Safeguarding Officer- Romania

  • Contract
  • Romania
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

The escalation of conflict in Ukraine has forced more than 5 million people – mostly women and children – to flee to neighbouring countries. With the escalating crisis, the needs are growing by the hour. More than half of Ukraine’s children have either fled for safety within the country or are living as refugees.

Since the conflict started, our teams have been on the ground assessing and responding to the urgent needs of those searching for safety. We are currently scaling up our multi-country response across three countries (Moldova, Romania, and Ukraine) and are recruiting for many key positions that will make a direct impact on the lives of people who have been caught up in conflict.

Employee Contract Type:

  • Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)
  • This position will be based in Romania


Safeguarding awareness Raising & Culture

Conduct capacity building and training for all World vision Romania office staff including casual workers and volunteers, partner staff

Provide safeguarding orientation to newly hired staff in Romania office in coordination with P&C and project lead staff

Build capacity of partners of safeguarding through trainings, partner spot check, mentorship. coaching

Safeguarding Incident Management

Support UCR Safeguarding expert in incident management. she /he will assist with the planning, management and support to investigations related to safeguarding incidents.

Act as a note taker and translator during investigations relating to safeguarding incidents

Accountability to effected population

Collaborate with MEAL team to ensure establishment of culturally appropriate complaints reporting mechanisms for all World Vision projects inside Romania, monitor its use, adapt complaints mechanisms as needed; Ensure integration of PSEA into all MEAL & AAP mechanisms;

In collaboration with accountability team Ensure targeted community is aware of Expected behavior of World vision staff, and its affiliate and report any breach of the policy through WV Integrated incident management (IIM).

Develop IEC material on Safeguarding Policy, under light of safeguarding standards and local procedures within response locations, such as leaflets and posters, including child-friendly material.

Ensure IEC materials are appropriate with local culture in Romania and adequately disseminated to staff, partners and beneficiaries.

Coordination and Networking:

Represent and contribute to Ukraine PSEA network and ensure World Vision Well represented


  • At least 2-3 years in humanitarian and development work or similar NGO experience
  • Very good English communication skills (oral and written). Fluency in Ukrainian language (oral and written).
  • Understanding of safeguarding policy standards,
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina
  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.
  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office; Excel
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in the fields of protection, gender, social work, international development, or a related field.


• Extremely strong planning and fast learning

• Strong inter-personal communication and collaboration skills

• Strong negotiation, networking, liaison,

• Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment

• Knowledge of SEA issues and violations

• Compassion and commitment to ending violence and abuse against the world’s most vulnerable children and adults

• Attendance at course on IASC PSEA minimum standards

• Previous experience in Child protection, GBV, social Work


  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to _75_% of the time.

How to apply

If you are Romanian and meet our requirements, please submit your resume with a covering letter via the below website, only local applications submitted via our website are accepted–Romania_R8264-1?q=safeguarding%20&C=

Noting that Closing date is 14-Jul-22