Fresher Program Officer SBCC NGO Job Opportunities – Save the Children International

Officer SBCC
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 SBCC will ensure that the key deliverables for the project and
consultancy are effectively and efficiently met by working closely with the US
consultant and Save the Children Country field based teams. Save the Children
US has secured a small amount of funding to develop ‘Commitments’ a BCC
strategy to engage teachers around gender norms and their behaviour in the
classroom. The strategy completes a companion volume to Choices, Voices and
Promises, SC US’ suite of tools for gender norms change. SC plans to expand
this pilot if possible to other countries operating the sponsorship program.
The SC Basic Education team is committed to introduce a BCC approach to its
education work, and this is a key opportunity to learn and develop the skills
necessary. Uganda has been selected as the country to develop and pilot the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Save the Children Program Officer SBCC job
    placement must hold a Degree in education, Development Studies, Social
    Sciences, Community development or related field
  • Research or M&E skills offer an added advantage
  • Two years of progressive experience in research or BCC programming
    and must possess good computer knowledge and skills especially with social
    media and websites setup.
  • Ability to speak the local language Luganda fluently is another
    added advantage
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle (Honda XL 125) is also an added
  • Desirable
  • Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a
  • Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and
    frameworks relating to their thematic area is a must.
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the
    ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse
    tasks and responsibilities
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local
    Government in community mobilisation and partnerships.
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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