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.


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.


  • 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. Protection Status