Ukraine

Rehabilitation Project Manager - UKRAINE

Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info: www.hi.org

HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

JOB CONTEXT:

HI is re-opening a two-country program covering Ukraine and Moldova. In Ukraine, HI aims at intervening in the West and East of the country, adapting modalities of intervention to the various and diverging contexts of implementation. Aligning itself with the priorities of the Ukraine Flash Appeal HI pillars of interventions are the following:

· Health: HI aims to improve access to quality physical rehabilitation and mental health and psychosocial services (MHPSS) for conflict-affected vulnerable population. To this extent, HI will conduct direct health service provision to persons with injuries or disabilities while also strengthening the capacity of existing health structures.

· Protection: Recent and ongoing attacks having dangerously exacerbated Explosive Ordnance (EO) contamination in Ukraine, HI will conduct a multi-pronged approach to EO risk education, adaptable to the evolution of the conflict and humanitarian. In addition, HI will not only ensure that persons with disabilities are receiving tailored services throughout its intervention, but will also foster a disability- inclusive humanitarian response.

· Basic needs: to respond to the most acute needs for displaced households hosted by the local population or living in collective centers, HI will ensure they have access to sufficient and appropriate hygiene and Non-Food Items (NFI), including tailored items responding to the specific needs of infants, elderly people and persons with disabilities. To this extend, HI will tailor its intervention modalities upon household needs whilst considering local market capacities in various geographical areas. An approach including in-kind donations, vouchers and/or cash-based transfer will be designed at early stage of the project, in line with the evolution of the specific context

· Humanitarian-to-humanitarian logistics: HI will propose to emergency stakeholders mutualized storage and transportation to ensure delivery of emergency in-kinds as close as possible to the most affected populations.

Given the serious concerns pertaining to persons with disabilities who are faced with increased risks of abandonment, violence, injury and death, HI has also launched an assessment to identify the main risks and barriers for these vulnerable persons as well as their support persons and families focusing on areas of risks, i.e. Institutions, specifically in but not limited to the East.

Size of budget: 7 million euros for 2022.

GENERAL INFORMATION

· Funders : CDC-S, ECHO, UHF, AFH, 1212 – other grants being secured, JOA

· Total budget of HI Ukraine : 7 Millions in 2022

· Size of the teeam : 160

YOUR MISSION:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the project manager contributes to the implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity & Inclusion in the country where s/he is based. S/he is responsible for implementing his/her project. S/he ensures optimal quality and the impact of the project implemented by means of a delegation system with appropriate oversight mechanisms. With all the other HI managers, the project manager shares responsibility for the sound management and effective functioning of the global organization.

Mission 1: Management

  • Manager as a role model: embody HI's values on a daily basis, and be a role model.
  • Manager as a coach for meaning: understand the strategy, make it explicit, translate it into operational objectives for their team, lead the necessary changes. Give meaning to each management action. Encourage inter and intra departmental exchanges of practice. Encourage innovation and risk-taking.
  • Operational manager: organize the operational management of their team, structure the work around identified processes, steer performance and facilitate the resolution of problems.
  • First HR & Coach: contribute to the development of their staff, creating the conditions for their commitment, professionalism and attachment to HI. Ensure compliance with the Code of Conduct and institutional policies, the mindset and expected individual and collective behavior.

Mission 2: Strategy and steering Contribute to the development of the programme’s operational strategy

  • Contribute to programme or country operational strategy (StratOp).
  • Draft new project proposals for the continuity or expansion of the project.
  • Contribute to the drafting of new proposals for new opportunities, if necessary.

Mission 3: Operational implementation

Responsibility 1: Ensure the implementation of the project, in line with the logical framework and allocated budget

  • Steer the project’s intervention strategy and put forward adjustments if the objectives change or if it is likely that they will not be met.
  • Ensure that activities and the associated resources are planned, and implement the action plan.
  • Ensure that activities are implemented in line with the project proposal and the allocated budget.
  • Ensure project reporting, internally (within the programme) and externally (reporting to funding bodies, authorities and/or partners).
  • Undertake expenditure and manage the project activity-specific budget lines according to the delegation he/she received based on the programme signature delegation table
  • Prepare and manage partnerships with the project implementation partners.
  • Guarantee the proper archiving of information.

Responsibility 2: Ensure that project implementation complies with the existing frameworks

  • Ensure the proper implementation and follow-up of institutional policies (specifically PME, PSEAH and Age-Gender & Disability policies) and the other HI internal standards.
  • Ensure compliance with the terms of the project proposal and the rules applied by the project funding body/bodies.
  • Ensure compliance with global technical standards and norms by communicating and by involving the technical specialists and advisors with expertise in the project themes.

Responsibility 3: Ensure project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning

  • Ensure project monitoring, specifically activity progress indicators and the expected outcomes.
  • Develop and implement the project evaluation plan.
  • Ensure that the project is accountable to the local stakeholders.
  • Ensure project learning, taking into account lessons learned from similar previous projects, following the recommendations made throughout the project (from evaluations, support missions, audits, etc.), and capitalising on the acquired knowledge.

Responsibility 4: Ensure project data management

  • Ensure that the appropriate data collection and management tools are in place on the project, in line with global standards.
  • Ensure that data related to the project is collected and compiled in the project database.
  • Carry out regular checks and makes any necessary corrections to the activity database.

Responsibility 5: Coordinate the teams involved in the project

  • Facilitate coordination meetings between his/her direct team and the support services located in the area when necessary.
  • Ensure that his/her team 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.
  • Facilitate the project steering committee.

Responsibility 6: 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.

YOUR PROFILE:

· You hold a degree in physiotherapy or occupational therapy

· You have training and/or experience in project management

· You have at least 3 years of humanitarian experience in emergency context

· You demonstrate experience in providing technical trainings

· You are resilient to stress and uncertainty

· You show reactivity, flexibility and adaptability

· You are able to work in a tensed and volatile context with strict security measures

· You speak English fluently

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:

· Road transport safety: Road conditions sometimes degraded, weather conditions (ice, snow, rain), important traffic jams due to the movement of populations towards the western borders, and other road use behavior

· Control by authorities and security actors: Checkpoints on the main roads, and roadblocks at the entrance to villages by soldiers or defense volunteers.

· Criminality: Degraded economic situation.

· Conflict: Front line relatively well identifiable geographically; Lack of mapping (constantly changing situation), possible presence of IEDs/landmines difficult to identify/recognize.

· Health & living conditions: Particularly anxiety-provoking context due to the volatility of the security situation, weapons used, nuclear risks, illegibility of future scenarios, very regular sirens day and night, significant international media coverage involving high demands (personal and professional) on the team. Heavy workload, lack of sleep. Difficult living conditions – base being set-up (housing, food, privacy).

CONDITIONS:

At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission. https://hi.org/en/join-the-team

· 3 months International contract starting as soon as possible

· 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 ; Repatriation insurance paid by HI**

· Salary from 2448€ gross/month upon experience

· Perdiem: 550 € net/month - paid in the field;

· Hardship: 500 € net/month paid with your salary

· Paid leaves: 25 days per year;

· R&R: 5 days every 8 weeks

· Position: unaccompanied; Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa)

· Housing: Collective taken in charge by HI

If you are resident in the country: local package

How to apply

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:

**http://www.jobs.net/j/JSmXsJBA?idpartenaire=136&jobdetails=true**

Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, don’t wait for applying!

Only successful candidates will be contacted.