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06 July 2016

Sponsorship Program Manager Job Placement - Save the Children International

Job Title:      Sponsorship Program Manager
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. 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. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 200 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary: The Sponsorship Program Manager will mainly be responsible for providing leadership and management of all Save the Children Programmes (Sponsorship funded and other Grants) in the Wakiso Sponsorship Impact Area ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in programme delivery in line with Donor expectations and SCI policy guidelines and provisions. The incumbent will ensure complete participation of children and communities in the programme and will manage programmes in a holistic and integrated manner to leverage on available and potential synergies. The post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Sponsorship Program Manager job placement should hold a Bachelor degree in Education, Social science or related discipline.
  • A minimum of five years of related working experience in development programmes of managing child sponsorship is essential.
  • Past exposure and experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is a mandatory.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional 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:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their application letters with detailed CVs indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors submitted to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org addressed to:

The Director of Human Resources & Administration,
Save the Children,
Plot 68/70, Kira Road,
Kampala. Uganda.

NB:
  • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications.
  • Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.

Deadline: 15th July 2016 by 5:00PM


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