Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all children who have contact with the organisation are safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from child abuse and sexual exploitation. This commitment is implemented through the organisation’s Child Safeguarding Policy. It applies equally to all children irrespective of their gender, disability, ethnicity, sexuality, marital status or religion; and is achieved through ensuring that all staff, volunteers, partners and other representatives:
The purpose of this role is to work closely with the Regional Child Safeguarding Director and Regional HR Director to support country offices and ensure that that child safeguarding is prioritized and embedded in awareness, reporting and response. The role has a key role in supporting our accountability to donors for the quality of our safeguarding provision and support Country Offices with the implementation of audit action plans.
The event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
Qualifications and experience
Contract length: 1 Year
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
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.
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Interested and qualified? Go to Save the Children career website on stcuk.taleo.net to apply