2 Program Officer ECCD Job Placements – Save the Children International

 Program Officer ECCD (2 Job
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 ECCD is primarily responsible for planning, coordinating
and ensuring quality and timely implementation of core ECCD project activities
within the designated districts and sub-counties. He or she is expected to
oversee the ECCD project activities implementation and ensure that they are implemented
in a manner that promotes integrated programming with other core programs of
Non Formal Education, Formal Primary Education and cross cutting themes such as
gender, disability, child Protection and Child rights Governance. The Job
Holder is also expected to foster “value adding” networks and
collaborations with other CSOs and the respective local Governments. In
particular, s/he will work closely with the Community Based Services, Health,
and Education Departments. Local capacity strengthening for community
level/grassroots stakeholders will also be key. The post holder may be called
upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of
humanitarian crisis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Program Officer ECCD job
    placement must hold a Degree in Education specializing in Early Childhood
    Development/ Education Additional or post graduate qualification in Public
    health or community health is an added advantage
  • Three years of progressive working experience in planning and
    implementing Education programmes with INGOs.
  • Having at least two years of teaching experience in primary schools.
  • Must be willing to be based in the field.
  • Experience of working with the Local Government and local partners with
    focus on improving the learning environments is an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Desirable
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally
    under strenuous conditions.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of
    humanitarian responses.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an
    international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including
    influencing, negotiation and coaching.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title
link below.
Deadline: 27th January 2019
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