Project Coordinator School ME Non-profit Jobs – Save the Children International

Job Title:          Project Coordinator School ME 
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Area Manager East
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 Project Coordinator School Me oversees the
delivery of the School Me Project in Napak and Kotido districts. The Project
Coordinator provides both operations and technical assistance and oversight on
all aspects relating to School me in Eastern/Karamoja Region. The incumbent provides
overall programmatic and operational coordination and management including;
planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and
reporting both internally (within Save the Children) and externally (for/with
partners). The person is accountable for overall coordination and oversight
delivery of the School Me project. The job holder may be called upon as and
when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Project
Coordinator School ME job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
A minimum of five years’ experience in program
implementation with at least three years in a management level position in an
international NGO and those applying partnership approaches is desirable.
Previous exposure and experience in managing
integrated programmes across different thematic areas such as education, child
protection, child rights governance or disaster risk reduction is a must.
Previous exposure and experience in strategic
thinking and planning skills, be able to set priorities, prepare manageable
plans and to evaluate progress.
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
Excellent analytical skills and strategic
planning abilities.
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
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 a copy of
their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating
three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
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: 11th
November, 2016
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