Humanitarian Safeguarding/Mainstreanming Officer – Save The Children


The Opportunity

  • Coordinate and ensure implementation of minimum standards on safeguarding and gender mainstreaming in the humanitarian response areas in NK, and SK
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to emergency response team members who have not recently received it in NK, and SK emergency response areas.
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to local support staff who may be in a position to report safeguarding violations among staff – especially (but not limited to) drivers, cleaners, guards and cooks in NK, and SK field offices.
  • Deliver Safeguarding training to SCI representatives (partners, suppliers, contractors, volunteers and interns) in NK, and SK.
  • Work closely with MEAL focal point to develop (or strengthen) adequate reporting mechanisms that are accessible by women, children and persons with disabilities
  • Support the CP team to set-up referral mechanisms that work for both CP and Safeguarding concerns
  • Provide (or support the emergency response team to provide) child-friendly information to children and families at program sites around humanitarian principles, unacceptable behavior, ways to report concerns
  • Ensure that lessons learned are captured and shared with the Safeguarding Manager on a regular basis
  • Build and maintain relationships with partners and other organizations, including national statutory agencies SCCW, FCPU, and SMoSW
  • Participate in relevant coordination mechanisms and support the coordination of Safeguarding activities
  • Conduct regular visits to emergency response project sites of SCI’s partners to ensure that SG reporting system is working and beneficiaries know how to report SG cases.
  • Support program and supporting function staff to mainstream safeguarding policy into the program and supporting functions activities in emergency response areas
  • Ensure SG risk assessment are conducted in coordination with revelant programs to all humanitarian response projects to support identify and act to mitigate key safeguarding risks to children in our programmes.


A Bachelor degree in Sociology or psychology or any other social science fields– with working experience in Child Protection, GBV and general protection Sector Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in CP, GBV and General protection in the humanitarian or development sector, of which proven experience has been in facilitating trainings/inductions and producing quality reports/updates.
  • Ability to work under pressure and adjust to challenging working condition; ability to manage workload efficiently; organizing inductions for new starters, training and refresher training for SCI staff, representatives, partners, volunteers, incentive workers, contractors and suppliers; and community awareness raising and consultations.
  • Good knowledge in use of MS Office; especially, Word PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proven knowledge and skills in report writing and documentation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (Arabic and English)
  • Excellent coordination skills.
  • Excellent and proven facilitation skills..

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

 We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.


: Khartoum

Employee Status

: Fixed Term

Closing Date

: Jul 25, 2022

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