NGO Jobs – Advisor, Education at Save the Children

Title: Advisor, Education
Organisation: Save the Children in Uganda
Director of Program
Development and Quality
Kampala, Uganda
Save the Children:
Save the Children is the
world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence
in over 120 countries in the world. 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 170
persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them
fulfil their potential. In 2011, we reached more than 100 million children
around the world.
Duties & Responsibilities
  • The
    Advisor, Education plays a key role in the direction and coordination of
    the Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Vocational Education
    /Education for Youth Empowerment (EYE) programming section.
  • As
    a member of the Extended Senior Management Team (ESMT) in Uganda, the
    Advisor 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 – ECCD, Vocational
    Education /EYE program activities.
  • The
    Advisor will also play a key role in developing the advocacy priorities
    for the ECCD, Vocational Ed. /EYE program area and participating in
    advocacy, particularly at the National level.
  • The
    Advisor is also responsible for providing technical assistance and
    appropriate monitoring and evaluation in emergency responses.
Skills & Experience:
  • A
    minimum of Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, Education, Development
    Studies, Emergency and Disaster Management, Agriculture, Conflict
    Resolution or a relevant field.
  • Graduate
    or postgraduate training in project planning & management, monitoring
    and evaluation, community development & research or related field is
    an added advantage
  • A
    minimum of 8 years relevant working experience preferably in ECCD,
    Vocational Education, youth empowerment/ programming with at least 3 years
    at management level in an international NGO.
to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send their application letters with detailed CVs 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, Uganda Or on email:
Save the Children is an
equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are
encouraged to apply.
7th June, 2013
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are
submitted online. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest

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