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 Project Manager and in close collaboration with the Regional Technical Unit Manager (RTUM), the livelihood Technical Officer (level 2) is responsible to support the project teams (HI and partners) in the field of Basic Needs Economic Recovery and Economic Inclusion (BaNEREI) along all phases of the project cycle management, but with focus on projects’ implementation and monitoring. It also supports the development of the staff technical competencies, as well as the mobilization the external local technical resources, when necessary, to ensure the quality of their intervention with projects stakeholders.
Besides technically supporting the implementation of the specific livelihood interventions, he/she will provide technical support to project livelihood interventions.
He/she can also be requested to dedicate up to 20% of his/her time to support the development of MEReP program in his/her field of expertise.
SUMMARY OF THE MAIN RELATED INTERVENTIONS:
The project aims to strengthen the ability of young parents to contribute to their households’ food security and livelihood. The project will target economically vulnerable households to improve their Food Consumption Score and their Coping Strategy Index score. After updating the Labour Market Assessment, young parents' livelihood strategy and their personalized approach, sustainable employment pathways will be identified to improve their employability skills, in parallel to basic food and nutrition services with support from Ard El Insan (AEI) and MA’AN Development Centre (MA’AN) This should be followed by supporting the Young Parents (YP) to improved their own capacities to strengthen their family businesses, to start a new business or to engage in alternative income-generating opportunities across this, Culture & Free Thought Association (CFTA) will address gender roles and power relations.
Responsibility 1: Support the development of the project’s methodological framework and contribute to quality control in the field of expertise through technical guidance and field support to the team
- With the project teams and in liaison with the Regional Technical Unit (RTU), identify the most appropriate modalities of intervention in compliance with HI technical framework.
- Contribute to develop and/or adapt methodologies in close collaboration with the RTU
- Develop technical tools, including full training packages (training needs assessment tools, training manuals and materials, pre-post training tests), users guidelines, etc.; ensure active contribution from the project team to their development whenever relevant;
- Ensure tools are tested and validated by RTU before implementation and that the team is capacitated to apply them;
- Provide ad-hoc support to the team during tools use including field coaching;
- Regular field visits to project areas to provide feedback and support to the teams;
- Collaborate with the PM and MEAL to develop tools to collect data to track and measure progress of indicators and to analyse the collected data;
- Contribute to projects’ PQR and to the production of donor reports;
- Develop tools for collecting information measuring the project impact in close collaboration with the RTU and the Regional MEAL Manager;
- Provide regular report to the Project Manager and regular updates RTU in the field of expertise;
Responsibility 2: Develop the technical competencies of of the HI project team and project partners
- Assess HI project team and/or project partner capacity building needs, define suitable training plan and training package under the supervision of the RTU
- Provide ToT training to the HI project team and partners;
- Identify locally available external skills and expertise that could contribute to the quality of future intervention in the in the areas of professional competency;
- Coordinate with the Global Specialist and in liaison with the Regional Technical Unit (RTU) to gain from other programmes knowledge and experience;
- Support the PM in recruitment from a technical perspective;
- Regional role: in collaboration with RTU, provide training to other MEReP staff on specific skills
- Coordinate the work at household level between HI and the various partners to ensure appropriate timing and consistency
- Technically capacitate and supervise HI staff and volunteers in implementing activities
- Directly implement some key activities including but not limited to analysis and revision of households’ livelihood strategy, home based food production, business recovery, and capacity building for freelancing work
- Supervise service providers in the implementation of some activities
Responsibility 3: Facilitate project lessons learning and its dissemination and support the field implementation of researches
- Identify, analyse and document the good practices/lessons learnt of the project
- Organize dissemination among the project stakeholders and among national stakeholders (government, NGOs, donors) involved into similar field of expertise;
- Participate to professional network at national level in the field of expertise of the project in collaboration with Global Specialists and in liaison with the Regional Technical Unit (RTU);
- Participate to relevant Clusters and/or Working Groups related to the field of intervention at national and/or local level, exchange good practices in the field of expertise and provide technical inputs to the development of Clusters’ and/or Working Groups’ technical documents when relevant;
- Under the technical supervision of the RTUM, facilitate the field implementation of researches (data collection, analysis, etc.), contribute to the production of research reports and to the dissemination of their findings
- In collaboration with RTU and MEAL, contribute to MEReP’s knowledge managent in the areas of professional competency;
- Coordinate with the Global Specialists to share MEReP learning and gain from other programmes knowledge and experience.
Responsibility 4: Support the development of new projects
- Collect Government policies and technical materials produced by government departments and NGOs in the field of expertise;
- Participate to the development of new projects into the field of expertise;
- Regional role: support technical assessments in other countries of MEReP program in his/her field of expertise.
جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.
The successful candidate should at least have:
- Degree in livelihood, business management, economic, social studies, computer science or any other related qualification, complimented by at least 5 years experience in the field of expertise.
- Minimum 5 years of working in the field of expertise
- Experience providing technical advice and coaching to teams
- Demonstrated ability to develop and apply tools
- Proven experience in development and provision of training and coaching
- Experience in translating written technical documents from English into Arabic
- Good writing skills
- Ability to work with partners
- Knowledge of referral mechanism
- Ability to develop accessible information materials
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 one year, renewable 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 28th of September 2022, to [email protected] indicating your full name and the job title (Livelihood Technical Officer Level 2 ) in the subject line in your e-mail application. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will be disregarded.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and those shortlisted will be contacted.