District Forest Management Officers at Rwanda Forestry Authority (RFA

Job responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring smooth implementation and the completion of project activities in adherence to the proposed work plan;
  • Ensure that project related information is availed to the District teams and is shared widely with the assigned District, relevant communities and the existing district forums such as JADF, Twigire Muhinzi, Imboni z’ibidukikije Structure;
  • Conduct farmers and farmer groups, unions of cooperatives need assessment; and through consultative meetings prioritize the issues to be advocated for;
  • Organize coaching sessions to farmers to engage with local authorities and development partners at District and Sector levels and support them advocate for their forest and environment issues and interests;
  • Identify opportunities to engage youth and women in the project activities and build the confidence and capacity of young people and women as leaders;
  • Monitor and document progress of project activities against agreed indicators, and the M&E plan;
  • Represent RFA in assigned strategic meetings organized at the District level, and strengthen relationship with local officials and leaders to maximize collaboration and ensuring good working relations with all stakeholders;
  • Assist in the organization and conduct of on-farm and follow-up trainings and
  • demonstrations with project beneficiaries;
  • Participate in the planning, coordination, and implementation of the project fieldwork;
  • Participate in adaptation and utilization of the training module;
  • Liaise with local authorities and other strategic partners for a smooth project implementation;
  • Advise the Project Manager on Project issues;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agroforestry

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Forestry

    3 Years of relevant experience

  • Driving license Category A

    0 Year of relevant experience

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Fluency in Kinyarwanda, English and/or French. Knowledge of all is an added advantage.
  • Conflict resolution skills

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