Safeguarding Consultant - Cameroon

Short term consultancy to support FPP Cameroon in rollout of safeguarding – March/April 2020

Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) is looking for an experienced safeguarding specialist who can work confidently in French, to support FPP’s team in Cameroon and local partners, to ensure that their respective safeguarding policies are robust, understood and disseminated to the communities with whom they work.

In relation to safeguarding, FPP recognises the need to train and support its in-country staff and that of its partner organisations on how to best integrate and disseminate its safeguarding policies and how to open conversations on safeguarding issues in communities. It is with this in mind that FPP is looking for a safeguarding specialist to lead the training.

Experience required

  • Extensive experience of developing, implementing and reviewing safeguarding policies and procedures with civil society organisations
  • Experience of working in cross-cultural contexts, particularly working with indigenous and local communities, preferably in the Congo Basin
  • Excellent trainer and facilitator (in French)

Application process

Please refer to the consultancy description for details on the tasks and their timing. 

Candidates are invited to submit a proposal of approx. 4 pages, outlining their approach to the tasks and an estimation of costs and accompanied by a CV. The closing date for proposals is 31st March 2020 and the preferred time for training delivery of output 1 is April 2020 and delivery of output 2 is from April 2020 until July 2020.

Any questions concerning the consultancy and all proposals can be submitted to the Cameroon Country Lead: catherine@forestpeoples.org