Rehabilitation Technical Advisor

Handicap International, Cox's Baazar, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
10th December, 2017

Job Description



  • You ensure the technical relevance of HI emergency intervention related to functional rehabilitation
  • You ensure direct technical support on functional rehabilitation within the mobile interventions and static point which includes identification, referral, and prioritization
  • You ensure direct technical support to rehabilitation teams, including Nurses in the prevention of permanent impairment and prevention of other secondary complications
  • You ensure the technical validation of recruited domain related HI staff and support the PMs/POs during their appraisal on technical issues.
  • You ensure the technical validation of purchase of specific items e.g., assistive devices, nursing kit, rehab equipments, etc.
  • You participate to the designing/adaptation and the provision of field tools, information leaflets, assessment forms, trainings and ensure their overall coherence and their validation by HQ;
  • You support and train the Project Managers/Field Teams/Partners in your field of expertise;


  • You analyze the rehabilitation existing resources, needs and relevant interventions within HI’s humanitarian response
  • You analyse possible areas of programmatic response and the relevance of HI’s interventions in coordination with other key Health actors
  • Ensuring delimitation of the emergency rehabilitation intervention
  • You support the project in the definition of their objectives, activities, targets according to the context of intervention.
  • You are involved in writing concept notes, Logical Framework and Proposals depending of your analysis of the needs pre-identified.


  • Ensure good internal coordination with operational team and other technical team members
  • Ensure close collaboration with other Health and Rehabilitation actors
  • Ensure HI presence in relevant external working groups, including Health working groups,
  • Ensure a harmonized technical message is provided during these working groups and that HI speaks in a common voice on technical issues
  • Ensure HI has updates on the need/changes in the Health/rehabilitation sector; provide relevant recommendations and action points to HI teams related to the context.


  • You propose relevant needed adaptation to the organizational chart of the mission and contribute to its implementation (job descriptions, etc.), in collaboration with the Technical Unit Coordinator;
  • You support the teams to produce regular reports on HI activities (newsletters, case studies, activity reports etc);
  • You participate to the monthly situation report (SITREP) by providing relevant data related to your position;
  • Ensure the quantitative and qualitative reporting through the tools and system in place
  • Ensure formalization all training/workshop documents
  • Ensure the capitalization work of the done


  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy
  • At least 4-5 years of experiences in the field of Rehabilitation in humanitarian context
  • Strong experience on acute injury management, setting-up rehabilitation point in refugee camp, prescription and provision of assistive devices
  • At least 2 years of experience in providing technical support to programme
  • Past experience with Handicap International is necessary
  • Experience in NGO and in emergency context is necessary
  • English mandatory (oral and written)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong capacity to represent the association
  • Excellent writing skills Strong capacity to supervise, accompany, coach and manage a team
  • Capacity to design and facilitate trainings and on the job coaching
  • Ability to submit proposals and innovate
  • Ability to work under high pressure and without constant supervision
  • Excellent reactivity and flexibility in all circumstances
  • High capacity to organize his/her work, and manage priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Experience to work under difficult security situation


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