Program Officer CP/CRG Job at Save the Children - Jobs in Uganda

Program Officer CP/CRG

Location:  Uganda

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 21 December 2020

Hiring Organization  Save the Children

The post holder takes responsibility for providing technical guidance, implementation, mentorship, monitoring, reporting and providing synergy of field and district level activities on Child Protection and Child Rights Governance. The staff will also build capacity of our community resource persons in CP and CRG and support the establishment of an effective and responsive system to CP. The staff will also maintain and manage the OVC MIS Database for SC in their Region.
In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder may be called upon to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly. .

• At least 3 years progressive experience in social development programs specifically Child Protection and/ or Child Rights Governance
• Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in the delivery Child Protection program delivery I education and amongst youth
• Demonstrable financial, planning and budget management skills a MUST. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Relevant experience in mobilizing communities to participate in community development activities.

• Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
• Ability to speak local language and directly interact with target group will be an added advantage
• Demonstrated knowledge of international and local policies and frameworks relating to their thematic area is a must.
• 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
• Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
• Availability and willingness to work extra hours and flexibility to be deployed for Humanitarian Response.

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030: • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated

Job Education: Not Specified

Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. Application Information:
Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at  
We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Application closes on 10th December 2020 at midnight Uganda time. Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents   

Date Posted: 2020-12-08