Policy Officer in the Policy section 

05.05.2023 - Job Vacancies

The German Embassy in Kigali is looking for a Policy Officer in the Policy section starting 1st of July 2023 (preliminary fixed-term contract) for 41 hours/week 

- Terms of Reference -

The job includes the following tasks: 

  • Regular synopsises and presentation of political environment 
  • Accompanying the Ambassador to local events 
  • Maintaining contact, answering correspondence with partners from different sectors, i.e. press/economic/cultural sector 
  • Public relations work for Kinyarwanda Press and Social Media  Management and coordination of different embassy projects 
  • Translation of Rwandan texts into German or English 
  • Preparation of visits and accompaniment of delegations from Germany, as well as events of the Embassy 
  • Update of contact lists of the Embassy 
  • Acquisition of Information and public relations material

Applicants should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • MA degree and/or relevant professional experience (international relations, development, international law, or similar) 
  • Good command of Kinyarwanda; good language skills in English and German 
  • Good computer skills  Experience in dealing with visitors, callers and applicants 
  • Motivation, ability to work in a team, reliability, flexibility 
  • Preparedness to work independently 
  • valid residence and work permit for Rwanda (applies only to non-Rwandans)

Please send your comprehensive application until the 16th June 2023 with the following documents to one of the underneath addresses: 

  • Application in German and English 
  • Complete CV in German with Photo 
  • Certificates and references 
  • Proof of education/qualifications/trainings 
  • Proof of all skills mentioned in the specifications above 
  • Copy of passport or National ID

please send it to 

German Embassy Kigali
Administration (Application)
to Ms. Christiane Rump
KN 27 St/5

or via E-Mail

Only complete applications will be considered. Reception of your application will not be confirmed. Only applicants that will be invited for an interview will be contacted. Cost for participation in the selection process or move to Rwanda will not be covered by the Embassy. Interviews will be held tentatively in June.

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