Job Information Safeguarding Officer NGO Information
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration open-ended
Governorate Erbil
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2022-09-21
Minimum Education Others
Degree Title Relevant/Equivalent Degree
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2022-09-21
Deadline Date 2022-10-01
[Erbil,Iraq ]

1. Translation:
• Translate all kinds of MAG Iraq’s documents in relation to SG from English into Kurdish and Arabic and vice versa.
• Translate all kinds of MAG Iraq’s correspondences with the Federal Iraq government and KRG’s offices and authorities from English into Kurdish and Arabic and vice versa.
• Provide oral translation (interpretation) support during training courses, meetings/investigations and events and take notes, when and if required.

2. Safeguarding:
Safeguarding culture and awareness:
• Conduct safeguarding trainings in order to raise awareness of what safeguarding is and the expected behaviours of MAG personnel. This will include conducting induction training (with HR), refresher training for all staff and support to the Community Liaison (CL) teams on awareness raising with communities and other role specific training as required.
• Support the publication, dissemination and implementation of safeguarding policies, procedures and good practice.


Safeguarding reporting:
• Support the management of reporting mechanisms at all levels and for those who come into contact with our work (including all staff at all locations, communities (with the CL team), partners and suppliers).
• Manage reporting mechanisms such as: the safeguarding hotline and email address according to MAG guidelines; receiving concerns in a empathetic way; and identifying next steps in the absence of the SGC
• Support the safeguarding focal points in programme, provide training and ongoing support.


Duty of care and support to staff/complainants:
• Provide proactive support to MAG staff on personal and welfare issues across the programme by identifying practical support such as external professional advice in the area of wellbeing.
• Support the SGM and SGC in response to assigned allegations/raised concerns and assist with the planning, management and support to investigations related to safeguarding.
• Act as a note taker and translator during investigations relating to safeguarding; supporting interviews and writing transcripts.
This job description must remain flexible to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager. Other duties as directed, in accordance with the MAG Iraq program’s requirements.








Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Person Selection Criteria:
The post holder should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:
• Experience in working in the similar role or in protection field, with minimum of 3 years.
• Experience in conducting internal administrative investigations.
• Experience in training and support of a diverse cross-cultural organizations.
• Capacity to establish rapport and trust to be effective in the role.
• High level of confidentiality
• An understanding of NGOs and a commitment to humanitarian work.
• An excellent command of spoken and written English.
• An excellent command of spoken and written Arabic and Kurdish Sorani (and preferably Badini as well).
• Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office programs.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Administrative skills and ability to take minutes of meetings and notes.
• High level of self-motivation.
• Good active listener.
• Experience and interest in working in the field of safeguarding.
• Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes with the programme sites at a short notice.

How To Apply

Application procedure for the position
All interested candidates in apply for this position should send their updated CV and cover letter in English to this email address

Please note that candidates who do not meet the selection criteria will not be considered. All Applicants must mention the job title (Safeguarding Officer) in subject line of their email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• With no job title in the subject line,
• Sent through links and
• Duplicate applications will be disqualified.
Closing date for applications is 01-Oct-2022. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed”.
“MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. Female Candidates are encouraged to apply. If you think you would be suited in this role we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential”



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