Deadline: 11 May 2021
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Specialist in Bogota, Colombia.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Specialist will perform the following functions:
- DRC Colombia’s Code of Conduct Intake Committee set up
- Appoint as Intake Committee’s Authorizing Officer, appoint investigators to open investigations, review the work of and mentor assigned investigators, and refer investigations’ outcomes to the appropriate management level.
- Appoint as investigator to investigations of serious misconduct cases as required based on needs and capacities, including but not limited to investigate Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and Sexual Harassment (SH) allegations.
- Investigative capacities
- Consolidate pool of trained investigators for DRC Colombia operation, offering quarterly refresher training sessions.
- Finish translation to Spanish of relevant policies and process documents relevant for the Code of Conduct Reporting Mechanism in DRC Colombia.
- Code of Conduct Focal and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Focal Point. Be appointed as Code of Conduct Focal Point for DRC Colombia operation
- Set up a pool of Code of Conduct training facilitators across offices with the support of Human Resources.
- Facilitate online monthly Code of Conduct and PSEA induction sessions for all new staff in coordination with Human Resources.
- Facilitate in person in-depth Code of Conduct and PSEA training sessions for all staff across field offices, on a yearly basis.
Applicant must have:
- Bachelor’s and advanced Degree in social science, human resources law, criminal law, investigations, gender or gender-based violence, international affairs.
- A least 1 year’s relevant work experience especially in compliance, ethics and managing PSEA issues including prevention and response.
- Previous experience with DRC a plus.
- Demonstrate experience in developing and delivering successful training sessions, facilitating meetings as well as developing and implementing organizational procedures and protocols.
- POSACO/CHS Alliance certificate on PSEA workplace investigations and any FRAUD/corruption investigations certificate.
- Strong facilitation and presentation skills as Trainer, including virtually.
- Commitment to upholding and modelling DRC’s values and Code of Conduct.
- Demonstrate integrity, diplomacy, professionalism, reliability and resilience at all times.
- Ability to work professionally and with a high degree of confidentiality at all times.
- Ability to quickly build personal rapport and trust.
- Strong computer skills, facility with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams, OneDrive and email software.
- Familiar with Safeguarding and PSEA standards, including an ability to apply a survivor-centered approach in relating with survivors of SH and SEA and in handling SEA and SH allegations, and an understanding of the international context in which this issue impacts DRC.
- Fluency in Spanish and English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.