School Coordination Officer NGO Job Careers – Save the Children International

Job Title:            School Coordination Officer
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 School
Coordination Officer provides both operations and technical assistance and
oversight on all aspects relating to the project. The job holder provides
overall programmatic and operational coordination and management including;
planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and
reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally (for/with partners). The
job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency
team in cases of humanitarian crisis.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
School Coordination Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
humanities. Experience in managing integrated programmes across different
thematic areas such as education, child protection, child rights governance or
disaster risk reduction is a must.
·        
A minimum of five years of accrued working
experience in program implementation with a three years in a management level
position in an international NGO and those applying partnership approaches is
desirable.
·        
Experience in strategic thinking and planning
skills, be able to set priorities, prepare manageable plans and to evaluate
progress.
·        
Previous 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.
·        
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
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.
·        
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 21st
October 2017
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