Technical Specialist for Safeguarding

Phnom Penh
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.


Technical Specialist for Safeguarding


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.

Are you ready to be a change maker?

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


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.


  • 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


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.