NRC Syria Response Office: Consultancy for Gender and Disability Assessment

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Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council Closing date: 10 Nov 2020 NRC is looking for a consultant to conduct a Gender and Disability assessment.Background1.1 NRC in Syria In the middle East NRC has over 3000 staff dedicated to assisting people affected by conflict in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Palestine. Its humanitarian interventions are based upon its programming expertise in the Core Competencies of Shelter, Education, Water and Sanitation Hygiene, Food security along with information Counselling and legal Assistance (ICLA) to forcibly displaced people. The NRC Syria Response is operating since 2013 and currently employs 49 international and 335 national staff. With regard to education, we ensure education for children and youth is prioritised, even in the most difficult circumstances. We work alongside communities to: create opportunities for children to reconnect with learning through formal education pathways and selflearning initiatives offer em…

Safeguarding Coordinator

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Organization: Muslim Aid
Closing date: 8 Nov 2020

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £27,000 - £34,000 (dependent upon experience)

Summary of Role

This role is based in the UK and open to individuals with unrestricted right to live and work in the UK ONLY. At this stage we are unable to offer sponsorship opportunities.

Based in London, the Safeguarding Coordinator will be a technical lead on safeguarding and children’s safety, delivering high quality, accessible and reliable support, guidance and capacity to humanitarian response teams, Country Offices and UK Headquarters as we further develop our safeguarding protocols, procedures and education plans.

The post holder will 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.

About the Role

The main responsibilities of this role will be to:

  1. Help and support UK and Country Office Safeguarding Focal Points and staff to establish and develop local child safeguarding networks to support local implementation.
  2. Support UK and Country Safeguarding Focal Points and Investigation Officers to improve child and vulnerable adults safeguarding practice. Share best practice and wider learning from these experiences across the organisation.
  3. Design and deliver a suite of mandatory core training workshops/training programme as part of the continuous learning and development of employees, trustees, volunteers and those engaged with Muslim Aid.
  4. Lead on Child Safeguarding Incident reports and investigations with the support of local Country Office Child Safeguarding Officers and Focal Points.
  5. Apply critical analysis to ensure that we meet and exceed our commitment to building a safe environment for children, vulnerable adults and all those connected to Muslim Aid.
  6. Review/adapt Muslim Aid’s Global Safeguarding policy and procedures, reporting mechanisms, risk registers and other procedures that are managed/supervised by UK and Country Office teams and partners.

About You

To be successful in this role:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent level of qualification.
  2. Experience of child protection/child safeguarding practice within developing countries.
  3. Experience of working with children in international development and humanitarian settings.
  4. Experience of child protection/child safeguarding practice within developing countries.
  5. Proven experience designing, facilitating and evaluating safety and safeguarding training in different cultural and organisational contexts.
  6. Knowledge and experience of Incident investigation and post-investigation evaluation and learning
  7. Willingness and ability to travel independently and work within challenging environments, sometimes at short notice.

Why you should Apply

If you are passionate about protecting children and vulnerable adults and have the desire to work for an organisation that wants to make the world a safer place, then this role is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Safeguarding Coordinator.

You will be joining a supportive, highly skilled, passionate organisation as a specialist in your field. Muslim Aid offer a 35-hour week, generous holiday allowance of 37 days (including bank holidays), flexible working and encourage a healthy work-life balance.

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