Project Coordinator, Early Childhood Care and Development job at Save the Children International

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Vacancy title:
Project Coordinator, Early Childhood Care and Development

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists ]

Jobs at:

Save the Children International

Deadline of this Job:
08 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Wakiso , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, August 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Project Coordinator, Early Childhood Care and Development

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:
Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
Influence policies that affect MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

Are you passionate about being an advocate for children? Do you want to use your expertise to bring about lasting change for children and be a part of an inspiring, dynamic global movement?
The Project Coordinator, ECCD will be responsible for effectively and efficiently planning, managing and delivering the ECCD project components of Sponsorship within the Impact Area in ways that meet both local and international requirements and guidelines.

Sounds interesting? Read more below
Key areas of accountability include:
• project financial and budgetary management.
• ECCD Program Planning
• ECCD Program implementation Management.
• Project Reporting.
• Advocacy, Networking and influencing

To be successful for this role you will bring/have the following:
• At least a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education with a Post graduate training in Early childhood Development.
• At least 5 years progressive experience in planning and implementation of Early Childhood Development program targeting Children from (0-8) years.
• Experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
• Experience of working with the Local Government, local partners and training in ECCD, with a focus on improving service delivery within the schools and at home
• Strong analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
• Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
• Ability to speak the local language fluently is a strong requirement.
• Ability to ride a motorcycle (Honda XL 125).
• Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions
• Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at
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.