The Disability and Rehabilitation Manager will be the technical reference point for the development of disability-inclusive health programs in Ukraine and will support the senior management in setting up strategic guidelines, standards, and programs in physical rehabilitation and will monitor the implementation of activities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:
Source: International Medical Corps
Career category: Program/Project Management
Years of experience: 10+ years
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provide specialized technical guidance on the establishment and management of a specialized rehabilitation service for victims of war and improving access to disability-friendly health facilities.
• Contribute to developing and implementing strategies, policies, standards, guidelines, and innovative approaches to support disability-inclusive health and rehabilitation activities in IMC-supported regions in Ukraine in accordance with international standards and Ministry of Health Ukraine national guidelines.
• Identify training needs, design tailored training, and contribute to teaching/mentoring activities.
• Provide technical support to relevant internal and external audiences.
• Support implementation of the rehabilitation activities in IMC-supported regions, monitor and assess program performance and evaluation, ensure alignment with health/institutional strategies and objectives, and report on results.
• Work closely with heads of respective health facilities and procurement department in finalizing the list of rehabilitation-related equipment for procurement.
• Provide on-the-job training to concerned rehabilitation staff on the use of rehabilitation equipment
• Analyses the trends, risks, and needs of persons with physical disabilities in armed conflict, as well as monitors the emergence of new challenges and new practices.
• Ensure compliance with established standards and protocols in the rehabilitation field.
• Collaborate with project teams to develop effective strategies and interventions in the field of rehabilitation.
Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.
Code of Conduct
As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.
If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.
It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
• Diploma in Physical Rehabilitation, physiotherapy or orthotist/prosthetist (Training in public health is a strong asset.)
• 10 years of professional experience with at least 7 years of humanitarian experience in conflict settings.
• Committed to the provision of disability-inclusive health service provision.
• Ability to work in a team as well as independently.
• Good Communication and organizational skills.
Additional Technical or Language Requirements
MISCONDUCT DISCLOSURE SCHEME
All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.