Program Officer – UNHCR (Child Protection) Job Careers – Save the Children International

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 Program
Officer – UNHCR (Child Protection) will provide ongoing, implementation,
technical guidance and mentorship, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in
regard to the execution of the Emergency child protection activities- ensure
those children (and their care givers) in the refugee settlement regain access
to safe living environments and are protected from harmful abuse to rebuild
their livelihoods that contributes to their recovery and development in the
Refugee Settlement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children
    Education Program Officer – UNHCR (Child Protection) job placement should
    hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Development Studies,
    Psychology, Law, with the equivalent accrued working experience in a
    related position
  • Three years’ experience in programme
    development and implementation with an NGO. Two years’ experience in
    financial, planning and budget management.
  • Relevant experience implementing,
    supervising, monitoring and evaluating community based child protection
    projects with NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of
    child rights issues and child rights instruments is desired
  • Specific familiarity with child rights
    issues in the NGO world or work.
  • Ability to interact with communities;
    children and adults as well as other stakeholders at sub-county and
    district levels
  • Effective interpersonal skills – oral
    and written communication skills
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 5th February 2018
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