Fresher Program Officer – Education/Child Protection NGO Jobs – Save the Children International

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. 
Job Summary: The
Program Officer-Education/Child Protection is responsible for providing
ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to
the execution of the Emergency child protection activities- ensure those children
(and their care givers) refugee settlement regain access to safe living
environments and are protected from harmful abuse to rebuild their livelihoods
that contributes to their recovery and development. He/she is responsible for
ensuring that all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with
respect to child safeguarding, safety and security, code of conduct, equal
opportunities and other relevant policies are adhered to during program
implementation.In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder
will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary
working hours accordingly.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Program
    Officer-Education/Child Protection job placement must hold a
    Bachelor’s  Degree in Social
    Sciences, Bachelor of Arts/Sciences, 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 rights.
  • 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.
  • Sound judgement and an ability to effectively prioritise multiple
    tasks in a constantly changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence
  • Desirable: 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 diplomacy.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 13th January 2019
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