Regional Technical Unit Manager East Africa Region

at Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 24, 2023
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Closing date29 Jan 2023
Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More info: www.hi.org

HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of persons with disabilities.

JOB CONTEXT:

Launched in August 2020. the Region is known as the East African Region (EAR), encompassing 3 countries (Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda). The regional programme hub is based in Kampala, Uganda. The regional set-up is complete, led by the Regional Director and the Regional Senior Management Team.

All three countries implement a number of projects under similar technical domains such as Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Inclusive Education, Livelihoods and Resilience but each also have their own specific technical focus in other areas. The Programme works with local partners, and ensure strong advocacy on the rights of persons with disabilities.

The position is both a regional and country level one and will require travel not only within Uganda to the project sites, but to Rwanda and Kenya. Travel requirements between the 3 countries will be determined in consultation with the Regional Director and the Kenya and Rwanda Country Managers.

YOUR MISSION:

Under the Regional Program Director the Technical Unit Manager contributes to the implementation of HI mandate and 10-year strategy within his/her programme. He/she is the driving force behind the technical quality development of the social missions within his/her scope, and ensures that the quality and impact of the projects implemented in the programme are optimised, in line with the priorities defined in the Technical Strategies.

The Technical Unit Manager is responsible for the field specialist teams, MEAL/IM teams and Business Development.

Management
Be the manager of the Technical Unit team members.

Exemplary Manager, Meaningful manager, Manager Manager, Manager 1st HR & Coach

Strategy and management
Development of the social mission with Business Development
Defines the program's funding strategy for new themes or innovations in existing sectors, ensures the development of opportunities for each theme within its perimeter, steers the geographical development of HI sectors, and ensures the conformity of the technical proposal with nexus issues.

Quality standards and expertise / With the MEAL and technical profiles of the Program
Controls and monitors the technical

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