Salary Scale: UGX. 3,601,199 monthly gross

About Us:

Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organization 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. Handicap International is outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations; we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

Job Summary: The Inclusion Supervisor will work closely with the MEAL Manager and in close collaboration with the Mental Health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) and protection teams to participate in the implementation and development of;

  • An inclusive HI response, which provides accessible services to the refugee and host populations in and around Rhino Camp
  • Providing technical support to humanitarian actors on inclusive approaches in order to strengthen individual, organizational and sectorial capacities among humanitarian workers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Assess the barriers and facilitators of service access: Under the supervision of the MEAL manager and in close collaboration with all HI teams, the role of the Inclusion Supervisor is:

  • Actively contribute to the development of tools and materials so as to collect information on barriers and facilitators of access to services for the refugee and host population.
  • Actively contribute to the review of the tools and methodology of assessment to ensure it complies with an inclusive approach
  • Take part in the organization and implementation of assessment of barriers to accessing services together with HI team (key interviews, field observations, focus groups discussions)
  • Identify and document factors of vulnerability, resilience, and barriers to access to services identified during assessment
  • To contribute to the production of reports, which identify barriers and facilitators to access services
  • Along with the protection, team develop an action plan, to identify and contact available service providers and collect information on service offered, the level of inclusiveness of the offer and barriers of access to the services provided

Community mobilization following inclusive approach

  • Along with the protection team develop an action plan:
  • To identify community-based organizations, networks or focal points
  • To create links with community-based organizations and associations, focal points and other organizations (national and international) who help to mainstream the most vulnerable groups in the services provided, and who are active in community engagement initiatives.
  • To identify and record their level of inclusiveness including barriers that might hinder the equal and dignified access of most vulnerable groups to services
  • Sensitize existing and developed community-based initiatives on Inclusion approaches
  • Guide community-based initiatives and associated service providers to implement activities following an inclusive approach

Sensitization and capacity building

  • To participate to the organization and facilitation of activities organized by the MHPSS and protection team so as to assess to what extent it is inclusive.
  • Provide a concrete suggestion of modifications to the activities to make them more inclusive
  • Provide HI teams with the appropriate tools to better plan and deliver services inclusive of the most vulnerable groups
  • Actively contribute to the provision of information, sensitization and training sessions to HI operational teams. This could consist of awareness raising sessions, as well as direct provision of both formal and on-the-job trainings.
  • To contribute to the development of sensitization training tools and materials
  • Review the materials to ensure they comply with global and HI standards of accessibility
  • To contribute to organizational, sectoral and individual capacity building sessions (training, awareness, technical guidance, sensitization on guidelines etc.)
  • To contribute to the production of barriers and facilitators reports based on the findings of the service assessment and contribute to translating those into sensitization reports, tools and guidelines
  • To disseminate sensitization materials, training materials, guidelines and other relevant documents among the local organizations and other INGO (as needed)
  • Lead workshops on service accessibility with partner NGO;
  • The incumbent will also draw up participative action plans

Participation to coordination and representation

  • To represent Handicap International in inclusion technical domain with any relevant stakeholders under the supervision of his/her manager at field level
  • Disseminate key inclusion messages and recommendations to the humanitarian community, other service providers, local authorities and community leaders
  • To report on the identified gaps (situation of exclusion) and advocate for good practices that promote the inclusion of most vulnerable and opportunities to promote inclusion at local level

Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Support

  • To maintain complete documentation for each activity following the recommendations and template of the programs
  • Provide daily reporting on the activities implemented to the line manager using the tool and reporting system provided by the line manager
  • To collaborate with surveys, assessments and M&E activities and reports conducted by the HI project manager and MEAL department

Demonstration of an ethics, safe, secure and professional practices

  • To show professional ethics, respect and promote Handicap International mandate and humanitarian principles at all times
  • To respect beneficiary’s privacy and confidentiality (among others, he/she only share medical information with medical-related staff/persons directly involved in beneficiary’s care and same for protection matters)
  • To actively involve beneficiaries at all stages of the assessment and response
  • Demonstrate a willingness to improve his/her own knowledge and skills by participating actively in any training sessions, capacity building activities…
  • To respect the Handicap International 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

Others

  • Participating to the weekly team meetings;
  • Ensure the strict application of the rules;
  • Report any incident in which s/he's involved/witnessed immediately;

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Handicap International Inclusion Supervisor job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in human sciences, health, law or international relationship.
  • Previous experience within disability and inclusion working domain.
  • At least two years of professional experience in protection of vulnerable persons and/or refugees
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience within an NGO, preferably in protection
  • Previous experience in the creation, facilitation, and adaptation of field activities for refugees
  • Experience in adult trainings
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel) and internet is required
  • Experience in assessment and reporting
  • Previous experience in Monitoring and evaluation and/or survey
  • Experience in social cohesion and/or community mobilization and/or conflict management
  • Experience in case management is an asset
  • Experience in GBV and/or child protection is an asset
  • Good Computer Skills
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel) and internet
  • Strong sense of neutrality and confidentiality
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Open and interested in disability and vulnerability issues
  • High diplomacy, cultural sensitivity, and security awareness
  • Ability to work under high pressure and without constant supervision
  • Languages: Mandatory: Spoken and written English. Proficiency local languages is an asset

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join Handicap International are encouraged to send their updated CVs (3 pages max, including three professional references) with cover letters to HR Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject:  Application to HI Inclusion Supervisor." 

Deadline: 11th February 2018

NB: Any efforts to influence the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.