Capacity Building/Organisational Development Specialist (1 position) – Save the Children

Save the Children is the world’s leading inde­pendent
organization for children. 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. In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic
programme areas of Child Protec­tion, Child Rights Governance, Education,
Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development
and emergency contexts.
Save the Children seeks to fill the following vacant positions and
applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Ugan­dan
Building/Organisational Development Specialist (1 position
Duty Station; Head Office
The Capacity Building/Organisational Devel­opment Specialist will work
under the direct supervision of the Partnership and Program Support Advisor.
The Job Holder will take re­sponsibility for planning, coordinating, facilitat­ing,
monitoring and documenting all Save the Children’s internal and external
partnership related capacity building and OD processes.
Desired Academic back ground,
Experience & Person Specifications;
  • A minimum of a Degree in Social
    Sciences, Development Studies, Organisational Stud­ies, Pedagogy or other
    relevant field.
  • Have at least three (3) years of
    documented practical work experience with capacity building/OD processes.
  • Demonstrate robust understanding of or­ganisational
    dynamics and change proc­esses.
  • Have a good grasp of pedagogical
    principles and teaching methodologies.
  • Possess strong analytical and planning
  • Be a good listener and communicator (ver­bally
    and in writing).
  • Be proactive and solution-oriented.
How to apply:
Application information: Applications with detailed CV indicating 3
ref­erees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors and copies of academic
testimoni­als/ certificates should be submitted to; The Head of Human
Resources & Administration Save the Children in Uganda Plot 68/70, Kira
Road P.O.Box 12018, Kampala Or on email: Note:
Closing date for receiving applications is 30th March 2012.
Candidates are therefore, encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

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