Social Worker Jobs – ChildFund International

Job Title:  Social Worker
Organisation: ChildFund
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Child
Protection Specialist
About US:
For over
seventy years globally, ChildFund provides help to deprived, excluded and
vulnerable children to have the capacity to improve their lives and opportunity
to become young adults, parents and leaders who bring lasting and positive
change to their communities. We promote societies whose individuals and
institutions participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and
rights of children.
Job Summary: The Social
Worker will support the Child Protection Specialist by managing and coordinating
the Project grant and ensure its effective implementation in the various areas.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will coordinate ChildFund’s development
of work plans and oversee timely and quality implementation of project plans,
budgets and activities.
Ensure effective implementation of industrial standards
in Project interventions.
Ensure adherence to all relevant ChildFund
standards, policies and procedures.
Plan implementation of and monitor Project advocacy
The incumbent will also be responsible for the management,
basic sector knowledge, policy and advocacy through team meetings, feedback on
reports, field visits and training sessions of the project
Build, strengthen strong, collaborative relationships
with the partners, as well as other complementary programmes, at district,
national and regional level.
Represent ChildFund in strategic forums/meetings.
The incumbent actively looks for opportunities to
publish and present ChildFund successes and lessons learned in regards to
In charge of the preparation and submission of
timely project reports.
Coordinate and work closely with counterparts in
other Project Organizations.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the ChildFund Social Worker
job should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Social
Sciences, Education, Adult and Community Education, Community Psychology,
Social Work and Social Administration.
Possession of a Post graduate diploma in Project
Planning & Management and Professional Counseling.
At least five years’ experience in programme and
grants management
At least five years of post-qualification experience
in a similar position in a development institution.
At least three years’ experience in a supervisory
Possess exceptional coaching, facilitation and
conceptual skills.
Excellent oral and written communications skills in
English required
Good computer literacy skills i.e. Word, Excel and
Demonstrable aptitude in teamwork.
Ability to take fast decisions.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good people management skills.
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates should send their applications including detailed Curriculum Vitae,
academic and professional papers and names of three professional referees with
their Email/ daytime telephone contacts to: The National Director, ChildFund
International, P.O. Box 3342, Kampala, Uganda Email: OR
Hand deliver to ChildFund National Office located on Plot 71/72 Namirembe Road
P.O. Box 3341, Kampala
NB: While we appreciate every response to this advert,
only short listed candidates will be contacted. Female Candidates are
encouraged to apply. ChildFund is an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline: 20th November, 2015
by 2:00 PM

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