Handicap International

Regional Coordinator – Refugee Affairs (RC-RA) – National Position

From: Handicap International

Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

THE ORGANIZATION

Handicap International (HI) is an NGO specializing in the field of disability and development. A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.

THE POSITION

The RC – RA is responsible for ensuring implementation of operational long-term activities of HI in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya. He/She coordinates the different components of the operational long-term response (facilitation and coordination of disability mainstreaming and community-based rehabilitation activities) and is therefore responsible for the projects implementation and follow-up as well as internal and external coordination. He/she is responsible for development projects and their different components, coordinating and supervising the different field teams and ensuring the qualitative and quantitative follow-up and management of the different activities. He/She is responsible for the technical quality of the projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:**

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION:

1/ Supervise and monitor the Development projects

2/ Transversal: Ensuring operational coordination between the different components of the projects

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

1/ Ensure the overall technical quality of the project

2/ Ensure representation of HI

TEAM MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION:

1/ Ensure proper management of the team

2/ Ensure capacity building of your team for their own improvement as for the ones of the different activities’ quality:

REPORTING

1/ Support the teams to produce regular high-quality reports, case studies, and success stories.

2/ Guarantee intermediate and final donor reporting in respect of the deadlines in close collaboration with the Nairobi-based Head of Programmes

ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTIC

1/ Ensure effective coordination between field and the support teams (HR, finance, logistics) to meet the needs of the projects

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECTS FOR DADAAB AND KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMPS

1/ Lead the development of new project designs, concept notes, and proposals which fit within HI-TUSK’s strategic objectives

PROFILE SOUGHT:

Qualifications : Bachelor/ Master Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Humanitarian Emergency or Development studies, Public Health, Disability Studies or similar . Occupational therapy or Physical Therapy background an added advantage.

Experience: At least 4 years as a Senior Project Manager in an insecure context with an experience on projects related to protection, provision of social services, and rehabilitation/disability related projects. Strong experience in the management of large intercultural and multidisciplinary teams, remote management. Experience in the region would be a strong asset.

Competencies: Strong management skills, ability to live in difficult conditions, proven analytical and problem solving skills, good communication skills, capacity to negotiate and resolve conflicts, training skills, pro-active work style and proven stress coping skills.

The salary range for this position is min basic salary Kshs. 201,029 to max Kshs. 253,238

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current OFFICIAL (professional) contacts) by email to :- jobs@handicap-international.or.ke . The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Regional Coordinator – Refugee Affairs Nairobi Position”

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

 

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