Senior Officer Capacity Building NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: MNCH Program
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 Senior
Officer Capacity Building will be primarily responsible for leading and
coordinating all project MNCH facility-based capacity building activities in
their district of location including; offsite and onsite training; onsite
mentorship, quality improvement, documentation and tracking of capacity
building activities in collaboration with the district health team leadership
and the project monitoring evaluation, accountability and learning officer.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Save the Children
Senior Officer Capacity Building job placement should hold a bachelor’s degree
in medicine or health related subject or higher diploma in either midwifery or
Possession of postgraduate training in public
health, health systems strengthening, Reproductive Health and Gender, is an
added advantage
At least five years working experience in MNCH
related programming in Uganda (preferably with an International NGO).
Skills and experience in training and mentorship
of health facility based health workers needed
Additional training and experience of using
quality or performance improvement approaches
Experience of working with local partners and
training as a Master trainer in either HBB plus, Life Saving Skills or ALARM,
and or IMCI
Experience of working with District Local
Government on MNCH programs with a focus on improving service delivery
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 12th
November 2017
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