Posted 8 months ago

Country Director – Rwanda

  • Salary: Competitive salary
  • Contract duration: 24 months (renewable)
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda
  • Closing date: 26 February 2023 (23:59 UK Time)

We are looking for an excellent candidate to further International Alert’s (Alert) presence and deepen our peacebuilding engagement and impact in Rwanda. Based in Kigali, you will further develop Alert’s fundraising strategy and peacebuilding work in Rwanda, including outreach and relationship development with key strategic partners and donors, mapping and pursuing areas of strategic growth, and ensuring programming quality in existing initiatives. You will supervise the implementation of contracts and consultancies, including research. You will engage closely with Alert’s DRC country office to develop and implement appropriate regional or cross-border initiatives for the Great Lakes.

You will have strong operational management and strategic leadership experience to anchor and expand our programming in Rwanda. You will bring detailed knowledge of the conflict context and peacebuilding opportunities in country and in the regional. You will demonstrate strong fundraising experience, with the ability to develop and implement strategies, target key stakeholders with appropriate messaging, and maintain strong relationships with donors and implementing partners. You must be a fluent in English and have working proficiency in French.

You will practice principles of fairness and equity in your professional career, and you will be able to bring together your colleagues around common objectives.

Please note that the above are just some of the requirements for this role. Please click here to view the job description.

All applicants must have existing right to work in Rwanda.

International Alert prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and particularly welcomes applications from underrepresented people including women, people from the Global South, BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ people, disabled people, and other historically marginalised people.

While International Alert will endeavour to contact all candidates within a reasonable time, this may not always be possible due to limited resources. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you can assume that your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

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