Inclusion Junior Officer

Inclusion Junior Officer
Deadline for applications: Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Contract:
Location: North Lebanon, Tripoli
Working area:
Job Description

PRESENTATION OF HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL

 

Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organization 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 organization 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.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Line manager: Inclusion senior officer

Line manager+1: Project Manager

In direct cooperation with: Deputy Program Manager, Inclusion Technical Advisor, Project Manager

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Objective 1: Coaching and support partners:

Activities/Main duties:

 Bilateral support and inclusion promotion in the humanitarian sphere require coaching and side by side work with HI partners. This work is frequently executed through field visits, secondments or concrete field recommendations executed directly in the field. The Inclusion Junior Officer will support and execute visits to provide HI partners with concrete recommendations and ensure contents and tools shared during trainings and awareness sessions are properly used in the field. For these tasks the inclusion senior officer will jointly work with the Inclusion Senior officer to execute the follow ups and field work. For these tasks it is required in particular to:

 

  • Cooperate and coordinate with the Inclusion Senior to execute activities in the field.
  • Execute field visits and provide concrete recommendations on enhancing inclusion in services provided by partners.
  • Supervise the use of inclusive tools by partners to ensure messages and contents are properly transmitted in the field.
  • Ensure the continuous adaptation of awareness raising messages and activities following feedback and lessons learnt.
  • Analyse the engagement of persons with specific needs and their families in the implementation of activities executed by partners.

 

Objective 2 : Data Collection and Reporting:

Activities/Main duties:

Produce specific report of the activities’ executed in the field, such as trainings, partners coaching session or awareness sessions. All reports should be precise and maintain formats and structures provided by the Manager and Inclusion Advisor. In addition, collect information from partners and scout for potential opportunities for partnership. The Inclusion Senior Officer is therefore also in charge of compiling information of different type to feed the implementation of other parallel HI project or activities of the Inclusion Unit. For these tasks it is required in particular to:

 

  • Update regularly and with precision activity follow up tools.
  • Produce reports to your line manager
  • Report any problem or constraints and propose improvements
  • Collect information about cases and opportunities
  • Write reports on collected information and to feed the Inclusion Unit or other HI projects.

Educational Background and Working Experience

Social or related degree, master is an asset

At least 2 years of professional experience in related field, including social work, protection, inclusion activities, training facilitation, external representation

Experience with INGO, preferably related to inclusion

 

Professional Skills required

Demonstrate good understanding of the context, neutrality

String communication and presentation skills.

Understanding of a comprehensive approach on disability vulnerability and inclusion

Demonstrated effective communication, analytical and problem solving skills

Demonstrated capacity to prepare, organize and facilitate trainings and mainstreaming

Ability to represent the organization on multiple humanitarian forums

Ability to propose workable solutions and identify their implications (positive and negative) adapted to beneficiaries’ needs

 

Personal skills required

Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

Ability to work in a multicultural environment and in a multidisciplinary teamwork

Ability to work under high pressure with a great level of personal organization

Diplomacy sense, flexibility

Team spirit

 

Languages

English and Arabic mandatory (oral and written)

 

Computer Skills

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Word and Power Point)

Good knowledge of use of email and scheduling

 

JOB CONDITIONS

Remuneration: according to HI salary grid

Starting date: ASAP

Duration/ Type of contract: 31/08/2017

Social insurance: Covered by Handicap International according to HI salary grid

 

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and

Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities

 

 

Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Social or related degree, master is an asset
Languages
Arabic: Fluent English: Very Good French: Good
Period: Fixted-Term Contract from Starting date till 31/08/2017
Salary: The salary will be defined regarding the HI salary scale on-going.
Submission guidelines: This position is strictly open to Interested candidates may send their resume and Cover Letter , with the reference “INCL.J.OFF - Tripoli" CV without subject will NOT be reviewed. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for an Test then interview.
Cover letter required? Yes
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