CBM International Job Vacancy: Humanitarian Inclusion Advisor – Palu, Central Sulawesi
CBM’s Indonesia Country Office in Jakarta is now accepting applications for an HUMANITARIAN INCLUSION ADVISOR – PALU (HIA-P) (1 POSITION AVAILABLE)
Location: Palu, Indonesia (with frequent travels to Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Makassar or other affected districts in Sulawesi)
Contract Duration: 12 months
Contract Type: full time
Contract Start: As soon as possible
Reporting line: Humanitarian Inclusion ADVISOR – Jakarta
CBM is an international development organisation whose primary purpose is to improve the quality of life of the world’s poorest persons with disabilities and those at risk of disability. CBM works with partner organisations in low income countries to both develop and ensure that persons with disabilities and their families have ready access to affordable and comprehensive health care and rehabilitation programmes, quality education programmes and livelihood opportunities. Working with persons with disabilities, CBM advocates for their inclusion in all aspects of society, and for the inclusion of disability in international cooperation.
CBM has been present in Indonesia since 2003, having a country office in Jakarta. CBM works with 19 local partners in 11 provinces. To respond to the Earthquake and Tsunami caused disasters in Central Sulawesi, CBM proposes an ‘inclusive humanitarian response’ that demonstrates a successful example of change and contributes to best practice knowledge on disability inclusion in humanitarian action. Partnering with local actors – YAKKUM Emergency Unit and DPOs – the response will target beneficiaries in Palu and Sigi as well as the humanitarian actors and coordination structures leading the response.
The strategy will include provision of inclusive healthcare and rehabilitation services to affected population and support to mainstream humanitarian actors to make the humanitarian assistance inclusive for persons with disabilities. This will be done through technical support (in the coordination and implementation levels) to partners linked to clusters (protection and health) where trial-by-error and sharing of successes is encouraged. Strengthening of the inclusion metrics (including disability, age and gender) in real time data analysis to facilitate change, and the resources will complement the existing humanitarian response; supporting commitment to inclusion, mainstreaming and ensure that inclusion is seen as the responsibility of all humanitarian agencies and not just of organisations representing specific groups.
CBM will have a support team of four people in Jakarta & Palu. The team will comprise of Senior Programme Officer – Humanitarian (1), Project Finance/Admin Officer – Humanitarian (1) and Humanitarian Inclusion Advisor (2).
Duties and Responsibilities
To support inclusion of persons with disabilities in the relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts in Sulawesi and other parts of Indonesia.
- To support context analysis on disability inclusion in humanitarian assistance in Indonesia.
- In collaboration with disability stakeholders including Ministry of Social Affairs – MoSA, through disability sub cluster, support reporting on situation of persons with disabilities affected by the earthquake.
- To ensure that disability is mainstreamed throughout CBM/partner emergency responses
- To link up with CBM Global and/or Regional advisors as appropriate
- To develop case studies either show casing good practices of inclusion of persons with disabilities in various sectors such as camp coordination and camp management, healthcare, WASH, Education, Protection or documenting various barriers or challenges for persons with disabilities to be included in the humanitarian assistance
- To develop and implement an effective plan for mainstreaming disability in relief, recovery and rehabilitation efforts
- In collaboration with Disabled People Organisations – DPOs and other like-minded organizations, work with government led humanitarian coordination system to ensure disability is addressed throughout the humanitarian assistance in various phases of relief, recovery and rehabilitation
- To support DPOs to become key stakeholders in inclusion of disability in the mainstream relief, recovery and reconstruction effort.
- To support development of any technical guidelines, key messages documents on inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian assistance
- To advocate, alongside local DPOs and other actors for the rights and protection of persons with disabilities
- To identify opportunities of collaboration with mainstream humanitarian actors on disability mainstreaming in their respective response
- To support DPOs to provide expertise to mainstream humanitarian organisations to include disability in their response strategies
- To support DPOs in providing training and sensitisation to mainstream stakeholders
- To proactively mobilise media for the promotion of inclusion of persons with disability in disaster response and be available for interview.
- Support any CBM’s technical or monitoring visits to the project during the project implementation period.
- Assist in mid-term and end of project evaluation.
Professional and Personal Profile:
- Bachelor’s Degree in social science, disability studies, international development, humanitarian assistance or any other relevant area
- Proven experience in inclusion of at risk groups – persons with disabilities, women, children, older people (3 to 5 years)
- Proven experience working with national and local partners and other stakeholders (Government, UN, INGOs)
- Proven writing skills in Bahasa Indonesia and English and capacity to produce learning documents and products
Personal Profile & Competencies:
- Technical expertise in inclusion of at risk groups within humanitarian projects
- Analytical and forward thinking
- Personal credibility
- Attention to communication
- Building collaborative relationships
- Providing motivational support
- Result orientation
- Knowledge of disability context and humanitarian system in Indonesia
CBM is a child-safe organization. The future job holder adheres to CBM’s staff commitments and CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy; he or she must be able to provide a certificate of good conduct or equivalent.
CBM encourages all people with disabilities including psychosocial to apply for this position.
Candidates are invited to submit their updated CV, cover letter outlining how the applicant fits the position requirements, salary expectations; please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format: <PALU><Code><Your Name>to Indonesia.Recruitment@cbm.org Applications not fulfilling these requirements will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Deadline for applications is 19 October 2018.