United Nations Volunteers Programme Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

United Nations Volunteers Programme Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

Mission and objectives

  • Our mission is to transform rural economies and food systems by making them more inclusive, productive, resilient and sustainable. We invest in the millions of people who are most at risk of being left behind: poor, small-scale food producers, women, young people and other vulnerable groups living in rural areas.


  • Together with other team members, the UNV will help the Country Office during the process of designing new operations, participate in implementation and supervision mission. He /she will also participate in policy dialogue and partnership meetings. He/will be working under the di-rect supervision of the Country Director with support from the Country Programme Officer.

    Task description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Country Director and the Country Programme Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    Country Programme Support:

    • enhance the technical quality of IFAD country activities through programme (COSOP) and project (grants and loans) design, supervision, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, reporting and completion activities;

    • analyse, document, and disseminate both national and local issues as well as condi-tions and best practices and lessons learned within IFAD and among partner devel-opment agencies as requested;

    • Attend relevant meetings, workshops and seminars with project management teams, government, partners, and other stakeholders as needed.

    Partnership Building:

    • enhance the country office’s relationships and collaborations with in-country counter-parts;

    • establish and maintain counterpart contacts to promote programme and project col-laboration and harmonization as well as identifies financing opportunities with other donors.

    Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

    • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

    • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

    • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;

    • Contribute articles/write-ups on field
    experiences and submit them for UNV publica-tions/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

    • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;

    • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

    Results/Expected Outputs

    • Take part to the implementation support and supervision missions (ISM) and design mis-sions organized in Rwanda;

    • Participate in the meetings with Government counterparts, donor partners, private sector partners and beneficiaries;

    • Draft parts of the Aide memoire and associated appendices in the Supervision mission report (Main report and Working papers) or parts of the Concept Notes/Project Design Re-ports produced by the country office;

    • As for the development of knowledge management (KM) thematic products, the consultant is expected to have, co-drafted 2 KM thematic products for the country portfolio;

    • Provide implementation support to the IFAD portfolio as required by the Country Office;

    • The development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counter-parts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);

    • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated, and documented in all activities throughout the assignment.

    • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development dur-ing the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

    Eligibility criteria

  • Age: 27 - 80

    Additional eligibility criteria

  • This assignment is funded by the Government of Korea and therefore specific criteria apply:

  • Candidates must be Korean nationals.

  • Candidates who have already served as UN Volunteer Specialist funded by Korea are not eligible to apply.

  • Candidates may apply to a maximum of three assignments per advertisement and indicate the order of preference in the ‘Additional remarks’ section.


  • Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Volunteers Programme Analyst Jobs in Rwanda

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