Duties and responsibilities:

The Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU) unit is responsible to manage  and  oversee  the  implementation of all projects  components  by providing strategic leadership  to  ensure  the  achievement of projects  goals and the sustainability of expected outcomes.

Other responsibilities include managing and supervising consultants, contractors and suppliers  involved in  planning  and  delivery  of  all components  of  the projects to ensure all participants adhere to the highest quality standards and work towards meeting targets and outcomes. 

To accomplish its mission, the Office of the Single Project Implementation Unit (SPIU) is divided in the following units and staff:



  • Administrative Assistant (1)
  • M&E Specialist (1)
  • Financial Management Specialist (1)
  • Accountant (1)
  • Planning, M&E Specialist (1)
  • Procurement Specialist (1)
  • Procurement Assistant (1)

SPIU Coordinator:

  Mr Yahya HASSANI
  SPIU Coordinator

Yahya Hassani is an experienced Management professional since the year 2002. He possesses vast experience in Project Management, Project Coordination, Project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), Coaching and Mentoring, Contract Management and Public Private Partnership. He is also a professional in Enterprise and Business Development. This experience is a result of working in Management Consulting, Academia, Civil Society and Government funded projects and in Private Sector especially in areas of Statistics, ICT, Entreprise and Business Development and Public Private Partnership both as employed, consultant and volunteer.

From 2002 to 2003 he worked at KPMG as Tax and Legal Consultant. From 2003 to 2006 Mr. Yahya was an assistant lecturer at Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in the Faculty of Management. He left KIST and joined Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) as ICT Park Coordinator in 2006 and later in 2007 in the eRwanda Project as Private Sector Development Specialist and ICT Bus Coordinator (World Bank funded Project) of which he left in 2011 when the project ended. From 2011 to 2013 Mr. Yahya Hassani worked as Management Consultant, Mentor and Coach in the areas of Research and Development, Financial Management, Project Management, Purchase and Supply Management, Operations, Strategic Management and Business Development. From 2013 he joined NISR as NSDS Basket Fund Coordination Team Coordinator and later (from 2016 to date) as NISR SPIU Coordinator.

Mr. Yahya Hassani possesses an MBA from University of Greenwich (UK), a Masters in Communication Management from Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from KIST and he is a Certified Public Private Partnership Projects Specialist from IP3 Institute (USA).