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Global Safeguarding Lead

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Human Appeal profile

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Human Appeal

Here at Human Appeal we have an exciting opportunity for a Global Safeguarding Lead to join our team. You will join us on a full-time basis on a permanent contract and, in return, you will receive a competitive salary.

Human Appeal is a faith-based charity that aims to abolish poverty by providing humanitarian aid, sustainable development programs and championing advocacy for our beneficiaries worldwide.

As Global Safeguarding Lead, the successful candidate will have responsibility for developing, managing and rolling-out Human Appeal’s safeguarding strategy and processes. This will include conducting safeguarding training; investigating, reporting and resolving safeguarding concerns; developing self-assessment tools; and supervising global safeguarding champions. The global safeguarding lead is responsible for creating an environment of reassurance for any safeguarding cases at HA, ensuring that all HA staff are trained on safeguarding policy and processes and subsequently providing a timely response and accurate reporting of such incidents.

We are ideally looking to appoint somebody immediately to this role.

Benefits of joining us as our Global Safeguarding Lead include:

35 days Annual Leave

Matched pension contribution

Employee discounts and memberships

Access to wellbeing hub

Prayer facilities

Opportunity to really make a difference!

Key duties and responsibilities of the Global Safeguarding Lead:

Take a lead role in the continued development and review of HA’s safeguarding strategy, policy and processes ensuring that best practice in relation to safeguarding is implemented.

Update training materials and packages to ensure that appropriate safeguarding methods are properly embedded into Human Appeal culture and that departmental safeguarding champions have 24-hour ‘on-call’ access to safeguarding advice.

Develop self-assessment checklists and tools aligned with Core Humanitarian Standard

Act as first point of contact for all safeguarding concerns at HA and ensure that any concerns raised are dealt with in a timely manner.

Ensure that all safeguarding incidents are properly and accurately logged on a safeguarding register and that any pertinent issues are reported to the appropriate level.

Lead on investigations of safeguarding cases and support case management of multifaceted cases.

What we’re looking for in our Global Safeguarding Lead:

Educated to degree level, ideally in a relevant field such as social sciences, law, psychology or social work

Experience of international development and an understanding of how the international aid sector operates

At least five years’ experience working in an international context on PSEA, Child Protection, Sexual Harassment, GBV, Protection or Whistleblowing

At least five years’ experience of working with vulnerable adults or children

Experience of developing and delivering learning and training workshops

Knowledge and experience of applying the Core Humanitarian Standard of Quality and Accountability and other safeguarding standards such as Keeping Children Safe.

Experience in conducting safeguarding investigations and on-going case management with knowledge of survivor-centred approach

Ability to work with highly sensitive material in a confidential way; ability to show empathy for the challenges survivors face in reporting safeguarding concerns

Understands GBV and conflict sensitivity programmes

Holds high ethics; respecting confidentiality and data protection

Ability to react with maturity to an emergency incident at short notice

Computer literate and competent with MS Office package and case management software desirable

Fluent English is essential with knowledge of additional languages such as Arabic / Urdu desirable

This would be an ideal role for an experienced Global Safeguarding Lead looking to make a difference in a rewarding role within the Charity Sector!

We are looking to appoint this role ASAP and will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so for the best chance of success please click ‘apply’ today to become our Global Safeguarding Lead we would love to hear from you.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that due to the anticipated quantity of response, we will only be contacting candidates who are shortlisted to interview stage. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of your application, please assume that unfortunately you have been unsuccessful this time.
………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. A Little Bit About Human Appeal…

We have a high staff satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5 on Glassdoor! Here’s why:

What our CEO Says:

“We are faith-based but not faith-specific. We have faith in all of humanity and believe we can achieve great things when we work together. So, come and be part of a dynamic global charity where we celebrate our differences, as well as our common humanity”

Dr Mohamed Ashmawey

What our Staff Say:

“At Human Appeal, each one of us has the opportunity to influence others. If you are prepared to challenge yourself there are no limits, so come and make it happen!”

Simon, Systems and Reporting Manager

“I have been working at Human Appeal for many years! I believe in the cause we are working for. I believe in the charity sector and I believe in the reward we get for helping our fellow human beings in desperate need”

Insaf, Finance Lead

“Working as a fundraiser, every day is different. It can be challenging, but when you’re working tirelessly and raising funds to help those in need, it’s an amazing feeling”

Adnan, Fundraising Coordinator

“I saw an opportunity to assist in helping people across the world with the excellent work Human Appeal carries out. I enjoy working with so many talented people in a fast-moving environment”

Steve, Procurement Manager

Our Greatest Achievements Include:

Safeguarding bright futures for more than 22,000 vulnerable orphans in 9 countries. Our one-to-one sponsorship programme has a built-in school attendance requirement while covering the cost of food, housing, medical care, and learning materials

Pioneering technologically innovative infrastructure projects in Pakistan, like designing and building a 25-km embankment on the Chenab River in Pakistan. Protecting an entire community from being washed away, the embankment has held back the floods each year, including Pakistan’s worst flooding in a decade during its last monsoon season

Protecting the health of mothers and their children in war-torn Syria by running the only free maternity hospital in Idlib, Syria. By offering free medical care to vulnerable mothers and children, our staff at Al Imaan Hospital providing life-saving care to 100,000 patients every year

Quenching the thirst for the 2 million residents of the Gaza Strip by working with UNOCHA to purify Gaza’s water network. And now, our newest project involves building a large-scale desalination plant to provide daily access to clean water for 60,000 people across Gaza

Recovering lost livelihoods for vulnerable farmers in Gaza by planting 80,000 olive trees since 1991. The farming project provides each farmer with 30-40 prime olive trees so they can establish a vibrant, sustainable crop that yields not just food but income for generations

Restoring safe and secure residential spaces in Syria, like the construction of a new town with 1,000 newly constructed homes in Al Zahoor

How to apply

COME AND JOIN THE FAMILY – click ‘the below link’ today!


Deadline: 6 Mar 2024

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