Thursday, 9 August 2018

Job Opportunity at Save the Children Tanzania, Child Safeguarding Officer


The role holder will be responsible for delivering high quality, accessible and reliable support, guidance and capacity to emergency/humanitarian response teams and country offices in order to challenge and encourage engagement as we progress full implementation of the Child Safeguarding Policy and procedures

Will receive safeguarding referrals and coordinate a procedure which addresses and prioritises the needs of those affected by liaising with statutory agencies.


  • A University degree in the social sciences or relevant subject, at least five years in capacity building and technical assistance provision to Government, NGOs/CBOs;
  • Experience in child protection/child safeguarding practice; including work and vulnerable children and managing issues.
  • In depth understanding of children’s issues in Tanzania, demonstrable commitment to Children’s Rights, coordinated care, case management and, child development processes and practices in Tanzania;
  • Good data management, data analysis skills;
  • Ability to communicate complete and sensitive information to a wide and diverse audience
  • Ability to foster and maintain strategic alliances across multiple stakeholders;
  •  Strong experience and ability to facilitate training to a diverse audience (in terms of education, language ability…)
  • Willingness to travel to and work in hard-to-reach areas; computer literacy and excellent documentation and report writing skills in English are a must;
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Experience on assisting on development of local procedure, manual, guidance on child safeguarding.
  • Experience on facilitation and coordination of training and workshop.
  • Experience in conducting assessment, monitoring and report writing.
  • Good experience in planning, coordinating and implementing work activities 
  • Practical experience in the participation of children on the intervention of program activities.
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of email, internet and applications for design and publication.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Very good skill in communication, report writing and facilitation
  • Good team player

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Tuesday 21 August 2018
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