Jobs

Rwanda - Climate change policy advisor

In the frame of an ongoing tender, we are looking for a Climate change policy advisor with this profile:

Tasks:

He/she will provide regular policy analysis to the EU Delegation and Ministries in the areas of environment and climate action specifically policy analysis and briefing in the areas of climate change, climate resilience and adaptation, international climate change negotiations.

In collaboration with key expert 5, he/she will provide information and technical advice on sources of funds and their priorities and activities, for example the Global Environment Facility fund, the Green Climate fund or any multilateral, bilateral donors or foundations.

He/she will facilitate the development of technical tools and guidance.

He/she will supervise thematic studies and deliverables from Non-key experts in the environment sector.

Embedded in the MoE, the expert will report to the ministry senior management. He will ensure regular briefings and exchanges with the EU Delegation to Rwanda.

He/she will be involved in collaboration with EU, European Member States and the Rwandan Government in the implementation of environmental aspects of the Team Europe Initiative (TEI) ‘Investing in sustainable and inclusive agricultural transformation”, relative to the Kigali Wholesale Market Project ; he/she will coordinate possible actions with team implementing TEI “Sustainable Rwandan cities fit for the digital age”.
 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Environment, Environmental science or economics, equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years
  • Proven knowledge of policy analysis and communication tools (briefings, concept-notes, study analysis, etc) in the area of environment and climate action. Ability to analyse information, evidence-based and to translate into policy recommendation
  • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing; at least C-1 level proficiency in English

Preferred requirements:

  • Good communication and networking skills
  • At least B-2 level proficiency in French
     

General professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 4 years of working experience as an advisor to a Ministry; National agency or a public institution, in the area of environment and climate action
  • At least 2 years of experience in climate finance

Considered an asset:

  • Experience (s) with EU sector budget support programs
  • Experience on research programs in environment or relative to climate change
  • Similar experiences in African countries will be an asset
     

Specific professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 2 professional working experiences embedded in technical ministries or national implementing agencies
  • Proven working experience in improving collaboration and dialogue between technical ministries
  • At least 2 years of working experience analysing, supervising or elaborating studies in the Environment and Climate change sectors
  • Proven working experience in fund raising for public institutions or foundations on climate action
  • Proven working experience in developing research program in Environment

Considered an asset:

  • Professional working experiences in gender mainstreaming and gender sensitive actions in the areas of climate action including proven experiences in climate change gender action plans
  • Development of best practices sharing with others countries
  • Experience in coordinating donors and partners in the environmental sector
     

Duration of the assignment : 4 years as from March 2023

In case of interest, kindly send an updated CV to thomas.coyette@agrer.com with reference "9991".

Rwanda - Expert in resources mobilisation and monitoring/evaluation

In the frame of an ongoing tender, we are looking for an Expert in resources mobilisation and monitoring/evaluation with this profile:

Tasks:

He/she will support MINAGRI, MoE and districts in the development and optimisation of their M&E systems. A specific contribution is expected on the NDC MRV-system and consolidation of Paris Agreement Enhanced Transparency Framework.

Embedded in the MoE, the expert will report to the ministry senior management. He/she will collaborate closely with the other technical ministries: MINAGRI and MINECOFIN; and with relevant national funds (eg.Fonerwa) or agencies.

He/she will facilitate the development of technical tools and guidance.

He/she will supervise thematic studies and deliverables from Non-key experts relative to his/her thematic.

Qualifications and skills
Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, or equivalent professional experience of at least 10 years
  • Proven knowledge in public/private finance
  • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing; at least C-1 level proficiency in English

Considered an asset:

  • Proven knowledge in climate finance
  • Proven knowledge in carbon credit mechanisms
  • At least B-2 level proficiency in French
     

General professional experience
A minimum of 6 years of experience is required. The expert could have mixed experience requirements during the same job, for example 2 years developing information systems in a monitoring and evaluation unit in a climate fund collaborating with an economic planning Ministry.

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 4 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • At least 2 years of experience in fundraising
  • At least 2 years of experience in a development or commercial bank
  • At least 2 years of experience in information systems

Considered an asset:

  • Experience with financial mechanisms as national agricultural or climate funds
  • Experience in access to capital markets
  • Experience in blending mechanisms
  • Collaborative experience with National Finances and Economic planning Ministry

Specific professional experience
A minimum of 6 years of experience is required

Minimum requirements:

  • 4 years professional working experience in supporting institutional monitoring and evaluation systems in agriculture or/and environment sectors
  • 2 proven experiences in development and/or implementation of MRV-systems under a NDC approach
  • 2 working experience in developing agri and/or climate finance strategies and/or financial roadmaps
  • 2 working experiences in developing bankable projects pipelines, including project feasibility and financial assessments
  • Proven experience in accessing international sources of finance through the development of concept notes and proposals
  • Proven experience in carbon credit markets

Considered an asset:

  • Experiences in NDC finance approach; including NDC investment plans, green bonds
  • Proven experience in integrating NDCs into national planning, budgets and revenue, including carbon pricing, taxes and trading
  • Proven experience in training or capacity building in accessing international sources of finance through the development of concept notes and proposals

Duration of the assignment : 4 years as from March 2023

In case of interest, kindly send an updated CV to thomas.coyette@agrer.com with reference "9991".

Rwanda - Team Leader

In the frame of an ongoing tender, we are looking for a Team Leader with this profile:

Tasks:

He/she will be in charge of the overall management of the project in terms of priorities, content, policy dialogue, ensuring overall coherence of approach, linking with other stakeholders, ensuring adequacy to the needs the objectives and purposes of the team and delivering timely quality outputs.

He/she will also be managing the selection, mobilisation and supervision of short-term/Non-key expertise and coordinate reporting. He will ensure enhanced coordination within technical ministries and implementing agencies.

He/she will be closely coordinating with the EU Delegation and coordinate regular reporting to be provided to the EU Delegation in the framework of the Sector Reform Contract implementation.

The team leader will be in charge of the monitoring and evaluation of the technical assistance’s performance.

He will ensure the communication with the consortium, if any, and a close collaboration with the backstopping team.

The team leader will be embedded at MINAGRI.

The team leader will act as an overall coordinator of activities and planning. He will also reply to the requests of the contracting authority for additional activities not initially planned.

Additionally, the team leader will also be the focal point for this technical assistance to the sectors ‘donors.

He/she will be leading the development of capacity building plans, linking with relevant central and local institutions and stakeholders, identifying priority needs and requirements, monitoring all technical inputs and ensuring the timely delivery of quality outputs.

 

Qualifications and skills

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Agriculture economics, Agronomy, Public administration, or equivalent professional experience of at least 12 years
  • Proven management, coordination and leadership skills
  • Proven knowledge of public policies and programmes/project in the area of agriculture and climate action in agriculture
  • Proven knowledge in capacity building in public institutions
  • Excellent English communication skills both orally and in writing; at least C-1 level proficiency in English

Preferred requirements:

  • At least B-2 level proficiency in French

General professional experience

A minimum of 12 years of experience is required.

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 10 years of experience in project management in the sectors of agriculture or climate change
  • At least 8 years of experience in advising or implementing policy-based strategic planning in the agriculture and/or environmental sectors
  • Professional working experience managing sector budget support (Sector Reform Contracts)

Considered an asset:

  • Similar experiences in Sub-Saharan African countries

Specific professional experience

Minimum requirements:

  • 6 years successful professional working experience in supporting institutional reforms and strategies in relevant sectors for this technical assistance
  • At least 3 professional working experiences as team leader, managing experts’ team
  • At least 2 professional working experiences embedded in technical ministries or national implementing agencies
  • At least 3 professional working experiences in institutional capacity development (including elaboration of capacity building plans, training needs assessment and experiences in training, etc…)

Considered an asset:

  • Professional working experiences with local or decentralized authorities
  • Professional working experience in twinning and peer-to-peer
  • Professional working experience with the EU

Duration of the assignment : 4 years as from March 2023

In case of interest, kindly send an updated CV to thomas.coyette@agrer.com with reference "9991".

Project Manager

Created in 1959, AGRER S.A.-N.V. is a consulting firm providing studies and technical assistance services mainly at the international level (environment, rural development, economic development, governance, institutional support, etc.). AGRER's clients are mainly governments or public institutions financed by the European Union, the World Bank and Regional Development Banks. AGRER implements many projects in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Turnover ±10 MEUR. Staff ±25 in Brussels and ±75 on projects. For more information on AGRER's activities: https://agrer.com or https://www.linkedin.com/company/agrer
 

AGRER is currently seeking a full-time Project Manager to reinforce its Environment Department.  The Department has a diversified portfolio in climate change adaptation, mitigation, climate reform mainstreaming and access to climate finance; land use and regional planning; natural resources management; environmental and social safeguards; project appraisals.

Mission : Assist / report to the Manager of the Environment Department

Main tasks

The Project Manager will have responsibilities for both business development and the execution of contracts:

  • Development of commercial activities (market analysis, identification of new project opportunities, contacts with clients and partners).
  • Preparation of Expressions of Interest and Bids: identification of experts, negotiation of collaboration agreements with partners, background analysis and research, appraisal of opportunities and definition of commercial strategies, writing of technical proposals.
  • Management of awarded contracts: technical and management support to our teams of experts; partners & clients relations; monitoring and QC of contractual delivery; quality control on services provided; supervision of projects’ administration and finance.

Requirements

We are looking for a candidate with min. 2-year experience in a consulting firm or a development agency, who wants to grow in skills, experience, and responsibilities. The person should have:

  • Advanced degree in environmental sciences/management, economics, international affairs, political sciences, or similar
  • French and English completely fluent, written and oral - other languages a plus
  • Highly organised ; Positive attitude to client and interpersonal relations and teamwork ;
  • Strong attitude to quantitative financial analysis for project management ; advanced skills in Excel
  • Willing to travel

Assets

  • Experience in climate change related domains
  • Knowledge and experience of procurement procedures of EU and other development agencies
  • Demonstrated high level technical writing skills
  • Implementation experience in developing countries

     

    Full-time position, as soon as possible – based in Brussels, with missions in developing countries

    In case of interest, please send updated CV in French or English with motivation letter to genevieve.lapage@agrer.com with reference ENV/09-2022

    Only internally pre-selected candidates will be contacted

Comptable axé(e) sur la gestion de projets

COMPTABLE AXÉ(E) SUR LA GESTION DE PROJETS

Créée en 1959, AGRER S.A.-N.V. est une société de consulting fournissant des services d’études et d’assistance technique essentiellement à l’international (secteurs environnement, développement rural, développement économique, gouvernance, appui institutionnel,..).  Les clients d’AGRER sont surtout des gouvernements ou institutions publiques financées par l’Union européenne, par la Banque Mondiale, par les Banques Régionales de Développement. Nombreux projets en Afrique, Amérique Latine et Asie. Chiffres d’affaire ±10 MEUR. Staff ±25 à Bruxelles et ±75 sur projets. Pour plus d’information sur les activités d’AGRER : https://agrer.com ou https://www.linkedin.com/company/agrer

Mission : Assister le Chef de service Comptabilité et Finance et travailler en support aux départements opérationnels.

Responsabilités principales :

  • Appui aux départements pour gestion comptable de projets :
    • Préparation des factures aux clients, suivi échéanciers de paiement et des taux d’exécution des contrats, en étroite collaboration avec les départements opérationnels,
    • Préparation du plan comptable analytique de nouveaux contrats et suivi.  Importation des comptabilités locales des projets dans le système comptable central et vérifications (états de trésorerie locale, approvisionnements des fonds, réaffectation d’écritures,…),
    • Enregistrement des factures et suivi des comptes de tiers (clients et fournisseurs).
  • Appui au Chef de service pour des tâches de comptabilité générale :
    • Encodage des journaux d'achat, vente, salaires, opérations diverses (logiciel SAGE ou équivalent),
    • Analyse des comptes généraux et proposition corrections nécessaires (régularisation, réconciliation, justification, lettrage, opérations diverses, …),
    • Déclarations diverses auprès de l’administration.
  • Appui à la gestion de base de données comptable
    • Interface avec les fournisseurs informatiques
    • Support auprès des utilisateurs internes

Profil recherché :

  • Niveau Bachelier en comptabilité (ou formation/expérience probante équivalente)
  • 1 à 2 ans d'expérience dans le domaine
  • Maîtrise du français; pratique de l'anglais et/ou de l’espagnol est un atout
  • Maitrise de MS Excel (MS Office)
  • De bonnes connaissances en informatique et en gestion de base de données comptable sont des atouts
  • Une expérience du logiciel SAGE et de l’utilisation des plateformes ISABEL, INTERVAT, BNB STAT sont des atouts
  • Capacité à travailler en équipe, orienté client
  • Initiative, organisation, rigueur et flexibilité
  • Sens des responsabilités et autonomie.

Contrat d’employé(e) à durée indeterminée

CV et lettre de motivation à envoyer à : agrer@agrer.com réf. COMPTA

Informations : Mme Jousseaume +32 2 640 63 10