2 Project Officer – ALP International NGO Jobs – Save the Children

Job Title:            Project Officer -ALP (2 Job Opportunities)
Organisation: 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 300 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
Officer -ALP will be tasked with providing ongoing technical support of the ALP
programms and implementation partners in project planning, implementation,
monitoring & evaluation and reporting ALP activities in the western region.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Dispenser job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in social
    sciences and humanities, social administration, education with accrued
    experience in a related field, with skills and experience in community
    mobilization, project planning, management monitoring and evaluation.
  • A minimum of three years of progressive
    experience in community development world
  • Previous exposure and experience of
    working with local partners and District Local Government in Health,
    Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection program delivery
  • Ability to speak local language and
    directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and
    ability to work well in an international work environment.
  • 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.
  • 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 apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 15th
September 2017

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