ActionAid Global Prevention of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Advisor Job in Kenya 2019

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency formed in 1972. Today we are working with over 15 million of the world’s poorest and excluded people in over 45 countries worldwide to secure their rights to a life free of poverty and injustice, and with the support of half a million donors and supporters.

Career Opportunities

At ActionAid International (AAI), we help people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. Because that’s how real change happens – for families, for communities, and for whole societies. Join ActionAid International to work and contribute across the federation helping people to use their own power to fight poverty and injustice.

In order to enhance institutional capacity to deliver its mandate, AAI is seeking to recruit experienced, qualified and dynamic individuals to fill the following capacities:

Position: Global Prevention of Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Advisor (Global PSEA Advisor)

Duration: Two Years Fixed Term Contract / Part-time 3 days a week

ActionAid is committed to challenging all forms of Sexual, Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse and other Safeguarding concerns (including child abuse and adult at-risk abuse).

Reporting to the Global SHEA and Safeguarding Lead the successful candidate will help deliver our sexual exploitation and abuse strategy with a focus on preventing and protecting people and communities from sexual exploitation and abuse perpetrated by employees and representatives.

S/he will be involved in developing policies and procedures to prevent and respond to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse. You will work collaboratively with key stakeholders, such as
SHEA and Safeguarding Focal Points, to ensure that all procedures, processes, and policies on sexual exploitation and abuse are consistent and in line with best practice.

Your remit will also include overseeing cases and supporting investigations covering allegations of sexual exploitation, power and abuse. Important will be the ability to design and deliver training, awareness raising and other capacity building activities for staff, partners, and other stakeholders and to work collaboratively with others.

To succeed you will have preferably a Master or Bachelor degree in Social Work, Human Rights, Child Protection or relevant field extensive experience working in an international context on PSEA, Sexual Harassment, GBV, Protection or Whistleblowing.

You will also be used to handling complex investigations in a sensitive manner and able to design and deliver training. You will be used to developing and operating monitoring and evaluating safeguarding mechanisms too.

How to Apply

You are requested to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the criteria for these roles. In addition, you must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in one of the hub offices.

A DBS/police clearance will also be a requirement.

If you are good at solving problems, results-oriented and possessing additional language, such as Portuguese, French, Spanish or Arabic, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please send your CV and cover letter to by 24th March 2019.

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Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.