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Adolescent Officer:
We are currently recruiting for an Adolescent Coordinator to join our Amudat team at the Uganda Office.

The Adolescent Officer; with the guidance from the Adolescent Advisor will work to ensure quality coordination of implementation of the Adolescent strategies and interventions. The Adolescent Officer will ensure that, all the adolescent development and reproductive health activities support the achievement of project adolescent health and nutrition. The position will ensure that, all deliverables related to adolescent health development are delivered in a timely fashion and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art ASRH practices and capture lessons learned. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you’ll bring/be:
* Extensive experience implementing adolescent development, health promotion, family planning, MCHN, or similar programs in Uganda
* Experience with small- group or “safe spaces” programs for adolescents
* Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel; minimum)
* Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Organisation:
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 child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three 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

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please attach a cover letter and up-to-date CV with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Please visit our website for a copy of the full Job Description:
https://www.uganda.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

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Adolescent Officer: We are currently recruiting for an Adolescent Coordinator to join our Amudat team at the Uganda Office.

The Adolescent Officer; with the guidance from the Adolescent Advisor will work to ensure quality coordination of implementation of the Adolescent strategies and interventions. The Adolescent Officer will ensure that, all the adolescent development and reproductive health activities support the achievement of project adolescent health and nutrition. The position will ensure that, all deliverables related to adolescent health development are delivered in a timely fashion and key lessons learned and best practices captured based on the state of art ASRH practices and capture lessons learned. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you’ll bring/be: * Extensive experience implementing adolescent development, health promotion, family planning, MCHN, or similar programs in Uganda * Experience with small- group or “safe spaces” programs for adolescents * Proven skills in computer programs (Word, Excel; minimum) * Excellent skills in report writing and meeting dead lines

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

The Organisation: 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 child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three 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

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information: Please attach a cover letter and up-to-date CV with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

Please visit our website for a copy of the full Job Description: https://www.uganda.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

2019-09-02

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