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Location : Luxembourg
Starting date: May 2024
Deadline for applications: 10.04.2024

Handicap International is an international NGO working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work tirelessly alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their basic needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

We currently work in 60 countries with an overall budget of 220 million EUR and employ 5,000 people.
HI is engaged in an employment policy in favour of disabled workers.

You share our values? You demonstrate at least 3 years’ experience of managing funding and/or development/emergency aid projects abroad or at NGO headquarter? Come and join our 20 collaborators Luxembourg Staff as Institutional Partnerships Officer. You will bring your expertise to Handicap International Luxembourg over a period à 12 months during the maternity leave of one of the member of the Institutional Partnership team. As one of the HI Luxemburg members of an Institutional Funding North Europe (IFNE) team you will also collaborate with colleagues based in Brussels.


The position fits into the co-management of humanitarian and development projects implemented with the HI Federation (FHI) and with the financial support of the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MAEE).

Main responsibilities:
• Donor relationships: you participate in the implementation of Handicap International

Luxembourg’s institutional partnership strategy & multi-year action plan for your donors’ portfolio and monitor its implementation. You are responsible for the management
of relations with the donors of your portfolio.

  • Compliance framework: you define, disseminate and control the application of standards as per donors’ requirements. Support the contract implementation: you support operations staffs in their funding strategy & in the implementation of Luxembourg funded contracts. You will be in direct contact with the field teams in charge of direct implementation of the projects. You will conduct field visits minimum 2 times a year.

  • Representation: Together with the General Director, you will support the discussion with donors and institutional partners & defend HI interests. For this, you will:

o Participate and represent HI at NGOs platforms (Cercle des ONGD, Humanitarian Aid group, etc.) on matters concerning funding and procedures

o Participate at meetings & events related to institutional funding and partnership by the donors

o Contribute to advocacy and influencing efforts toward donors
o Ensure proper contracting and contract amendments with donors and partners.

• Contribution to Handicap International Luxembourg’s overall strategy: as part of the association’s 3-year plan, you will be solicited to contribute to communication and private fundraising actions in Luxembourg.


  • You demonstrate at least 4 years of higher education in a field relevant to the job, or equivalent experience

  • You are fluent in French, English (mandatory). Luxembourgish and German are an asset.

  • You demonstrate at least 3 years’ experience of managing funding and/or development/emergency aid projects abroad or at NGO headquarters

  • Autonomous and adaptable, you are used to working in matrix organization

  • You are recognized as rigorous and organized : you have the ability to prioritize and manage complex files

  • Networking and lobbying is something you enjoy: you have excellent interpersonal skills

  • You share and embody HI values: humanity, inclusion, commitment, integrity