Regional Safeguarding Manager (Asia)

Last Date of Apply
 14-May-20 23:59 HR
Job Description

Regional Safeguarding Manager (Asia), Leonard Cheshire

Located: Bangalore
Contract: Permanent
Hours of work: 35
Salary: competitive salary and benefits package

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire is one of the world’s leading charities supporting persons with disabilities. We believe that persons with disabilities should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose – with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically and to participate fully in society.

Our international development programmes support children in school and disabled adults into employment across Africa and Asia. We have established local partners in countries of operation whom we have worked with for a number of years. Our ambitious new five year international strategy aims to enrich lives and promote independence for more than 100,000 people with disabilities across Africa and Asia.

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Detailed Job Description for the position is available at: 

About the Role

It is a very exciting time for Leonard Cheshire’s International Team with our ambitious but well-planned growth strategy beginning to gain momentum. We are looking for people to join us on this journey of growth.

This is a significant opportunity for you to bring your in-depth understanding of international safeguarding, providing advice and support on prevention and case management of safeguarding concerns across Leonard Cheshire’s Asia programmes and partnerships.

You will report to the Head of Safeguarding and Organisational Learning, and work with the Head of International Operations and others to ensure a consistent approach is applied in the implementation of our Safeguarding All Framework across Asia programmes, including with our implementing partners.  This includes providing support to our international programme staff with enhanced due diligence, safeguarding action plans, beneficiary reporting mechanisms and ensuring our policies and procedures are fit for purpose for our programmes. You will also provide direct and matrix line management to relevant staff as required.

You will represent Leonard Cheshire at external meetings, forums and conferences, contributing to the wider learning of safeguarding developments, particularly with regional networks and other INGOS and NGOS.

In this role you will promote our organisational culture of learning, dignity and respect, and of inclusive practice. You will also work to promote an open culture where concerns, near misses, incidents and issues can be shared openly.

About You

You will bring an in-depth knowledge of current International Safeguarding best practice in an international development context, as well as specific in country legislation and donors requirements. You will have worked in a related international role for at least five years, ideally in a disability context. You will have significant experience of international safeguarding case management, support and advice as well as safeguarding due diligence, training and capacity building.

You will have a commitment to supporting people in the least restrictive way possible, ensuring their dignity, respect and human rights are upheld.  You will be able to communicate effectively across different countries and cultures and be able to work flexibly and travel and stay away from home on a regular basis.

What We Offer

·      Fair and competitive pay rates
·      A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme or local equivalent 
·      Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
·      Medical insurance
·      Travel insurance if you travel with Leonard Cheshire

Further Information

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

A police check will be required for this role as well as the right to work in India.

Contact Information

Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612

Application Process

Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link, by or before May 14, 2020