Programme Coordinator


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Rwanda is looking for

‘Programme Coordinator
Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, a German Foundation working with partners to promote social justice, is looking for a candidate to fill in the position of Programme Coordinator from Mid-May 2018 (or earlier) in our new Kigali office.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Coordination, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation of cooperation programmes and the relevant activities in the project line “Social Protection” (national / international workshops, seminars, conferences, consultancies for policy and advocacy support, networking) and other activities of FES;
  • Drafting ToRs for consultation services with partners and guiding resource person;
  • Coordination of programmes with FES partners in Rwanda and in the region;
  • Monitoring and analysis of the development of relevant Social Protection Activities within Rwanda / African Countries. This includes maintaining contacts with partners and general research of relevant policy;
  • Quality ensurance evaluation of all activities;
  • Preparation and review of project budgets and oversight of programme logistics;
  • Identifying new partners / working lines.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Labour Studies, Industrial Relations or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in programme planning and coordination and implementation in the field of Social Protection or related.
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality.
  • Strong political, social, scientist, administrative and logistical skills and highly organized and focused on details and accuracy.
  • Deep understanding of the FES organization profile.
  • Excellent coordination, conceptual and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills, basic German language skills are an advantage, French and Kinyarwanda language skills are desirable.
  • Experience in event management and coordination would be an advantage.
  • Applicant must have Rwandan Nationality or is allowed to work in Rwanda.
  • FES provides equal employment opportunities.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience.

If you are interested, please visit or

download the application form, fill it out, add your CV (2 pages maximum) and the cover/motivation letter (2 pages maximum) and copies of relevant certificates, transcripts and contact details (including email addresses and telephone numbers) of at least three references and send all the documents to: until 3rd May 2018, 23h00. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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