Officer in charge of Economic Infrastructure Development at JICA, Rwanda, Kigali - CLOSE: 26/11/2018 - Management Jobs in Kigali

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Details of listing: Officer in charge of Economic Infrastructure Development at JICA, Rwanda, Kigali - CLOSE: 26/11/2018

KN 87 St, Kigali

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Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is the implementing agency of the Japanese Official Development Assistance (ODA) of the Government of Japan, and implements projects of Technical Cooperation (Technical Cooperation Projects) as well as Financial Cooperation (Loan, Grant assistance) and other activities of capacity development trainings in many countries in the World. It has offices in 58 countries worldwide and is now strengthening its activities in Africa. JICA Rwanda Office was established in August 2005, and is commenced development projects in Rwanda.

JICA is now seeking an officer to be in charge of Economic Infrastructure Development (Energy, Transport) of JICA Rwanda Office. The person is expected to perform other tasks including multiple administrative ones as well. JICA Rwanda Office is located at Kacyiru, Kigali, besides the South African Embassy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collect and share information related to Economic Infrastructure Development (Energy, Transport)Aid-Coordination with analysis

Develop partner relationship including relevant institutions of Government of Rwanda

Coordinate and act as a focal point for Economic Infrastructure Development (Energy, Transport)and other related issues within the office

Support project formulation and implementation for JICA related interventions

Other works will be decided by Chief Representative based on his/her experiences.

Terms of Service

The position is on contract basis that will initially run from January 2019. Based on satisfactory performance, the contract shall be extended for a further period.


Bachelors degree in development studies and/or other related fields. Masters degree is preferable.

Excellent communication skills and capable of maintaining very good interpersonal relationships.

Excellent command of English and Kinyarwanda. French is an asset

Computer literate and fully conversant with MS Office

Capable of handling multiple tasks

Working experience for  Infrastructure /Public Sector and/or project management

Good self-organizational ability

Initiative and ability to work independently or with minimal supervision

Experience in working for an International Organisation will be an advantage

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements can submit their applications which enclose a detailed CV with cover letter and 2 referees, copies of National ID, relevant degrees and required certificates as well as daytime telephone numbers. The application documents should also enclose a two-pages essay on the overview of strategies, activities in Rwandan Government about infrastructure sector, in line with the national development policy

Application should be submitted by hand to JICA Rwanda office; Ground Floor, Ebenezer House, Kacyiru, Kigali by 17:00 on 26th November 2018 .

Only shortlisted candidates will be conducted  for the interview

JICA Rwanda Office

Rue Umuganda

B.P. 6878 Kigali



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