Inclusion Officer NGO Jobs – Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation) Salary 2.2m

Job Title:   Inclusion Officer
Organization:
Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station:
Arua, Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager Team Managements
Basic Salary:
UGX 2,208,949
About US:
Handicap
International Federation (operating under the name 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.
About WISH2ACTION:
WISH2ACTION, Women
Integrated Sexual Health project that bring together different internationally
recognized organizations into a consortium to deliver an inclusive,
diversified, innovative and integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH)
project in 16 countries. The WISH2ACTION operational Model is a comprehensive
and uses an integrated approach to ensure equitable access to family planning
and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), giving priority to the
most underserved women and girls, young people under 20, very poor and
marginalized populations (including people with disabilities, those displaced or
affected by a humanitarian crisis, and people living in hard-to-reach areas).
In Uganda, the
consortium comprises of five organizations namely:
·       The International Planned Parenthood
Federation (IPPF)
·       Marie Stopes International (MSI).
·       International Rescue Committee (IRC).
·       Development Media International (DMI)
·       Options
·       Humanity & Inclusion (formerly Handicap
International) (HI)
The Uganda
consortium is spearheaded by IPPF member association, Reproductive Health
Uganda (RHU). HI has positioned itself to offer technical support to enable the
project achieve measureable improvement in disability inclusiveness in SRH
services. HI will train, coach and advise the partners and healthcare
providers. The project, started in 2019 is for 3 years including International
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of HI WISH2ACTION
Project Manager, the Inclusion Officer will be responsible for:
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 utilisation 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).
Respect of HI
identity, rules and policies
·       Know, understand, apply and respect HI code
of conduct and ethics, HI mandate and values, HI rules and operating procedure,
HI policies (child protection policy, policy and mechanism for the prevention
of and fight against bribery, the protection of beneficiaries from sexual
exploitation and abuse policy) and make sure they are known, understood,
applied and respected by its team.
·       Know, understand, apply and respect HI
security rules and make sure they are known, understood and applied by her/his
team.
·       Regular refresher trainings are organized



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate for the Inclusion Officer
job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, Population
Studies, Community health, Development Studies, Adult Education and other
related fields.
·       A post graduate diploma is an added advantage
·       At least 3 years’ experience managing Family
planning and SRHR projects.
·       Experience in community mobilization
·       Establishing and maintaining working
partnerships.
·       At least 2 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
Competencies
·       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 Personal Qualities:
·       Ability to work under high pressure.
·       Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
·       Good communication and networking skills
·       Strong interest in the fields related to HI
mandate
Condition:
Starting Date:
1st October 2020
Length of contract: 12 months till 30th September 2021
Basic Salary:
UGX 2,208,949
NB: Humanity and
Inclusion is an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage females and persons
with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization. HI staff must
adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct. In
accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary
Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud,
bribery, and corruption. HI does not solicit funds in exchange for employment
opportunities.
How to Apply:
 If you feel you meet the requirements, please
send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current
and/or past line managers) with a cover letter as One Document to HR department
at recruitment@uganda.hi.org indicating “Application for Inclusion Officer.”
(Please do follow the application process as detailed above to avoid
disqualification)
Deadline: 16th September 2020
NB: Interviews will
be held on a rolling basis and HI reserves the right to fill the position
before the closing date. Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will
lead to automatic disqualification.
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