Apply: Sightsavers Safeguarding Advisor

Deadline: Not specified

Location: West Africa

Sightsavers is seeking to fill the position of Safeguarding Advisor.

Sightsavers is an international organisation that works with partners to protect sight and fight for people with disability rights.


  • Design safeguarding elements for bids and identify safeguarding risks, acting as the safeguarding lead on new consortiums and projects where Sightsavers acts as the lead
  • Create and facilitate safeguarding training
  • Ensure capacity building on safeguarding
  • Identify safeguarding risks


  • Experience working in an international development or humanitarian setting, particularly in Africa
  • Experience in running training and an understanding of the increased risks faced by children and adults with disabilities
  • Experience in safeguarding investigation or investigation management
  • Ability to bring a contextual understanding of working on safeguarding and child protection in Africa and provide support to designated safeguarding leads in Africa
  • Fluency in English and ability to deliver effective training
  • Ability to help design and run safeguarding training and action plans with partners
  • Ability to travel internationally for a few short trips per year

To apply and for more information, click here

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