Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD)

The Development Bank of Rwanda Plc “BRD”, a Public Company Limited by Shares, with a share capital of RWF 150,000,000,000, incorporated on August 5, 1967, company code N° 100003547, it’s head office at Kigali, Postal Office Box 1341 Kigali.

Vacancy Announcement

The Development Bank of Rwanda is Rwanda’s only National Development Bank mandated to support Rwanda’s development goals. Over the last years, the bank has undergone substantial re-organization aimed at positioning it as an “innovative and sustainable provider of development finance for socio-economic impact”.

To achieve this vision, the bank’s new strategic plan (2018-2024) has outlined 3 key strategic themes.

  • Operational Excellence: Continuous improvement of our credit and risk management system, financial performance and customer services.
  • Strategic Partnerships: Forming strategic partnerships to deliver our mandate is a key component of our core activities.
  • Dynamic Culture: Continuously improving our pool of knowledge to have the most competent and skilled employees.

BRD is committed to respecting gender equality and disability norms. We promote gender responsive practices. Qualified candidates particularly females and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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To help accomplish this ambitious and exciting vision, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) would like to recruit suitable qualified candidates to fill the following positions:


Background Information
Job Title:  Officer, Talent Acquisition Management Job Level:  JG6
Department: Human Capital and Corporate Services
Reports to: Manager, Human Capital
Direct Reports: N/AIndirect Reports: N/A
Contract terms: Open ended contract
Purpose of the Job
Human capital planning, full cycle recruiting overseeing, building a strong Employer brand, creation of strong internal & external candidate pipeline developing robust talent acquisition strategy, transforming recruiting from an as-needed function to a proactive hiring function.
Main Responsibilities of the Job: 
Hiring forecasts as part of the company’s strategic planning by liaising with internal departments. Developing hiring strategies and procedures in line with industry trends, as well as keeping informed of advancements in the field.Full cycle recruiting overseeing.Determining selection criteria, hiring profiles, and job requirements for vacant positions.Sourcing potential candidates through all channels (company career portals, recruitment sites, job boards, social platforms, as well as print media, posters, and flyers, professional networks.) Develop working relationships with third-party recruitment agencies/ companies and ensure their support in providing most suitable talent to fill open positions.Managing hiring processes via electronic Applicant Tracking Systems.Design job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position’s requirementsEvaluating applications and screening candidates via calls or emails, as well as facilitating pre-interview assessments.Perform a background checks for potential candidates to be recruited.Documenting processes and fostering good relationships with potential candidates and past applicants.Lead employer branding initiativesOrganize and attend job fairs and recruitment eventsPrepare job offers that is fair, equitable and competitive total compensation and benefits package that fits and is aligned to our company’s remuneration philosophyPrepare job descriptions, job analysis, job evaluations and job classificationsParticipate in salary and labour market surveys to determine prevailing pay rates and benefits Work in collaboration with the Performance and Development Officer to provide and support the implementation of a career mapping of high potential employees in relation to the succession plansEnsure organization transparency in recruitment Manage internal & external queries related to talent acquisition. Support the HR department in basic HR Operations and any other assigned task.
Performance indicators
Compliance with the HR policies and proceduresTimely fill open positions as per planNumber of positions filled vs plansQuality of hire Cost per hireQuality of hiring sourceOffer acceptance rateCandidate and hiring Head/ Manager satisfactionTimely update of new employee records
Working relationships 
Head, human capital and corporate supportHeads of departmentsStaff within the human capital and corporate support departmentHuman resource regulatory authoritiesAll staffRecruiting agencies/ companies
Professional, academic qualifications and experience
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or any related fieldMinimum of 2-3 years’ experience in HR corporate environment and proven work experience as a Talent AcquisitionHaving an HR professional certificate especially in talent acquisition and compensation management would be advantageous.Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methodsA keen understanding of the differences between various roles within organizationsPrior experience in HR practices and compensation cycle managementExcellent networking skills to build relationships with potential candidates online and offline.Proficiency in Applicant Tracking Systems.Ability to liaise with internal departments and develop hiring strategies and profiles.Advanced knowledge of effective hiring platforms that attract suitable applicants.Exceptional ability to screen candidates, compile shortlists and interview candidates.Experience in creating awareness of the company brand and establishing professional relationships with candidates.Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends. Experience in organizing career fair.Working knowledge of HR Operations
Core competencies
Knowledge of candidate sourcing techniquesExcellent interpersonal & communication skills.Negotiation tactics.Good time management skills.Planning skillsWorking knowledge of the payroll computation and general HR operations.Remuneration and Job Evaluation ToolsTeam player.Organization skills,Knowledge of Rwanda labour law.Records Management skills

Application Guidelines: 

Interested candidate should apply online ( ) and upload application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter, names of three previous supervisors (as one document) as well as their emails and telephone

Only online applications shall be considered. 

Email only for inquiries (not application):  

Address all applications to the Head, Human Capital and Corporate Services of the Development Bank of Rwanda. 

Deadline for application: Tuesday 17th March 2022 

The employment package is highly competitive/attractive. 

Due to expected high volume of applications, ONLY shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Done in Kigali, March 1st  , 2022





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