Senior Safeguarding Coordinator

JobsTalent Pvt. Ltd

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Category NGO's | INGO's | GOV's

Job Description

Safeguarding Compliance

  • Ensure Safeguarding policies, practices and standards are oriented and applied throughout the organisation.
  • Ensure Safeguarding mechanisms are in place and are subject to continuous monitoring/review
  • Ensure Child Safeguarding risks are understood and effectively managed by programs in the CO and in field offices
  • Undertake clear, strong advocacy in line with the Safeguarding Policy and its inclusion in the programs and operations at all levels across the country office; utilising all appropriate internal platforms and events in         order to raise awareness, challenge complacency and increase commitment.
  • Identify the Safeguarding risk across the organisation and programs and develop a mitigation plan
  • Develop annual Safeguarding plans and ensure if implementation
  • Implement findings of Safeguarding audit’s management reports through action plan
  • Collaborate with Senior Management Team and key teams to monitor and implement Safeguarding policy and to ensure that Child Safeguarding is integrated in all systems. Take Safeguarding issues as a standing agenda for SMT
  • Ensure Safeguarding concerns are reported effectively in line with policies and procedures
  • Ensure Referral mechanisms are in place

Safer Programming

  • Identify potential risks to children in all the project activities including, work with programme teams to plan mitigating measures and assign staff to be responsible for the implementation.
  • Ensure that a Child Safeguarding and adult Safeguarding approach is mainstreamed through programme design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure that the tools and resources is made available to managers in the relevant languages and that they know how to access support and guidance.
  • Mainstreaming Safeguarding in Partner Organisation
  • Develop and implement plan to mainstream Safeguarding (Child and Adult) standards with Save the Children partner organisations, in coordination with the Project managers, Field Associate Director and Partnerships Director
  • Work closely with partner organisations to develop and implement Safeguarding (Child and Adult) procedures
  • Plan and deliver training programs on Safeguarding for partner staff with a strong focus on emergency/humanitarian response
  • Review and strengthen Safeguarding systems within partner organisations, planning and delivering training programs accordingly.

Capacity Building

  • Design and facilitate trainings/ orientation/refreshers to staffs, partner staffs and representatives on SCI Zero tolerance policies. Conduct on-going refresher training.
  • Ensure all the staffs have timely taken mandatory Safeguarding trainings, KPIs are met and is reported to ARO within deadline.
  • Design, develop and conduct training on investigation, Safeguarding assessments and contextualized training and support to staff involved in providing accommodation and care to an unaccompanied minors.
  • Build the capacity of the Safeguarding focal persons inappropriately identifying, responding to, and reporting and investigations on safeguarding concerns.
  • Ensure all visitiors and representatives are briefed and comply with the Safeguarding policy.
  • Coach and support program based in the field as well as partners in order to improve Child Safeguarding practices.
  • Strengthen the capacity of HR to deliver Safer recruitment, induction and mainstreaming Safeguarding in the organisation.

Reporting and Investigation

  • Ensure timely reporting of cases to the HR/Admin Director, CD and on DATIX
  • Keep all reports and cases confidentially recorded
  • Manage cases online and offline and ensure that all cases are managed within the set deadlines
  • Support HR and Admin Director or lead when Director is unavailable on investigations on safeguarding, code of conduct and on preparing initial and final report.
  • Follow-up on recommendations and plan of action and keep the tracker updated
  • Carry out Safeguarding investigation once the concerns are reported
  • Provide orientation and support to the Investigation Committees in consultation with the HR/Admin Director
  • Ensure that concerns are followed up safely, effectively, efficiently and confidentially to required standards.

Additional

  • Participate in SCI Global and Regional webinars and implement global initiatives on Child Safeguarding, Safegaruding and PSEA across both humanitarian and development settings.
  • Act as an ambassador for Child Safeguarding and Safeguarding at all times
  • Develop materials to promote CS within the Country Office and its programmes.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Masters’ Degree in a related field (Preferably in Law or Human Rights)
  • 5 years experience (3 years for GSI group*) in the relevant field, (Preferably in Child Rights)

How to Apply

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.

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. 

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.