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Humanitarian Safeguarding Officer - Roving
Save the Children International



 Section/Unit: Operation
 Grade Level: 4
 Supervisor: Risk and Compliance
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 12 months
 Closing Date: 14 May 2022


Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises. Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.

Under the direct supervision of the National Safeguarding Manager, the Humanitarian safeguarding officer will support to meet the safeguarding quality standards in Rest of Sudan operation area (KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea).

She/he is responsible for facilitating training, conducting project risk assessment, monitoring of the standard practices of sectors across all lhumanitarian response operation area in Rest of Sudan operation area (KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea) reporting, share learning.

She/he will be responsible of communicating “keeping children safe” messages for staff, partners, volunteers, incentive workers, beneficiaries and representatives of save the children.

 Duties and responsibilities:


  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of minimum standards on safeguarding and gender mainstreaming in the humanitarian response areas in KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to emergency response team members who have not recently received it in KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea emergency response areas.
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to local support staff who may be in a position to report safeguarding violations among staff – especially (but not limited to) drivers, cleaners, guards and cooks in KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea field offices.
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to SCI represenativies (partners, suppliers, contracters, volunteers and interns) in KHT, River Nile, Gezeria, Sennar, Blue Nile, and Red Sea.
  • Work closely with MEAL focal point to develop (or strengthen) adequate reporting mechanisms that are accessable by women, children and persons with disabilities
  • Support the CP team to set-up referral mechanisms that work for both CP and Safeguarding concerns

§  Provide (or support the emergency response team to provide) child-friendly information to children and families at programme sites around humanitarian principles, unacceptable behaviour, ways to report concerns

§  Ensure that lessons learned are captured and shared with the Safeguarding Manager on a regular basis

  • Build and maintain relationships with partners and other organisations, including national statutory agencies SCCW, FCPU, and SMoSW
  • Participate in relevant coordination mechanisms and support the coordination of Safeguarding activities
  • Conduct regular visits to emergency response project sites of SCI’s partners to ensure that SG reporting system is working and beneficiaries know how to report SG cases.

Safe programming

  • Support program and supporting function staff to mainstream safeguarding policy into the program and supporting functions activities in emergency response areas

Ensure SG risk assessemnet are conducted in coordination with revelant programs to all humanitarian response projects to support identify and act to mitigate key safeguarding risks to children in our programmes.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

A bacholr degree in Sociology or psychology or any other social science fields– with working experience in Child Protection, GBV and general protection

-  1 to 2 years of experience in CP, GBV and General protection in the humanitarian or development sector, of which proven experience has been in facilitating trainings/inductions and producing quality reports/updates.

-  Ability to work under pressure and adjust to challenging working condition; ability to manage workload efficiently; organizing inductions for new starters, training and refresher training for SCI staff, representatives, partners, volunteers, incentive workers, contractors and suppliers; and community awareness raising and consultations.

-  Good knowledge in use of MS Office; especially, Word PowerPoint and Excel.

-  Proven knowledge and skills in report writing and documentation.

-  Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Arabic and English)

- Excellent coordination skills.

Excellent and proven facilitation skills.

Females are strongly encouraged to apply for this post.

Application, full CV, copy of qualifications and experience certificates should be delivered directly to HAC Labour Department, Khartoum – End of Gamojoria Street. Send or through CV to www.sudanjob.net Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test and interviews. All inquiries should be addressed directly to Labour Office–HAC Khartoum. Closing date will be on day: 14/May/2022. Any application after this date will not be considered. All interviews done in HAC Labour Dep.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents. SCI will be undertaking child safeguarding checks for all candidates. Selected candidate will asked to provide police checking prior to signing contract .

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