Fresher Program Officer, Education & Child Protection NGO Careers – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the Children
Duty Station: Kampala,
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 will provide ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation
and reporting in regard to the execution of the Emergency Response activities,
including child protection and education components. You will also undertake
activities to ensure children (and their care givers) in the refugee settlement
regain access to safe living environments, access education and skills
development opportunities and are protected from harmful abuse. This is a
fantastic opportunity for someone who is consistently dissatisfied with the
status quo, but enough of a realist to understand when to drive for change and
when not to; to help ensure positive and lasting change in the lives of the
most marginalized and vulnerable children.

Skills and Experience: 
The applicants for the Save the Children Program
Officer, Education & Child Protection job placement must hold a Degree in
Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Education, Development Studies, Psychology,
Child Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology or any equivalent
accrued working experience in a related position;
A minimum of two years of relevant experience
implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating field-based child
protection or education projects with an NGO, particularly focusing on
children’s rights, preferably in an emergency setting;
Good understanding of child rights issues and
child rights instruments.
Specific familiarity with child rights issues in
the NGO world or work.
Ability to interact with communities; children
and adults as well as other stakeholders at sub-county and district levels.
One year of experience in financial, planning
and budget management.
Effective interpersonal skills – oral and
written communication skills
Facilitation and presentation skills
Strong documentation and reporting skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 26th
April 2019
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