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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Important to note:
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are
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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