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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JOB CONTEXT:

1- Since the beginning of the war, HI has set up a two-country program covering Ukraine and Moldova. Aligning itself with the priorities of the Ukraine Flash Appeal and Regional Refugee Response Plan, HI pillars of interventions are :

  • Health: HI aims to improve access to quality physical rehabilitation and mental health and psychosocial services (MHPSS) for conflict-affected vulnerable population.
  • Protection: Given the scale of humanitarian and protection needs, HI intervenes at various levels to ensure that vulnerable conflict-affected populations have access to multi-sectoral services tailored to their needs. In addition, HI aims to foster a disability-inclusive humanitarian response.
  • Armed Violence Reduction: Recent and ongoing attacks dangerously exacerbated Explosive Ordnance (EO) contamination in Ukraine. In light of this, HI is conducting a multi-pronged approach to EO Risk Education and Conflict Preparedness and Protection (CPP), adaptable to the evolution of the conflict.
  • Basic needs: to respond to the most acute needs for displaced households hosted by the local population or living in collective settings, HI is providing hygiene and non-food item kits, with an approach various modalities of intervention including in-kind and/or cash-based transfers.

Humanitarian-to-humanitarian logistics (ATLAS Logistique): To facilitate the delivery of humanitarian assistance as close as possible to the most affected populations, HI proposes mutualized storage and transportation services to other humanitarian actors – with a specific focus on “last-mile transportation”.

The HI Program in Ukraine represents 155 staff, supported by local organizations, hospitals and collective centers, as well as Ministries of Health, Social Affairs and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories. Ukraine’s Program is still young, so the main challenge is to structure the program and increase our capacity to implement activities all over the country with a priority to the East part of Ukraine which is the most affected by the conflict.

YOUR MISSION:

Under the responsibility of the Project Manager, the Technical Officer contributes to the implementation of HI mandate and ten-year strategy (expressed in StratOp) in his/her home country. He/she contributes to the implementation of projects by providing technical expertise and by ensuring that the quality and impact of the project(s) concerned are optimized.
The TO works in close collaboration with the program’s technical team. He/she is responsible for the training, support and advice of the Project Technical Agent (PTA) so that the PTA properly achieves his/her technical activities

Your main duties are :

  • Provide guidance and technical support to projects in accordance with the overall technical frameworks and standards within the rehabilitation sector
  • Provide technical learning from projects
  • Contribute to the animation of the rehabilitation sector
  • Contribute to ensuring HI’s technical influence within its perimeter
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response Responsibilities

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:

The security situation in Ukraine remains relatively stable, although there are frequent days and nights of air alerts. However, markets, restaurants and cafes are open and life continues as normal.

There is a strict curfew, the hours depend on the region. More recently, the majority of attacks have targeted energy structures, mainly power grid and power plants, which reduces the supply of electricity, water, heating system, and communication networks.

HI staff is accommodated in guesthouses near HI offices, restaurants, cafes, shopping centers within walking distance and near a shelter (the shelter is either in the building or very easy to reach).

YOUR PROFILE:

  • You hold a degree in physiotherapy
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in emergency settings, centered around traumatology, burn, and/or amputation
  • You have an Experience in hospital rehab and community-based rehabilitation
  • You have good communication skills in english
  • You have strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • You are flexible and reactive

CONDITIONS:

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

  • 3 months International contract starting from the 23rd, October 2023
  • 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 2346 € gross/month upon experience
  • Perdiem: 559 € net/month – paid in the field
  • Hardship: 500 € net/month paid with your salary
  • Paid leaves: 25 days per year;
  • R&R: 5 days every 3 months
  • Position:
    • Unaccompanied
    • Housing: Collective taken in charge by HI

If you are resident in the country: local package

How to apply

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

http://www.jobs.net/j/JeLGtATr?idpartenaire=136

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

Only successful candidates will be contacted.



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