Save the Children International is currently recruiting for a Project Coordinator School Health and Nutrition at our field Office in Wakiso. The Project Coordinator School Health and Nutrition is responsible for effectively and efficiently planning, management and delivery of the SHN core program components within the Impact Area in ways that meet both local and international Save the Children and respective donor requirements and guidelines. The job holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis.

To be successful for this role, you will have/bring the following:

  • Minimum of a Post graduate training in either public health, Health Systems Strengthening, Community Health, Nutrition, Social sciences, community development, Gender etc,
  • Master’s in public health will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years’ progressive experience in planning and implementation of school-based health programme targeting all children, Adolescents inclusive.
  • Ability to speak the local language fluently is a strong requirement.
  • Ability to ride a motorcycle (Honda XL 125).
  • Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights.
  • The candidate must be having a valid riding permit and willing to ride a motorcycle.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching

The organization:

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 protection.  We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize children’s rights and ensure their voices are heard.  We are working towards 3 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

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: Testimonials/certificates SHOULD NOT be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.   Application closes on 19 February 2021 at midnight Uganda time. We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.