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HI Regional Rehabilitation Specialist NGO Jobs Kenya

“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”

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) 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 more than 60 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: www.hi.org.

JOB CONTEXT :

The Region is known as the East African Region, encompassing 3 countries (Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda). While the regional set up of the structure is ongoing, the three countries each have vibrant programmes, with experienced staff and strong presence in both humanitarian and development context. HI in Kenya and Rwanda have been operational since the early 1990s, and Uganda since 2017. All three countries implement a number of projects under similar technical domains such as Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Inclusive Education, Livelihoods and Resilience but each also have their own specific technical focus in other areas. All 3 countries work with local partners, and ensure strong advocacy on the rights of persons with disabilities.

The regional programme hub is based in Kampala, Uganda. Currently, the Regional Director and the structure of the regional office, including The Regional Technical Unit is being progressively set up under the leadership of the Technical Unit Manager.

Reporting to the Technical Unit Manager, and in collaboration with HQ services, the Regional Rehabilitation Specialist will participate to the setup of the Technical Unit and will build the rehabilitation network within the three countries of the programme.

In keeping with the regional set-up stage, The Regional Rehabilitation Technical Specialist will be responsible for building up the Programme’s rehab network across the three countries, and lay the foundation of a common approach of Rehabilitation technical standards in the three countries taking into account each context. The Rehabilitation Specialist will also contribute to the integration of Rehabilitation into other sectors of intervention such as education, livelihoods and health.

The Rehabilitation Technical Specialist will have to implement the StratOp on the verge of validation and develop programmes based on the StaTech which include strong context analysis of the three countries, identification of programmes strengths and weaknesses as well as Opportunities and Threats. He/she will engage in standardisation of interventions based on common quality framework and processes. It will also enhance knowledge sharing within the programme and use each country lessons learned to improve programme’s Rehab projects. The programme has currently 11 projects.

The Regional Rehabilitation specialist will also contribute to the overall growth of the rehabilitation sector in the Programme through participation in technical design, proposal development, donor and partner networks, and advocacy.

YOUR MISSION:

EXPERTISE

-You contribute to the regional strategies in line with the global strategies

-You ensure technical support to projects in line with the global technical frameworks and standards

-You ensure technical learning from projects

-You ensure the control & monitoring of the technical quality and the relevance of HI’s activities in the programmes

-You ensure compliance of the technical proposition with nexus stakes

-You contribute to the development of research and innovation projects in the region

-You contribute to the Technical Divisions professional channel animation

INFLUENCE

-You contribute to the local external prestige and influence of HI’s expertise

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

-You ensure the development of major opportunities or new projects in the region

YOUR PROFILE :

· You hold a master degree in Physical and Functional Rehabilitation

· You have at least 5 years of professional experience in rehabilitation interventions in low to middle income countries

· You have at least 3 years of experience working as project implementer

· You have proven experience in capacity building and staff development

· You show high knowledge of technical stakes and different stakeholders regarding rehabilitation

· You demonstrate patience, flexibility and diplomacy abilities

· You speak English. French and Swahili would be strong asset

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION :

While the regional hub is based in Kampala, the position can be based in one of the three countries of the East African Region (Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda). All three countries are relatively stable and peaceful, although Uganda has just conducted their General elections and Kenya will have their General elections in 2022. COVID continues to be a major public health threat, with Rwanda has recently instituted a 2nd lockdown.

Relations between the three countries, who are members of the East African Community (EAC) can be tense at times, particularly between Rwanda and Uganda which has seen diplomatic tensions rise up over the past couple of years.**

The position is a regional one and will require travel to all three countries. Travel requirements between the 3 countries will be determined in consultation with the Regional Director and the Kenya and Rwanda Country Managers.

CONDITIONS:

At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission. Particular attention is paid to health issues and your personal situation.
We offer an induction and training path adapted to our staff members and we have a HR policy oriented toward mobility and professional development.

· 3 years International contract starting ASAP

· The international contract provides social cover adapted to your situation:**

o Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals**

o Pension scheme adapted to the situation of our employees: If you already have a personal pension scheme HI will contribute at the same level of your personal monthly contribution with a maximum of 272.53€/month ; If you do not have a personal pension scheme, we will open a private pension account with your contribution of 272.53€/month and a contribution of HI of the same amount**

o Medical coverage with 50% of employee contribution **

o Repatriation insurance paid by HI**

· Salary from 2757 € gross/month upon experience

· Perdiem : 561,55 € net/month in Kenya- paid in the field

494,02 € net/month in Uganda – paid in the field

457,51 € net/month in Rwanda – paid in the field

· Paid leaves : 25 days per year;

· R&R : 1 day per month

· Position:

unaccompanied

-Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa) and transport of your personal effects (from 12 months of mission)

-Mission of more than 12 months : a child allowance of 100€ per month, per child (from the second child) paid in the field

open to couples

-Support travel costs (air ticket & visa) for accompanying dependent and health/ repatriation insurance if the dependent has no income/

-Mission of more than 18 months: payment of one yearly additional return flight

open to families

-a child allowance of 100€ per month, per child (from the second child) paid in the field

-Contribution to school registration fees for children over 3 years

-Family-wide health coverage

· Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa) and transport of your personal effects **

· Individual Housing taken in charge by HI

If you are resident in the country : local package

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