JOP POST: Technical Coordinator in Disability Bangladesh
The deadline for job applications is October 15, 2007. I received this announcement via Ghulab Nabi Nazamani. However, neither he nor I are associated with Handicap International or with this job opportunity in any way. Individuals interested in this opportunity should read the instructions below carefully and then contact Handicap International directly.
TECHNICAL COORDINATOR IN DISABILITY BANGLADESH – 2 years
Job context :
Handicap International’s program has grown since 2003 (activities, staff and
funds) with now 9 different projects : Disaster preparedness mainstreaming
disability issue / Promotion of the rights of the disabled persons / Sports
for all / Intellectual disability / Proximity services / Provision of
assistive technology / Partnership with “Abilis Foundation” / CBR project
and currently an emergency project focussing on floods and monsoons. As
Bangladesh has a broad and dynamic civil society, our actions there are
based on strong partnership with local organisations.
Job description :
The Technical Coordinator in Disability position has been created to provide
support at the programme level in all disability issues.
His/her role will be to ensure quality and a maximum of impact regarding
disability aspects of all the projects.
Under country director supervision, and with his/her assistant, his/her
functions will be to:
– Provide strategic guidance and orientation to HI program and
partners on disability
– Provide technical support and quality assurance of the disability
aspects within the projects of HI and its partners
– Build capacity of the staff
– Undertake networking
The position is based in Dhaka, with frequent field trips (around 40% of the
working time) according to the types and locations of projects developed.
Living conditions and social life in Dhaka are good.
Profile sought :
– Qualification in physical rehabilitation (OT, PT )
– Various experience and comprehensive understanding of disability
– Experience working in developing countries
– Experience in team management and training
– Strong competencies in capacity building / networking / writing
– Interest in working to improve the life conditions of vulnerable
people and particularly people with disability.
Languages : Fluent English. Knowledge of French is an asset
Status : Volunteer or salaried status based on experience
Volunteer : 850 € + allowance, accommodation, medical coverage and insurance
Salaried : 2100 € to 2400 € monthly gross salary + benefits
Start date : 15/10/2007
Please send cover letter and resume before the 15/10/2007 to : Reference
14, avenue Berthelot
69361 LYON CEDEX 07
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