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Job Description:

Humanity and Inclusion (formerly Handicap International) is an independent and impartial aid organization working in poverty, exclusion, conflict, and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our actions and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs and improving their living conditions. HI is a non-governmental, non-religious, non-political, and non-profit making organization.


Reporting to the  Project Manager, the project officer contributes to the implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity and inclusion in the country where s/he is based. The project officer contributes to the implementation of his/her project, ensuring the optimal quality and impact of the project. S/he works closely with the program technical team.


Mission 1: Operational implementation

Responsibility 1: Contribute to project planning and implementation in line with the existing frameworks

·        Contribute to planning and preparing disability-inclusive disaster risk management activities, tools, and the associated resources, and implement the action plan in conjunction with the support services and the technical unit.

·        Ensure that activities are implemented and that resources are correctly allocated as authorized by the project manager.

·        Ensure regular reporting of activities, and contribute to the internal and external reporting as requested by the project manager.

·        Contribute to identifying areas of the project in which adjustments are required and put forward adaptations to the project manager.

·        Contribute to the drafting of amendment requests when asked by the project manager.

·        Contribute to coordination with the local stakeholders and to monitoring the partnership relationship with the project partners.

·       Ensure that project documents and information are properly archived.

Responsibility 2: Contribute to project monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning

·        Contribute to project monitoring, specifically activity progress indicators and the expected outcomes.

·        Contribute to project evaluations at the request of the project manager, and ensure that project evaluation recommendations are followed.

·        Contribute to the setup and smooth running of accountability mechanisms.

·       Contribute to project learning.

Responsibility 3: Ensure project data management

·        Ensure that the appropriate data collection and management tools are in place and are used correctly on the project, in line with global standards.

·        Collect and compile project-related data in the relevant database; specifically on persons with disabilities and lessons learned.

Responsibility 4: Contribute to the coordination of project teams

·        As authorized by the project manager, facilitate coordination meetings between the project teams and the support services located in the area when necessary.

·       Ensure that the project teams and the support teams (shared and technical services, in particular) work well together in

order to facilitate the implementation of the project in the country.

Responsibility 5: Contribute to external project communication

·        Contribute to HI’s external influence by taking part in networks, when required.

·       Communicate about the project to partners, authorities, and stakeholders when relevant.

Mission 2: Emergency Preparedness and Response

· Contribute to the program’s emergency preparedness initiatives, and in an emergency situation, adapt his/her working arrangements in order to contribute to an effective humanitarian response from HI.

 N.B: The position is for a period of 12 months and will be renewed based on funding availability.

Job Requirements:


·       Depending on the context: Degree in disaster risk reduction or natural resource management, agriculture, or a related field from a recognized University.


·       5 years of relevant experience with Undergraduate degree

·       Willingness and ability to work in remote locations.

·       Work experience with persons with disabilities.

·       Experience in capacity building of partners and organizations of persons with disabilities (OPDs).

·       Knowledge of the project location culture and norms are added value.

·       Resilient to stress

·       Knowledge and skill of the local language (Somali) is an advantage.

Job Category:
Development and Project Management
Development and Project Management
Bombas Gursum Woreda, Somali
Humanity & Inclusion (brand name of Handicap International) Humanity & Inclusion (brand name of Handicap International)

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