Jobs at FXB Rwanda

Livelihood Officers


FXB Rwanda is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) envisioning to create a world fitting for children. Through standardized interventions and implementation approaches, FXB Rwanda addresses the root causes of poverty as means of securing children’s rights to survive, grow and develop. FXB Rwanda intervenes in economic strengthening, early childhood development, nutrition, health, water, sanitation and hygiene, violence prevention, climate change and environment conservation. Follow this link, to learn more on our intervening areas. At FXB Rwanda, we cherish: integrity, teamwork, Honesty, Accountability, Creativity and Innovation values  


Funded by “The Light Foundation” through FXB International, FXB Rwanda is implementing the FXBVillage program in Nyaruguru and Gisagara districts aiming at alleviating poverty by providing comprehensive package to the targeted program participants. Under this program, FXB Rwanda seeks to recruit Livelihood officers who will mainly undertake the Economic Strengthening responsibilities across the FXBVillage program to assure achievements of this domain’s intended results.

Job title: Livelihood Officer

Reports to: Program Coordinator

Number of Positions: Two (2)

Employment category: Fixed-term 12 months, Subject to renewal

Start date: April 2024

Location: Nyaruguru & Gisagara Districts. 


  • Capacity build volunteers and program participants on Income Generating Activities (IGAs), agri-business, generated income management, and related topics in entrepreneurship;
  • Support the program participants in improving and running the Income Generating Activities they have already and avail relevant pieces of advice on how to diversify them;
  • Regularly make follow ups on the progress of the IGAs, through conducting regular planned field visits to these activities sites;
  • Work with program facilitators and other coordination team in creation and operationalization of the program participants’ Village Saving and Lending Associations (VSLAs);
  • Follow up of the performance of the VSLAs, and provide pieces of advice on improving their work;
  • Test and implement the digitization systems of the VSLAs activities, including SAVIX and/or other recommendable system;
  • Regularly participate in action planning and reporting meetings to advise on proper strategy and consideration for economic strengthening domain;
  • Prepare and submit the economic strengthening activities’ plan and report;
  • Advise on linked domains’ improvement strategies for economic strengthening success;
  • Conduct home visits to program participants to assist and follow up program activities;
    • Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Economics, Business Management, Social sciences or other related field;
    • Commendable relevant experience in development sector serving the grass root program participants, and at least three years of experience in positions with same responsibilities;
    • Proficient in MS office and Google Workspace;
    • Familiarity with VSLA approach and their monitoring tools such as SAVIX, Dreamsave or other, is a priority;
    • Experience delivering the business planning, agri-business, entrepreneurship and related trainings;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, French and Kinyarwanda;
  • Management skills and Team working qualities;
  • Willing and ready to live in the working area.

Interested candidates with required skills and competences are requested to submit their application documents at

  • The application file needs to include: motivation letter addressed to FXB Rwanda Executive Director, CV, and well completed FXB Rwanda application form found on this link.
  • All the application files have to be merged into one pdf document not exceeding 5MBs.

The applications will be accepted not later than Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 5:00PM. Women candidates who meet the position’s qualifications are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps.

Done at Ruyenzi on March 01, 2024


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