ARC is looking for a qualified, self-driven and committed individual to join and lead its Mahama Field office and program, in Kirehe District – in the position of Site Manager, based FULL TIME in Mahama – Kirehe district.
Program Management & Development
Responsible for effective implementation of all sector activities at Site level in line with ARC program requirements, program agreements and contracts.
Ensure timely and efficient development and implementation of project work plans and activity plans
Liaise with the ARC Rwanda senior staff and unit leads for effective Site operations and programs planning, including compliance and efficient utilization of all resources
Liaise with local authorities, donors, refugee leaders, and stakeholders at camp level
Serve as the lead for Security and safety at Site level, as guided by ARC Rwanda Safety and Security guide.
Program Quality & Reporting
Provide leadership, supervision, and strategy for Site level implementation of adequate monitoring and evaluation of program activities and results.
Support Sector Coordinators and M&E lead in assessments, evaluations, surveys, and provision of relevant data and reports.
Supervise, coordinate, and deliver timely and quality Site level narrative reports for ARC Rwanda head office and others as required and take the lead in maintaining accurate monitoring & evaluation.
Program Learning and Communications
Support in documenting success stories/promising practices, lessons learned from project implementation, consolidating additional information from Sector Coordinators to inform donor reporting or resource development.
Provide all relevant documents and reports for the country performance reporting, and hard as well as electronic filing.
Conduct regular spot-checks and audits of Site level programs/operations/HR/finance to establish and maintain compliance with standards, rules, and policies.
Operations, Logistics & Administration
Provide oversight on all operational, financial and administrative matters in collaboration with Finance, and HR units.
Provide oversight and ensure performance of all supply chain management at camp level with support from Logistics department including the procurement process, delivery of supplies, accounting of physical assets, inventory and stock management of all ARC equipment, property, vehicles and furnishings
Act as security focal point for the camp and surrounding area and report any incidents to the Country Director and the Operations & Logistics Coordinator as provided for in the Incident reporting guide.
Manage and supervise all human resources in the camp with support from the HR department
Coordinate site staff through regular meetings, performance evaluations, and performance planning
Work closely with the HR department to carry out regular competence and skills gap analysis
Minimum of Master’s degree in Project Management, MBA, Development, International Relations, Social Sciences or any related field from a renowned University required.
Minimum of 7 years of experience with development or relief organizations working in complex emergency situations and/or development settings, including refugees, returnees, displaced, vulnerable and/or conflict affected populations
Minimum 3 years of experience directly managing development/relief programs at a senior level
Previous international work and life experience outside of Rwanda is highly desirable
Experience in operations and logistics management including supply chain management is preferable
Good technical knowledge of camp management in the following programming sectors preferred:health and nutrition, HIV/AIDS, shelter/infrastructure, WASH and GBV & Protection.
Familiarity with private, US government and multilateral donor requirements and working.
High proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English. Fluency in French and Kinyarwanda preferred
Proficiency in the use of computers and standard applications: Word and Excel etc
Please submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor – via email to: [email protected] with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is February 24, 2018 at 16:00hrs. Only applications received through the above stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.
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