Officer - Disability Inclusion

Job Description

Title: Officer - Disability Inclusion

Company Name: ActionAid Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ University degree in psychology, or equivalent degree in relevant disciplines (flexible in terms of person having working experience in Rohingya Response)

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Project : Skills development for Self-reliance of Rohingya women and men corresponding host community, Funded by WFP
∎ Location of posting : Cox`s bazar
∎ Types of contract : Fixed term contract
∎ Duration of Contract : Up to 31 December 2022 (if not extended)
∎ Number of Position : 1 (Only women are encouraged to apply)
∎ Job Summary:
∎ We are looking for an enthusiastic Officer - Disability Inclusion for WFP Funded Skills Development for Self-reliance Project (centre-based training and production). The incumbent must be knowledgeable in their field of expertise and possess solid technical aptitude. Additionally, we expect the position holder to be an excellent communicator, able to explain complex subjects in a clear and interesting way. The goal is to contribute to the development of community people`s life to meet the Project needs.
∎ Relationships:
∎ Officer - Disability Inclusion will report to Project Manager.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Support project personnel to mainstream disability during the design/redesign phase including advice on resourcing, data collection and analysis, M&E and appropriate tools, and information
∎ Support Programmes to mainstream disability as they develop proposals
∎ Facilitation of disability integration into camp and host community context, provide support for inclusion mainstreaming activities with other like-minded actors
∎ Ensure integration and collaboration with colleagues undertaking advocacy to achieve strategic objectives and priorities such as improving access to education
∎ Interact, build and nurture effective working relationships with relevant partners to foster coordination, collaboration and partnership relating to disability inclusion
∎ Collaboration/strengthening of working groups and local organizations who are working on disability.
∎ Build an inclusive environment and adhere to organization's Protection policy and standards, stay committed to the organization's vision statement and core values
∎ Providing technical assistance to Organization offices, network members, partners and 'clients' programme activities to ensure inclusion of people with disabilities, considering the potential for organisational change and inclusive programme development.
∎ Promote inclusive approaches to ensure full and active participation of persons with disabilities.
∎ By social and community psychosocial and rehabilitation approaches, assist in building up community and home-based care support.
∎ Support the development of a case management approach, that includes documenting work/activities in a care plan and setting up effective referral mechanisms or pathways to other service providers.
∎ Technical disability response, e.g. physiotherapy, occupational therapy, and support for cares.
∎ Generate quality evidence on the needs and capacities of people with disabilities, for use in research and programme work.
∎ Coordinate all aspects of the disability inclusion in the Self-Reliance project
∎ To create, develop and manage the disability strategic directions by the project management &donors.
∎ To create awareness about law of disability, 2013. Planning and implementation in disability inclusion activity and Advocacy.
∎ Involve in Capacity building of staff and participants. Advocacy, Networking and Liaison with different stakeholder and strategic partners.
∎ Share the update project information and receive necessary feedback/suggestion to implement the project effectively.
∎ Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly work plan & reports to accomplish the targeted project activities.
∎ Effective coordination with GO, NGOs, UPs, Donors and relevant stakeholders.

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 3 years of experience in humanitarian and/or development organizations
∎ Technical Skills :
∎ Proficiency in the local language will be an advantage.
∎ Understanding on field operation and camp level programme implementation
∎ Excellent spoken and written English language skills and the capacity to produce quality reports independently.
∎ Gender sensitive and familiar with humanitarian principles, Human Rights Based Approach
∎ Able to take decisions in a timely manner, prioritize and multi-task seamlessly.
∎ Ability to work under extreme pressure and meet deadlines.
∎ Team player with experience in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environments.
∎ Data management, Proficient with MS office suite

Salary:
∎ Monthly Gross Salary will be BDT. 63286 with other admissible benefits such as mobile & internet allowance, medical benefit, group life insurance etc

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 15 Jan 2022

Company Information:
∎ 6 Jan 2022
∎ ActionAid Bangladesh
∎ Business : ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 40 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

Category: NGO/Development

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