Adolescent Advisor Non-profit Careers – Save the Children International

Job
Title:         
 Adolescent Advisor
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 240 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 Adolescent Advisor provides strategic
direction and technical management for the planning and implementation of the
multi-sectoral adolescent activities and ensure the project meets stated goals,
expected result and reporting requirements. This staff will take technical and
management leadership role in coordination with local government, local
community organizations, and other partners and will oversee and manage the
adolescent-focused work of the project across four eastern districts of the
Karamoja sub-region. The Adolescent Advisor will be the primary driver of the
adolescent safe space model under the project, which will use a small group
approach to reach adolescents age 10-19 with age-segmented content (with a
primary focus on 10-14 year olds).The Adolescent Advisor will take a leading
role in the development of materials and work plans for the adolescent
component, and will be responsible for ensuring high quality implementation,
including overseeing the training of mentors.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Adolescent Advisor job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree. Post-graduate education
    (master’s or higher) in public health or related field is preferred.
  • A minimum of seven to ten years of experience in implementing adolescent
    development programs
  • Experience with small- group or “safe spaces” programs for
    adolescents
  • Experience working on multi-sectoral programs for adolescents and
    experience with adolescent behavior change material and curriculum
    development.
  • Desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in contribution in adolescent health and
    development strategy and materials development, implementation and
    monitoring and evaluation of ASRH interventions.
  • Familiarity and understanding of USAID policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with government ministries and policies regarding
    adolescent development programming
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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