Learning and Documentation Officer Job – Save the Children International

Job Title:   Learning and Documentation Officer

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station:   Uganda


About US:

Save the Children International is an international relief organization that was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.


Job Summary:  Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?


The Job holder will provide editorial, creative and operational support to the Nurturing Care project in West Nile region Uganda. S/he will work with the project team to document case studies, and human-interest stories by engaging with various project participants across the operational districts in West Nile region.


She/he will play a key role in ensuring our communications are both influential and informative for the full range of our stakeholders. The Officer will support the advocacy initiatives in the project’s districts of operation.


The Learning and Documentation Officer will work under the supervision of the Project Manager and have a functional reporting line to the Communications Coordinator. He s/he will work closely with the Regional Area Manager, Communications coordinator, Knowledge management and learning specialist and Head of Health at the national level to ensure that the project learning and documentation are in line with the Country office Strategic Plan and project outcomes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge management and learning
  • Ensuring project branding, visibility and supporting project communications
  • Financial management and donor compliance
  • Child Safeguarding

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Social sciences, Public Health, Sociology with or Development Studies with Post Graduate training in M&E or Project planning and Management.
  • At least three years’ experience in implementing MEAL or related position in an NGO world for both Humanitarian or development settings and additional role in Monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in implementing Collaboration, learning and adaptive related projects with proven skills in facilitating CLA and learning with evidence with the project team.
  • Strong writing, editorial and graphic skills.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity
  • Excellent planning, coordination and reporting skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses
  • Able to drive a motorbike safely, with a valid riding license.
  • Thorough understanding of Save the Children working principles and approaches of Child Participation, Child Rights Programming, Partnership, Child Safeguarding, Zero Tolerance, Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme Integration etc.


How to Apply:

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. Please send your applications to joel.kajjajjata@savethechildren.org and clearly indicate the position in the subject.


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.


Deadline: 19th July 2022 at midnight Uganda time.


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.

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