Field Sponsorship Operations Coordinator Job Opportunity – Save the Children International




Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda
About US:
Save the
Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has
program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing
programs for over 90 years. 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
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 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their
rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million
children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around
the world.
Job Summary: The Field
Sponsorship Operations Coordinator will be responsible for effectively and
efficiently managing all sponsorship operations within the Programme Impact
Area (covering Namayumba, Masulita, Gombe and Kakiri sub-counties) in ways that
meet both local and international Save the Children sponsorship & quality
standard procedures. The job holder supervises the Community Sponsorship
Officers. 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: 
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The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Field
Sponsorship Operations Coordinator job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in project management, Business Computing, Information management systems,
business administration or related and relevant field.
·        
A minimum of four years’ experience in development
programmes of managing child sponsorship operations is essential.
·        
The applicant must possess advanced computing
skills.
·        
Prior experience and skills in photo and video
taking.
·        
Willingness to extensively travel to the field in
supporting sponsorship data collection and business.
·        
Past exposure and experience of working with local
partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health,
Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
·        
Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning
abilities.
·        
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
Excellent documentation skills
·        
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to
work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds
and cultures.
·        
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
·        
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·        
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
·        
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to send their application letters with
detailed CVs indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct
supervisors submitted to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org addressed to:
The Director of
Human Resources & Administration,
Save the
Children,
Plot 68/70,
Kira Road,
Kampala.
Uganda.
NB:
·        
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to
applications.
·        
Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and
are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Deadline: 20th November 2015

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