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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Senior Officer Social Cohesion/Youth Engagement Job at Save the Children - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Officer Social Cohesion/Youth Engagement

Jobs at:
Save the Children

Deadline of this Job:
26thMay 2017 at midnight Uganda time

Duty Station:
Yumbe

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Job details:
For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survial, 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.
Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.
In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition 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 270 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfill their potential.
Save the Children Uganda Country Office is looking to recruit for the following position
Senior Officer Social Cohesion/Youth Engagement- Yumbe
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer, 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
Job application procedure
Please refer to the detailed descriptions and the key selection criteria by visiting our website:
https://uganda.savethechildren.net
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to Uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
Important to note:
  •  Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications that are submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
  • Candidates from the districts communities listed above are encouraged to apply. More information on the open positions is available at SCI district/regional offices.
Application closes on 26thMay 2017 at midnight Uganda time;