Safe Guarding Officer Job at KCB Bank

Safe Guarding Officer Job at KCB Bank… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at KCB Bank.

Descriptions;

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya – incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 – and all KCB’s regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure compliance with the safeguarding policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for handling safeguarding cases and related issues within the Project.
  • Coordinate KCBF-YAW processes and approaches to prevent and address safeguarding incidences.
  • Provide safeguarding training and awareness to all Project staff, project participants, and the KCB Foundation Board.
  • Maintain accurate, confidential, and up-to-date documentation on all cases of safeguarding and report where required.
  • Respond appropriately to disclosures or concerns which relate to the safety and well-being of the project participants as per set guidelines.
  • To provide information and advice on the well-being and protection of project participants within the project
  • To be the first point of contact to receive information from anyone who has concerns relating to the welfare of project participants and to record and report appropriately.
  • To clarify information received, ensuring that this is referred on promptly to the Safeguarding Committee to enable an assessment to be undertaken, and advice offered.
  • Implement the safeguarding framework for project participants that includes Prevention (training, communication, beneficiary screening process, and risk evaluation); Support and Care (Coordinating resources to support and care for the project participants), and Response (strengthening and harmonizing current policies and procedures to be aligned to KCBF and MCF).
  • Enforcing operationalization of youth protection guidelines across all Project implementing partners as contemplated in the sub-award agreements.
  • Coordinate remedial interventions on all safeguarding allegations with relevant support systems (investigators, clinical experts, etc).
  • Monitor implementation of mechanisms to support people living with disability (PLWDs) within the YAW Project and other KCBF projects; Enforce compliance to diversity and inclusion requirements for the Project.

The Person 

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, or any other related field, gained from a recognized institution.
  • A recognized professional qualification in Child Protection, GBV, social work, youth work, and community work.
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in Welfare and safeguarding, with at least, 4 years’ experience in Risk Management, Wellness, Health, and Safety and 3 years’ experience in Project Management.
  • Relationship management skills.
  • Knowledge of International Safeguarding Standards.
  • Knowledge of Safeguarding Legislation.
  • Data and Records Management.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Computer Literacy.

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