Action Against Hunger Gender and Safeguarding Specialist Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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Action Against Hunger Gender and Safeguarding Specialist Jobs 2024 – South Sudan NGO Jobs.

Action Against Hunger South Sudan looking for “Gender and Safeguarding Specialist”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 02nd February 2024.

Created in 1979, our Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) – Action Against Hunger – is fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters. Today, Action Against Hunger is a major player in the fight against hunger in the world.

The Action Against Hunger has published a job vacancy announcement on 20th January 2024 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Gender and Safeguarding Specialist to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter Action Against Hunger
Position Gender and Safeguarding Specialist
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum 07 years
Application Deadline 02nd February 2024


  • The Gender and Safeguarding Specialist is responsible for providing both technical and strategic support to Action Against Hunger South Sudan Country Office to ensure gender and protection is mainstreamed in all programming including nutrition, Health, WASH and FSL. The Specialist will ensure Gender Minimum Standards (GMS) and Gender Transformative Standards (GTS) are in place
  • The Gender and Safeguarding Specialist will participate in project development including planning, concept note & proposal writing, development of gender strategies, conducting gender analysis and safety audits communication, monitoring and evaluation strategies in close liaison with Technical Leads, other Departments and Field Offices. The position will be responsible for overseeing adherence and delivery of Action Against Hunger Gender Policy, Protection Policy, and Safeguarding Policy.
  • Action Against Hunger has a strong commitment to creating a culture of zero-tolerance of safeguarding violations in our workplace and in our programs – as well as a safe environment for reporting. The organization is committed to responsible programming, and the protection of program participants and communities with whom we work through prevention and, where misconduct is alleged, to address it without fear or favor. This position will therefore be responsible for supporting the South Sudan country office to institutionalize our Safeguarding commitments across programs and operations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Art, Anthropology, Gender and Development Studies or other Social Sciences related discipline.
  • Minimum 7 years work experience on similar position with similar setting and responsibility.
  • Experience in program or project design
  • Knowledge of main donor requirements in terms of gender integration including GAC, USAID, SIDA, ECHO, among others.
  • Experience in beneficiary protection from abuse and exploitation in development and humanitarian context and knowledge of international frameworks and safeguarding mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of international standards and best practices related to gender, safeguarding, PSEA, GBV, and Accountability to affected Populations (AAP) comments.
  • Solid understanding and commitment to humanitarian principles including the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).

Other Details

  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply Action Against Hunger Gender and Safeguarding Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 02nd February 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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