Do you have a strong moral compass? Are you at your best when developing and guarding organizational integrity? Do you have specialist knowledge on the prevention of and response to integrity concerns? Are you one of those people gifted with the talent to switch effortlessly from the bigger picture to the details? Do you have affinity with laws and regulations and a healthy dose of empathy?
Then we have a challenging position for you! We are looking for a self-starting Senior Integrity Officer.
Terre des Hommes (TdH) fights the exploitation of children across Asia, East Africa and Europe. TdH's work on child exploitation covers: (a) the worst forms of child labour; (b) child trafficking; (c) sexual exploitation of children and (d) child Abuse. TdH strives to prevent child exploitation, remove children from exploitative situations and ensure that they can develop in a secure, healthy and supportive environment. We are involved in both development/structural aid and humanitarian/emergency relief work.
Terre des Hommes has a moral duty to run activities with the utmost respect for the people with whom we work. For this reason, we require all staff, partners, volunteers and collaborators to adhere to the highest standards of behavior at all times and in all places, based on humanitarian principles and our organisation’s values.
Take the awareness of and operationalization of integrity of our organization further and to guard our principles on integrity, in order to prevent and respond to any form of violations in the following clusters:
Beside responding to violations your work will focus on prevention of violations through helping to structure training and awareness improvement processes. Child safeguarding is of course a significant part of our integrity system.
This position, with a dedicated focus on integrity, is a new position within Terre des Hommes. You will be part of the HR & Operations team, reporting directly to the manager of this team. This team will soon hire a Compliance Officer as well, with whom you will cooperate closely. As integrity is a theme that spans all employees, volunteers, partners, beneficiaries and communities that we work with, you will inherently cooperate with all other departments. In particular, you will work closely with some colleagues who are experts in specific integrity areas such as child safeguarding.
We see integrity as a collective responsibility. You will be responsible for coordinating the further development and implementation of our integrity system, as well as for coordinating our case management.
Further development and implementation of our integrity system
You will keep a strong focus on learning! Both the further development of our integrity system and the operational follow-up of suspected breaches are in your hands, as we expect both responsibilities to nurture each other. Each case will definitely bring up new insights to further improve our integrity system.
Because Terre des Hommes carries out programs and projects itself, the difference is that the organization, and therefore also your contribution, is visible and tangible every day. We offer:
Do you like to become part of our international, dynamic team? Please upload your application before November 23rd 2020.
Terre des Hommes is committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races,colours, religions, cultures, abilities, etc. are encouraged to apply for this position. Terre des Hommes aims to attract great talent that not only fits the job but also our high standard of values and principles, who shares and demonstrates Terre des Hommes commitment to prevent and eradicate any type of misconduct including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, any other type of misuse of power or lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and will be subject to appropriate screening checks, which include criminal records and/or terrorism finance checks, or integrity screenings/references relating to misconduct and disciplinary actions in prior employment. By submitting your application you accept that Terre des Hommes will conduct such pre-employment screening for successful candidates. Terre des Hommes participates in the Inter- Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.
Terre des Hommes is unfortunately not able to provide a work / residence visa for applicants outside the EU.
Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.