Safeguarding Senior Technical Specialist/Expert

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The Senior Technical Specialist and Senior Technical Expert (Principal Consultant) roles sit within the technical team at SDDirect, a cutting edge and growing international social development organisation. These are senior-level technical leadership roles in a leading international consultancy and research organisation in the field of social development. The roles will be a permanent position.

These positions 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 supporting programme design and providing technical assistance.

Please follow the link below for a full description of the role's responsibilities, duties, and person specification.

To apply

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please email your tailored CV with a cover letter by email to We will be reviewing these on a rolling basis. Please use this email subject line: ‘Safeguarding Role – Your Name’. SDDirect welcomes applicants from overseas or the UK for these roles.

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.

We are also open to applications from candidates looking to work part-time.

Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis. 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.

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