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Friday, July 7, 2017

2 Child Protection Officers Job at InterAid Uganda Limited ( IAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Child Protection Officers

Jobs at:
InterAid Uganda Limited ( IAU )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 14th July 2017 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
About us
lnterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988, duty registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda. lnterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of; Human Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HlV&A|DS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management. In partnership with UNHCR the UN Refugee agency, lnterAid Uganda seeks to recruit suitable and qualified persons to fill the following positions based at the Head office and Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement on temporary basis.
Job Title: 2 Child Protection Officers
Report to: Senior Protection/ Community Service Officer
Duty Station: 1Position: Kampala, Head Office,1Position: Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.
Contract Duration: 2 (Two Months). Renewable Subject to availability of funds and performance.
Role Summary
To provide support in the implementation of programme activities to strengthen child protection, and promote Protection integration in coordination with other stakeholders and partners.
Person Speciļ¬cation
  • The ideal candidate for the position of Child Protection Officer, at lnterAid Uganda should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Human Rights, Arts, Education, Social Work and Social Administration, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology, or any equivalent accrued working experience in a related position
  • A minimum of five years’ relevant experience in programme development and implementation of child protection programs with an NGO.
  • Additional professional training in child protection will be an added advantage
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of child rights issues and child rights instruments.
  • Good communication skills, oral written and presentation,
  • Excellent computer skills e.g in MsWord, excel and power point.
  • People centred.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Ability to work under a multi-cultural environment.
Job application procedure
All suitable candidates meeting the requirements above are encouraged to send their cover letter, CVs and scanned copies of their academic certificates including three professional referees only by E-mail to both  and  , not later than
14th July 2017 by 5:00pm to the address below

The Human Resource Department,
lnterAid Uganda, Plot 1102 Block B,
Kabaka Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737, Kampala, Uganda.
Please indicate the position being applied for and the duty station in the subject line of your email. NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. For a detailed job description, please visit our website at