Team: New Business | Commitment: Career | Location: Rwanda

Grants Officer

Brief Project Overview:

The USAID Rwanda Nguriza Nshore Activity seeks to encourage the creation and growth of productive off-farm small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that add value to agricultural commodities, such as firms that provide storage, processing, transportation, or leasing of farm implements. This activity will support these SMEs by strengthening their capacity to access finance, catalyzing a vibrant business development service sector, and removing barriers to investment and finance for banks, microfinance institutions, and private investors interested in working with these SMEs.

Ideal Candidate’s Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelors’ degree required in Finance, Accounting, or related field of study;
  • At least 5 years of experience in grants implementation, management of grantees, accounting, project accounting, or finance;
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English are required; Knowledge of Kinyarwanda and/or French is an asset
  • Management experience is a plus;
  • Experience working on USAID or other donor-funded programs preferred;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. 

Women and Rwandan nationals strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.