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الأحد، 14 يناير 2018

تعلن  Handicap international - Jordan Mission في عمان عن حاجتها الى :

Inclusion Technical officer

Inclusion Technical Officer 
 Location: AMMAN                           
 THE ORGANIZATION
Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html
 THE JOB
Working closely with the inclusion Project Manager, the Inclusion Technical Officer is responsible to  support inclusion of people with disabilities and other vulnerable persons through training and coaching on inclusive practices. And in supporting national and international service providers in improving the physical accessibility of their

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Responsibility 1: Capacity building of  humanitarian and  development actors in refugees camps and host community on inclusive practices 

Aim: Ensure capacity building plan are established and run on a timely manner
 Activities:

  • Develop tools to assess the level of inclusion of  implementation by partners , project staff and/or service providers in close collaboration with the Inclusion Project Manager ,
  • Support the development of adapted capacity building plan, based on capacity assessment result
  • Identify technical resources required for the implementation of the plan and support their mobilization and contractualization in close coordination with the  Inclusion PM and the RTU 
  • Develop training plan, training materials and deliver training in the areas of expertise and organize all capacity building sessions planned under the project,
  • Set up coaching and mentoring mechanism and accompany its enforcement
  • Monitor the evolution of professional practices in the field of expertise and document changes
  • Produce training and coaching reports and coordinate feedbacks with the service providers for strengthening continuous staff development

Responsibility 2 : Capacity building of humanitarian  and development actors in refugees camps and  host community  on physical accessibility

Aim  :  To ensure that the  accessibility needs of people with disabilities and other vulnerable people are taken into account and service providers adapt their premises accordingly with the required quality

Activities 

  • To analyse the level of inclusiveness of the targeted SP/humanitarian actors from an accessibility perspective;
  • Assess premises constructed and managed by humanitarian actors to be used by refugees in camps and community settings, from a global accessibility point of view;
  • Provide accessibility technical reports with recommendations and specifications of work needed to be completed in order to increase accessibility;
  • Provide technical input before, during and after construction or refurbishing of  premises;
  • Identify technical resources required for the implementation of the plan and support their mobilization and contractualization in close coordination with the  Inclusion PM; 
  • Develop training plan, training materials and deliver training in the areas of expertise and organize all capacity bulding sessions planned under the project;
  • Set up coaching and mentoring mechanism and accompany its enforcement;
  • Monitor the evolution of professional practices in the field of expertise and document changes;
  • Produce training and coaching reports and coordinate feedbacks with the service providers for srenghtening continuous staff development

 Responsibility 3: Support to the development of appropriate methodologies in the field of expertise as well as the development and implementation of research/survey

Aim: Ensure that HI technical framework is followed and that all methodological frameworks developed under the project are in line with HI standards of reference with the required adaptations
Activities: 

  • Identify with the project team most appropriate modalities of intervention and related tools, under the supervision of the Inclusion PM,
  • Develop the tools identified, organize their test whenever appropriate and adjust them according to the results of the test in close coordination with the team,
  • Provide adhoc support to the target actors during tools use including field coaching
  • Based on monitoring outputs and teams feedback, adjust the tools
  • Contribute to development of research/survey terms of reference, protocol and related tools in close collaboration with the project team
  • Contribute to  data collection as per the protocol defined,  proceed with data analysis and the production of report
  • Take part in presentation of the findings to the team and/or external audience and whenever required produce dissemination documents
  • Prepare draft terms of reference and contribute to the applications review under the PM coordination, when the recruitment of consultant is necessary,
  • Monitor the work of external consultants in close collaboration with the project Manager and the RTU

 Responsibility 4: To implement awareness raising activities for various audiences in line with defined strategy.

Aim: Ensure that the objective of awareness raising activity for various target audiences is clear and the quality delivery of awareness sessions.

Activities: 
  • Contribute to the assessment of general population to identify main attitudinal barriers faced by excluded group.
  • Define the target group (community leaders, general population,  target areas...) based on findings of baseline, with support from the PM
  • Measure the impact of awareness activities by contributing to the end line  survey
  • Identify partners in the targeted communities and build partnership and MoUs
  • Ensure the design and adaptation of the awareness materials based on audiences and  awareness strategy
  •  Produce interactive materials; leaflets to pictures and videos as well as role in order to foster a positive environment in which participants are encouraged in awareness process
  • Conduct awareness session for community on inclusion and disability topics in order to address attitudinal barriers that prevent the full and equal participation of the people with specific needs to the services and in the society
  • Provide specialized trainings for selected partners, that develop their capacity to conduct awareness raising sessions and campaigns
  • Conduct awareness session according to HI’s partner’s requests and directed by line manager to skilled humanitarian staff (e.g. case managers, social workers) on the inclusion of the people with specific needs.
  • Ensure availability of information and evidences of impact of inclusion activities.
  • Ensure a proper documentation for activities
  • Provide regular reporting on activities
Responsibility 5: Monitoring, lessons learning and reporting  
 Aim: Contribute to project monitoring, lessons learning and reporting
 Activities: 
 Contribute to the development of data collection tools for documenting indicators, collect data in relation with core tasks and measure the progress made

  • Support the Project Manager in analysing the data collected and in identifying necessary adjustments in the project implementation framework to improve the quality and impact of the intervention
  • Contribute to the identification of good practices under the project
  • Develop case studies and success stories to illustrate changes induced by the project and for communication use
  • Contribute to planning and produce activity reports
  • Contribute to the production of the donor report,
  • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of project quarterly review
  • Participate to the organization of technical reviews and technical missions
  • Participate to professional network at national level in the field of expertise of the project
  • Under the PM supervision, support the development of lessons learning exercise, data collection and analysis and the production of dissemination document

Responsibility 6:   Contribute to Internal and external coordination and reporting.

Aim: Ensure overall coherence of project implementation and timely and appropriate reaction as need arises

Activities: 
  • Maintain close communication with the project team to handle requests for  training and accessibility as needed
  • Ensure smooth relationships with the different stakeholders including  local  and I/NGOs, and identify areas of collaboration and synergies
  • Attend working groups relevant to accessibility (WASH, Shelter, Education and other meetings as requested) and advocate for physical accessibility and inclusion of persons with disabilities during working groups.
  • In collaboration with PM, make the required arrangements to enable technical and non-technical visits to project areas including donor visits, visits from HI headquarter, journalists etc. and be prepared to provide up to date information on

 THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
Will have 

  • Bachelor degree in social work, development studies, occupational therapy (OT)
  • Or Any other relevant qualification complimented by at least 2 years of experience working with  inclusion of vulnerable people and/or accessibility
  • At least 4 years of professional experience  as  social worker, OT,, some of this experience spent in inclusion of vulnerable people and /or accessibility
  • Good understanding of inclusion
  • Good understanding of accessibility
  • Ability to monitor progress against deadlines
  • Ability to foresee risks, to identify priority activities and adjust them as required
  • Knowledge of cluster working mechanism  
  • Ability to prepare and deliver trainings and presentations
  • Ability to develop information materials for various audiences
  • Ability to work with partners, civil society
  • organizations, public and private services providers and  public authorities
  • Good computer skills

Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities
Interested candidates may please send their resume to reach on or before
the 22nd of January 2018. Only shotlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Note: the resumes will be filtered regularly  and the recruitment may complete before the closing of the vacancy