Sub-Area Manager NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:           Sub-Area Manager
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Area Manager
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 Sub- Area
Manager works in the Refugee program area and is responsible for managing the
settlement’s response to the humanitarian crisis. The post holder will play a
leadership role in the refugee settlement in the management of Save the
Children emergency programmes to increase impact and enable positive change for
children. The job holder is responsible for providing strategic direction to
the country programme in collaboration with management. The incumbent is
responsible for identifying needs and resources and elaborating programme
recommendations for the emergency response in the district in line with the
national and district humanitarian response priorities. He/she will ensure that
all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child
safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal opportunities and
other relevant policies are adhered to.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
    Sub-Area Manager job placement should hold a  Bachelor’s degree or higher in
    Education, social science or related discipline.
  • A minimum of five or more years of working
    experience in humanitarian response programmes of managing teams in
    humanitarian/emergency crisis is essential.
  • Broad knowledge of Security management in
    insecure environments.
  • Previous exposure and experience of
    working with local partners and District Local Government in Health,
    Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery.
  • Ability to speak local language and
    directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Broad 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.
  • Excellent financial, planning and budget
    management skills
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
    backgrounds and cultures.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 11th August

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