Advisor, Adolescent Development International NGO Jobs – Save the Children

Job Title:            Advisor, Adolescent Development
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 Advisor,
Adolescent Development provides strategic direction and technical management
for the planning and implementation will be the primary driver for all
adolescent health activities and ensure the project meets stated goals,
expected result and reporting requirements. This staff will take technical
leadership role in coordination with local government, local community
organizations, and other partners and will oversee and manage the work at
community level. The Adolescent Advisor will be the primary driver of the
adolescent safe space model ensuring high quality implementation, overseeing
the training of 1,600 adolescent safe space mentors. The Adolescent Advisor
will ensure that, the adolescent health interventions are well integrated to
the rest of the project components (family planning, maternal and child health,
nutrition, WASH, and livelihood) and support the achievement of project health
and nutrition goal.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Advisor, Adolescent Development job placement should possess a Bachelor’s
degree. Post-graduate education (master’s or higher) in public health or
related field is preferred.
·        
At least five years of experience in Adolescent
health development, health communication, public health, health promotion or
reproductive or related field and demonstrated experience in management of
large, community-based and inter-disciplinary teams.
·        
Extensive experience implementing Adolescent
Health Development, health promotion, Family Planning, MCH, nutrition or
similar programs in Uganda;
·        
Proven ability to design effective adolescent
development campaigns, including community engagement and experiential
activities in Uganda; prior experience working in Karamoja sub-region highly
desired
·        
Demonstrated experience in contribution in adolescent
health development strategy and materials development, implementation and
monitoring and evaluation of ASRH interventions.
·        
Familiarity and understanding of USAID policies
and procedures, or those of other donors
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 14th
October 2017

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