Save the Children Education Manager Emergency Response Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Education Manager Emergency Response Jobs in Uganda

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries.

We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.

Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives.

We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity.

We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability,

Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in development and emergency contexts.

Save the Children delivers programs in 30 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of 450 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential

Role Purpose:

The post holder provides overall programmatic and operational lead and management including; planning, implementation, capacity enhancement, monitoring/ evaluation and reporting both internally (within SCI) and externally with stakeholders.

The person is accountable for overall coordination and oversight delivery of the education awards in emergence response.

Qualification and Experience;

Essential

  • Demonstrated experience in Project Management.
  • Experience in leading and managing staff and teams.
  • Technical expertise or experience in education in emergencies.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing education in emergencies for international NGOs
  • Previous experience of project management
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Excellent communication skills

    Desirable

  • Proven capacity to
    supervise, train and coach staff
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Experience of representation, including Cluster coordination, and ability to represent effectively in external forums

    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/career 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.
  • More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.
  • Application closes on 15th April 2019 at midnight Uganda time.
  • We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.
  • All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
  • 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
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Education Manager Emergency Response Jobs in Uganda

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