Our client, The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), is the world’s largest humanitarian organization comprising 192-member National Societies, 14 of which are located across the Pacific and supported through the IFRC Delegation in Fiji. The IFRC’s aim is “to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” The IFRC works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises.
The IFRC Pacific Office has a vacancy for a Asia Pacific Regional Safeguarding Advisor.
The IFRC has a Safeguarding Action Plan 2022-2025 that outlines its commitments and ambitions. Through this plan the IFRC has developed a safeguarding assessment tool which can be used to assess PSEAH and child safeguarding in the IFRC delegations and National Societies in the Asia Pacific Region.
The specific aim of this role is its PSEAH focus to directly assist national societies through a localised, locally led approach. National societies will be supported by this role to address national societies’ led safeguarding priorities such as mainstreaming safeguarding in emergencies, developing and adapting reporting mechanisms.
The role will support Asia Pacific National Societies (38) in identifying and addressing their self-assessed safeguarding priorities.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
The role will support National Societies in the Asia Pacific Region to improve their Safeguarding (PSEAH and child safeguarding) capacities in the following ways:
Knowledge, Skills and Languages
A copy of the full role description is available on request at Recruitment@ifrc.org .
Applicants must send their applications to Recruitment@ifrc.org ONLY. Applications will not be accepted via any other portal / medium.
Applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae with contact details of three professional referees.
For further clarifications, please contact IFRC Human Resources Manager, Ms. Ashika Devi on (679) 331 1855.
Applications close: Monday, 27th March 2023 .
Only successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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