HI recruits 01 Emergency Livelihood Manager

HI recruits 01 Emergency Livelihood Manager


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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With the objective of ensuring an efficient response to emergencies and humanitarian crises, HI has put in place an Emergency Response team

The emergency pool is composed of 5 emergency specialists (Area Manager, Logistics manager, Finance and HR manager, MHPSS manager, Physical Rehabilitation Manager and Livelihood Manager) under the hierarchical management of the area manager/pool manager.

The emergency pool sits in the emergency division under the management of an emergency response manager based in headquarter.

The emergency division is composed of a team of 16 persons: one team in charge of the monitoring, alert and emergency preparedness and one team in charge of the emergency responses at HQ and field level.




In order to ensure a relevant, timely and efficient response to acute crisis, the Emergency division of HI has the role to ensure the monitoring, preparedness and response to man-made and natural disasters.

The emergency division may lead some emergency response or support the geographic division to respond to new disaster depending on the intensity of the crisis and the capacity of the program in place.


The emergency pool is composed of a team of emergency experts, ready to deploy within 72 hours. Their role is:

1) To conduct diagnosis and launch new emergency operations in the field

2) To support pre-established programs and teams to respond to new disaster in the field

3) To contribute to lessons learned exercises, technical methodology and guidance, tool kits in coordination of the Emergency Division team members, Shared services divisions and technical divisions at HQ level.



Under the responsibility of the Emergency Area Manager and in close coordination with the HQ Emergency livelihood Specialist, you are in charge of:


1)        Participating to initial diagnosis of the emergency response operations following a humanitarian crisis;

2)        Leading and coordinating livelihood operations deployment in the framework of new program or area/project opening following a disaster, in accordance with Humanity & Inclusion´s rules and standards and those of its donors. Distribution activities may cover other sectors than emergency livelihoods such as wash, shelter or NFI if the action is deemed relevant;

3)        Representing and promoting Humanity & Inclusion´s mandate in the framework of the emergency responses in your field of expertise;

4)        Contributing to the institutional capitalization and participate in the development and update of Humanity & Inclusion´s emergency methodologies, procedures, tools and trainings.


  • You hold a degree in Economics, Sociology, Political Sciences, Bioforce or similar…
  • You have a strong professional experience (at least 3 years) in emergency response including at least 2 years in a manager or coordination position in emergency settings within the domain of the Food Security, Emergency Livelihoods or Cash-Based Interventions
  • Experience in opening missions is a plus.
  • You demonstrate high capacity for analysis and synthesis and ability to project quickly in an emergency context
  • You are able to provide a large workload under constant pressure. You demonstrate excellent responsiveness and flexibility in all circumstances.
  • You are able to live in community and accept the constraints.
  • Sense of priorities, great capacity for organization and autonomy are necessary for this position
  • Excellent command of French and English (oral and written) essential. Spanish is a plus.



  • Type of contract : 6 months contract
  • Salary
  • Additional benefits: luncheon vouchers and health insurance
  • Specific conditions for the emergency pool:
    • Flexibility (availability) allowance
    • Perdiem in proportion to the time spent in the field
    • Hardship allowance in proportion to the time spent in the field
    • Collective housing in charge of HI when in the field
    • Medical evaluation insurance International SOS
  • Working hours: 39 hours a week with 22.5 days of RTT (work time reduction) to be taken each year
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
Ville Basé à Lyon ou Bruxelles
Experience 0 à 3 ans
Fonctions Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activité Autre
Pays Europe, France, Belgique
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Date de fin de validité 15/09/2019

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