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Senior Officer DRR Non-profit Careers - Save the Children International


Job Title:            Senior Officer DRR
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Uganda

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 300 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 Senior Officer, DRR will provide ongoing capacity support to staff, partners on integration of resilience building into programmes, plan, implement and coordination of project activities. The jobholder will also ensure programme quality delivery, Monitoring & evaluation, documentation and reporting on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation initiatives. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Senior Officer DRR job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant field or the equivalent accrued working experience in a related field and position.
  • A minimum of three years of progressive experience in programme development and management with INGOs. Relevant experience supervising DRR/ CCA interventions, community based social development projects with International NGOs particularly those addressing children's rights and those applying partnership approach is desirable.
  • Previous experience of working with local partners and District Local Government on DRM, Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education, or Child Protection program delivery.
  • Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage.
  • 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 cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.


Deadline: 29th September 2017

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