Organization: Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion
Closing date:04 Oct 2018
Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
For more information about the organisation:http://www.hi.org
HI has offices in more than 55 countries and 2 HQ-based operational divisions:
- Humanitarian Action Division (DAH)
- Development Division (DAD)
Humanity & Iclusion (HI) started its activities in Iraq in 1991.
HI has currently 5 offices in Iraq: Erbil Coordination office, Kirkuk Field office, Mosul Field office, Kalar Field office, Baghdad office.
HI’s strategy in Iraq for 2017-2019 includes 3 main components:
- Arms Risk Reduction: Including Risk Education and Land release
- Health: Physical and psychological rehabilitation
- Inclusive access to essential services
In Kirkuk governorate, HI launched an emergency intervention in August 2015. HI’s current activities in Kirkuk include:
- Physical Rehabilitation for persons with injuries and functional limitations in both the camps and host communities
- Psychosocial and Psychological Rehabilitation for conflict-affected persons and their families in both the camps and host communities
- Support to a local rehabilitation centre, through donations of equipment and consumables and/or through trainings
- Promotion of the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the humanitarian response
- Social Inclusion support to Physical, Psychosocial and Psychological Rehabilitation beneficiaries in collaboration with local service providers
- Non-Technical Survey (NTS) and Clearance of IEDs/ERWs in contaminated areas
- Direct risk education on CWs and IEDs for IDPs, returnees and vulnerable populations.
Under the responsibility of the Field coordinator, and in close collaboration with the Risk Education Project Manager, the Technical Field Manager, the Security Manager, the Operations Coordinator, the Technical Unit Coordinator, the Rehabilitation, Inclusion and PSS Technical Advisors, and the MEAL Coordinator, you will have to ensure efficient implementation and quality of the Victim Assistance project.
Your main responsabilities will be:
- To ensure the implementation and monitoring of the VA project activities under direct responsibility
- Human Resources Management
- Financial, administrative and logistical management
- Representation and external coordination
- Participation in the development of new projects
The complete job description will be shared with short-listed candidates.
Position based in Kirkuk.
The Office and guesthouse are located in a related secured outskirt area. The compound is safe and comfortable.
The security context in Kirkuk is high and volatile though. There are very restricted movements in Kirkuk town, only in pre-identified locations (other INGOs compounds, some restaurants, etc). 1 weekend every 3 weeks is spent in Erbil or Suleymaniah in order to have access to social and leisure activities.
- a BA or MA in either Humanitarian/Development Project Management, Public Health, Psychology, Sociology or Protection
- any additional technical training in any of the sectors listed above
- at least 3 years of professional experience in humanitarian / development contexts
- at least 2 years in management of humanitarian projects / development projects
- experience in projects with persons with disabilities, psycho-social support and rehabilitation activities and/or other health services
- experience in Iraq and/or in other Middle Eastern countries is a strong asset
- previous experience with Handicap International is an asset
- high level of autonomy and initiative
- strong team management skills
- strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
- strong internal and external coordination and representation skills
- good understanding of HR, logistics and financial procedures
- strong writing and reporting skills
- fluent spoken and written English
- knowledge of any local language would be a strong asset.
- positive behavior, team spirit
- resilient and long-term planner
- solution oriented and creative
- reactive and flexible
- able to adapt to new cultures and changing contexts
- Starting date: 18/11/2018
- Length of the contract: 12 months
- Contract: salaried contract (from 2350€/month gross depending on experience)
- Per-diem: 476€/month net
- Hardship allowance: 500€/month net
- Insurances: medical health coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
- Paid holiday: 25 days per year
- R&R: 5 days every 3 months
- Status: single
- Accommodation: collective fully covered by Handicap International