Closing date: 26 January 2020
Job Type: Paid
QCT’s vision is a world where young people are equal partners in driving change. QCT’s mission is to champion, fund and connect young leaders in the Commonwealth who are working hard to change the world. QCT shares their stories, gives them a platform to amplify their ideas and, together with the young people it works alongside, inspires others all around the world to join in. QCT is slowly building a network of young people around the world. Members of the network will help inform the direction of the organisation in future and will work with staff more closely as time goes on. Given the vision, collaboration is essential at QCT. Staff and Board members work together with purpose, entirely aligned behind the mission. Integrity, respect, optimism and responsiveness, alongside collaboration, are the values that run throughout the work of the organisation. QCT looks to all colleagues to live these values every day.
This newly-created role will be responsible for the strategic development of QCT’s safeguarding framework, the effective implementation of our safeguarding policies and processes, and providing safeguarding expertise and tools for our partners, staff, trustees and volunteers. This role will play a key role in embedding optimal safeguarding practices deeply within our organisational day-to-day activities. The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of working in safeguarding in international contexts including the developing world, and experience of remotely supporting small partner organisations. The Safeguarding Manager will play an integral role in helping to keep people safe and to ensure that QCT continues to be fully aligned with international policy and good practice.
Key responsibilities include:
For more information on the role, please read the job description.
Standard working hours are 9:00 to 17:00 although flexibility is required in order to ensure core objectives are achieved. Some international travel may be required.
This is a full-time role, although part-time applicants will be considered.
It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS check (or international equivalent) will be undertaken for the successful candidate.
To apply, please send the following to [email protected]:
Posted on: Tuesday 7th January 2020
Closing date: 12.00 on Monday 27th January
First Interviews: Thursday 6th February
Second Interviews: Week beginning 10th February
Please mention Bond when you apply for this position.