Programme Officer, Education (NORAD) NGO Job Careers – Save the Children International

Officer, Education (NORAD)
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. 
Job Summary:    The Programme Officer, Education (NORAD)
will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting
of the Education interventions under NORAD programme 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. The job holder may be called upon as
and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian
crisis. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently
dissatisfied with the status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to
drive for change and when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in
the lives of the most marginalized and vulnerable children. In order to be
successful you will bring or have:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Programme Officer,
    Education (NORAD) job placement must hold a Diploma/ Degree in Education
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in delivery and supervision of
    education as well as the functioning of the Ugandan education system.
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local
    Government in Karamoja region in Basic Education, both in formal and
    non-formal primary schools is required.
  • Previous experience of teacher training, mentorship and coaching
    especially in lower primary school is required.
  • Demonstrated skills in supervision, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to speak and write in Ngakarimojong.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Self-drive and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands-on implementation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and
    perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally
    under strenuous conditions.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an
    international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 29th March 2019
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