Senior Trainer

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Inkomoko is a business consulting firm that works with micro, small, and medium enterprises in Rwanda to develop powerful strategies to increase their profits and help them grow. Inkomoko offers trusted advisors, practical services, technology tools, and affordable capital focused on increasing sales, improving operational efficiency, and managing finances. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies entrepreneurs in Rwanda and provides services to help them grow their businesses and create jobs for others. 

Senior Trainer

 Kigali, Rwanda

REPORTS TO: Deputy Director of Micro-Business Solutions


Inkomoko Entrepreneur Development is business consulting firm that works with micro, small, and medium enterprises in Rwanda to develop powerful strategies to increase their profits, help them grow, and create jobs. Our services help our clients develop and improve their capacity. Founded in 2012, Inkomoko identifies Rwandan and refugee entrepreneurs and provides them with trusted advisors, practical services, technology tools, and affordable capital, so that they can grow their businesses and

Create jobs for others. In 2018 Inkomoko is working with 1800 entrepreneurs in Rwanda, including hundreds of Congolese and Burundian refugees who are creating businesses in Rwanda.


Reporting to the Deputy Director of Micro-Business Solutions, the Senior Trainer will implement Inkomoko trainings for a variety of businesses across Rwanda. Specific responsibilities include:


  • Manage trainings in 4-5 locations for all incoming refugee clients in the Micro Business Solutions Department. 

  • Implement trainings as part of the ongoing classes schedulefor Inkomoko clients

  • Deploy a wide variety of training methods

  • Develop new and review existing content to match client needs and refugee business dynamics

  • Recommend clients that need extra/specific attention to the relevant Business Manager of the location

  • Coordinate with Camp Managers/communications efforts about the trainings to clients and partners to ensure full participation

  • Draft training reports from assigned locations and update the online report


  • Record billable hours and activities in organizational tracking systems (Odoo, etc)

  • Maintain an updated training schedule on the calendar and the website

  • Work with the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager to ensure trainings are assessed for impact and value to entrepreneurs

  • Coordinate and manager the Training Support Associate and other training staff or instructors for smooth logistics

  • Attend all Company-wide meetings and maintain organizational values in all situations


Skills qualifications include:

  • Understanding of business concepts (finance, HR, marketing, human-centered design) and be able to teach these concepts to adult learners in non-traditional settings

  • Undergraduate degree a must, advanced degree preferred in business is strongly preferred

  • Proven track record of training, public speaking, or understanding of adult education/learning

  • Strong presentation skills, including the ability to communicate to diverse audiences

  • Experience with Human Centered Design

  • Candidates must possess excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft office

  • 3+ years of experience working with entrepreneurs, business development or training/teaching

  • Willingness to travel across Rwanda to implement trainings in Kigali, Nyamata, Huye, and refugee camps across the country – some overnight travel is required for this position.

  • MUST have fluency in English, French, and Kinyarwanda (Kirundi also a plus)

Organizational Cultural qualifications. Any successful candidate must:

  • Communicate effectively locally and internationally

  • Maintain local and international performance standards

  • Effectively support the performance of each team member

  • Inspire higher levels of efficiency and performance from each team member

  • Be collaborative and solicitous of others' opinions

  • Be a leader in the local entrepreneurial community

  • Be kind, compassionate and empathetic

  • Find freedom within a framework

  • Lead a team of exemplars to prove our theory of action

  • Be willing to put in the time it takes to do a good job

  • Be solutions oriented and data-driven.

  • Have a deep commitment to Inkomoko’s strategies in support of Inkomoko’s mission, vision, and culture


  • Fun, collaborative work environment.

  • Opportunity to work with a talented, passionate, and committed team of professionals.

  • Challenging work and the opportunity to grow and develop your skills.

  • Ability to make an impact and contribute to economic growth in Rwanda.

  • Supportive employee benefits including health benefits and leave packages.