ActionAid is an international
anti-poverty agency formed in 1972. Today we are working with over 15 million
of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 45 countries worldwide to
secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support
of half a million donors and supporters.
At ActionAid International (AAI), we
help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s
how real change happens – for families, for communities, and for whole societies.
Join ActionAid International to work and contribute across the federation
helping people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.
In order to enhance institutional
capacity to deliver its mandate, AAI is seeking to recruit experienced,
qualified and dynamic individuals to fill the following capacities:
Child Protection Advisor
Fixed Term Contract 2 Years / Part-time 3 days a week
ActionAid is committed to challenging
all forms of Sexual, Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse and other Safeguarding
concerns (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse). Reporting to the
Global SHEA and Safeguarding Lead, the incumbent will help deliver our Child
Abuse and Adult at Risk- Abuse strategy with a focus on preventing and
protecting children from exploitation and abuse perpetrated by employees and
This will involve developing policies
and procedures to prevent and respond to allegations relating to harm to
children, delivering training and developing strong guidelines and minimum
You will work collaboratively with
key stakeholders such as SHEA and Safeguarding Focal Points in the ActionAid
Federation to ensure learning is shared appropriately and to build good
practice. Important will be the ability to design and deliver training,
awareness raising and other capacity building activities for staff, partners,
and other stakeholders.
You will work with key stakeholders
to ensure legally compliant Child Protection practice in programmes, processes,
and policies across the ActionAid Federation as well as build an environment ¡n
which staff and partners feel safe to report concerns.
Your remit will also include
supporting with the response to allegations of abuse and exploitation of
children, working in line with national and international laws and best
practice. Important will be the ability to design and deliver effective
strategies, projects, and tools for improving the effectiveness of child abuse
and exploitation deterrence, prevention, detection and response across the
To succeed you will, preferably,
possess a Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child
Protection or relevant field as well as extensive experience working in
safeguarding, abuse and or women/child protection programming.
Global Prevention of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Advisor (Global
Years Fixed Term Contract / Part-time 3 days a week
is committed to challenging all forms of Sexual, Harassment, Exploitation and
Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and adult at-risk
to the Global SHEA and Safeguarding Lead the successful candidate will help
deliver our sexual exploitation and abuse strategy with a focus on preventing
and protecting people and communities from sexual exploitation and abuse
perpetrated by employees and representatives.
will be involved in developing policies and procedures to prevent and respond
to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse. You will work collaboratively
with key stakeholders, such as
SHEA and Safeguarding Focal Points, to ensure that all procedures, processes,
and policies on sexual exploitation and abuse are consistent and in line with
remit will also include overseeing cases and supporting investigations covering
allegations of sexual exploitation, power and abuse. Important will be the
ability to design and deliver training, awareness raising and other capacity
building activities for staff, partners, and other stakeholders and to work
collaboratively with others.
succeed you will have preferably a Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work,
Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field extensive experience working
in an international context on PSEA, Sexual Harassment, GBV, Protection or
will also be used to handling complex investigations in a sensitive manner and
able to design and deliver training. You will be used to developing and
operating monitoring and evaluating safeguarding mechanisms too.
How to Apply
are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet
the criteria for these roles. In addition, you must be able to provide proof of
eligibility to work in one of the hub offices.
DBS/police clearance will also be a requirement.
you are good at solving problems, results-oriented and possessing additional
language, such as Portuguese, French, Spanish or Arabic, we would be delighted
to hear from you.
send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com by 24th March 2019.
more information on these roles, visit our website on www.actionaid.org.
to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback
on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your
application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies
at any time.
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