1 Project Coordinator at Ni Nyampinga at Ni Nyampinga
Project Coordinator at Ni Nyampinga

Ni Nyampinga | Type: Job
Published: 2024-05-10 | Deadline: 2024-05-20

Job vacancy at Ni Nyampinga

Ni Nyampinga is a locally led Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) based in Rwanda. Established in 2011, as Girl effect Brand, it registered as an independent local NGO in October 2022, Ni Nyampinga is dedicated to promoting gender equality and empowering young people especially adolescent girls and young women. Through gender transformative programming and social behavior change communication, Ni Nyampinga aims to provide young people, especially girls with the skills, agency, and knowledge to make informed decisions in order to reach their full potential. Ni Nyampinga does so by engaging girls with inspiring content on health, education, social, economic and safety assets, that challenges harmful perceptions and gender norms rooted in social cultural beliefs, thus contributing to equal access to rights and opportunity.

Post title: Project Coordinator at Ni Nyampinga

Ni Nyampinga is seeking a qualified, competent and experienced Project Coordinator for its Adolescent Girls and Young People Empowerment project.

Through our Social Behaviour Change Communication programming, face-to-face engagement in safe spaces and Peer education Model, Ni Nyampinga is implementing an AYP empowerment project with SRHR as an entry point. “Your SRH is Lock and Key” behaviour change project aims to take young people on a change journey as per our theory of change, empower them and give them a voice to make informed choices. This requires working closely adolescent and young people (AYP) as primary audience, but also build capacity of the secondary audience as a support system. The ultimate expected outcomes are AYP have increased individual awareness of SRHR and SGBV as a human right, and access to SRHR resources, information and services, thus contributing to better management of their SRH, reduction of number of cases of teen pregnancy, new cases of HIV and other STIs and contribute to gender equality and resilience.

The project coordinator will be in charge of leading on content development planning, oversee the content development process and production and dissemination through the appropriate platforms; and oversee project implementation for quality assurance. This position reports to the Program Manager.

Duty Station: Kigali with frequent travels to the field for club supervision and meetings.

Duties and responsibilities

Project coordination:

  • Develop budgeted project workplan and milestones and oversee its implementation (weekly, monthly, annual);
  • Coordinate the recruitment of peer educators and facilitator interns for the face-to-face club members engagement;
  • Lead on recruitment of in school and out of schools’ club members and keep their database;
  • Supervise club content delivery and collect feedback for improvement
  • Liaise with district authorities and the JADF and align Ni Nyampinga activities to their Imihigo

Content development and dissemination

  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate Ni Nyampinga content development process
  • Organize consultation with RBC and REB to for quality assurance of Ni Nyampinga content
  • Ensure content produced is user friendly and relevant to the needs of adolescent and young people
  • Lead on design, production and printing of the Ni Nyampinga magazine
  • Lead on the production and timely dissemination of Ni Nyampinga radio show

Coordinate Project implementation:

  • Develop weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual work plans and budgets to deliver the project
  • Supervise field staff in club sessions
  • Build their capacity to deliver quality sessions, as per planned content
  • Ensure overall coordination of project field staff and on- ground partners/ stakeholders.
  • Map partners working in that area for joint events/ collaboration and ensure Ni Nyampinga is well represented.

Capacity building

  • Identify peer educators’ capacity gaps, develop a training plan, materials and organize trainings
  • Plan and organize capacity development forum for service providers, teachers and local leaders as supporter of AYP
  • Organize mentorship sessions for peer educators, facilitator interns

Quality, Learning & Knowledge Management

  • Conduct regular monitoring, and produce monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in relation to the project activities stressing the highlights and sharing learnings for local advocacy.
  • Contributing the development of impact measurement, knowledge management and internal accountability systems for the project
  • Coordinate data and information collection for baseline surveys and analysis to inform the behaviour change strategy and messages development
  • Organize regular information gathering and sharing opportunities
  • Produce success stories, photo document and produce infographics for donor reporting and fundraising


  • Put in place strategies for a graduation plan of Ni Nyampinga club members, and provide linkages with other stakeholders for sustainability.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, Communication, Management, or related field;
  • Holder of a master’s degree in a relevant field is preferable for the prospective candidate;
  • At least four (4) years of progressive experience in Adolescent and young people projects with a focus to SRHR, livelihoods and Leadership;
  • Strong understanding of Gender Concept and Human rights
  • Networking skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Fluency in English, French, and Kinyarwanda.
  • Computer literate (high proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communicator, interpersonal skills and mastery digital and social media platform;
  • Innovative, self –driven and team player and experience of working with communities
  • Committed to youth empowerment

This role is under direct supervision of and reports to program lead

Position Duration: 6 months renewable

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit applications via email to ninyampinga22@gmail.com. Application documents include a cover letter, CV and relevant certificates addressed to the Executive Director of Ni Nyampinga. The deadline for submission is May 20th, 2024 at 5:00 pm. Only files received through this channel, before the deadline will be considered and shortlisted candidates contacted for Interviews.

Done at Kigali, May 9th 2024

Flavia Mutamutega, Executive Director, Ni Nyampinga