Physical Rehabilitation Technical Advisor at Federation Handicap International Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Physical Rehabilitation Technical Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Federation Handicap International Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
10 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Saturday, September 25, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Physical Rehabilitation Technical Advisor reports to project Manager and will provide technical leadership in the development of physical rehabilitation, including assistive technology, and health system approaches.

• Support the development and strengthening of community-based rehabilitation services for mothers, infants, children, and adults
• Work at the district and national level to support policy, planning, budgeting, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of rehab/AT services
• Develop tools and training for frontline workers (facility and community based) to support children with disabilities and their families to participate in ECD/nutrition services
• With NCDA, inform development and rollout of adapted ECD tools/training for caregivers of children with disabilities.
• Coordinate with project staff to ensure the implementation of the Disability Inclusion and Rehab/AT Strategy
• Support with project reporting, ensuring that updates and progress on related indicators and successes are included in project reports and annual work plans.
• Work with and support Monitoring, Evaluation, and Accountability and Learning (MEAL) teams to support collection and use of disability disaggregated data
• Build capacity of project and partner staff in disability inclusion and Rehab/AT, in project activities.
• Represent disability inclusion and Rehab/AT aspects of the project to external stakeholders and participate in technical working groups.

Qualification & Education
• Master’s degree or higher in a physical rehabilitation and/or associated field is required
• Experiences/
• At least, seven years of relevant experience in managing diversity in rehabilitation systems and services.
• Technical capacity, experience, and skills to develop quality sustainable physical rehabilitation services and community-based approach
• Experience in working with public and private rehabilitation institutions and technical services
• Diversified practices in the field of functional rehabilitation in Rwanda.
• Experience in the coordination and knowledge of functional rehabilitation actors.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda required, French, desired
• Strong technical skills around policy development and quality control for training curricula/tool development/revision and support for the physical rehabilitation national platform is required
• Experience in disability-inclusive development is required
• Knowledge
• In-depth knowledge of the health and rehabilitation system in Rwanda (actors, policies, management, technical tools...)
• Knowledge of policies related to disability and access to inclusive services in Rwanda (health, education, employment, etc.)
• Knowledge of key national guiding documents, including but not limited to: Community Based Rehabilitation National Guidelines, Rwanda Physical and Functional Rehabilitation Services Accreditation Standards, and other training manuals/ toolkits.

Personal qualities
• Interest in knowledge transfer in a participatory manner
• Interpersonal skills / Ability to work in a team and involve stakeholders and partners
• Sense of priorities and organization
• Motivation for the development of sectoral policies
• Ability to motivate others toward inclusive practices
• Sense of diplomacy and maturity

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 10 October 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 25-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 25-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 25-09-2065
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