Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Specialist – WISH Project

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD

Handicap International - Humanity & Inclusion

“Outraged by the injustice experienced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, where all differences enrich us and where everyone can live upright”. Handicap International is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. HI is committed to an employment policy in favour of disabled workers. For further information about the association:


The PROJECT: “The Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme, under the banner ‘Leave No One Behind’, offers quality integrated and inclusive family planning and sexual and reproductive health services to marginalized and hard to reach populations: the poor, youth under 20 and people living with disabilities. WISH is the UK Government’s flagship programme to scale up its support to integrated sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services in a range of countries across Africa and Asia by 2023. It represents 20% of the UK Government’s Family Planning 2020 commitments. The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) manages the WISH programme through a consortium arrangement (Lot 2) with 10 IPPF Member Associations and hand – picked partners chosen for their expertise to maximise access and reach for people in 15 countries: Development Media International (DMI), Humanity and Inclusion UK (HI), International Rescue Committee (IRC), Marie Stopes International (MSI), and Options Consultancy Services (Options). WISH2ACTION has entered a 12 months Cost Extension period from the 1/4/2022 until the 31/4/2023. HI will continue in country inclusive SRHR activities in South Sudan, Uganda and Madagascar, offer remote technical assistance to all WISH2Action partners and will also offer targeted remote technical assistance to up to four WISH2ACTION Countries (Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Ethiopia TBC) The position will be a global position focused on inclusive SRHR technical support for WISH2ACTION. The SRHR Specialist coordinates with the SRHR Technical Manager and the Global Coordination Unit based in Uganda, (Regional Operational manager, the MEAL Officer) with

the WISH team in the countries of intervention (Ethiopia, Uganda, South Sudan, Mozambique, Madagascar, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh and the GHD and HQ SRHR Specialist based in HQ.

Description :

Under the supervision of the WISH2ACTION technical manager, the SRHR specialist will contribute to the definition of the technical design and implementation of WISH2ACTION project strategies on disability inclusive SRHR (iSRHR) and will provide technical guidance for consortium members, policy makers, and services providers on disability inclusive iSRHR.

  1. To provide timely and sound technical guidance to the HI-WISH2ACTION teams and consortium Members a. Ensure that technical assistance on disability inclusion is provided in a timely, qualitative and responsive manner. b. Support remote technical assistance to WISH2ACTION consortium partners and countries c. Develop and disseminate appropriate tools and guidance to support remote technical assistance for inclusive SRHR d. Contribute to Monitoring the progress and pace of project implementation, ensuring that the project meets high quality standards and align with defined milestones. e. Support HI inclusive SBCC strategy implementation in WISH HI countries in collaboration with the local SBCC specialist f. Revise technical tools from HI country colleagues and WISH partners g. Conduct webinars and capacity building online and face to face
  2. To contribute to the internal and external coordination within the project a. Contribute to the effective implementation of a functional technical –operational coordination system for the project b. Ensure regular information exchange with all the relevant HI staffs at HQ, Uganda and WISH2ACTION Countries level c. Contribute to fluid communication and coordination among the different stakeholders of the WISH project consortium.
  3. Networking and Advocacy a. Represent HI in the WISH2ACTION in consortium learning events and meetings to assure visibility, participation and technical advocacy at consortium’s partners level b. Liaise with partners and key stakeholders to contribute to the HI’s visibility and representation

Your Profile:

• Master Degree in Public Health (or Medicine/midwifery specialisation in disability inclusion) • 3 to 5 years of experience in SRHR and inclusive health • Proficient in disability inclusion and rights approach • Excellent team worker; ability to create dynamic and very positive working relations including remotely


The position is currently based in Uganda (Kampala) but we are opened for remote work (for very experienced profiles).


At HI, the conditions offered are up to your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission.

  • 12 months international contract starting from April 2022

  • The international contract provides social cover adapted to your situation:

    • Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals
    • Pension scheme adapted to the situation of our employees: if you already have a personal pension scheme HI will contribute at the same level of your personal monthly contribution with a maximum of 272.53€/month ; if you do not have a personal pension scheme, we will open a private pension account with your contribution of 272.53€/month and a contribution of HI of the same amount
    • Medical coverage with 50% of employee contribution – Repatriation insurance paid by HI
  • Salary from 2757 € gross/month upon experience

  • Perdiem: 548,82 € net/month – paid in the field

  • Paid leaves: 25 days per year

  • R&R: 1 day/month

  • Position: unaccompanied/couple/family

  • open to families

  • a child allowance of 100€ per month, per child (from the second child) paid in the field

  • Contribution to school registration fees for children over 3 years

  • Family-wide health coverage

  • Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa) and transport of your personal effects

  • Housing : individual taken in charge by HI

  • Payment for travel costs (air ticket & visa) and transport of your personal effects

If you are resident in the country: local package

How to apply

Only online by joining a CV and cover letter via the following link:

Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis, don’t wait for applying!

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 3-Oct-22