Handicap International recruits 01 MHPSS Specialist

Handicap International recruits 01 MHPSS Specialist – MYANMAR THAILAND

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info:

HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of persons with disabilities.


The Myanmar Thailand (MyTh) program involves all HI’s interventions’ contexts (Armed Violence Reduction, Emergency and Development) and was created in 2016 with the merge of 2 already existing missions, setting up cross border initiatives to integrate the return of refugees from Thailand to Myanmar as part of its regional strategy.

In Myanmar and Thailand, HI’s strategy is based on 5 operational priorities as follows:

  • Emergency Response – Basic Needs and Inclusive Humanitarian Action
  • Armed Violence Reduction – EORE, Contamination Impact surveys and Victim Assistance Efforts
  • Inclusive Health – Rehab, MHPSS, Early Childhood Development and Access to Services
  • Inclusive Preparedness – Disaster Risk Reduction and Logistics Analysis
  • Inclusive Opportunities – Inclusive Education and Inclusive Livelihoods


Under the responsibility of the Technical Unit Manager, Myanmar/Thailand, the Field Technical Specialist contributes within the country where he/she is based to the implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity & Inclusion. He/she ensures optimal quality and impact of the projects implemented in the country, through a delegation system with appropriate control mechanisms. He/she shares with all HI managers the responsibility of a sound management and successful functioning of the global organization, through paradigm changes.


  • Contribute to the national technical strategies in line with the global strategies
  • Ensure technical support to projects in line with the global technical frameworks and standards in your sectorial scope
  • Ensure technical learning from projects
  • Ensure the control & monitoring of the technical quality and the relevance of HI’s activities in the Programmes under your scope
  • Ensure compliance of the technical proposition with nexus stakes
  • Contribute to the development of research and innovation projects in the country when relevant, in your sectorial scope
  • Contribute to the Technical Divisions professional channel animation


Contribute to the local external prestige and influence of HI’s expertise in your sectorial scope :

  • Represent the technical expertise of HI throughout the local relevant networks
  • Contribute to advocacy on specific themes in line with the global advocacy priorities (focus on humanitarian access)
  • Contribute to communication messages locally in line with the global communication priorities

Business development 

Ensure the development of major opportunities or new projects in country under his sectorial scope :

  • Contribute to the context analysis in your sectorial scope
  • Contribute to the design and writing of new projects in the country and when asked in other countries within the Geographic Division
  • Identify & transform major opportunities in the country under your scope
  • Contribute to the conception of major projects (multiple countries, one theme) or of new projects in the country
  • Identify & develop local partnerships and/or consortium with NGOs, Institutions, Companies on technical priorities or important topics in the Country under your sectorial scope

Expériences / Formation


  • You hold an advanced university degree (Master’s level or equivalent) in mental health, psychology or related fields from a recognized university or academic institute
  • You have at least 3 years of experience in the field of MHPSS
  • You have experience working with people with disabilities in a developing country
  • You are experienced in Project management in the field of MHPSS
  • You are experienced in working closely in partnership with counterparts, international development agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other collaborators/ stakeholders
  • You have strong analytical, organizational interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • You have capacity to build and promote partnerships across sectors and with government counterparts
  • You have strong oral and written communications skills in English



At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission.

  • 6 months International contract starting from 1st of March 2023
  • The international contract provides social cover adapted to your situation:
    • Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals
    • Pension scheme
    • Medical coverage with 50% of employee contribution
    • Repatriation insurance paid by HI
  • Salary from 2757 € gross/month upon experience
  • Perdiem: 605 € net/month – paid in the field
  • Paid leaves: 25 days per year;
  • R&R: according to the level of the mission Level 1: 1 day per month
  • Position:
    • unaccompanied
    • Housing: individual taken in charge by HI

If you are resident in the country: local package

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