SOS Children’s Villages Job Vacancy Application Details

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Job Vacancy Opened at SOS Children’s Villages | How to Apply.

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All Eligible and Interested applicants should apply online for the available position before the recruitment application deadline as published here on Ugportal.com.

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Details of SOS Children’s Villages Vacancy Positions & How to Apply.

About us:

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registered, child-focused, social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors, (institutional and corporate agencies) including; Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Grieg Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, AVIS Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program (UPHSP), Terre des Hommes (TDH), Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani Group of Companies.

Job Summary: The Child and Youth Development Coordinator reporting to the National Programme Development Advisor. S/He is responsible for driving programme development in the field of Children and Youth ensuring they are in line with the strategies, policies and plans of SOS, the national and international related legislation on children and young people’s development. S/he will work closely with the Programme Directors and Family Like Care Managers giving strategic direction on matters concerning the children and your people. The Child and Youth Coordinator will work closed with other organizations and line ministries to share and learn innovative ways of supporting children and young people. The Child and Youth development Coordinator contributes to setting and reaching the strategic objectives and targets of the MA in the area of Children and Youth development, monitors and evaluates progress towards achieving set targets. She provides technical expertise and supports the Programme Directors and Family Like Care Managers in planning, implementing and monitoring of programme interventions in the area of Child and Youth Development. He/she is responsible for introducing and monitoring the implementation of quality standards in the area of Child and Youth Development.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Initiate and review the implementation of SOS Care promise embracing all the commitments, child/youth care and protection policy and development strategies to ensure that processes are carried out in line with the policies.
  • Promotes and ensures access to quality care, education and career development and health services for children and youth
  • To identify capacity gaps within the program location and co-workers pertaining to children and youth, and facilitate capacity building process accordingly.
  • Leads the formulation of a contextualised, innovative youth development programme
  • Leads the National Child and Youth support team, holding regular meetings and promotes communication with and amongst youth and involves individual members in specific areas of assignment
  • Develop and Monitor a mechanism for integrating resource mobilization strategy into child and youth departmental operational plans in line with SOS fundraising strategy.
  • Support the search for job and other occupational placements for Young people
  • Facilitate key parts for in-house trainings and workshops for child and youth care co-workers.
  • Initiate and develop a networking, partnership and advocacy strategy for sustainable wellbeing of children and youth in line with the legal framework of Uganda and SOS International guidelines.
  • Capacity building, knowledge management and information dissemination in regards to Alternative Care

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Masters Degree in BA Degree in Humanities, Social work and social administration, public health, Development studies or similar discipline.
  • BA Degree in Humanities, Social work and social administration, public health, Development studies or similar discipline
  • At least five years of relevant work experiences particularly with children and youth
  • Experience in project management, planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Good knowledge and understanding of children’s rights and rights-based approaches in the development of programmes
  • Awareness and understanding of social development issues including gender, education, health, HIV/AIDS, etc
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure
  • Positive and professional approach: highly organised, results oriented, using initiative and keeping commitments
  • Computer literacy (MS Office and MS project)
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Knowledge of national policy developments in the area of child welfare and youth development
  • Problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to build partnerships and mobilize resources for children and youth
  • Knowledge on stakeholder management
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Organizational and planning skills

How to Apply

All interested and qualified candidates please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) and photocopies of academic certificates, and names, emails and contact details of three traceable referees to :

The Head Human Resource and Administration

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

Plot 53 Ntinda II Road

Kampala

Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding eight pages and the position title as the subject to: nationaloffice@sosuganda.org

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified.

Deadline: 20th December 2019.

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