Save The Children

Project Officer (ECCD)

Save The Children

Job Description

  Responsible for ensuring quality programming of interventions within the specified thematic focus in the assigned geographic project area.


  • At least 2 years' years of experience in implementing and managing ECCD projects community organizing and/or Community Mobilization, an advantage.
  • Degree in Community Development, Social Work, Family Life and Child Development or Social Sciences or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity and experience with globally-accepted standards and practices on ECCD
  • Can deal with various levels of ECCD stakeholders - from decision-makers to field level practitioners
  • Has proven skills in Project Development and Design, training design and delivery, and community facilitation processes, and networking and influencing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; Able to articulate ideas and concepts clearly verbally and in writing
  • Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Highly organized, with good attention to detail and developed ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines and organize work.
  • Can work well in highly stressful situations; able to manage multiple competing tasks, prioritize deliverables and meet reasonable deadlines.
  • A team player, willing to work long hours toward the attainment of project objectives and deliverables.
  • Ability to engage, coordinate stakeholders and community in a collaborative style; project and Project Implementation skills including planning, monitoring and evaluating, advocacy and Problem Solving.
  • Will adhere and promote Save the Children's Child Safeguarding protocol and its dual mandate (developmental and humanitarian).
  • Understands and believes in Save the Children's mission and vision; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt Save the Children's methodology and framework on project/project implementation
Contract length: Fixed Term position until December 31, 2021 based in National Capital Region
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