Federation Handicap International Federation Handicap International
Inclusion Officer
Federation Handicap International
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Posted date 26th April, 2021 Last date to apply 10th May, 2021
Country Pakistan Locations Islamabad
Job Category Community & Social Services

Job Description:

LINE MANAGER: PROJECT MANAGER RELAB- HS

WORKING HOURS AND DAYS: 48 hours/week (see internal staff regulations)

START DATE POSITION: ASAP:

QUALIFICATION: Social Sciences or any other relevant degree

Role Summary:

At least 5 years of Experience working in health systems in particular in the field of Physical rehabilitation.

The inclusion officer is the key technical person who has good working relations with organizations of persons with disabilities OPDs. The inclusion officer is a coordinating body between all stakeholders and consortium partners. The inclusion Officer will be responsible to ensure the achievement of the project in the assigned location in collaboration with the government and private sector rehabilitation centres. The Inclusion officer is the first level focal person to the ReLAB-HS interventions of Handicap International at the field level.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Experienced in adult education, designing, organising and facilitating capacity building programmes and training for professionals with a strong sustainable component of TOT.
  • Experience, knowledge and skills in the field of Human Rights and in particular in women, children and disability rights and inclusion
  • Work experience and knowledge in Physical Rehabilitation, and working with organizations of persons with disabilities.
  • Result oriented performance and ability to work under time pressure supporting the timely completion of set targets by practically addressing upcoming challenges
  • Willingness to learn and ability to work efficiently and effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Able to work independently and in close cooperation and coordination with HI’s regional and national Technical Units, with PM, OM, the partners, Disable people organization(DPOs) and relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible in ensuring capacity and professional performance of HI and partner project staff towards inclusive practices and implementation of protection principles during entire project period
  • Ensure good communication with all project stakeholders (partner, Health Departments, NGO’s, and OPDs etc.)
  • Represent HI in different forums and working group and in all partner cooperation meetings
  • Guide and support the process of mapping, identifying and networking with all relevant service providers (rehabilitation, assistive devices, mainstreaming inclusion in planning and implementation etc.) and OPDs in the respective project area.
  • Conduct meetings and information sessions with OPDs and persons with disabilities in communities and make sure project activities are in line with the needs of Persons with disabilities.
  • Link service providers with persons with disabilities
  • Provide information, raise awareness and if needed coach stakeholders on the concept of inclusion and help them implement this concept in a practical wayOn needs basis, support the partner with the development and implementation of activities related to inclusion (workshops, awareness sessions, campaigns, good practice examples, surveys etc.)

PROFILE SOUGHT

 

Essential

Preferable

Qualification(s):

A Master’s degree in public relations, social sciences or a related field plus 5years of work experience

 

Experience (type and amount of experience) :

Proven experience in disability gender and age wise inclusion in project interventions.

 

Knowledge of core project thematic areas and other humanitarian and development sectors

 

Strong organizational, coordination, and project management skills

Experience of INGO representation,

 

Experience/knowledge of both humanitarian and development sectors

 

Demonstrated knowledge and use of HI and USAID field approaches

 

Skills (knowledge, abilities required for the position, refer to skills repository document) :

Excellent written and spoken English and Pashto languages

 

Proficiency in planning and monitoring of project interventions. Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, work environment

Prior experience of working in consortium and USAID as donor

Personal qualities:

Excellent communication and reporting skills

 

Strong organizational skills

 

Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills

 

Ability to work in a tensed and volatile context.

 

-          Federation Handicap International is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities or any limitation, to apply to become a part of the organization.

-          Federation Handicap International has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the Federation Handicap International, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, PSEA (Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of Beneficiaries) abuse of authority and discrimination. Federation Handicap International also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

-          This position involves working with children, women and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be required to complete a police check and self-declaration form to help verify their suitability to work with children and women.

-          Due to urgency, the position may get filled prior to the deadline.

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