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Thursday, 29 August 2013

Senior Officer,job Opportunity in Uganda Saving New Born Lives (SNL)

Job Title Senior Officer, Saving New Born Lives (SNL) – (1) position)
Country Uganda
City Kampala
Category Administration
Organization Saving New Born Lives
Closing Date  6 September 2013

The Senior Officer is responsible for providing programmatic back up support for SNL program activities and act as point person for compiling and following up research/ partner sub-grantee plans and reports. The candidate plays a key role in coordination, implementation and monitoring quality of the SNL activities. The Senior Officer may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis,

Academic back ground and Experience;

- A minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education particularly in MNCH programmes and/or any related field. Post-graduate training in project planning & management, monitoring and evaluation, or related field is an added advantage.

- At least 3 years of accrued working experience with an international NGO dealing with child and/or youth-focused interventions.

General specifications applicable to all positions;

- Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.

- Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.

- Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

- Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

- Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

- Availability and willingness to work extra hoursduringtimesofhu man ita ria n responses.

- Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures

- 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

- Availability and willingness to work extra hoursduringtimesofhu man ita ria n responses.

How to Apply
Application letters with detailed CV indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to: The Director of Human Resources & Administration Save the Children Plot 68/70, Kira Road, P. O. Box 12018, Kampala Or on email: uganda.recrultment@savethechlldren.org Important to note: • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online. • The closing date for receiving applications is 6 September 2013. Candidates