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28 September 2016

Livelihoods & Youth Empowerment Specialist Job Placement - Save the Children International



Organisation: Save the Children International
Reports to: Area Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, 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 240 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 Livelihoods & Youth Empowerment Specialist plays a key role in the direction and coordination of the Livelihoods/Food Security/DRR programming section. As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT) in Uganda, the Livelihoods & Youth Empowerment Specialist is responsible for the development of high quality, innovative programs that deliver immediate and lasting change for children, and monitoring the quality of the implementation of Livelihoods/Food Security/DRR program activities.  The incumbent will  also play a key role in developing the advocacy priorities for the Livelihoods/Food Security/DRR program area and participating in advocacy, particularly at the National level. The Livelihoods & Youth Empowerment Specialist is also responsible for providing technical assistance and appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.    

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Livelihoods & Youth Empowerment Specialist job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, Development Studies, Emergency and Disaster Management, Conflict Resolution or a relevant field.  Graduate or post-graduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, community development & research or related field is an added advantage.
  • At least eight years relevant working experience with three years at management level in an international NGO.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST.
  • 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively throughout the country.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • 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 an added advantage.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

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: 7th October, 2016

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