Project Coordinator ECCD – Uganda

Project Coordinator, Early Childhood Care and Development

Country/Region: Uganda Country Office

Location: Wakiso Office

Organization: Save the Children International

Join us to lead sustainable change for children:

  • Be part of a GLOBAL and DIVERSE technical community
  • Get EXPOSURE in many different contexts
  • Test and scale up INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
  • 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.

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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.

Application Information:

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 careers

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.

Application closes on 08th August 2022 at midnight Uganda time.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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


Save the Children International is committed to create a truly inclusive, effective and representative organisational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees and eliminating unlawful discrimination. We want our people to be truly representative of all sections of society. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientation etc., including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent and serve our beneficiaries better. We are guided by our values in everything we do, and recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for children around the world.

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