Two district consultants for LIFAM Project

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, we are looking for 2 qualified individuals to join an exciting team at PSF/LIFAM Project to work as District Consultants in KAYONZA and KAMONYI.

Job Title: District Consultant (2)
Reporting to: LIFAM Project Coordinator
Duty Station: KAYONZA and KAMONYI District

Key areas of responsibility

Among other duties, they will perform the following:

- Conduct and implement LIFAM - Agro business launching activities in districts.
- Classify the LIFAM businesses/Companies in order to provide a "Business Health Checks".
- Represent Farmers’ chamber in the districts (in absence of the chamber Chairman/District) and build appropriate networks.
- Provide technical assistance to LIFAM - Agro business winners such as; Marketing, Human resource, business plan, customer care, Accounting, Access to finance, Access to information, Facilitating businesses to access to other needed technical assistance, etc.
- Organize study tours for association members.
- Provide other business advisory within districts.
- Organize and provides different trainings based on identified skills gaps.
- Provide regular and updated business information that should benefit to the development of businesses in the districts.
- Collect information on existing and potential investment ideas in the districts (Mini-RIGs, etc).
- Promote investment and create entrepreneurship culture within the districts.
- Maintain good relations with stakeholders and strategic partners and build synergies among other development agencies within the districts.
- Provide necessary advocacy for the raised issues and work towards the promotion of Private Sector Federation core values within the districts.
- Keep all stakeholders updated on the current situation and environmental context.
- Write regular reports on the progress of the activities, including constructive feedback on issues arising and workable ideas for improvement.
- Maintain continuous communication and manage communication flow among the stakeholders, partners and other actors in the districts.

Interested candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

- At least a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration, Economics or Agriculture, from a reputable university;
- Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience.
- Experience working in a private organization
- Must have good report writing and communication skills
- Ability to work independently, remain focused and maintain highest integrity and objectivity.
- Computer skills
- Stress management skills
- Time management skills
- Be honest and trustworthy

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Interested candidates are invited to apply for the above mentioned position and submit complete applications (only 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 30th May 2014:

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