Ended Technical Officer MRE

The Job

Project: Integrated Protection for Vulnerable Migrants and Conflict-Affected Yemenis (IDPs) in Yemen

THE ORGANIZATION
Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. 
Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html 

GLOBAL OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION
Working under the overall responsibility and directly under the supervision of the Project Manager Consortium with strong functional link with Technical Coordinator MRE, the Technical Officer MRE will provide key support to the Technical Coordinator MRE in the roll-out and implementation of project activities. He/she will work with partners, counterparts and stakeholders in ensuring project outputs are of the highest quality and that expected results are achieved in a timely and efficient manner.
 

HIERARCHICAL RELATIONSHIPS
Line Manager:
Project Manager Consortium (PM) with strong functional link with Technical Coordinator MRE (TC MRE)
Team Managed: None 
Main internal interfaces: Head of Mission, Field Coordinator, Support services’ and MEAL teams (Data Base Officer and other team members in Yemen field office)
Main external interfaces: Partner organizations, stakeholders, non-governmental organizations, INGO, ministries & Cluster, YEMAC, and local communities

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS DESCRIPTION

A.    PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • Support Technical Coordinator MRE to deliver project activities such as training need assess training, coordination,  of the project target groups and will also support on the identification of MRE needs and updating MRE strategy for Yemen Mission
  • Conduct field visits to the expected target group such as International Organization for Migration (IOM)- Consortium members, Mine Risk Education Working Group co-led by YEMAC and UNICEF and update the related mapping and data base.
  • Prepare MoU's between HI and partners and share it with line manager for review.
  • Provide the technical support on MRE for the HI team and other actors.
  • Support Technical Coordinator MRE to develop accessible IEC material "booklets, leaflets, posters, videos, plays, infographics, presentations  .and other related tools ) and develop its related TORs and MoUs
  • Close coordination with the project TC MRE to ensure the quality of the work is in line with HI standards.
  • Ensure that the relevant training materials are up to date 
  • Identify new opportunities for the delivery of RE training
  • Actively participate to internal meetings in preparation for the next week’s planning and discuss activities, issues, ideas
  • Submit activities report to the PM and TC MRE and update it based on the received feedback

B.    MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Support TC MRE in the co-ordination between all the project’s internal and external interfaces.
  • Participate in analyzing lessons learned on the HI's experience gained on the projects and activities. 
  • Support in project evaluation as defined by line manager.
  • Follow up, Monitor and Evaluate people that have been trained by HI 
  • Carry out Quality Assurance checks on organizations and individuals and any other related M&E tools and finalize their report

C.    FORMAL AND INFORMAL PARTNERSHIP

  • Support in organizing the regular meetings with partners and HI teams, and share report meetings’ minutes with Line manager. 
  • Conduct field visits to the partners, actors, and collect success stories from the field.
  • Attend meetings in relation to the core of the project
  • Liaise with other stockholders based on the activities implementation’s needs
  • Follow up and support donation of IEC materials to identified target group.

D.    INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL REPORTING

  • Develop the statistical reports on monthly basis, analyze and share it with line manager. 
  • Submit monthly project activity report (statistical and narrative) to the line manager 
  • Support the line manager in collecting and compiling all data needed to draft donor reports (Quarterly – Mid-term – final report), and preparation of reports annexes.  
  • Attend meeting, clusters and prepare minutes as requested by line manager. 
  • Coordinate with support service unit regarding developing database and analysis

E.    OTHERS

  • Act as key support and contact between other HI team members during the project purchase, and donation of IEC material and any other related items.
  • Follow up with the Support Service unit all deliveries done to partners, donation certificates collected well 
  • Maintain a positive image of HI at all times and in all circumstances
  • Other activities related to project activities implementation as per the needs


JOB CHARACTERISTICS / REQUIREMENTS:     

  • Good spoken and written English
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a team setting
  • Capacity to deliver training using a variety of methodologies
  • Negotiation skills
  • Previous experience in delivering training within community setting
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with potential partners
  • Holding a valid driving license.


-    KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • At least a BA degree in Humanitarian Science, Social Work or any other humanitarian field.
  • At least two years’ experience on MRE projects
  • Skilled and confident to relate to and communicate with individuals and groups
  • Proven experience of working within a team
  • Community development or similar field
  • Good contacts within the local community and authorities

-    DEMONSTRATE ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

  • Respect beneficiary confidentiality
  • Respect and promote HI’s policies and report to your line manager any violation of HI policies among team members or partners
  • Address needs and requests in a professional manner
  • Report any incident or act that causes any harm to a beneficiary or to others
  • Only interact with children in the presence of their parent/caregiver
  • Always respect a refusal of HI services 
  • Contribute to the culture of a constructive, holistic team

Note: the position requires a very high level of flexibility and is subject to evolve in order to respond to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.

Job Conditions

  •  The salary will be defined according to HI’s existing salary scale
  • Based in Sana’a, with frequent movements to the field
  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Till 31st of December 2018 (renewable based on performance and fund availability)
  • 30 day leave/year + benefits (transport allowance, health insurance, life insurance)
  • The working hours are the following: 8:00 to 16:30 (with 30 minutes lunch break) from Sunday to Thursday.
  • Note that working time can go up to 48 hours per week (according to the Yemen labor law) if it is required by the volume of activities and by the line manager.   

 

How to Apply

•    Interested candidates may please send their CV with cover letter in English, with the reference in the email subject: YEME/HR/2018/PROG/MRE/SANAA + Applicant full name
  - Deadline for applications is 011:30 pm on Sunday 13th January 2019
Please address all applications to: jobs@yemen.hi.org
•    Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Handicap International, is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Employer: Handicap International
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Sana'a
  • Posted on: 2 January 2019
  • Deadline: 13 January 2019

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