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Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) Coordinator

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Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) COORDINATOR

Department: Special Project Implementation

Job Level5

Reports to: Head of Special Project Implementation

Direct Reports:

  • Housing engineer
  • Senior Housing Finance Advisor

Contract duration: Renewable fix term aligned to the project life span (ending on 30th April 2024)

Purpose of the Job

Responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the Rwanda Housing Finance Project (RHFP) including financial management, procurement, supervision, and monitoring and evaluation.

Ensure the successful implementation and achievement of the Fund’s plan and objectives.

Main Responsibilities of the Job

  • Supervise the preparation of regular reports on the implementation of the project and submit to the Head of SPIU weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual reports on the project implementation, including financial and activity reports.
  • Monitor the project implementation and ensure periodic project implementation and financial reports are made ready in due time for submission to the World Bank and fulfill required formats.
  • Present to Management of BRD and Steering Committee the period progress report of the project.
  • Lead on all the RHFP project structuring/ restructuring and negotiations with the WB and other project stakeholders.
  • Participate to all the project meetings (internal and external).
  • Supervise and review the work performed by RHFP staff of the Project.
  • Ensure timely collection of the required data and analyses for the development, regular update, and implementation of the Fund’s action plan.
  • Ensure regular monitoring of the PFIs and in a timely manner to attend to issues that could negatively affect their performance.
  • Ensure that non-performing PFIs are identified in a timely manner to enable remedial measures as per the project implementation manual.
  • Follow and comply with the Project Implementation Manual and other Project Documents.
  • Prepare the project budget and procurement plan.
  • Promote teamwork, enhance communication, and timely exchange of information.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the line managers.
  • Carry out any other duties assigned by the line managers.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelors’ degree in Finance, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Economics, or any other related field.
  • A masters’ degree in the above-mentioned fields will be an added advantage.
  • Engineering and development studies/degree will also be an added advantage.
  • A professional qualification (PMP or other related advanced degree/certification) is also an added advantage.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience (banking or project management).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and strong Excel skills
  • Strong strategic mindset and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team under tight deadlines
  • Skilled at problem-solving, developing practical solutions, and influencing key stakeholders to drive successful implementation
  • Demonstrated team leadership, organizational and managerial skills and ability to supervise a team,
  • Excellent reporting writing, communication, and analytical skills,
  • Ability to coordinate group activities, ensuring that roles within the team are clear and properly communicated
  • Understanding of the local, regional, and international housing markets.
  • Experience with Government donor-funded projects will be an added advantage.