MHPSS & PROTECTION Project Manager – MOLDOVA – Moldova


Handicap International/Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial international solidarity organization which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, it acts and speaks out to meet their basic needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. More information:
HI is committed to an employment policy in favor of disabled workers.


On February 24, 2022, Russia launched a full-scale military operation in Ukraine, with land, land and sea incursions leading to multiple active conflict fronts across the country. As of October 25, 2022, 670,158 people entered Moldova from Ukraine, of which 95,728 refugees remained in the Republic of Moldova. The number of refugee arrivals depends on the intensity of the conflict and the location of the Russian attacks.
In response to the refugee crisis, the government, the UN and partners have launched the Inter-Agency Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRP), calling for sustained financial support to help refugees and Moldovan families hosting them. . The RRP focuses on protection, basic needs, health and nutrition, education, livelihoods and inclusion, logistics, supply and telecommunications.
In Moldova, HI is currently funded by Lux MoFA, ADH and AFD and implements inclusive humanitarian action, MHPSS and protection activities.
HI works in refugee accommodation and community centers and offers individual MHPSS sessions for children and adults in severe and moderate distress and different group activities for children, adolescents and adults aimed at emotional relief. In addition, HI distributes non-food items to contribute to dignified access to services.
HI Moldova is currently developing its 2023 operational strategy, in which the provision of MHPSS activities and the coverage of basic protection needs at community level for refugee and host populations will be essential.


Under the leadership of the Moldova country manager, with the support of the relevant technical referents (regional/headquarters), and in close coordination with the other project managers.
The project manager will contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the intervention of HI’s partners in the country by providing coordination and technical expertise in the thematic areas directly or indirectly related to protection (case management, inclusion , food assistance, health).
Mission 1: Management
Mission 2: Strategy
Mission 3: Operational implementation
Responsibility 1: Ensure the implementation of the project, in compliance with the logical framework and the allocated budget
Responsibility 2: Ensure project implementation is consistent with existing frameworks
Responsibility 3: Ensure project monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning
Responsibility 4: Ensure project data management
Responsibility 5: Coordinate the teams involved in the project
Responsibility 6: Contribute to the external communication of the project

You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field related to the job (health, humanitarian, social sciences, geopolitics, etc.)
You have at least 3-5 years of professional experience in humanitarian contexts, preferably managing projects in emergency/conflict areas
You have experience in projects with psychosocial support
You have previous experience of working in coordination with ministries, hospitals and primary health centers
You have experience of working in precarious and unstable environments
You are fluent in English
You are stress resistant

At HI, the conditions offered are commensurate with your commitment and adapted to the context of your mission.
• 6-month international contract from mid-January 2023
• The international contract offers you social security coverage adapted to your situation:
o Unemployment insurance benefits for EU nationals
o Pension plan adapted to the situation of our employees: If you already have a personal pension plan, HI will contribute up to your monthly personal contribution with a maximum of €272.53/month; If you do not have a personal pension plan, we will open a private pension account with your contribution of €272.53/month and an HI contribution of the same amount
o Medical coverage with 50% employee contribution; Repatriation insurance paid by HI
• Salary from 2448€ gross/month depending on experience
• Perdiem: €564.74 net/month – paid in the field
• Paid leave: 25 days per year;
• R&R: 5 days every 3 months
• Position: unaccompanied
• Payment of travel expenses (plane ticket and visa)
• Accommodation: Collective paid for by HI

If you live in the country: local plan

How to register

Applications will be processed continuously, do not wait to apply!

Only selected candidates will be contacted.

Only online by attaching a CV and a cover letter via the following link:


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