|24 August 2019||Project Management||Mogadishu, Somalia||Full Time||Handicap International) (HI)|
INCLUSION PROJECT OFFICER
Mogadishu, Banaadir Region
Position: Inclusion Project Officer
Location: MogadishuOffice (with regular travel)
Duration of contract: 12 months, with possibility to extend
Line Manager: Country Manager
Closing date: 24/08/2019
Created in 1982, Humanity & Inclusion (formerly known as Handicap International) (HI) is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our actions are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. HI was the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997 for its role in the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.
HI started in Somalia in 1992 by setting up a rehabilitation center and supporting a local NGO, Disability Action Network, in building their capacity and take over the management of the rehabilitation center in Hargeisa, some years later. HI’s strategy in Somalia is to support local and international actors, access to services and advocacy for the rights of persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups such as older persons. HI engages with development and/or humanitarian actors through partnership, collaboration and capacity development to promote inclusion, access to and participation of persons with disabilities in basic and specific services as well as in decision making processes that affect their lives.
HI is currently implementing two humanitarian action projects in North West Somalia and Mogadishu on provision of psychosocial support and protection as well as on the inclusion of vulnerable populations in humanitarian response. HI implements directly and/or in collaboration with local and international partners.
For further information about the association: www.hi.org
INCLUSION COMPONENT DESCRIPTION
The organization’s inclusion mainstreaming will target governmental and non-governmental humanitarian actors. The mainstreaming approach consists of 5 pillars:
Analysis: The first step is to evaluate situations of exclusion, analyse contextualized vulnerability factors and identify barriers to accessing services.
Information and awareness:Based on this analysis the organization delivers information and awareness sessions for consortium partners staff, relevant government authorities, community and community-based stakeholders.
Training: Based on gaps and opportunities identified by the organization, or upon direct request from actors, the organization provides a range of technical trainings tailored to the priority sectors of intervention.
Advocacy: The organization promotes the adoption of inclusive approaches by humanitarian actors.
Coaching: The organization provides ongoing technical and material support to organisations to develop and implement inclusive responses.
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POSITION
ROLE OF THE EMPLOYEE
Based in Mogadishuand under the line-management of Country Manager and in functional link with Technical Advisor on Inclusive Humanitarian Action, she/he will be responsible to:
ACTIVITY IMPLEMENTATION/TECHINCAL RESPONSIBILITY (60%)
ACTIVITY FOLLOW UP (IMPACT MONITORING & EVIDENCE) (30%)
OTHERS (To demonstrate an ethic and professional practice):
Education and Competency
Condition of application:
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV + a cover letter (including 3 referees with their current official contacts) by email to: email@example.com
If one of the mandatory topics above isn’t respected, the candidate will be disqualified
Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.
HI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Persons with Disabilitiesare encouraged to apply