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Jobs

Global Safeguarding Lead

Title

Global Safeguarding Lead

Employment Type

Permanent

Contract Type

Full Time

Hours per Week

35

Salary

£34,000

Location

London

Application Deadline

21/09/2018

Who we are

Muslim Aid is a British, faith-based international development organisation that provides support to communities around the world affected by disasters, conflict or endemic poverty without regard to their social, religious, or ethnic background.

What you’ll be doing:

The post holder will be a technical lead on Safeguarding and Children Safety, delivering high quality, accessible and reliable support, guidance and capacity to emergency/humanitarian response teams, country offices and Head Quarters, in order to challenge and encourage engagement, as we further develop our Safeguarding programme, procedures and education plans.

The post holder will oversee and manage the Safeguarding framework and tools, in order to strengthen the capabilities and knowledge of all our stakeholders, ensuring we safeguard the children and vulnerable adults we serve.

Main responsibilities, amongst others, are as follows:

  • Establish and develop Regional and Country child safeguarding networks to support local implementation.
  • Coach and support where needed Country Focal Points and Investigation Officers to improve Child Safeguarding practice. Share learning from these experiences across the organisation. 
  • Support colleagues in Regional Programme Teams/Country Programmes to undertake risk assessments and solutions to mitigate risks
  • Ensure all incidents are appropriately documented, reported and considered.
  • Analyse trends from reporting mechanisms and provide senior management with recommendations for improvements

 

Why you’ll be hired

The ideal candidate will

  • Be educated to degree standard with a professional qualification in a relevant field
  • Have experience of child protection/child safeguarding practice within developing countries
  • Have experience of working with children in international development and humanitarian settings.
  • Have experience of conducting investigations in an INGO or international context
  • Have designed, facilitated and evaluated Safety and Safeguarding training in different cultural and organisational contexts.
  • Have experience of Gender, inclusion and conflict-sensitive programming
  • Have extensive experience of planning and undertaking training programmes/workshops in child protection/safeguarding at a range of levels
  • Have knowledge of Incident investigation and how to improve policy and practice in the light of findings.
  • Have knowledge of Safety and safeguarding regulations (including DBS) and application in child spaces/settings.

To apply please submit your cover letter (no more than 1 page) and CV to Recruitment@muslimaid.org