Program Officer ECCD NGO Jobs – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Program
Officer ECCD

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.


Job Summary:   The Programme Officer, ECCD is primarily
responsible for planning and ensuring quality and timely implementation of ECCD
(BE) core program within the designated district/ sub-counties.  He/she will assist the Education Manager in
managing the ECCD intervention within the sponsorship programme. He or she is
expected to implement the BE program in a manner that promotes integrated
programming with other core programs of the Sponsorship Programme and cross
cutting themes such as gender, disability, child Protection and rights
programming. The Job Holder is also expected to liaise with implementing
partners, provide input into ECCD programme design, monitoring implementation
progress; write reports, facilitate project implementation meetings and
workshops and maintain relationships with key education stakeholders in the
district. He/she should implement the BE program in a manner that fosters
networking and collaboration with local government education officials,
Subcounty stakeholders (i.e Community Development Officer, Centre Coordinating
Tutors), local capacity strengthening (i.e Head Teachers, School Management
Committees, Parent Teacher Association), meaningful active participation of
children, accountability (internal and external to Save the Children). The post
holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team
in cases of humanitarian crisis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Save the Children Program Officer ECCD job placement
must hold a bachelor’s degree in Education preferably in Teacher education is
essential. An additional  qualification
such as a Diploma in Teacher Education is an added advantage.

years of progressive working experience in planning and implementing Education
programmes with INGOs.

at least two years of teaching experience in primary schools or as a Tutor in
Primary Teachers’ College.

Must be
willing to be based in the field.

of working with the Local Government, and local partners with focus on
improving the learning environments is an added advantage.

analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.

to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous

literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching.

time management and planning capacity.


How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 18th December 2020


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