Project Manager School Health and Nutrition International NGO Careers – Save the Children

Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Wakiso, 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
Manager, School Health Nutrition is responsible for effectively and efficiently
planning, management and delivery of the SHN core program components within the
Impact Area in ways that meet both local and international Save the Children
and respective donor requirements and guidelines.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Project Manager School Health and Nutrition job placement should
    hold a Post graduate training in either public health, Health Systems
    Strengthening, Community Health, Nutrition, social sciences, community
    development, Gender etc, a Masters in public health will be an added
  • Five years of progressive experience in
    planning and implementation of school-based health programme targeting all
    children, Adolescents inclusive.
  • Ability to speak the local language
    fluently is a strong requirement. and ability to ride a motorcycle (Honda
    XL 125).
  • Experience of working with local partners
    and District Local Government in Child Rights and the candidate must be
    having a valid riding permit and willing to ride a motorcycle.
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and
    budget management skills a MUST.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international
    and local policies and frameworks relating to their thematic area is a
  • Ability to intervene with crisis
    management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Excellent time management and planning
  • Previous experience of working with local
    partners and District Local Government
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 29th December 2017
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