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Humanité & Inclusion recruits 01 Emergency MHPSS Project Manager

Handicap International – Humanité & Inclusion recruits 01 Emergency MHPSS Project Manager – Emergency Pool

DescriptionOutraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

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 more than 55 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.

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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 disaster.
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 area manager/emergency pool manager and in close coordination with the HQ MHPSS and Protection Specialists, the emergency MHPSS manager will be in charge of :

1) Participating to initial diagnosis of the emergency response operations following a humanitarian crisis;
2) Leading and coordinating MHPSS 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;
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.


• Diploma ideally in Psychology, or social work and or training in social follow up and access to services and/or work in prevention and response to violence linked with handicap, gender and age with a strong experience;
• Additional training in management and development of humanitarian projects / operations, or equivalent, preferably in the field of international humanitarian action;

• Strong professional experience (at least 3 years) in emergency response;
• Proven experience of at least 2 years in a Manager or Coordination position within the domain of MHPSS protection
• Confirmed experience in team management and representation
• Good knowledge of emergency donors regulations and process
• Experience in opening missions is a plus.

Required skills:
• High capacity for analysis and synthesis
• Ability to project quickly in an emergency context
• Mastery of the management of the project cycle
• Ability to train and build capacity;
• Ability to conceptualize and formalize tools, methods and procedures;
• Ability to handle conflicts;
• Excellent communication includes constructive feedback;
• Rigor and organization.

Excellent command of French and English (oral and written) essential (Spanish is a plus)

Management of IT tools (Office Pack).
Knowledge of mobile data collection and analysis 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 additional holidays (RTT)

Experience0 à 3 ans
FonctionsTechnicien spécialisé, Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activitéGestion crise / post-crise, Santé
PaysEurope, France, Belgique, Afrique, Moyen Orient, Asie, Amérique latine
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Date de fin de validité08/12/2019

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