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Job Readvertisement:RUDP 2 Focal Point Organization MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE
Level G.I Reports To Permanent Secretary
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 04/Dec/2019
Job Description
The scope of work will include the following activities: •Identify and document lessons learnt that can help inform preparation of RUDP II. •Prepare a long list of priorities/needs to be covered by RUDP II and potential geographic scope of the project through stakeholder consultations. •With the support of the Division Manager for Urbanization, Human Settlement and Housing Development at MININFRA (referred to as Division Manager hereafter), liaise with both the central government institutions such as MININFRA, LODA, RHA, RTDA, WASAC to validate the long list of priorities and help define the scope of the new project. •Liaise with district officials and organize structured engagement with districts to solicit their input for RUDP II in terms of priority sectors and activities and areas for capacity building. •Support the process of validating project documents (Project Concept Note, Project Appraisal Document, and Project Implementation manual) with central government institutions and districts. •Facilitate and document public consultation processes throughout project preparation. •Review existing government laws and policies related to Roads, Upgrading, Water and Sanitation, and Solid Waste Management to advise the Division Manager on potential issues that may impact RUDP II activities and may require cross sectoral discussion. •Provide necessary inputs on behalf of the Government into the RUDP II Project Concept Note, Project Appraisal Document and any other necessary project documents. •Prepare the project Implementation Manual for the project •Coordinate all preparation missions on the Government side for RUDP II – e.g. Identification, Preparation, Pre
- Appraisal and Appraisal Missions. •Support any other activities related to RUDP II preparation as required. Deliverables •Draft long list of RUDP II and updated/final list •Inputs to Project Concept Note and Project Appraisal Document •Minutes of stakeholder workshops and meetings •Programs for preparation missions •Assessment of roles and responsibilities of each key stakeholders •Any other deliverables as requested by the Division Manager
Job Profile
Education and experience Master’s degree in relevant fields such as Economics, Development Studies, Regional Planning, Project Management, Community development with at least 5 years of experience Bachelor’s degree in the same fields with at least 10 years’ of experience • Sound knowledge of Rwanda’s development planning process and development plans; • Excellent writing and analytical skill in drafting concept notes and reports; • Understanding and knowledge of basic computer applications such as MS Words, Excel and data base management; and •Experience and a background and interest in the analysis of socio
- economic issues and related policy matters; •Extensive knowledge and understanding in urbanization and human settlement, housing issues as well as the decentralization system in Rwanda; •Ability to solve complex issues and work proactively and independently; •Demonstrated broad knowledge and understanding of public sector, public financial management and project performance assessment; and Experience in working with the public sector/the government on government policy/program/project preparation and implementation. Experience in working with development partner
- financed project preparation and implementation will be an advantage. Language requirements: Fluent in English Knowledge in Kinyarwanda and /or French will be an added advantage Competencies A. Demonstrate commitment and dedication towards new project preparations demands b. Proven organizational and inter
- personal skills, ability to work in a multi
- cultural team environment c. Ability to work under tight deadlines d. Essential computer skills in particular competency in the use of windows MS offices programs (Word, excel, Power points etc) Operational effectiveness: a. Results
- driven and initiative
- taking behavior b. Ability to plan and organize work and establish priorities c. Informed, sound and transparent decision
- making skills d. Thoroughly and methodically collects verifies and records data, demonstrating attentions to detail and identifying and correcting errors of his/her own initiative Orientation and Communication: a. Good interpersonal and networking skills b .Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with colleagues and seniors c. Supports and encourages open communication in the team and facilitates team work d. Ability to work under minimum supervision e. Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from a wide range of disciplines and fields and having diverse and competing views and interests Professional Competencies a. Professionalism: Ability to conduct data analysis using various methods. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work b. Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively exhibits interest in having two
- way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. c. Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings and overall responsibilities d. Planning and Organizing: Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priorities and assignments; adjust priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing works; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. e. Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; provide oversights and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings where applicable Managerial Competencies a. Leadership: establishes and maintains relationship with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolve conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions