Humanity & Inclusion is the new name of Handicap International. HI is an independent and impartial international aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster in developing countries. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights.
Humanity & Inclusion is a not-for-profit organization with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of 8 associations in Europe and North America that mobilize resources and raise awareness about HI action. HI is engaged in advocacy in several sectors (development, humanitarian action and protection of civilians), always building its messages on its own field experience and expertise.
You will join the Advocacy and Institutional Relations Unit (AIR) at Humanity & Inclusion Federation, office in Brussels. This unit carries messages to policy-makers, either directly or through networks, to influence decisions and obtain changes in policies or laws.
You will contribute to the design and implementaiton of HI’s advocacy work on inclusive development, that aims to promote, and hold State-parties accountable for, the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Convention on the Rights of the People with Disabilities. We work towards improving the policy environment to emphasise inclusion of persons with disabilities, especially their access to health and rehabilitation, and to reduce road traffic induced mortality and morbidity, in developing countries.
You will work under the supervision of the Deputy Director for Advocacy. You will also liaise with the other AIR team members based in Paris, and Lyon.
Responsibility 1: Develop the advocacy strategy and action plan on inclusive development
Responsibility 2: Coordinate and implement international advocacy strategies on inclusive development, with a focus on road safety, access to sexual and reproductive health and rehabilitation
Responsibility 3: Contribute to capitalization, training and internal and external communication relating to advocacy
Responsibility 4: Participate in budget management and fundraising
Experience and abilities
Base salary , taking into account the experience of the candidate+ holiday paid+ 13 month +meal vouchers+ hospitalization and pension insurance+ monthly transport contribution.
We highly encourage persons with disabilities to apply.
Please send your CV and a short motivation letter before 12 July 2018. Indicate “application to ID advocacy officer + name” in subject
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