Nucleus Program Manager for PSF and GIZ

The Private Sector Federation is a professional organization, dedicated to promote and represent the interests of the Rwandan Business Community. It is the umbrella organization and voice of the private sector.

The Private Sector Federation is a key role player in enabling the Private Sector to respond to Rwanda’s vision for its future.

Over the years, the Federation has rolled out a number of exciting private sectors in the fields of capacity building, entrepreneurship and business growth, trade promotion etc.

Offering an excellent career growth, PSF in partnership with GIZ would like to recruit a qualified individual to manage the Nucleus Program.

Job Title: Nucleus Program Manager for PSF and GIZ
Reporting: Head of Membership Coordination Services
Duty Station: PSF Headquarters


Among other duties, he/she shall perform the following:
-  Coordinate and supervise Nucleus counselors.
-  Coordinate with Nucleus counselors the preparation and validation by PSF and GIZ,of an Annual Nucleus Action Plan.
-  Ensure timely and quality preparation and implementation of action plans to the required approval processes.
-  Support Nucleus counselors to gather all information (records, forms, reports, etc.) regarding the implementation of the Nucleus Approach in Rwanda efficiently and in due time.
-  Attend in a due time all meetings and/or activities, namely those regarding coordination, indicators review, monitoring progress, as scheduled by PSF and/or GIZ.
-  Participate together with counselors in visibility, awareness raising, diffusion and/or dissemination activities regarding the Nucleus Approach and its implementation in Rwanda, e.g. organization of Nucleus events inside and outside PSF, in order to share experience and gain more Nucleus members
-  Assure the implementation of the Nucleus Approach in Rwanda by providing all necessary strategic, operational and administrative information to participants and potential participants.
-  Any other duty assigned to you by your supervisor.

Interested candidates must fulfil the following requirements:

-  Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in relevant Business studies or project management from an accredited university.
-  At least 3 years of working experience in a related field.
-  General knowledge of business environment especially Small and Medium Enterprises.
-  Ability to work in teams/ close cooperation with nucleus counsellors, colleagues of PSF/GIZ and partners
-  Demonstrated understanding of project management best practices, including planning, budgeting, stakeholder management, and more.
-  An ability to write clear and concise memos, concept notes, reports and position papers.
-  Fluent in English, Kinyarwanda and French

-  Open mindset for new ideas, willingness to learn, own initiative for new ideas
-  Strong computer skills (including text and spreadsheet processing, table calculation (e.g. by Excel)


Interested candidates are invited to apply for the above mentioned position and submit complete applications (only in hard copies) made of a CV, a motivation letter, notarized copies of diploma/degree, a copy of identity card, and three persons of reference with their phone numbers to the following address not later than 14th June 2013

To the attention of:
The Head of Human Resources
Private Sector Federation
P.O. Box 319 Kigali, located in GIKONDO
Note: Only candidates qualifying for selection will be contacted for interviews.

The Management