Advisor II – Regional Partner Safeguarding, CARO – (210000TS), Conseiller II – Partenaire Régional Sauvegarde, CARO – (210000TS), Central Africa, Catholic Relief Services
Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle
Job Title: Advisor II- Regional Partner Safeguarding, Central Africa
Job Type: Regular, Full Time
Job Location: Home-based Telecommuting
Reports to: Deputy Regional Director, Central Africa
Salary Grade: 10
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.
The regional partner safeguarding advisor will ensure and oversee the implementation of the forthcoming CRS partner safeguarding procedures through capacity building efforts and technical guidance to Country Programs and partner organisations, in line with CRS principles and standards, donor guidelines and industry best practices.
Roles and Key Responsibilities:
In coordination with the regional office, oversee the roll-out process of the partner safeguarding procedures/minimum standards across the region
Act as a liaison between the Ethics Unit and the region/Country Programs on partner safeguarding
Participate in coordination meetings and a global community of practice (lead by the Ethics Unit) alongside the other regional partner safeguarding advisors
Provide ongoing and ad-hoc remote and in-country technical support to Country Programs, in particular to Partner safeguarding Focal Points, and partners on partner safeguarding (e.g. support in adapting, contextualising and reviewing training materials and tools, co-facilitate safeguarding trainings for partners, review of policies)
Design new or adapt/contextualise existing tools and resources as needed and in consultation with the Ethics Unit
Establish and lead a regional community of practice on partner safeguarding for all Country Program Partner Safeguarding Focal Points to support learning and experience sharing across Country Programs in the region
Review relevant project proposals when relevant and needed
Coordinate and Collaborate with the regional Caritas office on safeguarding capacity building efforts in the region
Share new partner safeguarding resources, approaches, news, and updates with relevant and interested regional and Country Program staff
Coordinate with relevant regional teams, including regional Technical Advisors, regional compliance unit, DRD MQ, DRD PQ regarding partner safeguarding support to ensure complementarity in effort
Minimum of five years of experience in the humanitarian or development sector
Minimum of three years of experience in the field of protection or safeguarding
Minimum of three years of experience in training and/or partnership capacity building including the design and delivery of systems and trainings
Experience facilitating collaboration between partners and different departments and country programs
Education and Experience
University degree in Social Work, Development, Project Management, Organizational Development, Psychology or Public Administration
Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred
Required Languages: Proficient speaking and writing in both English and French.
Travel – up to 30% in any one calendar year
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (SKAs)
Promotes the integration of a survivor centred approach in all areas of their work
Contributes to safeguarding risk assessment and mitigation strategies in relation to areas of their work
Promotes widespread awareness and where applicable, use of safeguarding reporting channels throughout their work
Knowledge of industry safeguarding/sexual exploitation and abuse principles and standards
Excellent interpersonal, communication, representation, and networking skills
Supervisory Responsibilities: Potentially interns/volunteers
Work Conditions/Environment Conditions: Telecommuting position
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
Continuous Improvement & Innovation
Accountability & Stewardship
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people – especially children and vulnerable adults – to live free from abuse and harm.
EOE/M/F/D/V – CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Primary Location: Central Africa
Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Job Type: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 16, 2021, 11:06:38 PM
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