Regional Investigations & Safeguarding Manager

Relief international

Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Regional Investigations & Safeguarding Manager

About Relief International.

Relief International (RI) works in 15 countries globally to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.

About the Opportunity.

Reporting directly to the Global Investigations Manager, the Regional Investigations and Safeguarding Managers will help ensure RI’s ethics and compliance program is designed and implemented effectively, based on the unique risks, needs and challenges of each country within the region.

The role is dynamic and needs-based, and the workload is expected to be; approximately 50% dedicated to safeguarding, and 50% dedicated to internal investigations and incident management. The role will also support other regional and global ethics and compliance needs as requested.

Your responsibilities will be

  • Undertake and lead investigations on a range of issue areas including fraud, corruption, code of conduct, aid diversion and safeguarding.
  • Ensure that safeguarding investigations are conducted according to established safeguarding principles, including with a survivor-centred approach.
  • Support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the Code of Conduct.
  • Support the Global Investigations Director to develop and deliver investigation trainings, and to develop and revise investigative tools and templates.
  • Support and mentor Safeguarding Focal Points in each country. This will include regular one-on-one meetings to support and monitor progress towards initiatives.
Required profile for job ad : Regional Investigations & Safeguarding ManagerAbout You.

You will bring the following experience and skills.

  • Proven experience in a role focused on Safeguarding in a humanitarian setting.
  • Have supported multicultural teams in remote locations and high-risk settings.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting investigations.
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and protection principles and standards.
  • Experience in the NGO sector or grant-supported organizations, regional and international organizations, or an inspector general function.
  • Understanding of key risk areas, including: fraud, corruption, procurement integrity, trade sanctions, safeguarding, data protection and donor compliance.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices associated with compliance risk management activities, including: risk assessment, communications, training, auditing, monitoring, investigations, donor disclosures and issue resolution.
  • High proficiency in English required.
  • Arabic is required for the Middle East regional role. Other language skills applicable to the region highly desirable for both these roles e.g. Urdu, Pashto, Dari, Farsi
  • Willingness to travel as safety conditions allow.
Job criteria for job ad : Regional Investigations & Safeguarding Manager
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract – Fixed-term contract
Region :
Central – Copperbelt – Eastern – Luapula – Lusaka – Muchinga – North-Western – Northern – Southern – Western – International
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Key Skills :
Number of Position(s) : 1

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