The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda wishes to recruit competent candidates to strengthen the Imihigo Team and those candidates will be working under contract of 1 year renewable upon performance and availability of funds. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Imihigo Evaluation Specialists  will be required to work on the following specific tasks, but not limited to as follows:

- For Districts Imihigo Senior Expert:

  • Review and classify districts Imihigo into economic, social and governance categories for smooth evaluation purposes;
  • Review outcomes and impact indicators from existing national data sources and integrate them in districts evaluation indicators matrix where appropriate;
  • Prepare a NST period indicators and baselines at outcomes and impact level indicators from national surveys that will be used for district evaluation at different periods during the NST implementation;
  • Assess the implementation of districts Imihigo using  quarterly reports, and conduct spot checks where needed to verify the reported information and provide feedback;
  • Conduct mid-term evaluation of all planned districts Imihigo as a consolidation of the assessment of previous completed quarters, and provide official feedback to all implementing institutions by indicating only Imihigo that are completed, on-track, and off-track and implications for final evaluation;
  • Conduct the end evaluation by consolidating all internal quarterly assessment reports, and score districts Imihigo projects using the revised scoring approach;
  • Rank all districts based on final evaluation scores;
  • Produce districts final evaluation reports and summary documents describing key messages and implications for subsequent Imihigo planning and overall economic development;
  • Etc

- For Institutions and Joint Imihigo Senior Expert:

  • Review and classify institutions and joint Imihigo into economic, social and governance categories for smooth evaluation purposes;
  • Review outcomes and impact indicators from existing national data sources and integrate them in institutions and joint evaluation indicators matrix where appropriate;
  • Prepare a NST period indicators and baselines at outcomes and impact level indicators from national surveys that will be used for institutions and joint evaluation at different periods during the NST implementation;
  • Assess the implementation of institutions and joint Imihigo using  quarterly reports, and conduct spot checks where needed to verify the reported information and provide feedback;
  • Conduct mid-term evaluation of all planned institutions  and joint Imihigo as a consolidation of the assessment of previous completed quarters, and provide official feedback to all implementing institutions and joint lead institutions by indicating only Imihigo that are completed, on-track, and off-track and implications for final evaluation;
  • Conduct the end evaluation by consolidating all internal quarterly assessment reports, and score institutions and joint Imihigo projects using the revised scoring approach;
  • Produce institutions and joint final evaluation reports and summary documents describing key messages and implications for subsequent Imihigo planning and overall economic development; Etc

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Each member of Imihigo planning and monitoring team should have the following minimum qualifications:

  • University degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, demography, project management or social science in general;
  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in planning, monitoring, evaluation or project management in public or private sector;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of national planning processes;
  • Availability and readiness to start working immediately after recruitment.

Key Technical Skills & Knowledge required:

  • Be result-oriented and demonstrate integrity
  • Good planning and organizational skills;
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills
  • Computer Knowledge (Work Processing, Power Point and Internet)
  • Analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • Time management skills
  • Demonstrated writing skills in English; A working knowledge of French is an advantage

Application guidelines:

Interested persons meeting the above qualifications should apply through the recruitment portal of MIFOTRA on https://recruitment.mifotra.gov.rw/not later than 10th May 2018

Done at Kigali on 04thMay2018

David NKUSI

(SE)

Head of Corporate Services