Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Policy & Development Officer
Handicap International
Lyon, France
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1.Business Development

  • Identify major opportunities and suggest priorities in terms of business development in his sector
  • Develop a business development action plan (including KPI) and a set of offers in his sector
  • As an expert, provide strategic technical guidance and ensure the control of the technical quality of a set of strategic projects (partly to feed its missions of representation)
  • Mobilise new financial resources under his / her sectorial scope and strategy
  • Carry out donor mapping, analysis and recommendation of donors according to strategy
  • Foster the development of relationships with donors and approach new ones
  • Produce and steer the conception of major projects (multiple countries, one theme or global thematic projects and innovation projects)
  • Market HI’s technical positioning, approaches, know-how and expertise in relevant networks in order to develop consortia agreements with a limited number of major partners
  • Identify and develop global partnerships and / or major consortium with NGOs, Institutions and Companies (UN agencies, national stakeholders.
  • on technical priorities or on important thematic issues.
  • Contribute to identifying opportunities in terms of innovation or research projects
  • Support the field business development strategies in line with programme director directives
  • 2.Influence

  • Represent the technical expertise of HI throughout its network in order to contribute to the exchange of best practices
  • Keep abreast HI’s field operations development, technical trends and innovations
  • Ensure initial technical support and advice to external stakeholders in line with the global technical frameworks and standards on his sectorial scope
  • Develop internal and external technical communication in his / her sector
  • Identify donors, networks, partners, NGOs, influential groups in his / her sector
  • Influence major networks on practices and stakes of the concerned sector, more specifically influence donor and stakeholder policies, practices and budget priorities in his / her sector
  • Contribute to the sectorial watch, the harnessing & the transmission of norms and international standards internally
  • Make know to all HI the strategic networks, strategy of influence and new expertise
  • Contribute to specific advocacy or communication campaigns

  • You have a post graduate diploma in the field of disaster risk reduction and management, sociology, social work or related area.
  • You have a minimum of five years’ work experience related to the requested technical expertise : Disaster Risk Reduction (including risk analysis and prevention, structural and non-structural mitigation solutions and disaster preparedness) with a strong emphasis on : Inclusive community-based DRR practices ;
  • capacity building of institutional DRR actors & emergency responders, including on disability inclusive DRR / Management practices;
  • You have at least three years’ work experience related to influence, networking, marketing, advocacy and / or communication
  • You have experience in successfully establishing and managing collaborative relationships and partnerships with donors and government counterparts.
  • You have experience leading strategic planning and in program design and proposal development.
  • You know how to build and conduct a sales pitch
  • You are able to be in support / coaching
  • You have effective time management skills, multi-tasking and strong coordination and planning skills
  • You speak English (reading, written, speaking); French and Spanish would be significant assets



  • Type of contract : CDI / Open ended contract
  • Additional benefits : luncheon vouchers and health insurance
  • Working hours : 39 hours a week with 22.5 days of RTT (work time reduction) to be taken each year
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
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