Learning and Knowledge Management Specialist

Handicap International

Lyon, France

Handicap International / Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity association, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside disabled and vulnerable people, she acts and testifies to meet their essential needs and improve their living conditions. It is committed to promoting respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Since its creation in 1982, HI has implemented development programs in more than 60 countries and intervenes in numerous emergency situations. Today we have a budget of around 255 million euros, with 4794 employees worldwide.

At Handicap International, we firmly believe in the importance of inclusion and diversity within our structure. This is why we are committed to a disability policy in order to promote the reception and integration of people with disabilities.

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Under the supervision of the HQ MEAL Manager, the HQ Learning & Knowledge management Specialist is an expert in charge of defining HI's institutional frameworks in terms of continuous learning and knowledge management. To do this, he/she develops frameworks and methodologies to facilitate the emergence, formalization and sharing of knowledge within HI, and supports teams in their deployment. He/she contributes to the quality of projects by strengthening the learning and continuous improvement process in the field and at headquarters. He/she is responsible for developing, improving and promoting learning frameworks, promoting an internal culture of continuous learning, and ensuring that robust knowledge management systems are in place. He/she is responsible for providing expertise and supporting the MEAL/IM, operational and technical teams in the implementation and compliance of these frameworks. He/she ensures that developments in the sector on the theme are taken into account.

On the other hand, as a member of the Innovation, Impact, Information department, he/she is able to represent the department in its diversity of expertise and refer to other specialists when necessary.

Mission 1: Strategy and management

  • Contribute to the strategy of the 3i department and the MEAL unit

Mission 2: Standards and expertise

  • Define the framework and methodologies inherent to continuous learning and knowledge management
  • Contribute to the improvement of knowledge -do MEAL/IM through the development of a continuous learning approach

Mission 3: Operational implementation

  • Supports the headquarters and field teams in the emergence, structuring, formalization and appropriation of their knowledge and practices
  • Coordinates the publication projects falling within the 10 existing collections
  • With the support of other specialists from the MEAL unit and the IM unit, provides technical and methodological support across the entire MEAL/IM scope to MEAL field managers of a geographical area

Mission 4: Skills Development and Management

  • Supports and trains MEAL/IM, operational and technical teams (or partners) in the implementation of learning and knowledge management systems


  • You have a degree in human sciences, project management or humanitarian and development management;
  • You have at least 2 years of field experience, with significant MEAL experience as well as in the humanitarian and development sector;
  • You master the project cycle, knowledge management, as well as capitalization and learning tools;
  • You know the editorial processes;
  • Able to organize and lead workshops, working groups and training, you have good team spirit, pedagogy and organization.
  • You have good analysis, synthesis and writing skills, both in French and English.


  • English: Good
  • French: Fluent

Source: https://www.hi.org/en/ad/-NCM-04-24-8457