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: www.hi.org

At Handicap International-Humanity & Inclusion, we truly believe in the importance of inclusion and diversity within our organisation. This is why we are engaged to a disability policy to encourage the inclusion and integration of people with disabilities.

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Humanity & Inclusion has 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 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 2023, Hi expand to have a Livelihood projects and adopt a hybrid approach on working directly and through local partners.

In parallel, HI implements inclusive humanitarian action, by increasingly piloting inclusive interventions and promoting disability inclusive coordination and programming through the coordination system and the inclusion task force, and technical support and capacity development to UN agencies, NGO’s and increasingly networks and focal points of persons with disabilities and awareness raising activity with communities.

HI activities are very consolidated in Sana’a governorate, Aden, which opened in 2019, and Mokha, which started implementing in 2020. Activities in Hajjah have been launched early 2022, and Hodeida activities are expected to start in 2022.


Under the responsibility of the Head of Program of Yemen, the Inclusion Technical Specialist contributes will need to support both existing activities and partner and at the same time contribute to support long term plan and strategy through these missions.

Mission 1: Strategy development

  • Contribute to the protection pillar of overall strategic planning for HI’s mission
  • Lead the definition of the Inclusion technical strategy for HI’s mission and support its implementation by the operational teams;
  • Provides sectorial technical input to the StratOps of the Programmes within his/her scope and in his/her sector, in line with the global StraTech and ensure relevant follow up.

Mission 2: Technical support

  • Provides adequate technical guidance and support to Project Managers and Project supervisors when relevant (adapt standards to PM’s tools, contribute to proposal writing and reporting) in line with strategies, standards and mandatory transversal approaches
  • Ensures adequate support to multi-sector responses within projects, in line with the other specialists
  • Ensures a local sectorial watch, best practices to adopt within his/her sectorial scope

Mission 3: Research & Analysis

  • Conduct regular analysis of project data and external secondary data on INCLUSION needs and interventions in close collaboration with the Chief of Operations, Information Manager and the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Coordinator;
  • Contribute to the development of research and innovation projects at the country and region level, when relevant to inclusion

Mission 4: Coordination & Representation

  • Ensure coordination of our inclusion intervention amongst local and international actors, avoiding duplication and promoting cohesiveness
  • Contribute to the local external prestige and influence of HI’s expertise in inclusion sector
  • Liaise with national Authorities and other line ministries and participate in different forums

Mission 5: Business Development

  • Contributes to the context analysis in his/her sectorial scope
  • Contributes to the design and writing of new projects in Yemen with if needed coordination with region and HQ for multi country project.
  • Identify & transform major opportunities in Yemen.

Mission 6: Capacity Building

  • Building local and state capacities in inclusion, in particular in the field of Quality management, Information management, conflict sensitivity, Gender Action Learning Systems, diversity and inclusion and the preparation of new team members in inclusion.

Mission 8: Team Management

  • Ensure strict application and respect of Internal Regulations by staff under direct line management
  • Manage the team under direct line management: set individual objectives, complete appraisals of team members, ensure disciplinary measures are taken when necessary, identify training needs, etc.
  • Support team members in their management duties and professional development


The position is based in Sana’a – Yemen. The expatriate is expected to travel between HI bases (Aden, Mokha and Hajjah). In the four locations, shared guesthouses well equipped with a safe room, most of the work is done at the office but there are some possibilities to go out for work purposes. Outside movements are possible for some extra professional activities in Sanaa and Aden. All movements are done by car. HI has set-up a curfew. The situation is relatively calm in Sana’a and Hajjah nowadays. However, the security is volatile in southern areas.

The mission has put in place adequate security rules and process to allow team to work in safe environment. Despite the country situation, risk for expatriate remain limited and no critical incident happened over the past period.

Local medical capacity remains a concern for person with fragile heath, ongoing treatment and that need close medical follow up.

Dress code: Men will be required to wear long pants and at least a short sleeved shirt. Women are required to wear the abaya and hijab (head scarf) outside of the compound. For female staff in the office, appropriate attire includes long pants, and long sleeve shirts.


  • You hold a BA level degree in education in social science or similar fields
  • You have at least 7 years of professional experience in the field of inclusion services technical coordination
  • You master capacity buildings technics
  • You demonstrate a strong expertise in representation with different partners or institutions


At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission. https://hi.org/en/join-the-team

  • 12 months International contract starting from 1st January 2024
  • 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 2750€ gross/month upon experience
  • Perdiem: 627.76€ net/month – paid in the field
  • Hardship: 500 € net/month paid with your salary
  • Paid leaves: 25 days per year;
  • R&R: 7 days every 8 weeks
  • Position: unaccompanied
  • Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa) and transport of your personal effects (from 12 months of mission)
  • Mission of more than 12 months: a child allowance of 100€ per month, per child (from the second child) paid in the field
  • Housing: Collective taken in charge by HI

How to apply

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:


Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, don’t wait for applying!

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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