Social work Jobs – Senior Officer Child Rights Governance at Save the Children

Duty Station; Western Region, Kasese Office
About Save the Children:
Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 170 persons. We save children’s lives.
We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2010, we reached more than 100 million children around the world.
Save the Children seeks to fill the following vacant positions and applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Persons.
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Area Manager, the Senior Officer takes overall responsibility for the technical implementation of the local level CRG thematic programme in the region; and participates in national level activities including supporting synergy between and linking up local and national level activities.
The Senior Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, social work and social administration, development studies, law, or any relevant field with specific experience or training on the Child Rights Governance and Child Rights Programming.
·         Post Graduate training in Project Management and Community Development is an added advantage.
·         At least 3 years implementing programmes with strong linkage to the CRC, child rights governance and child rights programming preferably with International NGOs.
How to Apply:
Application letters with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:
The Director of Human Resources & Administration
Save the Children
Plot 68/70, Kira Road
P.O. Box 12018
Important to note:
  • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online.
Deadline: 8th February 2013. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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