Global Safeguarding Manager

Water Aid
London, United Kingdom
Apply by 17 June 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 4 June 2018

Job Description

Use your knowledge of safeguarding to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere.

Join WaterAid as Global Safeguarding Manager to work in one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ acknowledged by 2018’s Great Place to Work®.

You will develop a comprehensive strategy to deliver WaterAids commitment to safeguarding. You will provide leadership, expert advice and build the capacity of managers across the organisation to ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met in all countries in which WaterAid operate. You’ll also partner with our Learning and Engagement team to design and deliver high quality training and communications.

This is a full time permanent position that could be full time or part time for the right candidate.

To be successful, you’ll need to have:

  • Extensive experience leading on safeguarding and accountability standards across a global organisation.
  • Good understanding of safeguarding relating to children, vulnerable adults, harassment, discrimination, abuse and bullying.
  • Experience of implementing safeguarding initiatives with partners and at a community level.

See job description linked below for full details of the role.

With a commitment to our vision, you’ll get inspiration from the change you help make happen. We appreciate and respect different people and ideas, allow the chance to grow and the space to be yourself at your best.

Excellent benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Availability for first interview is required 28th June 2018. Availability for second interview is required 6th July 2018.

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on June 17th 2018.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to complete a Standard DBS Check.

About the Organization

WaterAid is on a mission to change normal for millions of people within a generation by getting clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to everyone, everywhere by 2030. Without all three, people can't live dignified, healthy lives. With all three, they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty, and change their lives for good. Children grow up healthy and strong, women and men get to earn a living, whole communities start to thrive. It sounds normal and it should be.

WaterAid is a place for people looking for inspiring, stimulating work and a real spirit of togetherness - people with a commitment to our vision, an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important of challenges.

We are looking for people who share a commitment to our vision, who have an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.

In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also have the chance to grow and space to be yourself at your best.

More information

Global Safeguarding Manager Job Description.pdf

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