Entry Level Program Officer, Education & Child Protection NGO 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. 
Job Summary:   The Program Officer, Education & Child
Protection (West Nile and Western Region) will provide ongoing, implementation,
monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to the execution of the
Emergency Response activities, including child protection and education
components. You will also undertake activities to 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. 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.

Skills and Experience: 
The applicants for the Save the Children Program
Officer, Education & Child Protection (West Nile and Western Region) job
placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts,
Education, Development Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child
Psychology, Community Psychology or any equivalent accrued working experience in
a related position;
A minimum of two years relevant experience
implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating field-based child
protection or education projects with an NGO, particularly focusing on
children’s rights, preferably in an emergency setting;
Good understanding of child rights issues and
child rights instruments.
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 at sub-county and district levels.
One year of experience in financial, planning
and budget management.
Effective interpersonal skills – oral and
written communication skills
Facilitation and presentation skills
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: 25th
April 2019
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