2 Inclusion Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Handicap International (Humanity & Inclusion)

Organisation: Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: WISH
Program Manager
Starting Salary: UGX 2, 208,949 monthly gross
About Us:
Handicap
International (Humanity & Inclusion) is an independent and impartial aid
and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion,
conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help
meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect
for their dignity and fundamental rights. Handicap International is outraged 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.
About Project:
Now (WISH2ACTION) is
a comprehensive and integrated approach to delivering family planning and
sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).  It prioritizes the most underserved women and
girls, particularly youth under 20, the very poor, and marginalized populations
(including people with disabilities, displaced populations or those affected by
humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas). HI is an
implementing partner in the WISH2ACTION project consortium and will be
responsible for disability inclusion across six of the project’s 16 countries
of implementation (Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Pakistan and
Burundi). WISH2ACTION is a commercial contract from DFID that brings together
six internationally recognized leading organizations: HI, Marie Stopes
International, OPTIONS, IRC and DMI along with 11 IPPF Member Associations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure planning and
field coordination of the project activities with internal and external
stakeholders
  • Participate in the monthly HI activity planning meetings
  • Develop monthly and weekly field activity plans
  • Participate in the development of project activity tools
  • Coordinate field activities with HI logistics department, other HI
    technical teams, implementing partners and other stakeholders
  • Ensure regular coordination meeting with implementing partners field
    staff and project stakeholders and represent HI
  • Maintain conducive working relationships with consortium partners,
    health service providers, beneficiaries and other actors; to facilitate
    smooth project implementation.
  • Participate in consortium, district and national level meetings or technical
    working groups. Be in position to represent HI position through pushing
    for agendas related to disability inclusion in service delivery. 
  • Ensure local authorities are regularly updated about project
    developments and engaged in project activities where necessary; to enforce
    “buy in” and increase HI visibility in the project areas.
  • Maintain a high knowledge and skills in areas of SRHR and disability
    inclusion in programming and service delivery. In order to effectively
    support partners improve the quality of their work through provision of
    equitable services.
  • Attend in house meetings including staff meetings and technical
    meetings with Project Manager and Technical team.
Implement,
facilitate and follow-up, on a daily basis, the project activities in
accordance with the project implementation plans
  • Participate in development of project resource materials e.g.
    training manuals and adapted awareness raising materials, based on
    situational analysis results and technical team advice.
  • Plan, coordinate and implement, in close coordination with
    implementation partners and project lead agency, barriers and facilitators
    assessment and action plan design and follow-up;
  • Plan and execute the required training events targeting partners,
    DPOs, health workers, government and other stakeholders on disability
    inclusion into service delivery.
  • Train partners and health service providers on application of
    Washington group test questions in service delivery systems.
  • Build capacity of partners and health workers to appreciate
    disability inclusion into data management systems.
  • Coordinate cluster level activities in partnership with consortium
    partners, local government and community health workers as deemed
    necessary.
  • Participate in development and execution of knowledge sharing events
    organised at the national and local level including execution of advocacy
    agendas.
  • Ensure participation of DPOs in project processes i.e., invited to
    attend project planning/review meetings, actors in planning and execution
    of advocacy campaigns and evaluate quality of partners’ services.
Ensure compliance
of activities implementation with HI quality standards
  • Compile and timely submit to Project Manager Field reports complying
    with HI and project reporting requirements.
  • Provide input to the periodical reports compiled by Project Manager
    for submission to donors and other key stakeholders.
  • Take a lead to identify and share project lessons learned and
    success stories as witnessed on ground. In addition, ensure such
    information is well documented and shared with Project Manager and
    partners.
  • Work closely with Project MEAL Officer to ensure timely and
    qualitative collection of data required to address project indicators and
    periodical reporting needs.
  • Carry out proper recording and reporting of proceedings from
    meetings attended. The reports should be availed to Program Manager.
  • Conduct situational analyses to inform capacity building
    interventions developed for partners, DPOs, health workers and policy
    makers, in order to effectively integrate disability inclusion into their
    programming and service delivery systems.
  • Follow up cluster level activities to ensure they comply with the
    set standards and procedures related to provision of inclusive SRH
    services. Subsequently provide practical solutions or mentoring to
    partners to address the implementation gaps observed.
  • Participate in pilot monitoring, evaluation, accountability and
    learning processes related to the project.
  • Attend monthly, quarterly, bi annual and annual project planning
    activities including project reviews. Be proactive to share pertinent
    issues or experiences to inform project planning processes. 
  • Prepare and submit monthly timesheets to Project Manager.
  • Facilitate cooperation and synergies with other HI teams (mutual
    planning and resources sharing).
Ensure
administrative and financial management of the project together with support
services:
  • Responsible for sharing and safeguarding HI institutional policies.
    Shared with partners, beneficiaries and community health workers. Report
    any incidences of violation for further investigations.
  • Ensure proper utilization of project funds and materials respecting
    the HI fraud and corruption policy.
  • Ensure respect of internal and donor’s financial procedures
    (eligibility and flexibility rules);
  • Support the Program Manager towards fulfilling reporting needs with
    HI finance department.
  • Ensure respect of procurement and service provision procedures
    (logistics).
Demonstrate of
ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
  • To show professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity &
    Inclusion mandate and values at all times
  • To respect the Humanity & Inclusion protection of children
    policy, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse
    policy, the anti-fraud bribery and corruption policy and report to your
    line manager any non-respect of HI’s policies amongst the teams or
    partners.
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules including the code of
    conduct;
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional practice;
  • Report any incident in which s/he’s involved/witnessed immediately;
  • To report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or
    to others
Other
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules including the code of
    conduct;
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional practice;
  • Report any incident in which s/he’s involved/witnessed immediately;
  • Perform any other tasks deemed necessary by the line manager



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International (Humanity &
    Inclusion) Inclusion    Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the fields of Public Health,
    Social Sciences, Population Studies, Community health,  Development Studies, Adult Education and
    other related fields
  • A certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluations
  • Three years’ experience managing Family planning and SRHR projects.
  • Experience in community mobilisation
  • Establishing and maintaining working partnerships
  • Experience of analysing both quantitative and qualitative data and
    drawing appropriate conclusions.
  • Experience developing databases and making data entries.
  • Experience writing sound reports
  • Extensive experience of implementing information management &
    MEAL systems for end users, and the technical knowledge in the development
    of such systems
  • Knowledge of the Health Sector in Uganda
  • Capacity building, training and coaching skills
  • Perfect fluency in English: written and spoken and strong writing
    skills;
  • Very familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Internet
Desirable
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with disability inclusion
    related projects.
  • Experience in research, project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience working on consortium led projects.
  • Familiarity with planning and executing advocacy campaigns.
Personal Qualities
  • Ability to work under high pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Good communication and networking skills
  • Keen interest in the fields related to HI mandate
Starting Date: June
2019
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to
send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references)
with cover letters to HR Department at recruitment@uganda.hi.org with the
subject:  Application for Inclusion Officer.
Deadline: 13th May 2019 by 5:00pm
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