Programme Development Advisor- Psychosocial Support- (PDA-PSS) Non-profit Careers – War Child Holland (WCH)

Organisation: War
Child Holland (WCH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
War Child Holland
(WCH) is an International non-profit organization that has been working in
Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affected areas.
As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has closed its programs related
to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response program in early 2016 in the
West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to children, young people and
families in the refugee and host communities. In addition to psychosocial
support, the country office is in the process of establishing education
projects with partners.
Job Summary:   The Programme Development Advisor-
Psychosocial Support- (PDA-PSS) is responsible for setting up Psycho-social
projects and ensure quality implementations of WCH activities in the refugee
hosting districts in Uganda. The PDA-PSS is tasked with training, technical
monitoring and coaching of staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the development of new project proposals.
  • Draft internal and external programme reports.
  • Coordination with the agencies focusing their programming on PSS.
  • Strengthen MHPSS working group.
  • Support conducting research on PSS.
  • Contribute to the development of Regional TeamUp Hub in Uganda.
  • Proactively participate in the development tools and guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The War Child Holland (WCH) Programme Development Advisor-
    Psychosocial Support- (PDA-PSS) job must hold a relevant academic
    background (Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Development).
  • Specialist knowledge of current principles and practices of
    psychosocial support and child protection programming with children in
    (post)conflict areas.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative monitoring &
    evaluation tools.
  • Five years of work experience in (I)NGO in developing countries /
    conflict areas, preferably with children.
  • Three years in PSS programming in (post)conflict areas.
  • Three years in staff capacity building and experience in providing
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  • Experience of working in education sector in Uganda is desirable.
  • Strong (creative/interactive) training skills.
  • Strong supervision, coaching and communication skills.
  • Able to quickly identify needs / gaps and work towards solutions.
  • Cultural sensitivity.
  • Result-oriented.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply by uploading an
English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire
(please note that a cover letter is not requested) through the following
Deadline: 2nd September 2018
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