At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security. This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We believe that poverty is an injustice, poverty is solvable and together, we have the power to end it. CARE believes that everyone has the right to live free from abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to keep children and vulnerable adults safe, and we are committed to protecting them in all our activities. This role has been created to ensure that we continue to protect people from sexual harassment exploitation and abuse, and that this is managed in a professional, sensitive, coordinated, accountable and urgent way, in line with best practices within CARE and the sector. The Safeguarding and PSHEA Deputy Lead, will be an important member of a new Safeguarding and PSHEA unit within CARE USA and will report to and work closely with the Safeguarding and PSEA Lead. She/he will be responsible for leading the workstreams of the roadmap that are related to our organizational culture and practices as well as the linkages to our programatic work (BBV, GinEmergencies). The PSEA Lead OC& Culture of prevention will also represent CARE in external forums as well as participate in PSEA related spaces to influence and share best practices. The post holder will be required to provide advice and support to Managers at all levels and in different cultural contexts. She/he will also work as part of the Safeguarding and PSHEA Unit to respond to reports and carry out investgations as and when required, although this is not the key focus of the role. This is a global role; therefore, travel is a key aspect of this role.
- Lead organizational and cultural changes, promoting a culture of Prevention
- Link the PSEA organizational stregtehning with our CARE programming
- External engagement and knowledge sharing
- Support investigations
- All other assigned duties
- Degree level of education or equivalent
- 10 years of safeguarding experience
- Professional qualification in managing people/psychology or criminology
- Training in managing sensitive investigations
- Training in interview skills and techniques or mediation techniques
- Must have experience in effectively managing a team of people and more in a matrix reporting environment.
- Must have significant previous experience of managing sensitive and serious investigations involving SEA
- Must have a high level of resilience and ability to remain calm under difficult circumstances
- Must have experience of managing organisational change and uncertainty
- Must be able to impartial in the most challenging situations
- Must have excellent problem – solving, and decision-making skills
- Excellent report writing and presentation skills
- Highly confidential and discrete
- Proven experience in building and maintaining trust
- Experienced trainer, facilitator and coach
About the Organization
CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.
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