Programme Officer, Education & CP - Work: No Child's Business

Programme Officer, Education and Child Protection - Work: No Child's Business.

We are currently recruiting for a Programme Officer, Education and Child Protection - Work: No Child's Business. In this new role you will take responsibility for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting on the interventions under the Work; No Child's Business Project in Karamoja Sub-region. . The Work; No Child's Business Project is aimed at eliminating child labour as well as protecting and fulfilling children rights in Karamoja Sub-region. In close collaboration and partnership with communities and CBOs, schools and local government authorities, the project will promote children's rights and business principles through a comprehensive child-rights-based and gender sensitive gender to bring change in sectors with a high incidence of child labour in the intervention areas especially mining and informal and/ or domestic work. The project will use four integrated pathways:- 1) Children are empowered and have improved access to quality formal education, bridge or transitional schooling and youth employment within a supportive family and community environment.

In order to be successful you will bring:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in an appropriate social and development field such as Social Science, Sociology, Gender/ women Studies, Development Studies, Community Development or Rural Development, Public Health, International Development.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience working on gender development programming, preferably in development contexts. Familiarity with key international standards for development work and the feminist principle, gender transformation.
  • Experience in training and community engagement on gender transformation with demonstrated evidence

Application information;

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

Important to note:
Application closes on July 28, 2019 at midnight Uganda time.

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.

Location: Uganda, Uganda

Permanent - Full-Time

Closing date: Tuesday 30 July 2019

All jobs close at midnight UK time on the date specified

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