Safeguarding & Gender Advisor

at ADD International
Published June 9, 2022
Location Kampala, Uganda
Category General  
Job Type Part Time  


Join our team

ADD International is looking for a Safeguarding and Gender Advisor to provide leadership and expertise in the area of safeguarding and gender and, working with Safeguarding and Gender Focal Points, ensure that the ADD team and partners are well equipped to deliver safe, effective and gender sensitive programmes; as well as to promote learning across ADD’s work in this area on multiple levels.


Key details

Salary: Competitive

Location: Flexible – UK – Frome or home-based (applicants must already have a right to work in the UK), or one of our country offices in Uganda, Tanzania, Sudan, Bangladesh or Cambodia

Reports to: Director of Programme Support and Learning

Contract: Part-time, 2.5 days a week, maternity cover (approximately 12-month contract)

Please apply by Wenesday 29th June 2022.


Role Context

Amongst other things, the successful candidate will need to have:


In-depth knowledge and experience of safeguarding issues, including legal frameworks, policy and best practice within the context of international development

Substantial experience working directly with children and/or adults at risk with direct responsibility for child protection and/or safeguarding

Significant experience working with international organisations, preferably in a safeguarding advisor/manager role

Experience of delivering training and capacity building in safeguarding and/or other related subjects

As a ‘disability confident employer’ ADD guarantees to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We want to see you at your best and so please let us know if there are any adjustments at all that we can make to the recruitment process to ensure that it works for you. We are also committed to ensuring that we continue to review and make adjustments throughout your employment with ADD.


For more information on the role and what is required please see the job description.



How to apply.

This vacancy does not meet the minimum requirements for work permit recruitment therefore, for applicants wishing to work in the UK, we can only accept applications from people who are currently eligible to work in the UK. Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:


Their CV (max 3 pages)

Your answers to the below questions (max 1000 words)

Completed equal opportunities form

The names, contact numbers and addresses of 2 referees (please state if you are not happy for them to be contacted at this stage)

Please also send your answers to the following questions in no more than 1000 words.  Please note these will be anonymised and reviewed before we look at the CVs of candidates (so please send as a separate document and do not include your name).


What three things do you think contribute most to making ADD a safe organisation that does no harm in its’ work?

How would you go about supporting ADD to become a gender transformative organisation?

In what ways do you think that safeguarding plays a role in ADD’s transformation process?

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