Technical Specialist for Safeguarding
NOTE: ONLY CAMBODIAN NATIONALS MAY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
World Vision International is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. We are global community with a purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.
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Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one (01) qualified candidate to fill in the position below:
Position: Technical Specialist for Safeguarding
Location: National Office, Phnom Penh
Salary & Benefit: 970 USD – 1212 USD
I. THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The position provides oversight and coordination for the development, implementation and mainstreaming of the World Vision International-Cambodia (WVI-C)Safeguarding policy and standards, ensuring WVI-C is compliant with WVI and Royal Government Cambodia expectations, and living out World Vision’s call to see children and vulnerable adults protected from harm and all forms of violence.
The role will coordinate and lead capacity building to relevant unit and department staffs to ensure Safeguarding Policy are integrated and mainstreamed into practices and implementation across sectors and teams with effective monitoring mechanism and system.
The role will support WVI-C Safeguarding Focal Point on NO representation with Global Centre Safeguarding Team, completion of NO Annual Safeguarding Update Report, and support in NO responses to L1, L2 and L3 incidents, including convening and working with SLT members.
II. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure WVI-C Safeguarding policy and standards are in place and up to date, including mainstreaming across National Office
Ensure Safeguarding monitoring and reporting completed accurately and timely
Ensure National Office staff and WV affiliates in Cambodia are trained on safeguarding and mechanisms for ensuring compliance are in place
Ensure Regional and AP Safeguarding Focal Points are capacity built to effectively implement Safeguarding Policy
Technical representation and engagement in the sector
World Vision Cambodia requires offered candidates to produce Local Police Clearance Certificate prior to date of joining in the organization.
University degree in Law, Psychology, social work or other relevant social science course
Understanding of WV’s child wellbeing outcomes, child –focused programming , and special priority for the most vulnerable children
Proven leadership ability
Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including in English)
Excellent relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment.
Ability to analyse and solve problems, innovate, persuade, network and negotiate
Ability to influence, network and collaborate with national level government, NGO and UN Agency child protection peers.
Ability to develop and lead capacity building and training strategy for safeguarding
Strong understanding of latest developments, research and trends in the field of child protection, particularly in country context
At least 3 years of experience in child protection or safeguarding
Able to work under pressure
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All applications should be sent in soft copy (word document or PDF)
World Vision Cambodia is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified womenand disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.
WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.