Regional Safeguarding Advisor
|Closing date||31 Jan 2024|
Provides technical leadership to project teams to ensure FHI 360’s minimum standards for safeguarding program participants are well integrated. The person in this position will have strong knowledge and background in safeguarding-related programming in international development. Provides technical advice based upon expertise and knowledge of international standards, donor requirements, and FHI 360 safeguarding policies and procedures. Builds capacity in country, regional or global program staff. Provides guidance to ensure that program implementation adheres to appropriate technical standards and guidelines and that programs are technically sound. May contribute to proposal design and protocol development to ensure safeguarding best practices and requirements are included in the design. Provides leadership by staying current of evolving technical standards, guidelines, and program developments in area of safeguarding. Responsible for sharing best practices related to safeguarding and contribute to the knowledge base through participation in forums and technical networks. Shares new knowledge/evidence and best practices through collaboration with relevant departments and personnel. May be required to coordinate and work with a diverse group of organizations, such as: the Ministry staff, international and national partner organizations, and the USAID missions and other funders in order to complete work.
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This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
Our values and commitments to safeguarding:FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.
FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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