HI Regional Rehabilitation Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

HI Regional Rehabilitation Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

Job Context:

  • The Region is known as the East African Region, encompassing 3 countries (Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda). While the regional set up of the structure is ongoing, the three countries each have vibrant programmes, with experienced staff and strong presence in both humanitarian and development context. HI in Kenya and Rwanda have been operational since the early 1990s, and Uganda since 2017. All three countries implement a number of projects under similar technical domains such as Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Psychosocial Support, Inclusive Education, Livelihoods and Resilience but each also have their own specific technical focus in other areas. All 3 countries work with local partners, and ensure strong advocacy on the rights of persons with disabilities.

  • The regional programme hub is based in Kampala, Uganda. Currently, the Regional Director and the structure of the regional office, including The Regional Technical Unit is being progressively set up under the leadership of the Technical Unit Manager.

  • Reporting to the Technical Unit Manager, and in collaboration with HQ services, the Regional Rehabilitation Specialist will participate to the setup of the Technical Unit and will build the rehabilitation network within the three countries of the programme.

  • In keeping with the regional set-up stage, The Regional Rehabilitation Technical Specialist will be responsible for building up the Programme’s rehab network across the three countries, and lay the foundation of a common approach of Rehabilitation technical standards in the three countries taking into account each context. The Rehabilitation Specialist will also contribute to the integration of Rehabilitation into other sectors of intervention such as education, livelihoods and health.

  • The Rehabilitation Technical Specialist will have to implement the StratOp on the verge of validation and develop programmes based on the StaTech which include strong context analysis of
    the three countries, identification of programmes strengths and weaknesses as well as Opportunities and Threats. He/she will engage in standardisation of interventions based on common quality framework and processes. It will also enhance knowledge sharing within the programme and use each country lessons learned to improve programme’s Rehab projects. The programme has currently 11 projects.

  • The Regional Rehabilitation specialist will also contribute to the overall growth of the rehabilitation sector in the Programme through participation in technical design, proposal development, donor and partner networks, and advocacy.

    Your Mission:


  • You contribute to the regional strategies in line with the global strategies.

  • You ensure technical support to projects in line with the global technical frameworks and standards.

  • You ensure technical learning from projects.

  • You ensure the control & monitoring of the technical quality and the relevance of HI’s activities in the programmes.

  • You ensure compliance of the technical proposition with nexus stakes.

  • You contribute to the development of research and innovation projects in the region.

  • You contribute to the Technical Divisions professional channel animation.


  • You contribute to the local external prestige and influence of HI’s expertise.

    Business Development

  • You ensure the development of major opportunities or new projects in the region.

    Your Profile:

  • You hold a master degree in Physical and Functional Rehabilitation.

  • You have at least 5 years of professional experience in rehabilitation interventions in low to middle income countries.

  • You have at least 3 years of experience working as project implementer.

  • You have proven experience in capacity building and staff development.

  • You show high knowledge of technical stakes and different stakeholders regarding rehabilitation.

  • You demonstrate patience, flexibility and diplomacy abilities.

  • You speak English. French and Swahili would be strong asset.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; HI Regional Rehabilitation Specialist Jobs in Rwanda

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