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Project Officer for Disability and Social Inclusion / DSI (1 open position)


Organization : Handicap International (HI)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 29 Nov 2018
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Deadline : 30 / December / 2018

Project Officer DSI Mae La


Position: Project Officer for Disability and Social Inclusion / DSI (1 open position)

Handicap International (HI) which run its programs under the operating name Humanity & Inclusion seeks a Disability and Social Inclusion Project Officer for its Disability and Social Inclusion (DSI) project based in Mae Sot, Tak province, with frequent travel to Mae La temporary shelter (camp), Tak province.


Closing date: 30th December, 2018

HI reserves the right to not accept applications submitted after the deadline. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for testing and an interview.


Project History

Projects implemented alongside the Thailand – Myanmar border were initially enrooted into the Cambodia & Thailand Regional Program Strategy. As from 2016, Thailand projects are framed in the Myanmar and Thailand Regional Program.

The strategy aims at working in temporary shelters alongside people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Five fields of actions have been identified for action: i) prevention through early detection and early intervention; ii) access to specific rehabilitation and occupational services as well access to prosthetics and assistive devices, iii) inclusion & empowerment; IV) specific support to children with disabilities and their parents; V) prevention through Mine Risk Education activities.

Working Environment

Four projects are currently rolled out alongside Thailand - Myanmar border:


All projects implemented alongside Thailand-Burmese border are enrooted into the Myanmar & Thailand Regional Program Strategy for the period 2018-2020.

All projects are managed by designated manager coached by the Operational Manager and Country Manager in Thailand. Thailand mission is supported by the Regional team in Yangon for all issues related to logistic, administration, finance and accountancy as well as by the South-East Asia Regional Logistics Advisor who make regular visits to Thai mission.


General Mission:  Implementing and managing the Growing Together project activities at the field level under the supervision of his/her project manager and to enhance capacity of Growing Together Camp Based Staff to ensure the quality of the project activities and services, and promote inclusion and equal participation.



Responsibility 1: Plan, monitor, implement the DSI activities and ensure care quality.

Aim: Ensure the activities are implemented on time with the clinical quality of services

Benchmarks: Qualitative community DSI services have been provided to clients with effective plan, case managing, monitoring and implementing activities



Responsibility 2: Empower, build capacity and coach camp staffs, Self Help Group, community staff and livelihood worker, Committee for Refugee Return for other agencies on DSI activities

Aim: Build capacity of DSI community staff to be able to provide the quality of community DSI services.

Benchmarks: camp based staff is able to provide community DSI services with appropriate technique, safe, with respect the clinical criteria and intervention.



Responsibility 3: Ensure communication, networking and coordination at field level for DSI activities

Aim: Under the supervision of his/her line manager, ensure implementation of good practices and good communication

Benchmarks: the project service is involved in mainstream camp health care system, moreover partners, camp authority and camp committee recognise HI and DSI activities



Qualifications required:

Education: University degree in the field of community development, social work, sociology or related field.

Knowledge and skills:

Knowledge of Thai will be an advantage.


Job Conditions

How to apply:

Only candidates who passed the administrative selection will be taken into consideration for a technical assessment and will be afterwards notified of the final decision. Selected applicants may be invited for an interview.

HI reserves the right to contact the applicants for further information before the final selection of the selection committee.



Humanity & Inclusion is an equal opportunity employer.

People with Disabilities, women and people living with HIV are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will be expecting to comply with HI’s Prevention of abuse and safeguarding policies, namely Child Protection and Protection of beneficiaries from sexual exploitation and abuse.


Contact :

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