Programme Officer


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Kvinna till Kvinna is a non-profit organisation that supports women’s organizing with the aim to advance women’s rights and promote sustainable peace. It does so by strengthening and supporting women’s rights organisations (organizational, thematically and economical). Kvinna till Kvinna is organised around three departments – Programme/Field, Communication, and Support. Through its Headquarter in Stockholm, Sweden, and 11 country offices, it supports more than 100 women’s rights organisations in five different regions (Western Balkans, South Caucasus, Middle East and North Africa, West and Central Africa).

The Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation in Rwanda is recruiting two (2) Programme Officers to their newly established office in Kigali.

Job description

  • The Programme Officers have a key role in the programme cycle management of the Kvinna till Kvinna Rwanda programme including planning, monitoring & evaluation (PME), reporting and follow-up.
  • Providing continuous support to partner organisations, capacity building and organising experience exchanges, study trips and networking meetings to enhance quality programming and implementation;
  • Preparing proposals and reports to donors, and making appropriate recommendations on the programme’s progress and further development;
  • Providing methodological support to operations in the country.
  • Providing ongoing input to country context analysis.

For more information, see the full job description. 

Professional qualifications

  • Preferably Master’s degree or equivalent in Gender Studies, Political Science, Law, Conflict Studies or related field from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience with human rights of women, gender equality issues, women’s empowerment, women’s participation and/or peace building.
  • In-depth experience of project cycle management, planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Proven experience of identifying needs and providing capacity building to local NGOs;
  • Good understanding and practical experience of results based management, rights-based approaches, and other key methods of development cooperation
  • Experience of working with international donors including narrative and financial reporting requirements.
  • Experience of the civil society sector in Rwanda.

Personal qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda. Ability to communicate in French is a strong merit.
  • High level of personal integrity and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to Kvinna till Kvinna’s vision and mandate.

Terms and conditions of employment

Location: Kigali, Rwanda, with field visits

Type of Contract: Fixed-term contract, full-time for one year with the possibility of extension. Starting date as soon as possible. The position is open to residents of Rwanda. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Your application shall include a letter of motivation, CV and salary request and three references. Please answer the following questions in the letter of motivation:

  • What do you find interesting in this position and what would be developing?
  • Which of your experiences and knowledge would you use in this position?

Send your complete application to no later than 2 July 2017. Please write Programme Officer Rwanda in the subject line.


If you have any questions regarding the position, or regarding the recruitment process, please contact Mirjam Warne, HR Manager, Responsible manager, Head of Office Abigail Booth

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