Response Innovation Lab Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:   Response Innovation Lab

Organisation: Save
the Children International

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

About Project:

Joining Forces to
End Violence Against Children is a global collaboration between 6 leading child
rights organisations – ChildFund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS
Children’s Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision.  In Uganda Joining Forces focuses on ending
violence against children and ensuring children’s voices are amplified as
agents of change.

Job Summary:   The
Response Innovation Lab Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the
Response Innovation Lab Manager in developing and running operations for the
Response Innovation Lab in Uganda, with a focus on stakeholder engagement and
management, event coordination, reporting and logistics. The incumbent will
provide support in building the country wide humanitarian innovation ecosystem
as well as with all operational and administrative tasks necessary to support
the development of the Lab.

In the event of a
major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside
the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

The Response
Innovation Lab (RIL), is a global collaboration that serves as a support center
for stakeholders to learn and adapt global and local solutions, innovations,
best practices to more effectively meet the needs of the populations affected
by crises, including refugees and host communities. In Uganda, it is hosted by
one of its founding members, Save the Children International. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Save the Children Response Innovation Lab Coordinator
employment vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in International
development, business administration, communications or related studies

years’ experience in an incubator, a start-up advisory, social enterprise,
innovation space, project management, I/NGO or entrepreneurial experience

A team
player and self-starter with good networking skills and project management

to build partnerships and projects outside of traditional humanitarian field

understanding of digital innovations and new technology

analytical and problem-solving skills

of working independently and with demonstrated experience engaging a wide range
of stakeholders

communication skill and able to synthetize information from various sources

in written and spoken English

oral/written and interpersonal skills

communication and documentation skills; ability to represent the lab to a
variety of stakeholders in a range of forums

Able to
work on a cross-cultural environment with multi-national staff.

commitment to humanitarian and Response Innovation Lab principles and values

knowledge of Microsoft office tools (PowerPoint, Excel, word, etc.)


working with and managing Innovation projects

understanding of innovation and the issues and challenges around it

working in the private sector and with start-ups

with new technology-based innovation and innovative approaches/methodologies,
and entrepreneurship skills

Able to
produce high quality reports/papers.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


Deadline:  16th July 2020

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