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Child Rights Governance Advisor Job at Save the Children - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

Jobs at: Save the Children

Vacancy title: Child Rights Governance Advisor

Deadline of this Job: 28/06/2013
Job details: Save the Children - Child Rights Governance Advisor -Re-advertised

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and

has program presence in over 120 countries in the world. 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. In Uganda, we implement programmes

in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,

Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in

development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in

over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of

Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 170

persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their

potential. In 2012, we reached over 125 million children around the world.

Save the Children seeks to fill the following vacant position and applications are

invited from suitably qualified and experienced Persons.

Child Rights Governance Advisor (01 position) -Re-advertised

Duty Station; Country Office (Kampala) Job Purpose:

The Child Rights Governance Advisor plays a key role in the direction and

coordination of the CRG programming section. As a member of the Extended

Senior Management Team in Uganda, the CRG Advisor is responsible for the

development of high quality, innovative programmes that deliver immediate and

lasting change for children, and monitoring the quality of the implementation of

CRG programme activities. The Advisor will also play a key role in developing the

advocacy priorities for the CRG programme area and participating in advocacy,

particularly at the national level. He or she also will support the recruitment,

training and mentoring of staff under CRG Thematic area.


Minimum of Bachelors' Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law,

Development Studies, Emergency and Disaster Management of a relevant field.

Post Graduate training in Project Management, Community Development and

Monitoring & Evaluation will be an added advantage.

Minimum of 8 years progressive experience in programme implementation with

at least 3 years at management level in an International NGO.

Thorough understanding of approaches- to Child Participation, Child Rights

Programming, Partnership Management, Programme Integration, Monitoring and


Demonstrated financial planning and budget management skills are a MUST.

Demonstrated proposal writing and development and analytical skills are a


Demonstrated knowledge of international and local frameworks relating to their

thematic area. Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an

international environment.

Experience: 8

Job application procedure
Application letters with detailed CVs 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

PO Box 12018


Or on email:

Important to note:

Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are

submitted online.

The closing date for receiving applications is 28th June 2013. Candidates are

therefore encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity.

Those who applied the first time need not to re-apply.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities

and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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