Save the Children Adolescent Officer Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Adolescent Officer Jobs in Uganda

We are currently recruiting for an Adolescent Coordinator to join our Amudat team at the Uganda Office.

The Adolescent Officer; with the guidance from the Adolescent Advisor will work to ensure quality coordination of implementation of the Adolescent strategies and interventions.

The Adolescent Officer will ensure that, all the adolescent development and reproductive health activities support the achievement of project adolescent health and nutrition.

The position will ensure that, all deliverables related to adolescent health development are delivered in a timely fashion and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art ASRH practices and capture lessons learned.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you'll bring/be:

  • Extensive experience implementing adolescent development, health promotion, family planning, MCHN, or similar programs in Uganda
  • Experience with small- group or "safe spaces" programs for adolescents
  • Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel; minimum)
  • Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

    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 realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    Qualifications

    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
  • 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 environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    How to Apply
  • Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document.
  • Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.
  • Testimonials/certificates Should Not be attached to application that is submitted online.
  • Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
  • Application closes on 6th September 2019 at midnight Uganda time.
  • 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Adolescent Officer Jobs in Uganda

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