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 a qualified individual to join an
exciting team at PSF to Head the Entrepreneurship Development functions.
Job Title: Head of Entrepreneurship Development and Collective Investments
Reporting: Director of Member Services, Capacity Building and Entrepreneurship
Duty Station: PSF Headquarters
The Head of Entrepreneurship Development and Collective Investments will be
responsible for supporting and empowering private sector in the field of entrepreneurship,
to grow their enterprises, develop their businesses and create jobs for the benefit of their
communities. He/she will provide high quality business training, mentoring and technical
assistance to develop the entrepreneurship culture in the private sector community.
Key areas of responsibility
Among other duties, he /she shall perform the following:
Initiate and Manage entrepreneurship and investment programs,
Develop strategies to improve entrepreneurial culture,
Initiate and coordinate events, promote entrepreneurial activities,
Coordinate the provision of Business development services and technical assistance to
SMEs and create an effective linkages system to provide required expertise.
Create and promote a full understanding of the Investment and Entrepreneurship
Development program goals, philosophy, plans and methods amongst the PSF
constituency (Chambers, associations, districts and province).
Coach and transfer to staff of different PSF constituencies, specific entrepreneurship
skills as identified and tailored to each of those staff to be able to promote
entrepreneurship in their area. This could be through training, study tours, mentoring,
coaching among other means.
Initiate, organize, mobilize and coordinate business community to participate in study
tours with the aim of creating an entrepreneurship culture.
Initiate and Coordinate all trainings, workshops, seminars and events related to
Other duties assigned by supervisors
Interested candidates must fulfil the following requirements:
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in relevant Entrepreneurship, Economics, and
Business Management studied from an accredited university. A Master degree in the
related discipline is an added advantage.
At least 3 years of working experience in a related field. A minimum of 2 years of
practical experience working in entrepreneurship development field.
Clear understanding of the mission of the organization, taking initiative and
consistently, working to promote achievement of its goals.
Proven track record of managing multiple staff and multiple projects/programs with
minimal supervision, on time and on budget.
Proven research skills and ability to make recommendations based on best practices
for financial investments in small, medium and large Rwandan enterprises.
Ability to work in team and collaborate with institutions of different nature.
Demonstrated understanding of project management best practices, including
planning, budgeting, issue management, stakeholder management, and more.
An ability to write clear and concise memos, concept notes, reports and position
Ability to prioritize works and delivers high-quality results within very tight timelines.
Must be a self-starter highly motivated, hardworking, innovative and proactive
Proven oral and communication skills.
Strong computer skills.
SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
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 13thMay 2013:
To the attention of:
The Head of Human Resources
Private Sector Federation
P.O. Box 319 Kigali, located at Gikondo
Note: Only candidates qualifying for selection will be contacted for interviews.