HI recruits 01 Area Manager Aden
“Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations,
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.
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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.
In parallel, HI is implementing an inclusion and protection mainstreaming project, to increase the knowledge and capacities of the staff International NGOs in the inclusion of the most vulnerable persons in their humanitarian response (including PwD), so as to increase their access to essential services.
Working in emergency project since 2015 in Sanaa, HI developed the mission within the country and opened a new base in Aden last January 2019. Another base located in Mokha will be open in September.
HI is recruiting an Area Manager for Aden’s base.
YOUR MISSION: Under the supervision of Head of mission, you supervise and manage the Aden base but also provide support for the opening of Mokha base and its management. You coordinate the area and supervise teams to ensure the quality of the projects implemented in the southern part of the country – with a base in Aden. Your main responsibilities are:
You manage directly 6 persons: 1 Field Coordinator Mokha, 1 Project manager Aden, 1 Secu advisor, 1 Log Manager, 1 HR Manager, 1 Finance Manager. The whole team is approximately 50 persons.
You act as the security focal point for your area: you monitor the security context in the area of intervention, produce the necessary security documents for your area in compliance with the frames of reference established by the organisation, and update them as necessary, and coordinate the application of emergency security procedures and maintain contact with the coordination team in every case.
CONTEXT AND SECURITY FOLLOW UP
COORDINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION PROJECTS
ENSURE THE COORDINATION AND APPLICATION OF PROCESSES/SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
You implement simple, clear and appropriate procedures within the area of intervention and support the service managers in the implementation of specific procedures within each service;
SUPPORT OF THE OPENING AND THE MANAGEMENT OF MOKHA BASE
You support FC Mokha in the opening of Mokha base with the support of the coordination team : you follow-up the set-up the security plan in compliance with HI rules and in the supervision and management of Mokha base.
REPRESENTATION HI (HUB LEVEL)
COMMUNICATION, ADVOCACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
You help define the communication strategy, advocacy strategy and confidentiality policy with suggestions, advice, and/or warnings, according to the specific context of your area of responsibility and ensure the implementation of HI’s communication and advocacy strategy in your hub;
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:
The position is based in Aden – 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. Regular visits to Mokha (Taizz area) will be done
In Aden, shared guesthouse well 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 movements are done by car. HI has set-up a curfew and strict security rules are applied. The situation in Aden is tense nowadays.
YOUR PROFILE :
International contract for 9 months renewable starting from 1st of October
Salary from 2970€ gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate
|Experience||0 à 3 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes|
|Secteurs d’activité||Développement économique et local, Santé|
|Pays||Moyen Orient, Yémen|
|Postuler en ligne||https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/fr/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=3428&idpartenaire=130|
|Date de fin de validité||31/08/2019|