Company/Organization: 

Humanity & Inclusion (HI)

CONTEXT :

 

Perimeter: South East Asia, East Asia and Latin America (could be adapted to profiles)

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.
Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes in more than 55 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.

Replacement of a collaborator who has evolved to new functions.
 

OBJECTIVES & MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
The overall goal of this position is to ensure the quality of HI’s work on strengthening persons with disabilities’ participation in decision-making process from grassroots to international levels, support the capacity development of Civil Society Organizations (including DPOs) to better represent their members and promote an inclusive society and access to services for all.

 

DESCRIPTION :

To reach this goal, your aim as Technical Advisor “Inclusive Development, Human Rights and Capacity Development of Disabled People’s Organisations” is to
- Support the definition and effective implementation of Hl inclusive development approaches (estimated time - 25%)

  • Contribute in the development of coherent positioning and related tools on strengthening DPOs, inclusive governance mechanisms, disability inclusive development, participation of Persons with Disabilities in the decision-making process, evidence based advocacy work and access to services for all persons with disabilities
  • Provide technical inputs to develop HI’s expertise, advocacy and technical guidance on disability inclusive development at grassroots level 
  • Identify needs and develop practical tools to support projects
  • Take part in the development of monitoring and evaluation tools 
  • Accompany programs & desks to adequately integrate the Making it Work methodology in their projects

- Ensure an active follow-up of innovations and developments in this thematic area, develop professional networks (estimated time -20%)

  • Analyse existing networks and identify opportunities for development
  • Support HI desks and programs to identify and/or formalize partnerships with regional DPOs networks or Human Rights networks
  • Identify relevant innovations enabling better support to projects strengthening the disability movement
  • Take part in relevant international conferences/ events and represent the association when required

- Provide technical support to projects and initiatives aimed at promoting inclusive development in countries where HI intervenes, insuring transfer of skills to partners and field teams and optimizing the impact of HI interventions – this part includes regular field missions (estimated time -55%)

  • Provide regular technical support to the design, implementation and evaluation of projects 
  • Provide guidance to HI staff and partners on Community based and local inclusive initiatives and on inclusion of all persons with disabilities
  •  Advise the development of Country Programme Frameworks in coordination with the Support to Civil Society Team
  • Develop /implement a coherent training strategy for HI staff & partners, provide coaching on targeted issues
  • Engage actively DPOs in this process and liaise with relevant stakeholders to enhance people with disabilities’ participation in decision making at local, national and sub-regional levels
  • Take part in the identification, recruitment and training of technical human resources (TAs in particular), including through developing relevant tests

- Contribute actively to the Support to Civil Society unit team and strategy

 

PROFILE:

If you have :

  • Masters Degree or equivalent in Human Rights, Development or Social Science
  • Demonstrated experience in at least two areas relevant to the position: inclusion of discriminated groups, inclusive governance and capacity development, human rights promotion and monitoring, advocacy and community mobilization, inclusive public policies, access to services. Experience with HI is a plus. 
  • 2 years experiences in developing countries
  • Relevant experience in training, coaching and project management

If you are : 

  • Fluent in English and ideally with a good level in Spanish
  • Committed to the values of equity and inclusion
  • Known for your strong organizational skills 


And you demonstrate: 

  • Analytical skills, Strategic thinking
  • Capacity to communicate (oral/written), to transfer skills and train or coach others
  • Able to work well under pressure, to meet deadlines to be dynamic and solution oriented

 

LANGUAGE(S):

English : Fluent
Spanish : Good

 

To apply and for more details:

https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/en/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=2766&idpartenaire=131