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ūüŹėÔłŹ About the Organization and Job Details

1.Community Support Coordinator

Community Support Coordinator

About the Role:

Save the Children is seeking a Community Support Coordinator for the Rwanda Schools and Systems Activity funded by USAID. The Community Support Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that in-school and system-wide interventions translate to opportunities for reading and learning at home and in the community.

Schools and Systems Activity will strengthen the education system to enable all pre-primary and lower primary school and classroom environments to be of high quality, inclusive, and focused on learning of foundational reading skills. Specifically, the five-year activity will improve learning outcomes by focusing on increasing Kinyarwanda literacy skills of boys and girls through primary 3 (P3) through four intermediate results: (1) Pre-primary education system enhanced to develop, promote and improve emergent literacy, (2) Lower primary reading classroom instruction improved, (3) School environments improved for increased lower primary reading outcomes, and (4) Education systems management strengthened for improved literacy outcomes. The Schools and Systems Activity includes a focus on learning for children with disabilities to ensure project approaches reach all children.

Qualifications and experience

Holds a Master’s Degree in public health, international health or equivalent, and relevant field.

Significant professional experience, at least 8 years, of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical H&N projects preferably in the Rwandan context and with International NGOs

Demonstrated experience working in emergency/humanitarian settings.

Demonstrated experience working with and providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health at national and subnational levels with an intimate understanding of the Rwanda Health System. Experience working within the Rwanda Health System will be an added advantage.

Knowledge of current global, regional, and country-level health discourses on newborn and child health, nutrition, adolescent health, health, and emergency health.

Fluency in written and spoken English and substantial experience in preparing projects proposals and donor reports.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and mentor.

Demonstrated skills in resource and staff management and capacity development

Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, and coaching

Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets

Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

Deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


2.Decentralized District Coordinator

Decentralized District Coordinator

About the Role:

Save the Children is seeking Decentralized District Coordinators for the Rwanda Schools and Systems Activity funded by USAID. Multiple candidates will be hired. The Decentralized District Coordinators will be based in host field offices and responsible for three districts. The Decentralized District Coordinators will support district and sector level staff to implement teacher capacity development and training, high-quality monitoring and assessment of the classroom environment, support social and emotional learning and other approaches to create safe schools, and use of data for decision making at different levels.

Schools and Systems Activity will strengthen the education system to enable all pre-primary and lower primary school and classroom environments to be of high quality, inclusive, and focused on learning of foundational reading skills. Specifically, the five-year activity will improve learning outcomes by focusing on increasing Kinyarwanda literacy skills of boys and girls through primary 3 (P3) through four intermediate results: (1) Pre-primary education system enhanced to develop, promote and improve emergent literacy, (2) Lower primary reading classroom instruction improved, (3) School environments improved for increased lower primary reading outcomes, and (4) Education systems management strengthened for improved literacy outcomes. The Schools and Systems Activity includes a focus on learning for children with disabilities to ensure project approaches reach all children.

Qualifications and experience

A higher education degree in education or related field

A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in education or related area

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda

Essential:

Strong planning, coordination, presenting and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

Familiarity with MINEDUC/REB, MINALOC and knowledge of the Rwandan education sector

Compliance with and promotion of all Save the Children global policies such as Child Safeguarding, Whistle Blowing, Fraud, and Health and Safety

Willing to travel for work regularly and open to relocating to the outside of Kigali

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

Deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


 3.Pre-Service Specialist

Pre-Service Specialist JD

About the Role:

Save the Children is seeking a Pre-Service Specialist for the Rwanda Schools and Systems Activity funded by USAID. The Pre-Service Specialist will be responsible for the implementation of the pre-service training strategy.

Schools and Systems Activity will strengthen the education system to enable all pre-primary and lower primary school and classroom environments to be of high quality, inclusive, and focused on learning of foundational reading skills. Specifically, the five-year activity will improve learning outcomes by focusing on increasing Kinyarwanda literacy skills of boys and girls through primary 3 (P3) through four intermediate results: (1) Pre-primary education system enhanced to develop, promote and improve emergent literacy, (2) Lower primary reading classroom instruction improved, (3) School environments improved for increased lower primary reading outcomes, and (4) Education systems management strengthened for improved literacy outcomes. The Schools and Systems Activity includes a focus on learning for children with disabilities to ensure project approaches reach all children.

Qualifications and experience

  • A higher education degree in education or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in education, pre-service training or related area
  • Experience implementing pre-service training interventions or other USAID-funded education activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda

Essential:

  • Strong planning, coordination, presenting, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Familiarity with MINEDUC/REB, UR ‚ÄďCollege of Education and knowledge of the Rwandan education sector, especially the pre-service system;
  • Compliance with and promotion of all Save the Children global policies such as Child Safeguarding, Whistle Blowing, Fraud, and Health and Safety

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

The deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*

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4.Senior Decentralized Coordinator

Senior Decentralized Coordinator

About the Role:

Save the Children is seeking a Senior Decentralized Coordinator for the Rwanda Schools and Systems Activity funded by USAID. The Sr. Decentralized Coordinator will be based in a host field office and responsible for three districts. The Sr. Decentralized Coordinator will also manage the Decentralized Coordinators. Responsibilities include supporting district and sector level staff to implement teacher capacity development and training, high-quality monitoring and assessment of the classroom environment, social and emotional learning, and other approaches to create safe schools and support government representatives at different levels to use of data for decision making.

Schools and Systems Activity will strengthen the education system to enable all pre-primary and lower primary school and classroom environments to be of high quality, inclusive, and focused on learning of foundational reading skills. Specifically, the five-year activity will improve learning outcomes by focusing on increasing Kinyarwanda literacy skills of boys and girls through primary 3 (P3) through four intermediate results: (1) Pre-primary education system enhanced to develop, promote and improve emergent literacy, (2) Lower primary reading classroom instruction improved, (3) School environments improved for increased lower primary reading outcomes, and (4) Education systems management strengthened for improved literacy outcomes. The Schools and Systems Activity include a focus on learning for children with disabilities to ensure project approaches reach all children.

Qualifications and experience

A higher education degree in education or related field

A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in education or related area

Skilled manager with experience coordinating staff remotely

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda

Strong planning, coordination, presenting, and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities

Familiarity with MINEDUC/REB, MINALOC, and knowledge of the Rwandan education sector

Compliance with and promotion of all Save the Children global policies such as Child Safeguarding, Whistle Blowing, Fraud, and Health and Safety

Able to travel for work regularly and willing to being based outside Kigali

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

The deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


6.Senior Early Childhood Education Coordinator (Sr. ECE Coordinator)

Senior Early Childhood Education Coordinator (Sr. ECE Coordinator)

About the role

Under the Supervision of Schools and Systems Technical Advisor and Save the Children Education Programme Manager;

Save the Children is seeking a Senior Early Childhood Education (ECE) Coordinator for the Rwanda Schools and Systems Activity funded by USAID. The Sr. ECE Specialist will be the Result 1 Lead.

The Schools and Systems Activity will strengthen the education system to enable all pre-primary and lower primary school and classroom environments to be of high quality, inclusive, and focused on learning of foundational reading skills. Specifically, the five-year activity will improve learning outcomes by focusing on increasing Kinyarwanda literacy skills of boys and girls through primary 3 (P3) through four intermediate results: (1) Pre-primary education system enhanced to develop, promote and improve emergent literacy, (2) Lower primary reading classroom instruction improved, (3) School environments improved for increased lower primary reading outcomes, and (4) Education systems management strengthened for improved literacy outcomes. The Schools and Systems Activity include a focus on learning for children with disabilities to ensure project approaches reach all children.

Qualifications and experience & skills

A higher education degree in early childhood education or related field;

A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in ECE or related area;

Experience managing teams and background implementing USAID-funded education activities;

Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda;

Strong planning, coordination, presenting and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities;

Familiarity with MINEDUC/REB and knowledge of the Rwandan education sector;

Compliance with and promotion of all Save the Children global policies such as Child Safeguarding, Whistle Blowing, Fraud, and Health and Safety;

Expertise in ECE is preferred.

Contract length

4 years and 7 months

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please, include also details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Application Link: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

The deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


5.Re-advertisement ‚Äď Health and Nutrition Senior Technical Specialist

Health and Nutrition Senior Technical Specialist

About the Role:

The Health and Nutrition Technical Specialist takes overall responsibility for the strategic direction and coordination of Save the Children’s work on health and nutrition in the Rwanda Country Office including ensuring programming attracts significant donor funding and contributes to Save the Children’s strategic objectives, national/global learning and advocacy. As a senior member of the programme development and quality (PDQ) team, the H&N TS is responsible for leading and overseeing the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost-effective programmes in Health and Nutrition both in an emergency as well as long-term development, resulting in immediate and lasting change for children. The H&N TS is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure programming objectives are successfully achieved.  They are also responsible for initiating and taking technical leadership in H&N focused studies, documentation, and dissemination of innovation and good practices; leading on policy research and advocacy on H&N through networking and collaboration with relevant civil society organizations and other institutions, and; playing a leading role in establishing, maintaining and expanding donor relations for the sector.

Qualifications and experience

Holds a Masters Degree in public health, international health or equivalent, and relevant field.

Significant professional experience, at least 8 years, of developing and managing high quality, innovative and cost-effective technical H&N projects preferably in the Rwandan context and with International NGOs

Demonstrated experience working in emergency/humanitarian settings.

Demonstrated experience working with and providing technical assistance to the Ministry of Health at national and subnational levels with an intimate understanding of the Rwanda Health System. Experience working within the Rwanda Health System will be an added advantage.

Knowledge of current global, regional, and country-level health discourses on newborn and child health, nutrition, adolescent health, health, and emergency health.

Fluency in written and spoken English and substantial experience in preparing projects proposals and donor reports.

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills and commitment to capacity building of staff with proven skills as a trainer/facilitator and mentor.

Demonstrated skills in resource and staff management and capacity development

Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation, and coaching

Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets

Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values, and principles.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education, and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued

CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

This position is on Child Safeguarding- Level 3:  The post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs. Or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ANTI-HARASSMENT Policy

We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero-tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

ūüĆź How to Apply

Job Application Channel Accepted 

Application Information: https://rwanda.savethechildren.net

The deadline for receiving applications is 17th September 2021.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

*Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process*


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