Program Support Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Save the Children International

Organization: Save the
Children International 
Duty Station: 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 200
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 Program
Support Coordinator will be mainly responsible for providing support to the
Emergency Response teams to ensure effective reporting, both internally and to
donors, as well as supporting proposal development for response interventions.
The incumbent will also ensure that ongoing programme management activities are
undertaken for awards that are implemented across both South Sudanese and DRC
refugee responses. This will include ensuring that monitoring meetings are held
at least monthly to review both programme spend and indicator and activity
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children International Program Support Coordinator job placement should
    preferably hold a University degree in related academic discipline or
    equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written English
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued
    assessment and project reports
  • Excellent time management skills, and
    ability to organise multiple priorities
  • Previous experience in working with and
    coordinating diverse teams over multiple locations
  • Computer literacy skills
  • The capacity and willingness to be
    extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure
    working circumstances
  • Show commitment to and understanding of
    SCI’s aims, values and principles.
  • 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
  • Computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • 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
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times of humanitarian responses.
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: addressed to:
The Director of Human Resources & Administration,
Save the Children,
Plot 68/70, Kira Road,
Kampala. Uganda.
  • 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: 24th March, 2017
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