Save the Children recruits 01 Project Officer – Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health ( ASRH)
Save the Children
Project Officer – Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health ( ASRH) – 2 positions ( Northern Uganda)
Save the Children International is currently recruiting for a Project Officer – Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive health in Northern Uganda to cover (Acholi Sub Region, Lamwo, Nwoya and Amuru). The Project Officer- ASRH is responsible for providing support to community and health facility to ensure access to ASRH information and services. He/She will be in charge of coordinating ASRH in schools and out of school interventions, ensure on time and quality planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting of the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health interventions. The candidate will take responsibility for support of the ASRH to increase the participation of Adolescents in the project to ensure their protection and enable them to develop to their full potential. He/ She may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.
To be successful for this role, you will have/bring the following:
• Minimum of a Degree in Health, social sciences and other relevant qualifications.
• At least 2 years working experience in planning and implementing development programmes in Uganda.
• At least one year working on ASRH.
• Willingness to work in a field setting.
• 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.
• 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
• 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.
• Commitment to Save the Children values.
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards 3 breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
Violence against children is no longer tolerated
Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link https://uganda.savethechildren.net/careers indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.
Important to note: Testimonials/certificates SHOULD NOT be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process. Application closes on May 22, 2020 at midnight Uganda time. 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.
Find out more about this role by downloading the job description
22 May 2020 – 20:59 UTC