Job Title: National Associate Pakistan, Resource and Support Hub (RSH)
Organization Name: Sightsavers International
Duration: January 2022 – May 2024
Number of Vacancies: 1
Closing on: 2021-11-30
If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your tailored CV with a cover letter by email to email@example.com. We will be reviewing these on a rolling basis. Please use this email subject line: ‘National Associate – Pakistan – Your Name’. The deadline for applying is the 30th November 2021. Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK.
Social Development Direct’s organisational vision is a just and equal world founded on gender equality and social inclusion. Our mission is to provide excellence in social development to support policies, laws, social norms and institutions that advance social, economic and political justice for all. We are committed to creating a safe, diverse, and inclusive workplace and welcome people from minority backgrounds to apply.
Interviews will be held w/c 6th December. Please let us know if you would require any assistance to attend the interview or complete an assessment.
Due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.
About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join an impactful and exciting programme that is expanding its geography to include the South Asia region. The National Associate (NA - Pakistan) position will be based in Islamabad, in shared office space (to be negotiated). Travel within Pakistan may be required, should the Covid and security situation permit it”
In December 2019, DFID (UK Department for International Development – now Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office - FCDO) launched a new centrally-managed safeguarding programme, the Resource and Support Hub (RSH). This programme aims to provide a global service to the aid sector as a whole by marshalling quality evidence, tools and guidance on safeguarding; it also provides more tailored assistance to smaller, local civil society organisations (CSOs) in developing countries to strengthen their safeguarding policy and practice against sexual exploitation and abuse, and sexual harassment (SEAH).
The RSH contract is delivered by a consortium, contractually led by Options, with Social Development Direct as technical and delivery lead and also including Translators Without Borders, Terre des Hommes and Sightsavers. The first phase took place from December 2019 – Nov 2021, and the second phase runs from December 2021 to December 2024.
The RSH is intended to ensure that organisations delivering aid have access to the tools, guidance, support and training they need to ensure that they do no harm. It has an online global platform which is free, user friendly and accessible to all, offered in English, Arabic, French and Swahili. Our work is focused around three main outcomes
|Summary of role|
|1||Reports to:||Regional Associate South Asia|
|3||Appointment term:||Full time, fixed term contract January 2022 – May 2024|
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in one of FCDO’s leading safeguarding programmes. In your role as National Associate – Pakistan, you will be responsible for the Pakistan country assessment, which maps organisational safeguarding capacity and demand, safeguarding service delivery and the evidence base on safeguarding. You will also lead on developing a national communications plan, safeguarding community of practice and workplan. You will manage all activities targeting Pakistani stakeholders (primarily civil society organisations) inside and outside Pakistan, via the RSH digital platform and face to face (covid permitting). You will report to the Regional Associate and work closely with colleagues from across the RSH team and Technical Advisor pool. You will have support from regional M&E and communications advisors, as well as a Senior Advisor to the Pakistan Hub.
The primary responsibilities of the postholder are as follows:
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