Country Director job at Right Seat Ltd Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Country Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Right Seat Ltd Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
19 November 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Sunday, November 07, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Right Seat Ltd Rwanda

Job Description
Mission Statement of Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village:
Through healing, education, and love, the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village empowers orphaned and vulnerable Rwandan youth to build lives of dignity and contribute to a better world.

Core Values: Our core values inspire all our work, focusing our staff on the best interests of the child and helping our students to create a community dedicated to building empowered and self-reliant lives.

They are:
Commitment : Embrace the mission and go the extra-mile
Respect : Be considerate and mindful of others and the environment
Role model : Live and lead by example in a positive way
Interest of Child : Base every decision on how it impacts the child
Support : Help and encourage one another
Integrity : Always be honest with yourself and others and act accordingly
Learning Community : Seek and maximize opportunity for growth and development

Role Purpose:
The Country Director (CD) will build and lead the implementation of the overall program’s vision and strategy at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village. She / he will oversee and ensure the daily management of ASYV programs, while monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of each program and related services. The CD will oversee a range of programs in Monitoring & Evaluation, Parental Wholeness, Formal Education, Special Projects and Partnerships while providing leadership to mid-level management.

Key Responsibilities :
• Lead the development of strategic plans, to advance the mission and objectives and promote sustainability and growth of the Village in line with global strategic plans.
• Provide excellent project management across ASYV’s project portfolio. Plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed as required.
• Establish and manage relevant strategic partnerships and relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, focused on the rights of children to assist in achieving strategic objectives.
• Review strategy regularly, proactively assess future needs and perform sustainability forecasts to ensure relevance and appropriateness of the Village.
• Lead by example in organizational ethics and morals, and take strong action against non-adherence to values, ethics, and codes.
• Ensure implementation of strategies and formulation of policies by delegating appropriate authority levels to key managers, and ensure effective monitoring and reporting of progress, aligned to strategic plans.
• Ensure that standard operating procedures and policies allow for optimal functioning across all programs.
• Lead the Monitoring & Evaluation department to establish objectives and measurement tools that support the accomplishment of the organization’s strategic goals.
• Manage the Academic and Parental Wholeness departments, ensuring high quality delivery of services to ASYV students at all times.
• Collaborate with the Partnerships Manager to manage & build partner relationships.
• Oversee all special projects to ensure successful outcomes.
• Provide reporting and presentations to the ASYV Board as requested.
• Lead and organize program committee update calls with Global Board and Donor Community

• Master’s degree in project management, program management, business management or any other related field.
• Minimum of 7 years of professional experience including at least 5 years of relevant high level managerial experience.
• Significant experience in program and project development and the ability to transfer diverse skills and knowledge to the team heads.
• Passion for education, leadership and program and project management.
• Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
• Outstanding creative thinking and problem-solving ability
• Demonstrated ability to oversee the planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific short or long-term project which has a beginning, an end, and specified deliverables.
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
• Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda.
• Good knowledge of professional systems.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 19 November 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 07-11-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-11-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-11-2050
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