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Organization: Humanity
& Inclusion (Handicap International Federation)
Duty Station:
Gulu, Uganda
Responsible to: HI’s Operations Coordinator
Basic Salary:
UGX 5,696,889 /=
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.
The poverty shift
project (Partnership for disability inclusive ultra-poor graduation project, Uganda),
is a social economic empowerment and resilient project targeting 2700 ultra
poor households (70% and 15% of households respectively where project holder is
a woman and or a person with disability). The project will be implemented in
the Northern and western regions of Uganda (Kiryandongo, Oyam, Nwoya and Gulu)
, the targeting of which is based on need( these regions are characterized by
high national average levels of poverty ,social deprivations and disability
prevalence). Toward this end, the project brings together three consortium
partners with global and local technical and programatic expertise and track
record to deliver a disability inclusive ultra poor graduation project to
overcome exclusion of ultra poor women and persons with disabilities. This will
be achieved through direct intense and time bound support to ultra poor
households through interventions packages customised around four(4) graduation
approach pillars of; livelihoods, social protection, financial inclusion and
social empowerment.


To deliver the above
mentioned, the consortia adapted the BRAC’s targeting methodology and leveraged
on Humanity and Inclusion (HI) expertise on disability inclusion programming,
and NOWODU’s district level women associations and district level DPOs
networks. In addition , HI and NUWODU will advise on enterprise selection,
adaptation of IGA package, provision of assistive devices and modification of
home and work environment to ensure disability specific needs are met and
persons with disabilities are enabled to run IGAs. These intervention will
enhance skills leading to asset accumulation/diversification, productive
autonomy and multiple sources of capital.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the supervision of the HI’s Operations
Coordinator and in coordination with the Consortium Management Unit and the
technical support of the HI Technical Unit, the Project Manager will have to
create and maintain an environment of strict adherence to professional and HI
code of conduct to ensure provision of disability inclusion livelihood opportunities
and safeguarding exploitation of beneficiaries by:
Coordinating the
poverty shift project
·       
Manage
the poverty shift project in line with project’s contractual obligations.
·       
Conduct
support supervision, participatory reviews, capacity building and engagement
with consortium partners as required.
·       
Develop
and maintain excellent working relationship with consortium partners, disabled
people organization and government line ministries.
·       
Ensure
inclusion of voices of person with disabilities in heard in the project and
enhance their meaningful participation in the decision making process.
·       
Represent
HI in all consortium forums and all other relevant working group in NGO’s
fraternity in Uganda.
·       
Organize
relevant project events such as meetings, trainings, reviews and workshops
among others.
·       
Participate
in development of proposal and design of projects on disability inclusion
project in the HI Uganda Country office.
Building Capacity
of staff and consortium partners on disability inclusion
·       
Conduct and
need assessment on disability inclusion and review action points as it relate
to consortium partners ,local government entities (district) and conduct
capacity building of such.
·       
Participate
in review of barrier and facilitators action points to inform inclusion
practices of the consortium partners .
·       
Ensure
availability of appropriate tools in guiding training and other capacity
building related activities.
·       
Mentor
and coach the HI team (Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and MHPSS) and
consortium partners on disability inclusion.
·       
Participate
in review of consortium partners policy documents to make them inclusive and
conducting advocacy on the same.
Monitoring and
reporting
In close
collaboration with the MEAL team:
·       
Support
project monitoring and evaluation and ensure disaggregation of data in terms of
gender, age and disability.
·       
Document
lesson learned and good practices including development of internal and
external mechanism for knowledge sharing on disability inclusion in livelihood
projects.
·       
Collect
high quality data including stories of change and case studies to feed into HI
and consortia MEAL framework.
·       
Ensure
development of high quality project report in collaboration with consortium
partners and other stakeholders and ensure timely submission of the same.
·       
In line
with HI and Consortium MEAL framework, monitor and report on the project
progress.
Demonstrating
ethics, safe, secure and professional practices
·       
To show
professional ethics, respect and promote Humanity and Inclusion Mandate and
humanitarian principles 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.
·       
To
report any incident or act that causes any harm to beneficiary or to others.
·       
To
contribute to the definition and/or update of security framework at country
office.
·       
To
observe at all times strict commitment to Humanity & Inclusion Security
& Safety regulations as per procedures in place at mission level.
·       
To
support information internal dissemination to relevant focal persons at mission
level aiming at reinforcing security and safety of Handicap International staff
and assets .
·       
To
participate in security meetings upon the line manager request and report
relevant information to the appropriate persons
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
for the Humanity & Inclusion (Handicap International Federation) Project
Manager job vacancy must hold a Degree in Rehabilitation sciences, development
studies, social sciences, public health and or business administration.
·       
Theoretical
and practical knowledge and skills in project management.
·       
At least
two years of practical experience in strong comprehension of the disability inclusion
programming
·       
Minimum
of 2 years practical experience in participatory approaches in disability
inclusive livelihoods and economic empowerment programming.
·       
Competencies
·       
Project
cycle management and related tools and methodologies;
·       
Planning
& Monitoring
·       
Knowledge
of the Education and Disability Sectors in Uganda
·       
Capacity
building, training and coaching skills in design and implementation
·       
Fluency
in English: written and spoken and strong writing skills;
·       
Very
familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet
·       
Proven
managerial skills
·       
Proven
representation experience;
·       
Ability
to work under high pressure;
·       
Strong
interpersonal and intercultural skills
·       
Strong
communication and networking skills
·       
Strong
interest in the fields related to HI mandate
Starting Date:
October 1st 2020
Length of contract: One year – renewable
Basic Salary:
UGX 5,696,889
·       
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.
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 the
position applied for.
Deadline: 7th August 2020 by 5:00pm
NB: Any efforts to
influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.




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