20 Fresher Community Development Officer NGO Job Opportunities – 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
Community Development Officer will initiate, oversee and support the
implementation of case management, child protection strategies and overall
project activities in the zone. The Officer will be responsible for
coordinating and managing and providing mentorship and guidance to the
community workers to ensure that the activities are implemented in a timely
manner and within the required CP standards. The PO will represent and advocate
for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities in child protection
with a wide range of external parties including Government (OPM), communities,
donors during field visits, and other humanitarian agencies operating in the
zone


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Community Development
    Officer job placement must hold a degree in social work/social sciences,
    education, community psychology or equivalent.
  • One year of relevant work experience in child protection programmes.
  • Previous experience of managing a team of implementing staff in
    Implementation of project activities
  • Solid knowledge base and practical experience in community based child
    protection approaches,
  • Case management and child participation methodologies.
  • Desirable
  • Experience in building relationships, fostering interagency
    coordination and experience of representation to external parties.
  • Strong self-starter, able to set up and manage child protection
    programmes.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
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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