Health Program Manager

AVEGA Agahozo

AVEGA-AGAHOZO, the Rwandan Association of Genocide Widows (Association des Veuves du Génocide AGAHOZO) is a not for profit organization established in January 1995 through the initiative of 50 widows survivors of the 1994 Genocide perpetrated against the Tutsis in Rwanda, whose mission is to work for progress, empowerment and reintegration of widows and orphans of the Genocide by improving their socio economic status and promoting solidarity, justice and peace. It was given the legal status through Ministerial Order No. 156/05 of 30th October 1995.

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POSITION TITLE: Health Program Manager

REPORTING TO: Head of Programs & Partnership Development




Headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda, Remera Sector, Association des Veuves du Genocide “AVEGA AGAHOZO” is seeking to recruit competent staff for the Health Program Manager position:


  • The Health Program Manager will be responsible for all SRHR, HIV/AIDS, and GBV program operations and other health projects including: project planning, coordination, and support fundraising. The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the health program, ensuring compliance with the donor, organization, and government regulations and policies. Specific roles and responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Developing project plans and budgets, contributing towards an overall health program plan and master budget.
  • Participating in the development of curriculum for training materials and components, and facilitate training and workshop seminars as needed.
  • Coordinate & implement project activities in collaboration with partners, beneficiaries, and community leaders.
  • Provide technical oversight, accountability and ensure timely implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all relevant health activities at the field level.
  • Participate in proposal writing, including budget development, fundraising for health, including contributing to the development of high-quality concept notes.
  • Prepare and oversee project implementation to ensure timely delivery of project activities
  • Collect and analyze relevant health statistics including psychosocial data especially on SRHR, HIV/AIDS, and GBV;
  • Prepare data and periodic reports for donors, head office, and partners.
  • Participate in training of health actors at district and community level from health facilities and YEGO Center in SRHR, HIV/AIDS and GBV related implementation areas, and any other relevant health programming areas.
  • Ensure that quality services are in place at the field level through collaboration with, health facilities staff, RBC staff, local NGO partners, and District authorities.
  • Collaborate with the head of programs and partnership development, Finance department and support Services to ensure that project supplies are available in a timely manner and resources are available to support workshops, events, and research conducted by outside consultants.
  • To ensure that all community based activities are implemented based on the program documents.
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for health staff and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff


  • Health Professional with a Bachelor’s Degree qualification in public health or other related fields or equivalent experience. Having a post-graduate degree is added value
  • Demonstrable previous experience in project design, implementation, and management
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience of training and capacity building of staff
  • Ability to write a clear and well-argued assessment and project reports in English
  • Excellent communication skills especially with local authorities

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit the following documents to AVEGA Head office not later than 20/01/ 2022 at 4:00 PM

  • Letter of Application addressed to the Legal Representative of AVEGA AGAHOZO;
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae;
  • A copy of Identity Card and Degree

Due to the anticipated high interest in this position, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for exams.

Done at Kigali 24/12/2021.

The Management of AVEGA Agahozo


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