Child Protection and Child Rights Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Child Protection and Child
Rights Coordinator – Leave No One Behind

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.


Job Summary:  The Child Protection (CP) and Child Rights
Governance (CRG) coordinator takes overall responsibility for the strategic
direction and coordination of Save the Children’s work on CP and CRG policies
and practices in the Uganda programme in line with Save the Children 2030
Strategic Ambition. As a technical member of Programme Development and Quality
(PDQ) Department, the CP and CRG Coordinator is responsible for leading and
overseeing the development and delivery of high quality, innovative, cost
effective programmes in CP and CRG and CRG across the full spectrum
programming, resulting in immediate and lasting change for the most deprived
children in Uganda.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Save the Children International Child Protection and
Child Rights Coordinator – Leave No One Behind job placement must hold a Bachelor’s
degree or higher in child rights, social sciences or related field; training
and experience in child protection and Child Rights Governance including in
emergencies and project planning and management techniques, is of added

of four years’ relevant technical experience

of current regional and local debates on Child Rights Governance and child
protection policies and practices

skills and experience in undertaking assessments and designing/writing quality
technical proposals in the sector

experience in programme development, project cycle management and monitoring
and evaluation related to the sector including writing up high quality
project/donor reports

experience of developing and managing high quality, innovative and
cost-effective technical Child Rights Governance and Child Protection projects
in fragile and insecure environments, preferably in Uganda and/or Regional
context and with International NGOs

experience and skills in advocacy and building work relationships with
local/national governments and influencing institutional, private and/or
corporate donors

experience and excellent skills in capacity building of systems, staff,
partners and other actors related to Child Rights Governance and Child

to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical
support to field teams

developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching

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

results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets

of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward
and ensuring buy in

to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner

and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with
incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies

to be deployed part or full time in to emergency response as per need and as

in English, both verbal and written, required


How to Apply:

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




Deadline: 12th March 2021


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