Friday, May 15, 2009

NGO Vacancy - Handicap International : DRPM

Position Title :
Disability Rights Project Manager(Reference: DRPM)

Location :
Yogyakarta (with periodical travels in Indonesia)

Closing date : May 20, 2009

Handicap International, is a International NGO specialised in the field of disability and development with objective to support people in situations of disability or vulnerability, whatever may be the cause and the environment underlying that situation (extreme poverty, exclusion, deficient social and health systems, serious violation or denial of basic rights, natural disasters, violence and armed conflict). For more information on Handicap International please visit web site at www.handicap- international. org


Under the line management of the Program Director, the Disability Rights Project Manager will be responsible to coordinate and implement the activities related to the project “Towards the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Indonesian people with disabilities.” The tasks in particular are:

Ensure proper planning, implementation and review of the activitiesExplore opportunities and support the development of actions enhancing the capacities of people with disabilities and their DPO’S, to promote their rights across the areas chosen.Line manage team and in charge of recruitment new team member Liaise with international organizations, government agencies, and disability NGOs, DPOs to increase their involvement in the rights movement for PWDs.Develop budget activities in coordination with the partners and HI administration, monitor the budget for project activities and produce financial forecasts with respect to established proceduresReporting to the Program Director and donorsDocument case studies to share learning opportunities with partners and donors.



MA (S2) in Social Sciences or Law5 years of experience working with civil society organizations or disabled people organizations on issues related to capacity building and advocacy


Good understanding of concepts and issues, laws and policies related to the human
rights of people with disabilities Good knowledge on local organization capacity buildingExperience with managing relationships with partnersFluency in English

Initial contract will be for a period of two months with a possibility of renewal up to 24 months

Handicap International is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages persons with disabilities to apply

Any interested candidates should send their motivation letter together with CV and references less than 200 KB and no later than May 20, 2009 to:

Administrator of Handicap-Internatio nal

Email to :

(please put in reference in Subject)

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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