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

 

Job Title:    Program
Officer Disaster Risk Reduction

Organization:
Save the Children International

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

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:

·            
The
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;

·            
Minimum
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);

·            
Motorcycle
Riding skills are a must.

·            
Ability
to speak the local language is of added advantage

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

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

·            
Strong
analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

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

·            
Willingness
to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous
conditions.

·            
Computer
literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

·            
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 cultures

·            
Ability
to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.

·            
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing,
negotiation and coaching

·            
Excellent
time management and planning capacity

·            
Availability
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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 18th December 2020

 

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