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Consultants database – Writing of proposals

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Handicap International is an international non-governmental and non-profit organisation specialized in the fields of disability and vulnerability. Handicap International works alongside people with disabilities, regardless of the cause or context of their disability, offering them assistance and supporting them in their efforts to become self-reliant. Since its creation, the organisation has set up programs in approximately 60 countries and intervened in many emergency situations. It’s organized as a network of eight national associations (Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA) which provide human and financial resources, manage projects and raise awareness of Handicap International’s actions and campaigns.

Handicap International supports and manages nearly 300 projects in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

In the field, Handicap International leads its actions through the work its teams of expatriates and local professionals made up of volunteers and employees including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, prosthetist-orthotists, administrators, trainers, doctors, psychologists, mine clearance experts or project managers in economic and social integration.

Handicap International Canada is interested in receiving curriculum vitae of consultants able to write proposals for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development in order to constitute a data base of potential candidates.

Interested consultants are required to have the following knowledge and competencies:

  • Proven track record for writing proposal for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada;
  • Knowledge of the following thematic; maternal, newborn and children health, economic development, education, disability;
  • Very good analytical skills;
  • Knowledge of participatory approaches and consultations;
  • Very good command of English and French;
  • Very good ability to work in a different cultural contexts and a in multidisciplinary team.

You can submit your application by mail at consultant@handicap-international.ca

Only selected candidates will be contacted, according to the needs.

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