5 Nov 2015


Handicap International (HI) – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Social Inclusion Coordinator

Handicap International (HI) has been active in Lao P.D.R. since 1996. The organization’s vision is of a Lao society where all adults and children live as equal individuals in a safe environment.

Handicap International (HI) is currently seeking a qualified and motivated person to work in the position of Social Inclusion Coordinator
Position type: Full Time
Base location: Vientiane Capital
Main responsibilities and activities:

  • Participate in the development and review of Handicap International’s Inclusion Strategy in Lao PDR;
  • Participate in the development of concept notes and project funding proposals.
  • Ensure partner and stakeholder participation in the definition of HI strategies and proposal development processes;
  • Lead the drafting and finalization of required MoU and/or partnership agreements;
  • Provide overall support to partner organizations in the planning, monitoring and evaluation of activities defined within MoU and/or partnership agreements;
  • Mobilize technical resources (internal advisors, short term consultants, HQ support, etc.) to support definition and development of project approach, methodology and relevant tools for implementation;
  • Lead the development of assessment tools and procedures to identify project strengths and weaknesses (i.e. partner capacity development, beneficiary knowledge attitude and behavior change, etc.);
  • Coordinate quarterly meetings with the project team(s) to review project progress and update annual budget and work plans.
  • Coordinate annual project review/planning meetings with partners and staff to analyze project strengths, weaknesses and lessons learned and develop annual action planning;
  • Participate in relevant national working groups and/or technical meetings and workshops and actively promote Handicap International’s disability inclusive development approach and methodology;

Desired qualifications:

  • Lao National
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject
  • At least 3 years working experience in project management with an INGO or development organization.
  • Proven knowledge and professional experience in civil society development, specifically in relation to disability, gender, child rights and/or other sectors of social inclusion.
  • Leadership, ability to work proactively and take initiatives.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.


  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject
  • Experience in managing sub-grant mechanisms to support civil society development
  • Experience in supporting development of national/sectoral policy development and strategic action planning
  • Experience working with people with disabilities.

Handicap International (HI) offers: approximate net salary from LAK 8.600.000 to LAK 8.900.000 (depending on qualifications) + benefits (13th month, insurances, etc.).

How to Apply

Applicants should email a letter of interest (no more than one page) and CV (no more than two pages, containing the contact details of 3 references) to the address below by 20 November 2015. State clearly in the Email subject the position being applied for. Attention: job@handicap-international-laos.org (Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted) Handicap International PO Box: 2496, 51/1 Hongkae Road, Ban Sisangvone, Vientiane Tel: (021) 412 110; FAX: (021) 416 242;

Job Categories: COORDINATOR. Job Types: Full-Time.

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