Project Officer at Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR)

1 Project Officer at Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR)
Project Officer

Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) | Type: Job
Published: 2024-06-06 | Deadline: 2024-06-11

Terms of Reference Project Officer

Title: Project Officer

Location: One of the Districts where the project is implemented.

Reporting: The Project Officer will report to the Project Coordinator.

Project name: “Supporting and Enhancing Resilient and Viable Employment Opportunities (SERVE)


The Project Officer will oversee all aspects of “Supporting and Enhancing Resilient and Viable Employment Opportunities (SERVE) project” including planning, budgeting, implementation, project organization, supervision, controlling and reporting.

The Project Officer will be responsible for the successful implementation of SERVE Project in line with the targets and milestones. He/she will ensure that project activities are implemented within the policies and procedures of the organization, in consideration of AMIRs mission, regarding the Government policies and comply with all relevant legislation and professional standards.

The project coordination will be done in 5 project implementation Districts that include; Kayonza, Rwamagana, Ngoma, and Kirehe in Eastern Province; and Huye in Southern Province.



  • To plan, implement, organize, operate and control activities to be implemented at the field
  • Supervise the implementation of project activities at the field
  • To monitor the implementation of planned activities at the field
  • To ensure that the project operates within the approved budget
  • To identify and evaluate the risks associated with projects activities and take appropriate action
  • To report about the project progress to the Project Coordinator
  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information
  • To break projects into doable actions and set timeframes
  • Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives
  • Make sure that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve
  • Help prepare budgets and coordinate budget reviews
  • Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to the project coordinator
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports in 5 Districts

Required experiences and skills:

  • 2 years’ experience in project management and field coordination of activities.
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Management, Project management and Cooperative Management .
  • Fluent in English, French and Kinyarwanda as well as written skills.
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and Power point presentation
  • Professional knowledge about (micro-) finance and related market regulation
  • Professional skills in public relations
  • Professional skills in project and project portfolio management
  • Professional skills in key account management and member acquisition
  • Excellent network to key players in the finance and public sector
  • Excellent self-organization, punctuality and reliability

How to apply :

Interested and eligible applicants should submit the following documents to not later than 11th June 2024 at 5pm.

Send the documents as one folder and in the subject line, fill in the position of Project Officer;

  • Motivation letter explaining your suitability for the position,
  • Curriculum vitae with 3 referee names,
  • National ID.
  • Copy of the Academic Documents

 Only Shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for the interview.

Done at Kigali on 5th June 2024.

AMIR Management