Programme Development Coordinator NGO Jobs – Save the Children International


Job Title:    Programme Development Coordinator

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station:  Kampala, 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:  Save the Children International is currently recruiting for the Programme Development Coordinator at our Country Office in Kampala. The Programme Development Coordinator will support the Head of Programme Development and Resourcing to lead the development of programmes and proposals in the Uganda Country Office. The role will be responsible for ensuring coherence between project documents, including log frames, narrative proposals and budgets and for providing direct writing support during proposal development processes. This includes coordination among partners in consortia arrangements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Programme Development Coordinator job placement must hold a Master’s degree in Program/NGO management, social studies, development studies or alike.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in NGO or similar environment (preferably on children’s rights).
  • Solid experience in more than one of the Save the Children priority sectors: Education, FS/L, Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, in development and emergencies
  • Practical experience and successful track record in writing and leading proposals for a variety of donors, particularly EU/ECHO, USAID, DFID, private sector foundations and UNICEF
  • Support the development of administrative documents for the proposal development process
  • Prepare and format donor templates for completion by the technical and finance teams
  • Active writing on (parts of) various proposals to institutional (including ECHO, EU, UN Agency and Government funding) and non-institutional (including foundation and internal funding) proposals
  • A commitment and passion to work within an NGO environment
  • Commitment to the best practice in ethical and production values for content gathering – constantly seeing to improve standards
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandates and child focus and ability to ensure this continues to underpin all aspects of work
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s child protection policy
  • Commitment to Save the Children values.


How to Apply:

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


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Deadline: 23rd June 2021


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