Published Monday , on 13 February 2017, 12:48:55 by Christophe Hitayezu

Job Description – Benefits Officer

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Industry: Nonprofit/International Development

Function: Human Resources

Job Title: Benefits Officer

Deadline: March 3rd,2017

Job Location: Rubengera, Karongi

Duration: Minimum 2 years commitment, full-time job

Who We Are

One Acre Fund, known as TUBURA in Rwanda, is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In nine years in Rwanda, we have grown to serve more than 100,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. We are Rwanda’s fastest growing professional organization. To help manage this growth, we are looking for a Benefits Officer to start as soon as possible.


Under the supervision of the deputy head of Human Resource Management, the Benefits officer will be responsible for providing counsels and information to the employees on all matters related to health care plan, insurance, loan policy and related areas.


Represent the organization at personnel related health and loan issues
Prepare budgets for Health care for the coming Year
Plan, administer, evaluate and direct the employee benefits programs
Overseeing the reconciliation of premium reports from medical providers
Handle all billing from our health providers and follow up on their payment
Ensure that all employees have received their medical cards
Work in close collaboration with Regional HRs, Payroll administrator and Managers
Analyze applicants’ financial status, position occupied at work to determine feasibility of granting loans as per the loan policy provision.
Keep the institutional Loan policy up to date
Perform any other duties assigned to you.
Qualification and experience

The Interested candidates should at least have a bachelor’s degree in the following field: Business administration, Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance, Management or any other related field.

The candidates should have at least one to two years of experience working in a role where he/she was involved in administering compensation and or Benefit packages in some capacity, or a job in which he/she has performed complex financial analysis.

Other skills

Show ability to analyze data on salaries and the cost of benefit
Able to clearly convey recommendation in written reports
Having benefit management capabilities.
Having computer skills and working level of English
Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through mentorship and through regular management consulting-style career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high-level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions. This results in fast career growth for our staff.

Preferred Start Date



This role contains fast raises for performance, paying a meaningful salary for long-term placement.


Health insurance, room and board, local taxes, travels allowances.

How to Apply

Please click on this link:

Please complete the linked form carefully, only top candidates will be considered. It is not necessary to attach a cover letter or CV but you may do so at the end of the form.

We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position. If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136 (Do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts. If you misuse his number and use it for general information about the position and not to report Fraud, we will not consider you for this position).

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.