Global Safeguarding Advisor – The Leprosy Mission International

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Global Safeguarding Advisor – The Leprosy Mission International

City of London

£40,000 Plus Benefits

Permanent

BAHAC3112/SE-SG

Job Description

Global Safeguarding Advisor – The Leprosy Mission International 
Brentford, Greater London 

Looking for a fresh challenge? Have you a proven track record in shaping global safeguarding policies and implementing safeguarding capacity building and awareness raising programmes? Do you want to make a difference on a global level to prevent all sorts of abuse and exploitation? Join us in this new role and help us raise the standards forever. 

About Us 

The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is a leading international Christian charity, active in over 40 countries, working towards the vision of Leprosy Defeated and Lives Transformed. Operating as an International Federation (Global Fellowship) of 29 member countries, the International office provides leadership and facilitation to enable the Global Fellowship to achieve this vision. 

Leprosy is a scourge and an injustice in our world and we are fighting to do something about it. Now, we are looking for a Global Safeguarding Advisor to join our dedicated team in Brentford. 

The Rewards 

- £40,000 
- 10% contribution to your pension 
- Health cash back plan 
- Cycle to work scheme 
- Gym membership 
- Staff events 
- Daily devotion time 
- Space for waiting on God 
- Volunteer days 
- Training and development 
- Life assurance 

Built on values of compassion, justice, integrity, inclusion and humility, we’re working towards a happier, healthier world where people aren’t stigmatised because of their illness. 

Our main focus is on leprosy, but our work often includes supporting those with other disabilities, neglected tropical diseases, marginalised people in society and those living in extreme poverty. 

The smooth running of our organisation is key to ensuring that we can continue our lifesaving work. 

The Role 

As a Global Safeguarding Advisor, you’ll provide a high level of expert, cross-organisational advice to Members of the Global Fellowship and, if necessary, their partner organisations globally. This will involve providing information, training and support on safeguarding issues. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Support Country Leaders, Programme and HR staff to implement policies and develop safe programmes and projects 
- Work with HR teams and country programmes to ensure that all aspects of HR policy and procedure are supportive of good safeguarding practice 
- Design and deliver training globally and cross-culturally 
- Support the continual improvement of safeguarding policies and practice influencing strategy and policy development 
- Lead and co-ordinate the process that ensures that appropriate investigations into current or historic incidents are appropriately reported 
- Travel globally implementing Safeguarding high standards and influencing culture 

About You 

To join us as a Global Safeguarding Advisor, you’ll need: 

- A minimum, four years’ experience in a similar role improving Global Safeguarding. 
- Excellent interpersonal skills including proven experience of influencing decision-makers at all levels. 
- Ability to network and work cross-culturally with sensitivity, face-to-face and on conference calls 
- Able to demonstrate sound judgement based on evidence, knowledge and understanding 
- Excellent IT skills, with intermediate PowerPoint skills and good working knowledge of general office applications 
- To be educated to degree level or equivalent work experience with excellent knowledge of safeguarding issues, good practice, and its regulatory framework

The closing date for this role is the 5th January 2019. Interviews are scheduled for the 31st January or the 1st February 2019 for the first round, with second round interviews scheduled for the week commencing the 4th February 2019 in Brentford. 

TLM is an explicitly Christian organisation. In addition to representing the Mission’s purpose and ethos to external audiences and working within Christian networks, this role will take an integral part in shaping organisational safeguarding culture, the post holder is required to produce, design and implement resources and policies consistent with our ethos and values reflecting TLM as a faith-based organisation. The post holder must be willing to engage with, support and contribute to the Christian ethos and values of the charity. In addition to this as part of this role the post holder will support the work of the Mission through Christian prayer, Christian sessions, and fellowship. There is, therefore, an occupational requirement that the post holder is a practising Christian committed to the objectives and values of The Leprosy Mission and able to work in an interdenominational environment. 

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Additional Keywords: Global Safeguarding Advisor, Senior HR Policy Advisor, HR Safeguarding Manager, Safeguarding Manager, Global HR Advisor, HR Business Partner, HRBP, Human Resources Advisor.

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