Policy officer in the Department for Development Coorporation

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Rate this employer
Average: 4 (7 votes)

Policy Officer in Development Cooperation
Starting 1st of May 2023 (fixed-term contract)
for 41 hours/week
The job includes the following tasks:

  • Coordination and management of exchange between different stakeholders (government, development partners, civil      society, private sector)
  • Taking parts in events on behalf of the Embassy
  • Maintaining contact with government partners, including correspondence with government offices
  • Public relations work on development cooperation
  • Management and coordination of micro-projects of the embassy
  • Oversight of measures in agreed areas of the portfolio
  • Correspondence and coordination with implementation agencies of German Development Cooperation
  • Preparation of visits and accompaniment of delegations from Germany

Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • MA degree and/or relevant professional experience (international relations, development, international law, or similar)
  • Experience in project management and in development cooperation
  • Desirable: experience in the areas of climate and environment, or good governance, or sustainable economic development
  • Good command of the German language orally and in writing; good language skills in English and Kinyarwanda
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience in dealing with visitors, callers and applicants
  • Motivation, ability to work in a team, reliability, flexibility
  • Preparedness to work independently
  • Valid residence and work permit for Rwanda (applies only to non-Rwandans)

Please send your comprehensive application until the 31st March2023 with the following documents to one of the underneath addresses:

  • Application in German and English
  • Complete CV in German with Photo
  • Certificates and references
  • Proof of education/qualifications/trainings
  • Proof of all skills mentioned in the specifications above
  • Copy of passport or National ID


Only complete applications will be considered. Reception of your application will not be confirmed. Only applicants that will be invited for an interview will be contacted.
Interviews will be held tentatively in April.

Click on the APPLY button to send your application documents:
  • Your application will be sent to the employer immediately (Allowed formats: .doc .pdf .txt .docx)
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you few minutes afterwards
  • You can request any documents archived from our website (ex: a job description, a CV, a cover letter...)