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Global Integrity Advisor (0,5 fte)

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Global Integrity Advisor (0,5 fte)

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‘expert in integrity issues with strong analytical and process management skills to implement and maintain War Child’s Integrity Framework’


Your Challenge


Within War Child we have an integrity framework that protects and supports the organization, its employees and project participants, that is in line with the best practices in the field and includes moral learning process and decent practice of preventative and repressive compliance.


Global Integrity Advisor plays a key role in implementing and roll out of the Code of Conduct, SpeakUp policy and its related set of policies and procedures, and in ensuring the correct use of the protocol for handling (suspected) violations. As Global Integrity Advisor you have a championing, initiating and supervisory role with regard to integrity. Together with our specialized experts, such as persons of trust, investigator or risk analyst you ensure that the integrity framework runs effectively and advise and support our senior management in integrity issues. Further, the Global Integrity Advisor works together with different colleagues forming part of the Complaints Committee (e.g. the Legal Advisor or auditor, Global CS Committee), with Human Resources to develop training and on issues concerning labor law, etc.


Global Integrity Advisor is part of a newly formed Integrity and Safeguarding team and in this role you work closely with country offices and Amsterdam office departments. The position is based in Amsterdam.


Your responsibilities


  • Distribute and make available the Code of Conduct and related set of policies and procedures, ensure that they are signed by all representatives every year
  • Systematically review Code of Conduct and related set of policies and procedures, periodically (every 2 years), and update where necessary.
  • Develop and implement learning materials on the Code of Conduct & Speak Up! Procedure for all country offices
  • Conduct regular integrity audits to ensure that Code of Conduct and related set of policies are in place and actively discussed
  • Implement the preventative cycle and conduct analyses to identify vulnerable processes and areas of increased risk and help  (re)design vulnerable processes to mitigate risk
  • Be the central point of contact and information for questions about prevention mechanisms
  • Together with relevant colleagues develop and deliver trainings to staff where needed
  • Act as Confidential Advisor for individuals seeking only confidential advice
  • Be the point of contact for reports of suspected breaches of integrity (along with managers and external Speak Up! Service)
  • Set up and centrally organize all related case management
  • In the event that a report is made, conduct preliminary assessment and provide advice (incl. advice on sanctions)
  • Coordinate between various actors such as counsellors, labour lawyers, HR consultants, or regulatory bodies internal or external
  • Provide solicited and unsolicited advice to directors, managers, and staff departments on integrity issues and moral dilemmas and hazards
  • Act as central point of contact for questions from staff and as coordinator for all Integrity Focal Points and moral dilemmas
  • Document and securely archive all notifications and reports of (suspected) violations, cases, investigations and outcomes and periodically review this archive to identify any (recurring) problems
  • Organising moral learning process and ensure that training on moral judgment is provided to management
  • Institutionalise the practice of regular moral deliberations, including installing practical arrangements to monitor the process and where necessary assist in implementation
  • Develop multiyear integrity plans that meet the vision and ambition of the organisation  and monitor their implementation
  • Produce an anonymous annual review on the preventative and governing components of the compliance practice, on moral dilemmas and the moral learning process and on all reported cases.


Your Profile


  • Academic background in HR, Psychology, Law, Social Sciences or related field 
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in non-profit sector, in international field
  • Ideally, experience in a similar role
  • Experience with contract/policy/practice management and writing
  • Knowledge of managing and conducting incident investigations
  • Able to work independently and to make decisions/ be decisive
  • Able to manage conflict and enforce
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving capability
  • Excellent skills in report-writing and documentation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organisational sensitivity and intercultural awareness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Trustworthy and accessible, great networker
  • Strong working knowledge of English (Dutch, French and/or Spanish are an added benefit)
  • Available for 20 hours
  • EU citizen/resident or eligible to work in EU.


Our offer


  • Salary range from €3193 – €4130 gross per month, based on 40 hours per week (the exact step determined by the years of your relevant working experience)
  • 28 vacation days on full time basis (consisting of 26 vacation days plus 2 additional fixed free days)
  • A pension scheme fully paid by War Child
  • Monthly mobile phone contribution of € 25,-
  • Reimbursement of your train costs (if you travel to work by train)
  • Possibility to follow relevant trainings and/or courses and attend War Child’s events
  • Pleasant working conditions, good atmosphere, great colleagues and of course the meaningful purpose of our work!



The Organisation


War Child is a dynamic organisation. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused, and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam. 

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