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Joseline Umuhire

Joseline Umuhire

History: Young Expert at Resilience B.V. - Rwanda
YEP period 2019 - 2020, batch 18

Position after YEP

Looking for a job in the United States

YEP Role

Resilience is an international network organisation that carries out research and consultancy projects in emerging markets. The company also initiates and invests in social enterprises to develop market-based solutions for pressing issues. I will work on two consultancy projects for Resiliencia Rwanda: TRAIDE and NAZAVA water filter. 

 

TRAIDE is the trade facilitation programme of the Netherlands Embassy in Rwanda. It aims to show businesses the potential of emerging economies and support them to make the right investment in order to sustain growth of the Rwandan economy with a specific focus on the agricultural sector.  NAZAVA water filter will lead to improved access to clean drinking water. The two projects allow me as the Young Expert to build expertise in sustainable development across YEP.  

 

Skills

  • Interpersonal skills 
  • Managing meeting, report writing and presentation skills 
  • Stress management 
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills 
  • Team working spirit
  • Planning skills 
Background

Nationality: Rwandan
Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration (Lovely Professional University-India)

 

Experience before YEP

I served Rwanda Revenue Authority as a Taxpayer Education Officer: from 2016, up to 2019

  • Gather and compile the tax information to be posted on RRA website, social media or to be published in other media channels
  • Design and updates the teaching manuals and presentations for taxpayers  
  • Examine taxpayers’ complaints and provide relative information
  • Organise and coordinate special events, open day, dialogues, seminars, consultative meetings, workshops and conferences
  • Prepare brochures and leaflets to be distributed to taxpayers
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