Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
“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.
HI has been operating in South Sudan since 2006, implementing humanitarian and development actions aimed at improving protection, quality of life, and the promotion of rights of vulnerable individuals, including people with functional limitations, their families, and communities in different locations in South Sudan. HI has since been implementing its humanitarian response with an integrated, multi-sectoral approach, addressing Health, Mental Health & Care Practices, Livelihoods and Protection amongst the South Sudanese Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in camp and non-camp settings, as well as returnees and host communities. In 2020, HI will continue the humanitarian intervention in the areas still presenting urgent needs but also focusing on post-emergency / recovery interventions.
The total mission portfolio is approximatively 5 million euros, implemented. The main donors of the mission are DFID, ECHO, UNHCR, SSHF, Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs/CDC.
The mission currently employs 15 international and 106 national staff, working from the coordination office in Juba, field offices in Yei, Torit, Yambio and a rapid response teams covering multiple locations across the country. HI is intending to expand Former Unity State to address the humanitarian needs of the population.
HI South Sudan is searching to replace his Operations Manager.
Under the line management of the Country Director, you contribute to the implementation of the mandate and the 10-year strategy of Humanity & Inclusion. You ensure optimal quality and impact of the projects implemented in the country, through a delegation system with appropriate control mechanisms. You share with all HI managers the responsibility of a sound management and successful functioning of the global organization, through paradigm changes.
You manage a team of 5 to 7 Project managers
You contribute to the Programme’s Operational strategy and HI frameworks & regulations
You develop external influence of HI (forums, operational & strategic alliances, etc.) and the external representation of the organization (events, media)
YOUR PROFILE :
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POSITION:
South Sudan environment is characterized by: