Save the Children Career Jobs – Training and Development Specialist

Organisation: Save the Children
Kampala, Uganda
: Director of Program
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 fulfill their potential. In 2012, we reached more
than 100 million children around the world.

The Training
and Development Specialist will offer technical support in training and
development for a proposed US Department of Labor (USDOL) program to help Ugandan youth develop the skills to secure decent work and to serve as
civic leaders in their communities.  The Training
and Development Specialist will be responsible for building districts, civil
society capacity and community systems within the Program. In addition, be
responsible for the stakeholder’ coordination, referral mechanisms development;
other organizational capacity building, training of lower level implementers,
and working with the Community- Based Services Department (CBSDs) on support
supervision of the local NGOs, CBOs and other key stakeholders.

Skills and Experience
  • At
    least three years experience in a leadership position responsible for
    developing livelihoods, training, and development interventions.
  • Experience
    with the technical aspects related to the Applicant’s proposed strategy,
    including skills training, employment generation, entrepreneurship,
    alternative/additional income generation, youth employment, and social
    protection, as applicable.
  • Experience
    in projects promoting leadership development.
  • Good
    understanding of youth empowerment and development issues.
  • Experience
    working successfully with government agencies and private organizations engaged
    in promoting youth empowerment and development, including the provision of
    livelihoods and social services.
  • Experience
    working with employers’ organizations, trade unions, or other civil
    society organizations.

to Apply:
All suitable candidates
should send their application letters with a detailed CV indicating three 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:

 Testimonials/certificates should not be
attached to applications that are submitted online. Candidates are therefore
encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity. Save the Children is an equal opportunity
employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to

9th August 2013.

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