Social Cohesion/Youth Engagement Officer NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

 Social Cohesion/Youth
Engagement Officer
Organisation: Save
the Children International
Duty Station:  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 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 Social Cohesion/Youth Engagement Officer
will manage the social cohesion component of the project: participatory
selection of beneficiaries, prioritization of CfW activities, life skills
awareness raising during Phase 1 (design of life skills sensitizations,
training of sub-area managers and field officers) and social cohesion aspects
before and during Phase 2 (creation, coaching of beneficiaries’ groups,
follow-up of group enterprises

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Save the Children Social Cohesion/Youth
    Engagement Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    development, social work, economics, business or other related field;
  • Three years of relevant professional experience in engagement,
    participatory approaches, livelihoods, social enterprise, etc.
  • Knowledge of West Nile, Uganda, and displacement (refugee) context
    preferred; and
  • Knowledge of a local language
  • Understanding of social relations and commitment to integrate
    gender, diversity and other power related issues into programme activities
  • Show commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims,
    values and principles.
  • An understanding of the role of INGOs and current development
    debates, particularly participatory approaches, organizational development
    and capacity building with/for both state and non-state partners.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 16th July 2018
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