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    ActionAid DRC is seeking a skilled HR & Administration Manager to be part of the senior management team to ensure organisational efficiency and effectiveness in human resource, organisation development and operations functions in AADRC. If you are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a new context and be part of a team working to bring about social justice the look no further.

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    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Secretariat General    

    Position: Global Child Protection Advisor

    Location: Global Secretariat Hub (Johannesburg, London or Nairobi) or ActionAid Country Office    

    Duration: Fixed Term Contract 2 Years / Part-time 3 days a week  

    GS Pay Grade: D / Local terms and conditions of employment of the Country Office will apply

     

    At ActionAid International (AAI), we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, and for whole societies. Join ActionAid International to work and contribute across the federation helping people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. You will report to the Global Safeguarding Lead and will be part of the Global SHEA and Safeguarding Team

     

    As Global Child Protection Advisor you will help deliver our Child Abuse and Adult at Risk Abuse strategy with a focus on preventing and protecting children from sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by employees and representatives. 

     

    This will involve developing policies and procedures to prevent and respond to allegations relating to harm to children. You will work with key stakeholders to ensure legally compliant Child Protection practice in programmes, processes, and policies across the ActionAid Federation as well as build an environment in which staff and partners feel safe to report concerns. Your remit will also include supporting covering allegations of sexual exploitation, power and abuse from a safe guarding perspective. Important will be the ability to design and deliver effective strategies, projects, and tools for improving the effectiveness of child abuse and exploitation deterrence, prevention, detection and response across the organisation. 

     

    To succeed you will, preferably, possess a Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field as well as extensive experience working in safeguarding, abuse and or women/child protection programming. You will have built strong safeguarding and women/child protection systems and delivered services to communities, including in emergencies. You will also be used to handling complex investigations in a sensitive manner and able to design and deliver training.

     

    You will be the kind of person who keeps calm under pressure and has excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.  An additional language, such as Portuguese, French, Spanish or Arabic would be an advantage

     

    If you are good at solving problems, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV and cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org by 24th March 2019. 

     

    You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in one of the hub offices. A DBS/police clearance will also be a requirement.

     

    If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

     

    Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

     

    ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community in particular women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

     

    Reg. Charity No: 274467

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    ACTIONAID INTERNATIONAL

    DIRECTORATE: Secretariat General    

    Position: Global PSEA Advisor

    Location: Global Secretariat Hubs: Johannesburg, London or Nairobi or ActionAid Country Office    

    Duration: Two Years Fixed Term Contract / Part-time 3 days a week  

    GS Pay Grade: D / Local terms and conditions of employment of the Country Office will apply

     

    At ActionAid International (AAI), we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, and for whole societies. Join ActionAid International to work and contribute across the federation helping people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. You will report to the Global Safeguarding Lead and will be part of the Global SHEA and Safeguarding Team

     

    As our Global Prevention of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Advisor you will help deliver our sexual exploitation and abuse strategy with a focus on preventing and protecting people and communities from sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by employees and representatives.

     

    This will involve developing policies and procedures to prevent and respond to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse. You will work with colleagues to ensure that all procedures, processes, and policies on sexual exploitation and abuse are consistent and in line with best practice. You will ensure learning from across the Federation is shared appropriately to build good practice too. Your remit will also include overseeing cases and supporting investigations covering allegations of sexual exploitation, power and abuse. Important will be the ability to design and deliver training, awareness raising and other capacity building activities for staff, partners, and other stakeholders.

     

    To succeed you will have preferably possess a Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field extensive experience working in an international context on PSEA, Sexual Harassment, GBV, Protection or Whistleblowing. You will have embedded Safeguarding or related practice into programmes and have experience of developing policies and risk management structures. You will also be used to handling complex investigations in a sensitive manner and able to design and deliver training. You will be used to developing and operating monitoring and evaluating safeguarding mechanisms too.

     

    If you are calm and can work under pressure and posses excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills please send your CV and cover letter to hrworkspace@actionaid.org by 24th March 2019. 

     

    You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for this role. To be considered for this role, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in one of the hub offices. A DBS/police clearance will also be a requirement.

     

    If you do not meet all the essential criteria, please don’t apply as we only invite candidates for an interview if they meet all of the essential criteria listed on the job description. In addition, your application will be stronger if you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

     

    Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

     

    ActionAid is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community in particular women who are currently underrepresented in senior positions. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.

     

    Reg. Charity No: 274467

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