Program Officer Disaster Risk Reduction NGO Job Vacancies – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Program
Officer Disaster Risk Reduction

Save the Children International

Duty Station:


About US:

Save the Children
International is an international relief organization that was established in
the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better
education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing
emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.


Job Summary:   The Program Officer Disaster Risk Reduction provides
ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting of Disaster
Risk Reduction activities (DRR) under NORAD in the districts of Gulu, Omoro,
Amuru and Nwoya. S/he is responsible for planning, implementing, building
capacity support and coordinating of DRR in schools, school catchment areas and
the district. The person works closely with partners/districts/community
structures/schools, prepares plans, field reports and monitors activity
implementation on Disaster Risk Reduction. The Programme Officer may be called
upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of
humanitarian crisis.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Save the Children Program Officer Disaster Risk
Reduction job placement must hold a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture,
Environmental Management, Social Sciences, Development Studies or related
field, or equivalent accrued working experience;

of three years working experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, food security,
and community based adaptation, livelihoods and Nutrition programming in Uganda
(preferably with an International NGO);

Riding skills are a must.

to speak the local language is of added advantage

knowledge and experience in application of participatory tools and
methodologies in programming.

of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights
Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education or Child Protection is an added

analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively
as a member of a team.

to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous

literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.

developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching

time management and planning capacity

and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses


How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Save the Children should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 18th December 2020


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