Project Officer, SRHR & Livelihood

Handicap International
Location: Surkhet
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-11-14 Deadline: 2019-11-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Surkhet
  • Qualification Degree : At least Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Work, Public Health or related field
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Handicap International Federation (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization, created in 1982, working across 63 countries. HI works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of health and physical rehabilitation, inclusive education and resilience including emergency response to improve the living conditions and involvement of the most vulnerable populations in Nepal.

HI Nepal is recruiting the following positions for the implementation of Disability Inclusive Development (DID)project. 

Project Officer, SRHR & Livelihood – 1 position 

Terms & Conditions: 1 year contract based in Surkhet

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with Health officials at Municipality level, Hospitals, Urban Health Centre and Primary Health Care Centre;
  • Liaise and ensure compliance with Disability Coordination Committee (DCC) in both  municipalities, provincial authorities for necessary compliance and  approval of studies, tested models;  
  • Coordinate with BRAC team and implementing partner organisation for successful implementation of Sexual Reproductive Health Rights and Livelihood (SARAL) components;
  • Support and provide guidance in coordination with project manager to Vulnerable Focal Point Officer and Disability Inclusion Officer;
  • Contribute to DCCs in municipalities for the  effective execution  of responsibilities as guided by the Disability Rights Act 2017, 
  • Support to assess accessibility and level of inclusive services in both health and livelihood facilities. 
  • Take lead in arranging and managing events, training to health officials, identifying disability inclusion facilitators in both municipalities and partner DPO;
  • Support and ensure DPOs’ engagement as per the guidance provided from HI country office, Kathmandu at local level and liaise and coordinate with NFDN provincial chapter for the same;

Qualification and Skills Required: 

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Social Work, Public Health or related field
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in SRHR preferably with disability and inclusion exposure.
  • Experience of mentoring staff and local organization and transferring skills and knowledge.
  • Report writing and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health rights and system in Nepal

Apply Instructions

Send a motivation letter mentioning position applied for and expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to no later than, November 25, 2019. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.  

Handicap International (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Organization Summary

Handicap International is an international, non-governmental organisation, mainly known for its fight against anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions and helping the victims of these unexploded devices. However, its mandate has been extended over the years and today includes providing assistance through work in various fields for people in developing countries with other kinds of disability.

Handicap International primarily focuses on the prevention of disabilities and providing support for people with disabilities by ensuring they can fully take part in social life. The organisation’s interventions are not restricted to long-term development activities. Handicap International also provides support in emergency situations, for instance, in the aftermath of natural disasters and humanitarian crises. Its actions always focus on those suffering from disabilities.

The organisation works as far as possible with the human and material resources available in the country. Its projects are implemented in cooperation with local partners, the objective being to ensure their autonomy in the long-term. All of its actions concentrate on training, raising awareness and the involvement of local communities in its projects

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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