Fresher Community Sponsorship Officer NGO Job Placements – Save the Children International

Job Title:             Community Sponsorship Officer
Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Wakiso,
Reports to: Field
Sponsorship Operations Coordinator
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 Community
Sponsorship Officer is responsible for implementing field level sponsorship
operations in line with set performance targets and SCI Sponsorship policies
and standards. The job holder also supports community orientations and
mobilization in line with sponsorship requirements. The post 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
Community Sponsorship Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
Development Studies, Social Sciences, Adult and Community Education.
A minimum of two years’ experience in
development programmes of managing child sponsorship operations is essential.
Proficiency in local language of the area, a
Experience of working with local partners and
District Local Government in Sponsorship, Health, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child
Protection program delivery.
Broad knowledge and understanding of Save the
Children working principles and approaches
Demonstrable financial, planning and budget
management skills a MUST.
Demonstrated knowledge of international and
local policies and frameworks relating to their thematic area
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 17th
November 2017
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