Technical Officer - Inclusion
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GLOBAL OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION
Under the line management of the Project Manager and in support of the Field Technical advisor, the Inclusion Technical Officer will implement the Inclusion project activities through the collection and analysis of contextual vulnerability related data; provision of bilateral support for inclusion to partners, and sensitizing and raising awareness of key humanitarian actors, implementing specific training and coaching of partners inclusive approaches, participation in clusters for advocacy on inclusion mainstreaming when needed.
Line manager: Project Manager
Team Managed: None
Strong functional link with: Field Technical Advisor Inclusion
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS DESCRIPTION
- With the support from the FTA Inclusion participate to the Development and implementation of the Mission Inclusion strategy
- Identify/ capitalize and analyse sectorial vulnerability factors and barriers or vulnerability creating conditions and contribute to the production of inclusive information, educational and communication materials.
- Identify and contact available services and collect information on service provision and pathways per area and per sector and compile the information in the orientation database together with the database officer.
- Creating links with community based organizations and associations, focal points and other organizations (national and international) to reinforce information about available services and maintain partnerships between humanitarian actors.
- Provision of Inclusion Technical support
- Providing trainings to partners organizations selected for bilateral support and community through direct provision of both formal and on the job trainings in collaboration with and upon validation of the Project manager or, in his/her absence, the Field Technical Advisor Inclusion
- Contribute to the development of training tools and materials with the Field technical advisor inclusion to implement inclusion trainings and conduct monitoring and evaluation processes under supervision of the field technical advisor inclusion.
- Contribute to the development of training tools and materials with the Field technical advisor inclusion to implement activities within the frame of the bilateral support to identified stakeholders in collaboration (assessment, coaching, training, awareness, technical guidance etc.)
- Contribute to the development of training tools and materials with the technical advisor inclusion and implement sensitization and awareness session to identified humanitarian stakeholders
- Disseminate the technical tools, trainings, leaflets and other relevant documents among the local organizations and other INGO (as needed) upon prior validation by the Field Technical advisor Inclusion, ensuring the quality of those materials.
- Representation of HI and external coordination
- Representation of HI, its inclusion approach within all kind of bilateral or multi-lateral coordination meetings at local level upon request of the project manager.
- Disseminate key inclusion messages and recommendations to the humanitarian community based on the Yemeni sectorial vulnerability analysis to reinforce awareness among humanitarian actors
- Report any possible partners in need of support and coordination spaces for Inclusion mainstreaming at local level, and communicating these needs to the I Project manager and the Field Technical Advisor inclusion
- Project Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Support
- Contribute to the collection of relevant data on activities done in compliance with M&E tools (attendance sheets for trainings, donation certificates for Inclusion Toolkits, etc.)
- Reporting on daily and weekly basis to the Project Manager, about activities done (trainings, awareness sessions, toolkits delivered, etc.) in compliance with M&E tools
- Contributing to the capitalization of tools developed during the project; lessons learned quality evaluation etc.
- Monitor and evaluate the relevance of implemented activities together with the Field Technical Advisor according to the desired outcomes of the inclusion strategy and contribute to the collection/compilation of relevant data with the provided tools for M&E for internal and external monitoring and reporting purposes as indicated.
- Reporting at least weekly to the Field Technical Advisor and Project Manager, about activities done (trainings, awareness sessions, toolkits delivered, etc.) in compliance with M&E tools; and contribute to the monthly internal and written donor reporting (intermediary and final report)
- Logistics, Administration and Human Resource Support
- Respect compliance with logistic, administration and Human Resource processes
- Anticipate the logistic needs and communicate to the Inclusion Project Manager or, in his/her absence, the Inclusion Technical Advisor: supply and services, movements etc…
- Demonstrate ethics and professional practices
- Show professional ethics, respect and promote Handicap International mandate;
- Among others, he/she respects beneficiary’s privacy and confidentiality
- Respect the Handicap International protection of children policy and protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse policy and report to his/her line manager any non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or partners;
- Report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others;
- Always interact with children with the presence of their parents or caregivers;
- Always respect a refusal of service.
- Other tasks as assigned by line manager as per strategic priorities of the inclusion component
Note that this job description must remain flexible and may evolve according to the project’s needs and to additional tasks or changes as identified by the line manager.
JOB CHARACTERISTICS / REQUIREMENTS:
- Post graduate in Humanitarian Action/ Development studies or social fields (anthropology, psychosocial, sociology, protection)
- Experience in with INGOs
- Experience in projects related to Inclusion and Protection
- Experience in advocacy related to disability and vulnerability issue with NGOs, preferably in emergency context
- Trainer of Trainer TOT is an asset
- Experience in anthropology/sociology is an asset
Skills and Competencies
- Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic mandatory
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
- Strong communication, presentation and reporting skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Global knowledge on Humanitarian principles, protection mainstreaming, age and disability mainstreaming is desirable
- Global knowledge on inclusion of most vulnerable in humanitarian action is desirable
Willingness and ability
- Travel in and around Sana’a, Aden Governorates to train multiple health facilities/ partner organization(s)
- On occasion, stay overnight outside of Sana’a City (where operations are presently based) as field movement requires
- The salary will be defined according to HI’s existing salary scale
- Based in Sana’a, with frequent movements to the field
- Start: ASAP
- 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.
- Interested candidates may please send their CV with cover letter in English, with the reference in the email subject: YEME/HR/2019/PROG/INCOFF/SANA’A + Applicant full name
- Deadline for applications is 11:30 pm on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
- Please include at least three references (stating the names of your Line Managers and an HR member for each reference), copies of Experience Certificates, and a copy of your national ID in your application.
- Please address all applications to: firstname.lastname@example.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.