Market Systems Team Lead at World Vision International Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 05/09/2022

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Market Systems Team Lead at World Vision International Rwanda, Kigali, Rwanda – CLOSE: 05/09/2022

JOB OPPORTUNITY

MARKET SYSTEMS TEAM LEAD

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision International Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced local professional (Rwandan) for the role of Market Systems Team Lead for the proposed USAID funded ‘The Modernizing Agriculture Activity’ in Rwanda. This critical position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Purpose of the position:

The Market Systems Team Lead will provide technical expertise and leadership in Market Systems Development while conducting continuous capacity building for Modernizing Agriculture Activity staff in facilitation and the market systems approach. The Market Systems Team Lead needs to have experience in implementing agricultural/agribusiness/value chain development interventions.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Will vary

Major Activities

End Results Expected

30

Provide technical expertise and leadership in Market Systems Development in the Modernizing Agriculture Activity

Project activities in market system development are implemented well.

20

Conducting continuous capacity building for Modernizing Agriculture Activity staff in facilitation and the market systems approach

Modernizing Agriculture Activity staff are well-versed in facilitation and the market systems approach

20

Support the Chief of Party (CoP) preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members

Annual work plans for all consortium members are in place

10

Identify, build and manage collaborative partnerships with consortium partners, sub-grantees, donors, local governments and other stakeholders.

Project activities in market system development are implemented in collaboration with all stakeholders.

10

Support the CoP to ensure overall project targets and donor obligations are met

Project targets and donor obligations are met.

10

Review quarterly, annual reports and final reports of any research undertaken in the life of this Activity and ensure that the quality standards are met, and conclusions are technically accurate.

Quality and annual program report, and research reports are technically accurate and completed on a timely manner

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in market systems development
  • Experience working in similar contexts as Rwanda
  • Experience in conducting continuous capacity building of activity staff in facilitation and the market systems approach
  • Relevant experience in agricultural/agribusiness/value chain development interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and experience in managing teams
  • Demonstrated strong writing and oral presentation skills in English
  • Experience working with sub grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Fluency in English and Kinyarwanda will be an added advantage.
  • Previous experience with Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA), Development Food Security Activity (DFSA), Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred

Work Environment:

Be prepared to travel to implementation sites, regional and global meetings as required.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply. 

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WorldVisionInternational/details/Market-Systems-Team-Lead_R8829

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

The closing date for submission of applications is 5 August 2022; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

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Location

KG 5 Ave, Kigali,Gasabo,Kigali City,Rwanda

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