Program Officer Northern Uganda Basic Education (NUBE) NGO Career Jobs – 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 Northern Uganda Basic Education (NUBE) will take responsibility for
planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Northern Uganda Basic
Education (NUBE) Project to improve children’s learning outcomes and
development through implementation of the QLE Framework. The QLE Framework has
4 pillars: Guiding Principle 1 – emotional and psychological needs of all
learners; Guiding Principle 2 – learning environment must protect children’s
physical wellbeing; Guiding Principle 3 – learning environment encourages and
supports active engagements for learners, child-centered teaching and improved
learning outcomes for all learners; Guiding Principle 4 – parents and local
communities are actively involved in planning, decision making and action to
improve education.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Program
    Officer Northern Uganda Basic Education (NUBE) job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Social Administration,
    Psychology, Social Sciences, Development Studies, or any relevant field
    and a Post graduate Diploma in Project Planning, Management and Evaluation
  • At least three (3) years experience of
    working with an International NGO with budget management and monitoring
    responsibilities.
  • At least two (2) years experience with
    good understanding of Community Education and training skills (Training of
    Trainers) particularly Non-Formal Education
  • Desirable
  • Excellent report writing skills and
    experience in generating Donor compliant reports of high quality.
  • Ability to speak local language and
    directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic
    planning abilities.
  • 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: 19th March 2018
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