Humanité & Inclusion recruits 01 Technical Coordinator P&O

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Humanité & Inclusion recruits 01 Technical Coordinator P&O – YEMEN

DescriptionPlace: YEMEN (Sana’a)Length: 9 months

Starting date: asap

Closing date for applications: 13/10/2019


“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”

Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Since the organisation was first founded in 1982, we have set up development programmes in 62 countries and responded to many emergencies. Today we have a budget of around 150 million euros, with 3500 employees worldwide.

HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

For further information about the association:



HI have been intervening in Yemen on and off for the last 12 years, with its actions initially focused on development issues, notably through the support to the development of physical and functional rehabilitation services for people with disabilities (PwDs) as well as through the capacity-building of the national networks of Yemen Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs).


Since 2015, HI interventions have been adapted to the current context of conflict in Yemen. With the support of different donors, HI has been supporting two hospitals and one physical and functional rehabilitation centre in Sana’a City, building the capacities of their key staff in early rehabilitation care and psychological first aid (including specifically for children), supplying rehabilitation equipment, and directly providing functional rehabilitation care and psychosocial support to war affected people (including through the donation of assistive devices and provision of Prosthesis). In 2017, these activities have extended to facilities in and around Sana’a.


In parallel, HI is implementing an inclusion and protection mainstreaming project, to increase the knowledge and capacities of the staff of International NGOs in the inclusion of the most vulnerable people in their humanitarian responses (including PwD), so as to increase their access to essential services.



HI Yemen mission is expanding both activities and geographical coverage. The expansion of the Sanaa base and its coverage will have to be set-up, implemented and monitored. While Sanaa base was covering in 2018 2 governorates (Sanaa and Amanat Al Asimah), the base will expand to reach 5 to 6 governorates with direct implementation of activities and through partners.

P&O services are expanding through direct provision of P&O services by the HI team as well as through Prosthetic and Physiotherapy Centres in Sana’a Aden. The position will be responsible for providing technical support and coordination for P&O teams to ensure the quality of the P&O services and strategic guidance regarding the development and review of HI P&O interventions in Yemen.



-You support and coordinate the capacity building of P&O staff through direct provision of training sessions, supervision, practical analysis and on the job training

-You provide ongoing technical support to the rehabilitation and Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) staff

-You develop/review a package of P&O tools and guidelines

-You provide technical guidance to HI staff, including performing regular field visits to monitor practices and support the P&O trainer to provide on the job training

-You design technical tools, training, leaflets, protocols and other relevant documents and disseminate them among the mission

-You provide technical support for project implementation and development and evaluate P&O partners for future HI programming

-you work closely with other HI coordinators to promote a well-integrated and comprehensive quality service to support the teams and beneficiaries



-You review HI P&O services provided in Yemen

-You analyse existing P&O resources

-You contribute to anticipate and planning for P&O future needs

-You define or update the P&O Strategy and Operational Framework for Yemen

-You lead the implementation of P&O strategy

-You participate in continuous needs assessments for development of new projects and / or adaptation of existing projects



-You ensure the technical relevance and quality of HI intervention

-You ensure coordination of our P&O intervention amongst local and international actors, avoiding duplication and promoting cohesiveness

-You review the cost efficiency of HI P&O services in Yemen and make recommendations to promote the use of other materials/components, etc, where appropriate

-You advise public and private hospital surgeons on good surgical practices for optimum prosthetic fitting and post-amputation outcomes

-You mentor HI suppliers to improve their skills and techniques to raise the quality of their services

-You develop or update a mapping of P&O services providers in Yemen and assess their technical level


-You represent HI with relevant local authorities

-You ensure effective coordination with P&O centers

-You participate in various coordination meetings locally (in Yemen) or in/from Amman

-You initiate the setup of P&O Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) at a national level

-You build a network of P&O actors and initiate a referral mechanism for P&O beneficiaries to ensure equity of access to rehabilitation services



-You manage the team under direct line management: set individual objectives, complete appraisals of team members, ensure disciplinary measures are taken when necessary, identify training needs, etc.

-You support team members in their management duties and professional development

-You ensure good communication and coordination amongst team members;

-You follow the nationalization process for relevant positions: support the identification of suitable national candidates, create capacity building plans and follow up on its implementation



-You contribute to the monthly situation report (SITREP) by providing progress related to your position

-You report regularly to your line manager and upon request



The position is based in Sana’a – Yemen. The expatriate will also have to spend time in HI bases (Aden, Mokha and Hajjah). The expatriate may be required to spend some time in Amman, Jordan whilst awaiting his/her visa for Yemen, however the duration of this period will be minimised to avoid interruption to activities in Yemen.


In Sana’a, shared guesthouse well equipped with a safe room, most of the work is done at the office but there are some possibilities to go out for work purposes and for some extra professional activities. All movements are done by car. HI has set-up a curfew. The situation is relatively calm in Sana’a nowadays.

Expériences / Formation du candidat
  • You hold a degree in Prosthesis & Orthotics
  • You have at least 4 years of professional experience
  • You have experience in humanitarian context, preferably in emergency contexts. Prior experience in the Middle East would be a strong asset.
  • You have proven organizational skills and strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • You speak fluently English (oral and written). Arabic would be a strong asset
  • You are self-confidence with a high level of autonomy and initiative
  • You demonstrate team building spirit and ability to work under high pressure
Experience3 à 5 ans
FonctionsGestion de projets/programmes, Technicien spécialisé
Secteurs d’activitéSanté
PaysMoyen Orient, Yémen
Salaire / Indemnité-Starting date : 01/11/2019-Length of the contract9 months


-Employee status, according to experience :

  • Salary from 2757 € gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate
  • Perdiem : 550 € net/month
  • Hardship allowance : 500 € net/month
  • Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation
  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year
  • R&R : Level 3 : 5 days every 6 weeks
  • Status : position open to unaccompanied
  • Housing : Collective taken in charge by HI
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Date de fin de validité13/10/2019

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