Women in Rwandan Energy (WIRE) Program Assistant

Women in Rwandan Energy (WIRE) Program Assistant

RTI International

Kigali, Rwanda

Job Summary:

The WIRE Assistant position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. The WIRE Assistant will work under supervision of the WIRE Coordinator and will also provide administrative support to the EAEP Technical Team (the Rwanda Technical Lead and the an Energy Specialist).

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Support the WIRE Coordinator in implementing a rotating apprenticeship program for female university students;
  • Support the WIRE Coordinator and the Gender Expert to collect information on gender participation in the energy sector and maintain a database of women professionals in the sector;
  • Support the WIRE Coordinator implement a technical training program for promising women with the Rwanda Energy Group (REG);
  • Assist in organizing and conducting high-level meetings and events with partners from across the sector, developing agendas and taking meeting notes;
  • In collaboration with the WIRE Coordinator, organize regular WIRE networking events, workshops, and mentoring programs;
  • Assist the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager, WIRE Coordinator and the Gender Expert in tracking WIRE indicators;
  • Help compile regular reports on WIRE activities to share with the EAEP management and USAID/Rwanda mission;
  • Regularly support the WIRE Coordinator to develop and share updates and communication through various channels, including social media platforms;
  • Assist the WIRE Coordinator in developing success stories and lessons learned and share these with partners;
  • Properly record and store information on WIRE at all times;
  • Other relevant duties as might be assigned;
  • Experience in Gender Mainstreaming;
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to energy, international development, capacity building/education, governance and/or gender;
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience with a focus on public and private sector engagement, capacity building and/or gender, strategic collaborations;
  • Strong knowledge of the Rwandan power sector is preferred. Knowledge of DRC and/or Burundi is desirable;
  • English language proficiency;
  • Excellent leadership, coordination, and organizational awareness skills;
  • Good listening/communication and client skills;
  • Superior computer skills, writing ability in English, and presentation skills;
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and ability to communicate at multiple levels in an organization: and ability to coordinate activities with officials from host country government, US Government, NGO’s, and other agencies;
  • Ability to build effective relationships with all clients, peers, and stakeholders;
  • Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within a team;
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.

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