Job Opportunities at Rwanda Forest Authority RFA

1. Agroforestry Field Officers

Job responsibilities

  • Assist with the implementation of all RFA projects at the community level.
  • Through active participation in landscape hubs, assist in the development of annual, quarterly and monthly intervention plan
  • Assist in the design of participatory forest and agroforestry management and action plans, community landscape restoration plans, and facilitate participatory stakeholder workshops.
  • Support the establishment, organization, and training of local community groups, participate in the restoration and protection actions for each of the protected natural forests and/or restored landscapes, awareness sessions, group organization and agreement meetings, practical field training, to ensure community engagement through the restoration and protection processes.
  • Support the natural regeneration and enrichment plantation of biodiversity-supportive native trees and shrubs and for regeneration of biodiversity tree seedling production, planting, and maintenance/protection
  • Assist in monitoring and supervision of landscape restoration activities (agroforestry) and extension activities driven by implementing partners
  • Assist in the efficient distribution of tree planting materials and improved cook stoves to beneficiaries, by ensuring compliance to approved distribution modalities, where required.
  • Support field-level monitoring system on project activities under implementation.
  • Provide regular field reports. In close collaboration with the M&E specialist, ensure monitoring and recording of progress against the project’s indicators
  • In addition, the candidates will do any other business assigned by the supervisor


2.  District Forest Management Officers

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



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