Youth Employment Promotion Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Kigali

Ministry of Youth

: Youth Employment Promotion Specialist


Level: 3.II

Reports To: Director of Youth Economic Empowerment Unit

No. of Positions: 1

Deadline: 22/Feb/2018

Job Description

Conduct research; formulate policies, programmes and strategies, to enhance the quality and quantity of jobs for youth:

Provide advice on the development of national youth employment policies, programmes, mainstreaming strategies and projects especially with regard to the employment creation, promotion among youth;
Lead the development and implementation of youth employment initiatives and joint programs at national level;
Develop mechanism and strategies promoting employment centers and job desk facilitating youth self – employment and readiness to work;
Develop the youth mobilization strategy toward youth mind – set change.

Conduct monitoring, evaluation and implementation of national programs concerning youth employment promotion:

Follow up and evaluate the implementation of the youth Employment national programs;
Conduct critical Analytics of the employment related reports and provide strategic recommendations;
Monitor the progress of the implementation of different joint employment programs;
Support in the designing and implementation of time – bound national action plans for youth employment.

Initiate partnerships with key players intervening in Youth Employment Promotion:

Initiate and participate in consultations with partners relating to the elaboration of national programs, strategies and policies intended to promote employment for youth
Ensure youth employment is mainstreamed in action plans within all sectors;
Drafting related MoUs between the Ministry and the partners and its implementation plan.


Prepare the weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of activities share them with the supervisor;
Prepare analytical reports on selected subjects within the areas covered by the National Employment Program;
Carry out any other assignment as requested by the supervisor.

Job Profile

A0 in Economics, Labour Economics, Development Studies, Rural Development, Project Management, Strategy Development, planning with 3 years of working experience; Business studies or Master’s Degree or Equivalent in Economics, Labour Economics, Development Studies, Rural Development, Project Management, Strategy Development, planning with one year working experience

Key technical skills and knowledge:

Leadership and management skills;
Knowledge of results based management;
Logical framework approach,
Public Policy Making and Analysis Process;
Quantitative Analysis Skills and Evidence Making;
Entrepreneurship and Job Creation Skills;
Strategic planning processes and tools;
Organisational skills;
Coordination skills;
Communication skills;
Knowledge in monitoring and evaluation systems;
Computer skills;
Time management skills;
Team working skills;
Judgement and decision – making skills;
Complex problem solving;
High analytical skills;
Project, Design & Management;
Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and French, knowledge of both is an added advantage.