Senior Programme Manager, Rwanda

International Alert
Kigali, Rwanda
Full time Staff

Salary: Competitive. Local terms and conditions will apply
Duration: Permanent contract
Based: Kigali, Rwanda
Closing date: 19 June 2018

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Rwanda team as the Senior Programme Manager, which is a senior management position within our Rwanda programme and reports directly to the Country Manager.

You will be responsible for the timely and effective implementation, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting of all current project activities in Rwanda. You will ensure the coordination, synergy and cross-project learning across the Rwanda project portfolio and complementarity with other country programmes in the Great Lakes region as well as with London-based departments.

In collaboration with the Country Manager, you will be expected to support the development of new programming initiatives, including fundraising and identification of new partners. You will represent the organisation where needed and be responsible for nurturing a close collaboration and relationship with government authorities, donors, civil society and other external stakeholders.

Essential qualifications include extensive experience of supervising, supporting and monitoring of development programmes in Rwanda or a similar context. Substantial NGO project management experience, including responsibility for contract management and donor relations as well as proven experience of managing staff is a must.

Furthermore, we are looking for proven experience in peacebuilding/conflict transformation and familiarity with gender- and conflict-sensitive approaches. In addition, experience of developing donor proposals and nurturing constructive relationships with local partners (governmental and non-governmental) is essential, as is an excellent working knowledge (spoken and written) of English.

For the full requirements, please read the job description.

To apply, please follow the link below and click in 'Apply for this job'.


Applicants must have the right to work in Rwanda.

The deadline for applications is Tuesday 19 June 2018 at 5pm (UK time). Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so early applications are encouraged.

Closing date: 
19th June 2018