Security, Medical & Safeguarding Coordinator – IPDHE

Type of role Facilities
Location Ethiopia
Salary ETB 414,840 annual gross
Contract type Fixed Term
Full Time 35 hours per week
Application Closing Date
Interview date ASAP
Start date 1st September 2022

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

To provide technical guidance and operational and programme support to project team, management and partners to ensure compliance with security and safeguarding policies in line with donor expectations and the VSO volunteering for development approach. To build understanding and capacity for safeguarding with partners, CSOs and networks.

Skills, qualifications and experience

We are looking for someone with experience of safeguarding incidences and responses as well as strengthening local community capacity on referral systems and safeguarding.

The Ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience in child safeguarding, protection against sexual exploitation and abuse. Should have practical experience of designing and delivering training and ongoing capacity building in safeguarding and security. You will also have previous experience of high-volume casework management and sensitive support to GBV survivors and people affected by conflict.

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. We also offer a range of benefits, including;
• Opportunities for flexible working and working from home
• Generous annual leave of 37 days (inclusive of public holidays)
• Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme
• Opportunities for professional development, including a range of online self-study modules, coaching and workshops

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure that you have the right to work in Ethiopia.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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