Save the Children Programme Officer, Education & Child Protection Jobs in Uganda

Save the Children Programme Officer, Education & Child Protection Jobs in Uganda


Closing date: 30 Sep 2019

The Opportunity:

Save the Children International are currently recruiting a Program Officer, Education and Child Protection to be based at our Rwamwanja Office.

The Program Officer (PO) provides ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to the execution of the Emergency Response activities, including child protection and education components.

Activities ensure children (and their care givers) in the refugee settlement regain access to safe living environments, access education and skills development opportunities and are protected from harmful abuse.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
* Minimum of a Diploma in Education, Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Development Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology or any equivalent accrued working experience in a related position;
  • At least two years relevant experience implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating field based child protection or education projects with an NGO, particularly focusing on children’s rights, preferably in an emergency setting;
  • Good understanding of child rights issues and child rights instruments.
  • Specific familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work.

    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.

    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.

    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 https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers

    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.

    How to Apply:
    Application URL:

    Save the Children Programme Officer, Education & Child Protection Jobs in Uganda

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