NGO Jobs - Senior Officer –Childhood Care and Development at Save the Children


Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda

Job Summary:  The job holder will be responsible for providing ongoing capacity support and coordination of the project partners with project planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting.

About Save the Children:
Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.
In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A minimum of a Degree in Humanities or a relevant discipline. Additional or post graduate qualification in Early Childhood Care and Development, and Basic Education is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years progressive experience in programme development and management with INGOs.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery as may be applicable to the job.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

How to Apply:
Please send your applications with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

The Director of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P. O. Box 12018, Kampala
NB: Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.

Deadline: 19th April 2013.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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