Programme Officer

Programme Officer Title: Integrated NORAD Framework Programme Officer Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century. Role Purpose: The Programme Officer will assist the Deputy Programme Manager in ensuring the effective implementation of the NORAD Framework Programme activities as required and/or designated by the Programme Manager in Puntland. This will be achieved through implementation and monitoring of Education, Disaster Risk Reduction and Child Protection activities at school and community levels and child right governance. The Programme Officer shall also support partners in the implementation of programme activities within the designated area(s). Contract Duration: 11 month Location: Garowe Qualifications and Experience * At least a degree in Education, Law, Social Sciences or Community Development or related field from a recognized university is a minimum requirement for this position. * Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with international I/NGO’s, UN or government agencies and one year in collaborating with national and sub national government ministries * Hardworking, flexible, adaptable, able to improvise and work in a challenging and potentially stressful environment * Practical experience in at least two of the following: primary education, education in emergencies, policy work, legislation, WASH, child rights programming and child protection. * Able to contribute to development of concept notes, programme reports and proposals. * Knowledge of project cycle management, monitoring, community mobilization and stakeholders participation in programming * Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels including with children. * Due diligence in resource management, filing and retrieval * Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children’s Child Protection policy. * Commitment to Save the Children’s values We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent. Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents


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