Employment / Workforce Development Specialist

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CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.

Employment / Workforce Development Specialist – Rwanda Nguriza Nshore

About CNFA:

CNFA is a not-for-profit international agricultural development organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. and dedicated to increasing rural incomes by empowering farmers and rural entrepreneurs. CNFA assists smallholders in increasing household-level food security and nutrition through improved agricultural practices, introduction of new varieties, diversification of crop production, food preservation and storage, development of farmer-based organizations, and strengthened linkages to markets. CNFA has a successful track record of implementing agricultural development programs in 43 countries.

Brief Project Overview:

The Rwanda Nguriza Nshore activity seeks to facilitate the emergence of a dynamic off-farm sector that can generate more and higher wage employment for the broad majority of Rwandans who are currently engaged in subsistence agriculture and other marginal economic activities. The activity’s goal is to encourage the creation and growth of productive off-farm businesses that can generate productive off-farm employment for rural populations in order to reduce poverty. It will achieve this by alleviating constraints to entrepreneurship, in particular but not exclusively, constraints to finance.

CNFA is currently seeking applicants for an Employment/Workforce Development Specialist.

The Ideal Candidate’s Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in SME workforce development is required, private sector work is preferred;
  • Experience with firm-level capacity building preferred;
  • Experience working on USAID-funded or other international donor-funded projects is preferred;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is required, Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Experience working with business service providers is an asset;
  • Experience designing and implementing internship and apprenticeship programs is an asset;
  • Experience working in Rwanda is highly preferred, regional experience is also an asset;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English are required; Knowledge of Kinyarwanda and/or French is an asset.

Please apply online at https://www.cnfa.org/job/employment-workforce-development-specialist-rwanda-nguriza-nshore/. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Job summary

This job has been viewed 1,204 times
Location:
Kigali
Rwanda
Sector:
Economics, Management, Other
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Executive (SVP, EVP, VP, etc)
Contrat type:
Full-time
Apply before:
04-11-2017
Number of positions:
1

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