Job at Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD)

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance, and customer services.
    • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
    • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

    BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit a suitable qualified candidate to fill the following position:

  • 1. GRANT OFFICER (1)- Social and Economic Inclusion of Refugees and Host community Project (SEIRHCP)/Jya Mbere Project

    Background Information

    Job Title: SEIR&HC Project – Grant Officer

    Current Grade: JG6

    Department: Business development department

    Duo Reports to: Functionally to the Manager, agriculture Portfolio

    Administratively to the SEIR&HC – Project Coordinator

    Direct Report: N/A

    Indirect Reports: N/A

    Contract Terms – 4 years Renewable fix term aligned to the project life span

    Purpose of the Job

    The purpose of the grant officer position is to identify new financing opportunities for the Social and Economic Inclusion of Refugees and Host community Project (SEIRHCP)or Jya Mbere project, appraise candidate PFIs, review and recommend PFIs submitted pipeline for financing following a thorough due diligence and finally notify the PFIs/clients of the bank’s decision.

    1. GRANT OFFICER (1)- Social and Economic Inclusion of Refugees and Host community Project (SEIRHCP)/Jya Mbere Project

  • Education: A degree in finance, management, accounting, economics or related discipline is required. Part or full relevant qualification (CPA, ACCA, CIMA, etc) is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience in similar position

Core competencies

  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience in project finance, investment and grant or credit analysis

2.FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (FMS) (1)- Rwanda Digital Acceleration Project (RDAP)

Professional, academic qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or Management with specialization in Finance and Accounting, with at least 5 years of relevant work experience in finance, accounting; or
  • Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, Management with specialization in Finance, Accounting, with at least 3 years relevant work experience.
  • Accounting Professional Qualification recognized by IFAC, ICPAR, ACCA, or CPA.

Interested candidate should apply online and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone.

Email only for inquiries (not application):

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda.

Deadline for application: 30th December 2022

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive.

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Done in Kigali, 16th December 2022


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