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Job Director of Good Governance & Social Affairs Organization NORTHERN PROVINCE
Level 3.II Reports To Executive Secretary of Province
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 20/Apr/2019
Job Description
• Develop and update good governance programs & strategies:
- Evaluate existing programs, projects and initiatives on good governance and provide advise for their improvement
- Supervise studies on the promotion of decentralization and democratization from the perspective of empowering the population for decisions
- making;
- Develop quantitative and qualitative evaluation performance indicators in areas of good governance and decentralization • Put in place programs and strategies for the promotion of good governance at the districts level:
- Support and strengthen decentralization and participation of the population in decision making
- Identify possible partnerships with stakeholders that could provide support to help Kigali City in implementing good governance programs;
- Organize and carryout visits in the country and abroad to internalise factual implementation of territorial administration, good governance and decentralization policies and programs
- Analyze all documents and reports related to good governance and decentralization made by the districts & provide advise therefore (territorial administration and finance) • Set up evaluation mechanisms for good governance:
- Set up norms and evaluation standards for good governance programs & strategies
- Organize evaluation missions for good governance at districts level
- Organize validation meetings for good governance
- developed policy at the level of the population
- Establish and verify the effectiveness of decentralization
- Organize training sessions for the population on good governance • Promote Local Governance and Territorial Administration Practices in districts:
- Initiate the program aiming to improve good governance through the sports and culture programs;
- Implement measures taken by the Executive Committee in the area of Good Governance
- Coordinate women and youth programs and projects in districts in collaboration with the National Council for Women and Youth
- Ensure the elaboration and implementation of plans on Family Promotion , Gender , Youth, Sports and Culture in District
- Initiate programs and mechanisms promoting effective integration of youth & women in the production systems • Raise the position of woman within Province and districts through her integration into development programs and structures: • Ensure the sensitization of Province population on Gender
- based concept through media and establishment of the organization of women structures • Implement measures taken by the Province in the area of Social and Governance • Identify possible partnerships with key stakeholders to provide support to Province in the implementation of good governance and social affairs programs. Monitor the implementation of programs related to the improvement of social protection & social welfare of the Province population:
- Develop population
- oriented social welfare sensitization programs
- Supervise public awareness campaigns on primary health care, fight against drug abuse, AIDS and other sexual transmitted diseases. Coordinate programs and strategies of support and social assistance to vulnerable groups in the Province: Partnerships and resources mobilization to finance programs to assist vulnerable groups.
Job Profile
Bachelor’s in Public Administration, Sociology, Development Studies, Administrative Sciences, Political Sciences, Management, Social Work; with working experience of three (3) years in Territorial Administration, Public Administration or Social Affairs.Or Master in Public Administration, Sociology, Development Studies, Administrative Sciences, Political Sciences, Management, Social Work; with working experience of one (1) years in Territorial Administration, Public Administration or Social Affairs. Technical Skills & Knowledge required:
- Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Central and Local Government Functionality;
- Good knowledge of government policy
- making processes;
- Analytical, problem
- solving and critical thinking skills.
- Technical understanding of system being analyzed and how it affects the various business units.
- Multi
- tasking skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities and keep up with project scope changes.
- Able to work well with both internal and external clients.
- Leadership skills;
- Report writing and presentation skills;
- Computer Literatis an advantagee;
- Coordination, planning and organisational skills;
- Interpersonal skills;
- Collaboration and team working skills;
- Effective communication skills;
- Administrative skills;
- Time management skills;
- Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and/ or French; knowledge of all is an advantage