Senior Officer, Adolescent Development is needed at Save the Children International

Senior Officer, Adolescent Development is needed at Save the Children International

Job Title:        Senior Officer, Adolescent Development

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station: Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: Sponsorship Programme Manager

About US:

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.

Job Summary:  The Senior Officer, Adolescent Development will be responsible for planning and ensuring quality and timely implementation of the Adolescent Development (AD) core program (with Very Young Adolescent Programme components) within the designated sub counties. S/he is expected to implement the AD program in a manner that promotes integration with other core programs of Sponsorship and cross cutting themes such as gender, disability, child Protection and rights programming.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Senior Officer, Adolescent Development job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Education or health- related discipline
  • A minimum of three years of related working experience in planning and implementing Adolescent Development (AD) or Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) programmes.
  • Previous exposure and experience of riding an XL Motorcycle shall be an added advantage.
  • Experience of working with the Local Government, local partners and training in either Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) with a focus on promoting adolescent friendly service delivery in the communities.
  • 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.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.

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Deadline: 15th September 2017

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