Policy Analysis Officer at Federation Handicap International Rwanda

By | December 23, 2019


Policy Analysis Officer

You have a taste for challenges, a real interest to development and a deep sensitivity towards vulnerable people in general and disabled in particular, so this recruitment notice concerns you!

Handicap International Federation, which runs programs under its operational name “HUMANITY & INCLUSION” intervenes in the following areas in Rwanda since 1994:

  • Health, prevention, and rehabilitation
  • Socio-economic inclusion, education, and citizen participation
  • Prevention and protection against gender, age, and disability-based violence

In order to strengthen its capacity, HI recruits for its “Health, Education and Livelihoods Africa: A Sustainable Inclusion Approach (HELASIA)”’ a Policy Analysis Officer in the context of a salaried position.


Under the supervision of the project manager, as a line manager the Policy Analysis Officer will be responsible for the following:

  • Elaborating technical documents, including policy brief and policy options;
  • Contributing to policy amendment development for inclusion;
  • Participating in the dissemination of the Rwanda disability inclusion policy ;
  • Conducting inclusion assessments to identify gaps in policies within institutions;
  • Developing Stakeholders’ inclusive policy development action plans.

She/he will act in collaboration with HI Rwanda Country Director, HI Rwanda Inclusion Operational Coordinator, HI Rwanda Technical Unit Coordinator, HI Rwanda ILD/CBR, PIASO and HELASIA Projects Manager and teams, HI Rwanda Logistic, Human Resources and Financial Services, The HELASIA Project Regional Coordination team members based in Ethiopia. He/she will be based in Kigali with regular field visits in provinces.


Required qualification

Relevant qualification

Degree (s) :

  • University degree (Bachelor’s degree) in law and related domains.

Bachelor’s degree with the specification in disability inclusion or Inclusive development.


  • Being familiar with international legal instruments, including UNCRPD and the law protecting persons with disabilities in Rwanda, SDGs, and CDAW
  • Proved and practical experience in disability inclusion
  • Holding capacity building skills (knowledge transfer, training techniques, curriculum, and modular development, etc)

Experience of 2 years in the field of policy development and inclusion


  • Capacity to negotiate and work  with Civil Society organizations,  government institutions, local authorities, and Service Providers
  • Capacity to elaborate policy papers, policy briefs and policy options
  • Capacity to develop methodology guides
  • Capacity to conduct  training, follow-up and supervision sessions
  • Capacity to work with Disability Rights Organizations and decision-makers
  • Capacity to collect, analyze and use data
  • Capacity to write reports in a structured English
  • Capacity to speak English  fluently

Adequate Knowledge about disability issues and inclusion.

Personal qualities :

  • Capacity to build relations with others.
  • Capacity to convince.
  • Strong capacity in communication/adapt the message to the audience

Careful and willing to work in the network.

For further information about the job, please read the full Job Profile

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