War Child Holland Technical Advisor , Learning through Play Jobs in Uganda

War Child Holland Technical Advisor , Learning through Play Jobs in Uganda

  • As Technical Advisor, you travel to head office and field locations of WCH, its affiliates and elsewhere if required to fulfil the obligations of this role.

  • You are part of the R&D team and report to the PlayMatters Programme Manager.

  • You work in close collaboration with programme, R&D, and other department colleagues at head office, regional, and country level.

  • The role will be based preferably in Kampala, Uganda, however potential to be based in another War Child country offices can be discussed.

    Your Challenge

  • Coordinate operationalization of PlayMatters programme strategy in your area of technical specialization **

  • Lead or support development and adaptation of interventions, standard-setting and quality framework development for the PlayMatters project within WCH**

  • Support technical aspects of roll-out of PlayMatters content

  • Act as MEAL focal point for WCH in the PlayMatters consortium

  • Monitor and support the application of and adherence to PlayMatters programme strategy and quality framework within WCH programming **

  • Ensure effective communication of PlayMatters technical developments and programmatic results

  • Work closely with researchers to ensure that content and implementation maintain fidelity with research trial design

  • Incorporate and apply emerging research findings in iterative program design and adaptive management of program quality**

  • Provide training materials and conduct training and capacity building for implementation of relevant PlayMatters content

  • Ensure adherence to relevant WCH policies and principles related to child safeguarding, inclusion, and accountability and assist with competency development and learning to achieve this

  • Participate in or facilitate on behalf of WCH relevant technical working groups, workshops, meetings, and
    workstreams, and continuously update relevant R&D colleagues and management on same.

    Your Profile

    Essential qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in a relevant academic background, or equivalent professional experience

  • Min. 5 years’ experience in area of expertise, of which at least 3 years in the field

  • Experience in developing and adapting content, methods, tools, programs/interventions and designing/delivering training

  • Knowledge of East Africa context as related to children’s development and wellbeing

  • Knowledge and experience in Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Fluency in English, written and verbal

  • Strong advisory skills, understanding of (learning/capacity strengthening) needs

  • Good facilitation skills & intercultural sensitivity

  • Good communicator, willing to share knowledge and experience

  • Willingness and ability to travel

  • Fully support War Child’s mandate and mission

  • Full-time role based in Kampala (other War Child office locations can be discussed).

    Desirable qualifications

  • Experience of working with and applying research and development inputs

  • Demonstrated ability to undertake thematic literature and content reviews

  • Experience of working in a (post) conflict setting

  • Basic familiarity with common research methodologies e.g. RCT

  • Project management experience.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; War Child Holland Technical Advisor , Learning through Play Jobs in Uganda

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