Handicap International (which runs projects under its operating name, Humanity & Inclusion),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.
Under the supervision of the Project Manager and in close collaboration with the Early Child Development (ECD) Technical officer (Level 2) accompany project’s staff, partners and relevant actors and stakeholders in the implementation of the project and contributes to the project’s MEAL.
Responsibility 1: Contribute to the development of tools for the project implementation and to the capacity building of the project team and partners
Participate to the selection and contextualization of the modalities of intervention in compliance with HI technical framework.
Contribute to the development and/or adaptation of methodologies and high complexity technical tools, including full training packages (training needs assessment tools, training manuals and materials, pre-post training tests), users guidelines, etc.
Develop or adapt technical assessment tools.
Organize and/or participate to the tool’s testing, whenever appropriate and adjust them according to the results of the testing.
Provide ad-hoc support to the team during tool’s use including field coaching.
Contribute to assessing HI project team and/or project partner capacity building needs, to define suitable training plan and training package
Train project’s partners and relevant actors and stakeholders on the methodologies and tools.
Produce training and coaching reports and coordinate feedback with the service providers for srenghtening continuous staff development.
Responsibility 2: Support the implementation of project activities.
Provide ad-hoc support, coaching and follow up to the project’s partners, actors and stakeholders during the implementation of the following activities:
Contribute to the technical assessment of UNRWA PHC clinics and identify areas of support;
Support the provision of early child development materials and equipment for partners and UNRWA clinics
Train partner to develop personalized support plans for girls and boys with special needs through the support of individual and collective case management services
Follow up the provision of case management by partners and ensure the quality of intervention,
Support the provision of mobility, hearing, visual and educational assistive devices for girls and boys with special needs.
Support partners’ capacities to sustain the provision of quality early child development services for girls and boys with special needs
In cooperation with project partenrs and other team members, directly carry out the following activities:
Provision of community awareness sessions on positive and responsive parenting, stress management during the crisis, identification of specific children needs and information about the project.
Beneficiary identification, case management assessment of family’s vulnerability and provision of Case Management to targeted families
Training of targeted parents and partners on positive parenting, early detection, child protection actions
Lead the specific assessment of parents and children with specific needs to identify referral needs
Support the referral of identified parents and children with specific needs to specialized services (MHPSS, Protection, Rehabilitation, GBV, nutrition)
Train community partner staff and families on the importance of toys and early learning of children
Support to accessible and inclusive child friendly spaces/playground at community level
In cooperation with project partenrs and other team members, support the implemntation of the following activities:
Work with UNICEF team to enriching mother and child health handbook with disability specific information
Equipping of early intervention services with relevant children services material and equipment
Support the equip of breastfeeding spaces at UNRWA PHCs to ensure safety, privacy and encourage peer-to-peer support among mothers
Support partner in providing Young Parents (YP) with nutrition counselling, with focus on enhancing infant and young children feeding practices, and define personalized support plans.
In coordinate with the Nutrition WG (Health cluster), support partner in the provision of temporary CVA or in-kind assistance to YP to meet their children specific nutrition needs.
Support the identification and assessing the specific nutrition needs of target children and design response options in coordination with the Nutrition WG (Health cluster).
Responsibility 3: Contribute to project’s monitoring, lessons learning, good practices and reporting
Contribute to the development of data collection and monitoring tools in collaboration with the Regional Technical Unit (RTU), Technical Officer L2 and MEAL.
Collect data in relation to core tasks and contribute to the measurement of the progress made.
Support the Project Manager and TO L2 in analysing the data collected and in identifying necessary adjustments in the project implementation framework to improve the quality and impact of the intervention
Develop case studies and success stories and contribute to development of fact sheets to illustrate changes induced by the project and for communication use
Contribute to planning and producing activity and donor reports
Contribute to the preparation and implementation of project quarterly review and steering committee meetings.
Participate to professional network at national level in the field of expertise of the project
Contribute to the development of good practices and lessons learning exercise, data collection and analysis and the production of dissemination document
Facilitate the field implementation of project’s evaluations, support technical missions and researches
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
The successful candidate should at least have:
Bachelor Degree in nursing, paediatric rehabilitation, (physiotherapy, occupational therapy) social science and protection or any other related qualification, complimented by at least 3 years’ experience in the field of expertise
Minimum 3 years of working in the field of expertise
Experience working with Non-governmental organizations or UN agencies specialized in the sector (UNRWA, UNICEF)
Skills in developing training and providing coaching for capacity building
Ability to develop information material
Ability to work with partners, civil society organizations or public authorities
strong knowledge in early child development and case managments
Knowledge of ECD referrals mechanisms
HI workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in HI Code of conduct. In accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and corruption.
Initial contract will be for a period of 40 months and the position is based in Gaza
Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and
Particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities
Interested candidates can send their resume with a cover letter to reach on or before the 3rd October 2022 to [email protected] indicating your full name and the job title (Early Child Development Technical Officer Level 1 ) in the subject line in your e-mail application.
Only qualified candidates should apply and only those who have been short listed will be contacted