HI have been intervening in Yemen on and off for the last 12 years, with its actions initially focused on development issues, notably through the support to the development of physical and functional rehabilitation services for people with disabilities as well as through the capacity-building of the national networks of Yemen Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs). Since 2015, HI interventions has been adapted to the current context of conflict in Yemen.
The Head of Programmes, working closely with the Country Director, is responsible for the implementation and delivery of HI’s programmes in Yemen. Line-managing the programmes team of up to eight staff members, the post holder contributes to the quality of HI’s programming as well as the coordination of programmatic activities.
Working across multiple functions, the Head of Programmes is in charge of the mission’s programmatic strategy, through a delegation system with appropriate control mechanisms. This includes coordination of program planning, grant management, target & budget allocations of the projects implemented in the country and optimal quality and impact of the projects implemented in the country. He/she also contributes to external representation and coordination in consortia.