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
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
  • 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
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as
  • 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
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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