Several Fresher Program Officer, Education/ Child Protection Non-profit 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, Education/ Child protection 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Program
    Officer, Education/ Child protection job placement should hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Education, Development
    Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Community
  • Two years relevant experience
    implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating field based child
    protection or education projects and a good understanding of child rights
    issues and child rights instruments.
  • One year of experience in financial,
    planning and budget management.
  • 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
  • Effective interpersonal skills – oral and
    written communication skills
  • Facilitation and presentation skills and
    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: 9th April 2018
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