch break)
    Duty station: Kamonyi District
    Reporting to: The Project Coordinator
    II. SGO BACKGROUND
    Save Generations Organization (SGO), is a Rwandan Development Non-Government Organization (NGO) that works to prepare, empower and equip the future generations, with the main focus on vulnerable children, youth and women. It is operating in Rwanda since 2015 and is registered with Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) under the legal personality number 008/ RGB /NGO/2016.
    In its mission to create space to children, youth and women’s integral development and healthy life, SGO intervenes in the domains of child protection and wellbeing, education, youth and women’s empowerment, and community healthcare.

    We are partnering with Kvinna Till Kvinna to implement a project on ‘Empowerment of adolescents and young girls in school on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights’.’ The project will be implemented in Gasabo and Kamonyi District (in 8 schools, including 4 primary and 4 secondary schools/ 12YBE). The goal of the project is to increase the knowledge and information on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) to adolescents and young girls in school in Kamonyi and Gasabo districts. The following are specific objectives :
    1. To increase girls knowledge and information on SRHR for informed decision making;
    2. To build girls confidence and self-esteem to claim their SRHR and available services;
    3. To reduce negative community perceptions and attitudes on SRHR;
    4. To increase school teachers and management knowledge and information on SRHR;
    5. To reduce stigma surrounding the use of contraceptives for young girls.

    For that purpose, SGO would like to recruit a highly qualified Project Officer to coordinate and ensure day to day project activities in Kamonyi District.

    V. TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator, The Project Officer will be accountable for the following tasks and responsibilities:
    - Works under the implementing organization Save Generations Organization (SGO) and direct supervision of the project coordinator, to coordinate and ensure day to day project activities in Kamonyi District;
    - Keeps good relations with stakeholders at district level;
    - Facilitates capturing the project participants’ functional requirements;
    - Establishes definition of project scope and general baseline for time/costs;
    - Writes the charter for the project;
    - Facilitates and is accountable for development of detailed project estimates;
    - Develops and is accountable for a detailed baseline of project schedule;
    - Develops all project controls, including cost, time, change and risk;
    - Oversees project execution in Kamonyi District with regard to the schedule, budget, scope, quality and risk;
    - Maintains accountability for quality of project deliverables;
    - Manages vendor or subcontractor’s performance on the project;
    - Manages project communications, including project documentation and reports for the project in Kamonyi District;
    - Reports to the project coordinator on weeky and monthly basis, and keeping record of any changes as a result of the project;
    - Facilitates assignment/accountability of project resources for Kamonyi District;
    - Works with implementing project coordinator on resource allocation and management for Kamonyi project activities;
    - Manages project team efficiency and effectiveness in Kamonyi District;
    - Ensures adherence to the organization’s project management framework;
    - Obtains written signoff on project completion in Kamonyi District;
    - Provides periodic feedback on their project performance in Kamonyi District.

    VI. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
    SGO would like to recruite a highly experienced person with the following competences and qualifications:
    -  Being a Rwandan, preferably a female candidate;
    -  Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Project Management, Economics, and social sciences or any other related field;
    -  Have practically a proven working experience of at least 3 years managing or coordinating projects related to gender and girls empowerment; having managed a project on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights before will be an advantage;
    -  Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience in project management, project monitoring and evaluation and relevant connected fields;
    -  Proven experience working in a team and working with partners in the implementation of a project;
    -  Excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and reporting skills;
    -  Has the capacity to manage her work independently;
    -  Excellent command of English and Kinyarwanda and outstanding written. The knowledge of french will be an advantage;
    -  Possess project management skills in planning, implementing, reporting and monitoring gender and girls/ women empowerment projects will be an advantage;
    -  Possess skills and knowledge on girls and women’s rights;
    -  Possess knowledge and experience to work with youth, especially girls on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights;
    -  Have an experience of working with adolescents and young girls will be an advantage;
    -  Possess skills, knowledge and experience on delivering training will be an advantage;
    -  Having experience working with NGOs or other local development agencies will be considered as an asset;
    -  Good communication and social skills;
    -  Computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS power point and internet explorer)

    VII. DEADLINE AND HOW TO APPLY
    Interested candidates are required to submit their application documents comprising the following documents:
    -  An application letter addressed to the Executive Director of Save Generations Organization (SGO);
    -  A certified copy of degree and training certicifates if any;
    -  A detailed CV;
    -  A list of at least three references.
    The dossiers are to be submitted physically at Save Generations Organization office at Kabuga in Kabuga Yego Center (KYC) or by email: savegenerationsorganization@gmail.com not later than Friday 07/09/2018 by 5Pm. For further information feel free to call the following number: 0722968939

    Done at Kigali on the 27/ 08/ 2018

    Yvette NYINAWUMUNTU
    Executive Director,
    Save Generations Organization

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