Save the Children Child Safeguarding and PSEA Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Save the Children Child Safeguarding and PSEA Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Role Purpose

  • Under the direct supervision of child safeguarding and PSEA coordinator, the post holder is expected to meet the quality standards child safeguarding and PSEA at the respective hub.

  • She/he will be responsible to assist projects/programs/ and field offices to ensure compliance are meet through community awareness, capacity building training, conduct project risk assessment and facilitate on the development of friendly materials. She/he will also responsible on assisting to implement safe program activities, establishing local reporting procedures, reporting, data management and share learnings.

    Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Organizing and facilitate child safeguarding and PSEA awareness for volunteers, beneficiaries and other representatives for humanitarian response and development programs.

  • Identify high risk programs, conduct risk assessment, identified mitigation strategies and recorded, monitor and update the status on the identified risk in collaboration with program managers and focal points at field level.

  • Develop bi-annual learning based on the identified risks and challenges.

  • Ensure child safeguarding and PSEA messages are displayed in local language at project level.

  • Identify project level contact person for beneficiaries and ensure local child safeguarding reporting procedure is updated and displayed in project implementation areas.

  • Follow up on volunteer recruitment process of projects and ensure the proper documentation are kept in the data base/record in collaboration with HR and project manager.

  • Conduct focus group discussion with children and adult beneficiaries on safe programing and reporting.

  • Participate on investigation process on preliminary data collection, interviewing and follow up on the service provided as relevant.

  • Assess the child participation events and make sure the procedures are followed.

  • Compile and submit monthly report on child safeguarding and PSEA activities to child safeguarding coordinator.

  • Support local partners on training, risk assessment and other technical support as identified by the partner.

  • Participate in PSEA network meetings at the response areas as applicable.

  • Provide orientation for water track drivers, rental drivers, construction workers and consultants.

  • Facilitate translation of materials, editing and disseminate messages for various groups and monitor the understanding.

  • Mapping of service providers at project areas to ensure reported cases are referred to relevant stakeholders.

  • Participate on the kick off meetings conducted at filed level.

  • Take additional assignment when the demand supervisor including external representation.

    Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.

  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same.

  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
    Future orientated, thinks strategically.


  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters.

  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength.

  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.

  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of Bachelor Degree in social sciences and two years proven experience on child protection, education, social work. child safeguarding and other related filed.

  • Experience on facilitation and coordination of training and workshops.

  • Experience in conducting assessment, monitoring and report writing.

  • Practical experience on child participation on the intervention of program activities.

  • Strong computer skills, including the use of email, internet and Microsoft office.

  • Fluency in spoken Afar Afe is mandatory.


  • Experience on child safeguarding and PSEA.

  • Experience on humanitarian response programs.

  • Skill on illustration design and publication.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Child Safeguarding and PSEA Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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