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Safeguarding Senior Technical Expert

Job Ref: Safeguarding Senior Technical Expert

Closing Date: 15.11.2020, 23:59 PM

The Safeguarding role will provide cover for a period of one year from January 2021 to January 2022, with the possibility of extension.

This full-time position will spend 50% of the time as Capacity Development and Helpdesk Lead on the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub. For the rest of the time, s/he will play a key role in a senior staff consultant position with the SDDirect Technical Team delivering technical work across our safeguarding portfolio and beyond. This will include desk-based and in-country work, such as undertaking evidence reviews and supporting programme design.

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If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your tailored CV with a cover letter by email to jobs@sddirect.org.uk by Friday 13 November 2020, 23:30pm GMT. We will be reviewing these on a rolling basis. Please use this email subject line: ‘Safeguarding Senior Technical Expert’ – Your Name.


Your CV and cover letter should be tailored for this job application and should clearly demonstrate how you fit the person specification outlined below, and why you are applying for this role. The CV should be no longer than 3 pages, and the cover letter no longer than 1 page. In your cover letter, please also clearly specify:


• Your ability to travel overseas
• The names of two referees who may be contacted

Interviews will be held in November 2020. SDDirect strives to be an inclusive organisation. Please let us know if you would require any assistance in order to attend the interview, which will be held virtually via Skype, Zoom or Teams.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to respond to shortlisted candidates.