Financial Advisor - VVOB


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Job Title :
Financial Advisor - VVOB


Location :
Jobs in Rwanda


Posted on :
Tue Dec 04, 2018


Apply before :
Sun Dec 30, 2018


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Experience required :
1 year - 3 years


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Job Description



o    In close cooperation with the colleagues of the financial and programme departments, you collect and structure financial data of our activities;

o    With this financial data, you calculate cost structures, return and efficiency of our interventions, provide recommendations for improvements and optimizations, and support the colleagues in implementing these;

o    You support the financial department and programme department in financial planning, implementation and budget monitoring;

o    You prepare and calculate various financial and economic scenarios and models to further expand and upscale our interventions, and you provide advice on this to colleagues, Rwandese partners and (potential) other donors and cooperation partners;

o    You develop user-friendly financial formats to further optimize the formulation and planning of new programmes;

o    You stay informed on the structure and developments of the Rwandese national budget for education, and signalize tendencies, opportunities and risks for VVOB’s programme interventions;

o    You actively contribute to finding new funding opportunities and to developing project proposals;

o    You contribute to VVOB’s internal and external communications from a financial and economic point of view;

o    You share lessons learned with colleagues in Rwanda but also with the broader organization.


o    You have a Master’s degree in economic sciences, socio-economic sciences, business administration or any other relevant degree;

o    You have experience with quantitative research with strong analytical skills and an eye for detail;

o    You have experience with doing financial prognoses and economic analyses; preferably in the area of cost-benefit, cost-efficiency and cost-effectiveness analyses;

o    You have strong English communication skills, both written and oral, and know how to translate complex financial and economic analyses into clear communication messages and presentations to share with different audiences, and to provide advice based on the local context;

o    You have a strong interest in and affinity with international development cooperation.

o    EU citizen.

Required competences:

VVOB core competences:

o    Result orientation

o    Continuous improvement

o    Cooperation

Function specific competences:

o    Analytical and synthesizing skills

o    Creativity

o    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

o    360° Empathy

o    Reliability

o    Development oriented

We offer:

o    A dynamic working environment in an international context; our team in Rwanda consists of a multi-disciplinary team of more than 25 Rwandan and international professionals;

o    An exciting job with varied responsibilities and opportunities for professional development;

o    A competitive expat salary (salary scale A111 of the Flemish Government with a gross annual salary between € 43 000 and € 67 000 depending on relevant working experience) plus benefits package (including housing allowance, hardship allowance, an annual flight ticket, insurances, contribution to school fees and professional development budget)

Note that this is a long-term position with secured funding up until 31st December 2021.

How to Apply


Submit a motivation letter and your C.V. before December 9, 2018, to Lotte Van Den Eeckhout at

More info: For more info you can contact Ms. Line Kuppens


Apply before Sun Dec 30, 2018




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