Fresher Program Officer International NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children

Job Title:          Program Officer
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 (PO) provides ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and
reporting in regard to the execution of the Emergency Response activities,
including child protection and education components Activities ensure children
(and their care givers) in the refugee settlement regain access to safe living
environments, access education and skills development opportunities and are
protected from harmful abuse to rebuild their livelihoods that contributes to
their recovery and development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Program Officer job placement should hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Education,
    Development Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology,
    Community Psychology or any equivalent accrued working experience in a
    related position
  • Two
    years of relevant experience implementing, supervising, monitoring and
    evaluating field based child protection or education projects with an NGO,
    particularly focusing on children’s rights, preferably in an emergency
  • One
    year of experience in financial, planning and budget management.
  • Good
    understanding of child rights issues and child rights instruments.
  • 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.
  • Strong
    documentation and reporting skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th February 2018

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