Fresher Awards Coordinator NGO Careers – Save the Children International




Job Title:          Awards Coordinator
Organisation: Save the Children International
Duty Station: Kampala, 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 Awards
Coordinator provides award management system support and oversight throughout
the life cycle of an award (opportunity stage to close out). Works with other
staff to effectively support program quality, and accountability to all
stakeholders.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Awards Coordinator job placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or finance
    management or professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA etc or the
    equivalent accrued working experience in a related position.
  • Two
    years’ experience with International NGO’s particularly those addressing
    human/children’s rights and those applying partnership approaches is
    desirable
  • Previous
    experience working with international donors such the UN, ECHO, European
    commission and compliance requirements
  • Strong
    analytical skills and strategic planning abilities. Computer literacy and
    excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Ability
    to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform
    effectively as a member of a team.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 18th January 2018

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