Safeguarding Officer - Moldova

Safeguarding Officer - Moldova for World Vision Moldova

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!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:


This position will be based in Moldova


Safeguarding awareness Raising & Culture

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

Provide safeguarding orientation to newly hired staff in Moldova 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 Moldova, 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 Moldova 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 Romanian and Russian languages (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. 

Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only

Please, if you think you’re suitable for this position, please follow the link to the World Vision website and click on APPLY (candidates will be selected only from the registrations on the World Vision website) -
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Contact us, in case you have additional questions: 069682312- Ina 

The end date of application: 17 July 2022