Risk Education Training Officer
(For Mine Risk Education Project)
Position: Risk Education training officer (1 open position: only for Thai citizen)
Closing date: 14th August 2020
Handicap International that runs its program under the operating name Humanity & Inclusion (HI) seeks for a Risk Education training officer based in Mae Sot (Tak Province, Thailand) with regular travel to the field and Myanmar. S/he works under the supervision of the RE Project Manager to support the implementation of the RE project in all 9 temporary shelters.
HI is an international non-governmental and non-profit organization specialized in the field of disability. HI works alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. HI works to meet the needs and defend the rights of children, women and men with disabilities.
Since its creation in 1982, HI has gone on to work in around 60 countries worldwide and supported several million people.
In Thailand, HI started working in 1984 and first focused its actions on the delivery of mobility and assistive devices to landmine and other explosive ordnance (EO) victims as a response to the influx from Myanmar. HI currently implements activities for Burmese refugees along the Thailand/Myanmar border under three thematic areas: Physical Rehabilitation, Disability and Social Inclusion (DSI) and Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE). The projects are supported by the US Government (BPRM), the European Delegation (EU), UNHCR and the Fondation [MJ1] de France.
Since 2016, HI Thailand projects are framed in a regional program with HI Myanmar.
For more information on the organisation, please see:
Humanity and Inclusion website: https://hi.org/en/index
and the online presentation of the organization: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2OWl6T3AY&t=127s
HI carries out activities in Thailand around 3 pillars:
1/ Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) including Explosive Ordnance Risk Education,
2/ Inclusion with Disability Social Inclusion (DSI),
3/ Health and Rehabilitation with project covering physical rehabilitation.
To develop and manage the delivery of training modules of the RE project along the Thai-Myanmar border.
Responsibility 1: Train, refresh and coach HI RE camp-based staffs and RE project officers.
Aim: to build capacity of HI RE teams to be able to provide quality RE.
Benchmarks: good appraisal of RE teams, training plan is in place, positive feedback from communities.
Responsibility 2: Train, empower and build RE capacities of community-based organisations, partners and education structures (especially in Karenni temporary shelters)
Aim: to build capacity of teachers/trainers and partners to be able to provide quality RE.
Benchmarks: training plan is in place, positive feedback from communities and trainees.
Responsibility 3: Ensure communication, networking and coordination at field level for RE activities
Aim: Under the supervision of his/her line manager, ensure implementation of good practices and good communication
Benchmarks: the RE project is involved in mainstream camp management system; partners, camp authorities and camp committees recognise HI RE activities.
Education: University degree in the field of education, risk management, community development, social work or related field.
Technical Skills & Cross Cutting Skills:
Language skills: Strong Karen and English level are mandatory
Local work contract, fixed term 1-year contract (with possibility to extend)
We offer: competitive package; transportation allowance when going to the field, 15 days annual leave with additional 5 days office closure in December for local staff, Social Security & Worker Compensation Fund, life insurance for employee, health & accident insurance for employee and family, phone credit, 13th month salary, seniority of 2% after the 1st year of employment and training opportunities.
Start preferably: 15th September 2020
How to apply: interested candidates should submit cover letter, CV and copy of Thai ID card to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com, with “Risk Education Training Officer” as subject of the email.
IMPORTANT: In the content of the CV please outline responsibilities and tasks from previous & current work, education and training received.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
HI encourages qualified persons with disabilities or chronic illness to apply. Women are also encouraged to apply.
As part of our commitment to keep our beneficiaries safe, our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of our beneficiaries from abuse. Employment is subject to our protection standards including background checks and adherence to our protection policies and Code of Conduct”
All information shared by the applicants remain confidential
[MJ1]Please keep it in French
[MJ2]These documents should be required if the candidate is selected to be recruited not before
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org