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Save the Children seeks to fill the following vacant position.

Senior Officer, Sponsorship Operations & Communications – (1) position) – Kampala

Job Purpose:
The Senior Officer, Sponsorship Operations and Communications is responsible for managing sponsorship information effectively and efficiently in line with both local and international Save the Children sponsorship & quality standards. This position is also accountable for sponsorship communications and quality of sponsorship information & data.

Academic back ground and Experience;
• Minimum of a Degree in Computer science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Computing or related field.
• At least 2 years working experience in development programmes of managing child sponsorship operations is essential.
• Having experience and skills in photo and video taking is an added advantage
• Must have good computer typing speed. Experience in database management is an added advantage.

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 hours during times of humanitarian 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 hours during times of humanitarian responses.

Contact/How to apply:

Application information;

Application letters with detailed CVs indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors should be submitted to:

Email: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Important to note:
Only online applications shall be considered.
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications.
The closing date for receiving applications is 30th January 2015. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

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