Save the Children Deputy Director Program Operations Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs

Save the Children Deputy Director Program Operations Jobs 2023 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Uganda looking for “Deputy Director Program Operations”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before October 20, 2023.

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

Save the Children Deputy Director Program Operations Jobs 2023

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on October 07, 2023 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Deputy Director Program Operations to be based in Kampala, Uganda.

Recruiter Save the Children
Position Deputy Director Program Operations
Location Kampala, Uganda
Country Uganda
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Six years
Application Deadline October 20, 2023

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2023

Key Areas of Accountability:

As a member of the Extended Senior Management Team, contribute to the following:

  • Promote the development of an organizational culture that reflects SCI full spectrum mandate & values, accountability & high performance, encourages a team culture of learning, innovation, accountability and delivering outstanding results for children.
  • Establish, maintain, and improve active and regular working relationships with government authorities, donors, partner agencies including major institutional donors, and local and international NGOs at the region of operation.
  • Ensure programs are implemented in ways responsive to the communities and children in line with Save the Children principles, values, strategic plan and policies.
  • Ensure that responsibilities for the delivery of the projects are clear to the program operations team and team members are held accountable for performance.
  • Support working with government, civil society and partners to maximize SCI’s impact.
  • Supporting in the preparation of CSP and country annual reporting.

Position in Organization:

  • Country/Region: Uganda Country Office
  • Location: Country Office Kampala
  • Organization: Save the Children International
  • Job Identification: 3785
  • Job Category: Programme Operations
  • Posting Date: 10/06/2023, 12:32 PM
  • Apply Before: 10/21/2023, 05:29 AM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: CO – Kampala


  • At least a Master’s degree in development studies, Social Sciences, Education, Public health or related discipline.
  • Preferred certificate in project cycle management
  • At least 6 years management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including significant field operations experience, preferably in both development and emergency settings.
  • Solid understanding of national and international development issues in relation to children.
  • Robust experience of project cycle management, and with experience of working within a complex and matrix organization structure, and proven history of delivering results.
  • Preferably a good understanding and working knowledge of the SCI sectoral program areas.
  • Substantial experience in logistics, including procurement, supply chain, fleet management & inventory.
  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices in emergency management
  • Substantial experience and knowledge of effective financial and budgetary control and managing grants from major institutional donors.
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options and to think and plan strategically.
  • Previous experience of managing and developing a team and the ability to lead, motivate and develop others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Ability and willingness to change work practices and hours, and work with incoming teams in the event of major emergencies.
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.
  • Willingness and ability to travel extensively in country.

How to Apply Save the Children Deputy Director Program Operations Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: October 20, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
Job Advertisement Download
Official Website
Related Jobs Uganda NGO Forum Jobs 2023
More NGO Jobs Latest NGO Job Vacancy

View More Jobs