3 Entry Level Program Officer Education NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to:
Program Manager
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 240 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 Program Officer Education works with the
line managers to support the capacity building, coordination and implementation
of Teacher Professional Development activities. The activities will be
implemented in Yumbe, Kiryandongo, Adjumani, and Arua in a total of 26
Accelerated Education Programs. S/he is also responsible for supporting and
monitoring programme implementation, documentation of good practices

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Program Officer Education
    job placement should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences,
    Bachelor of Arts, Education, Development Studies, Psychology, Child
    Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology, any equivalent
    accrued working experience in a related position
  • Two years of experience in
    programme development and implementation with an NGO. Relevant experience
    implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating community based child
    protection projects with NGOs particularly those addressing children’s
  • Ability to interact with
    communities; children and adults as well as other stakeholders at
    sub-county and district levels and mobilizing them to participate in
    community development activities.
  • Strong
    planning/anticipation skills. Experience of planning and organising
    meetings and events, with a strong attention to detail.
  • Sound judgement and an
    ability to effectively prioritise multiple tasks in a constantly changing
  • Excellent interpersonal
    skills, with the ability to influence others.
  • Strong written and oral
    communication skills, fluent in English
  • The ability to liaise and
    communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across
    different cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and
  • Thorough – takes pride in
    delivering high quality work and gives a high level of attention to detail.
  • Self- motivated and
    ability to work autonomously
  • Commitment to the mission,
    vision and values of Save the Children
  • Relevant experience
    implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating community based child
    protection projects with NGOs particularly those addressing children’s
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 2nd July 2018
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