Community Support Coordinator Job at Save the Children - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Community Support Coordinator

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Save the Children

Deadline of this Job:
17 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 03, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 17 September 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 03-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-09-2065
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