Save the Children Jobs – Senior Officer Livelihoods

Organisation: Save the
Children in Uganda
Duty Station: Amuru,
Uganda  
Reports to: Area
Manager, Northern Region
About Save: 
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 fulfill their potential. In 2012, we reached more than 100
million children around the world.
Job Summary: The Senior
Officer Livelihoods will be responsible for the daily implementation of
Livelihood activities in the selected communities to enhance increase in food
production, income level and improved nutrition in Partnership with a civil
society organisation. The Senior Officer may be called upon as and when
necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
Qualifications, Skills &
Experience:
  • The Senior Officer
    should hold a bachelor’s degree in Management, Business Administration,
    Education, Agriculture or Social Science, Development Studies or related
    field, or equivalent accrued working experience.
  • At least three years
    relevant work experience in Livelihoods and development-related
    programming in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO).
  • Experience arid
    skills in mobilizing community structures to improve livelihoods, food
    security and Disaster Risk Reduction.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates should submit their applications with cover
letters and a detailed CVs indicating three professional 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, Kiira Road P
O Box 12018, Kampala, Uganda Or on
email: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with
disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 19th July,
2013
NB: Testimonials/certificates
should not be attached to applications that are submitted online. Candidates
are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

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