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 62 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.
HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.
For further information about the association: www.hi.org.
JOB CONTEXT :
HI have been intervening in Yemen on and off for the last 12 years, with its actions initially focused on development issues, notably through the support to the development of physical and functional rehabilitation services for people with disabilities (PwDs) as well as through the capacity-building of the national networks of Yemen Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs).
Since 2015, HI interventions have been adapted to the current context of conflict in Yemen. With the support of different donors, HI has been supporting two hospitals and one physical and functional rehabilitation centre in Sana’a City, building the capacities of their key staff in early rehabilitation care and psychological first aid (including specifically for children), supplying rehabilitation equipment, and directly providing functional rehabilitation care and psychosocial support to war affected people (including through the donation of assistive devices and provision of Prosthesis). In 2017, these activities have extended to new facilities in and around Sana’a.
While all of HI activities were done so far in Sana’a governorate, HI is expanding its activities in the Northern part of the country including Hajjah and Hodeida and in the Southern part of the country including Aden.
Working in emergency project since 2015 in Sanaa, HI has the aim to develop the mission within the country and will open a new base in Hajjah in 1st quarter of 2020 that will also manage activities in Hodeida.
HI will implement and manage comprehensive rehabilitation, P&O, inclusion and risk education activities in Hajjah and Hodeida governorates.
Under the line management of the Field Coordinator Hajjah, the Project Manager will launch, expand and stabilize the projects in the Hajjah with the support of the field coordinator and coordination team. The PM will also oversee all project(s) and activities implementation including national team recruitment and supervision.
General mission: Project management and supervision of the project teams to ensure the quality of the projects implemented in the Hajjah of the country – with a base in the Hajjah.
Responsibility 1: Operations
Responsibility 2: Team management
Responsibility 3: External coordination and representation
Responsibility 4: Support services (Logistic, Admin, HR)
Responsibility 5: Reporting
YOUR PROFILE :
- You hold a diploma in a field related to the job (humanitarian, Sciences Po, etc.)
- You have at least 4 years of professional experience and 3 years in humanitarian contexts, preferably in the management of emergency/conflicts area
- You have a proven managerial and representation experience
- You have excellent communication and reporting skills (oral and written)
- You are organized, accountable, confident and results-oriented
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:
The position is based in Hajjah Governorate– North Yemen, but during the first part of the mission, the expatriate will be based in HI remote office in Amman, until his/her VISA for Yemen is approved. The office in Amman is used as a back-up office for HI expatriates to follow-up the mission, until they can visit Yemen.
In Hajjah, a shared guesthouse equipped with a safe room, most of the work is done at the office but few possibilities to go out for work purpose and for some extra professional activities. All movement are done by car. HI has set-up a curfew and strict security rules are applied. The situation in the Hajjah governorate is unstable.
- Starting date : April 2020
- Length of the contract: 9 months
- Salary from 2210 € gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate
- Perdiem : 550€ net/month (650,5 euros in Jordan)
- Hardship allowance : 500 € net/month (no allowance in Jordan)
- Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
- Paid holiday : 25 days per year
- R&R : 5 days every 6 weeks in Yemen (1 day per month in Jordan)
- Status : position open to unaccompanied
- Housing : Collective taken in charge by HI