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International Medical Corps; Position : GBV Manager; Location : Addis Ababa; Education : Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, International Development ; Deadline: April 12, 2021

April 3 2021, International Medical Corps
Job Description:

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non- political, non sectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


International Medical Corps in Ethiopia has been operational since 2003. Presently, IMC Ethiopia is implementing different projects in different parts of the country.




The primary functions of the GBV Program Manager is to oversee the implementation of urban refugee program implementation through quality GBV prevention and response activities, building capacity and promote IMC as a lead agency in the urban refugee community. The manager will closely work with prevention and response officer on the implementation of GBV prevention and response activities.


1.       Program Planning

·         Work closely with the senior GBV Program Manager to understand program goals and to meet expectations

·         See the overall implementation of the urban refugee GBV program and closely work with one stop center found in Addis Ababa (Menilk and Ghandi hospital).

·         Contribute to ongoing assessments and analyses to better understand protection risks, to map points of service for survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals, and to identify support structures

·         Analyze trends of GBV and suggest ways to develop/adjust program strategies to meet needs

·         Contribute to program design and the preparation of concept notes and proposals, providing necessary field information/ data


2.       Program Implementation and Capacity Development

·         Identify and reinforce existing support mechanisms and work closely with local counterparts to ensure community buy-in and cultural appropriateness of activities

·         Work on strengthening of case management service in one stop center

·         Work on strengthening of referral systems

·         Work with teams and communities to develop appropriate prevention and awareness-raising/behavior change strategies

·         Support GBV staff to become leaders of GBV prevention and response. Depending on skill sets and required roles, trainings may include: gender, guiding principles of addressing GBV, GBV case management, referral pathway development, compassionate care, facilitation skills, mobilization, project cycle management, etc.

·         Organize and support trainings for healthcare providers, as needed and appropriate

·         Contribute to information-sharing and data management systems

·         Compile monthly and quarterly reports, on time and with accurate data

·         Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed


3.       Coordination

·         Coordinate with local and international NGOs, UN agencies, one stop center in Addis Ababa in Ghandi & Menilik hospital and other stakeholders to ensure holistic support for survivors, including participation in strengthening GBV SOPs and referral pathways

·         Actively participate in protection/GBV working groups and contribute to interagency initiatives, also promoting IMC as a leader agency in GBV

·         Ensure maximum visibility of IMC and relevant donors amongst the UN and NGO community

·         Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct


4.       Human Resources Management

·         Assist in the selection, training and support of qualified program staff

·         Develop support strategies for staff and introduce principles of self-care


5.       Financial Management

·         Develop work, spending and procurement plans in line with IMC’s financial pipelines

·         Work with Finance and Logistics to procure supplies within program budgets

·         Ensure compliance with donor financial regulations


6.       Security

·         Ensure compliance with security protocols and policies

·         Consider security implications of all program activities, reviewing all new initiatives with national/ field staff and community leaders and incentive workers or volunteer

Job Requirements:
·         Master’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, International Development or other relevant field of study

·         Five years of experience in GBV program design and implementation, including at least one year in a humanitarian/camp or urban refugee setting

·         Proven knowledge and experience in developing and implementing community mobilization projects

·         Supervisory experience

·         Familiarity with standards and guidelines for GBV programming and coordination as well as guidance on protection from SEA

·         Experience in representing and promote the agency in relevant coordination forum.

·         Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently

·         Ability to work well with a cross-cultural team

·         Strong communication skills, both oral and written



Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff

The International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported/by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization which employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award. IMC officers, employees, or agents shall neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, or parties to sub-agreements. These standards shall provide for disciplinary actions to be applied for violations of such standards by IMC officers, employees, or agents.


How To Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and CV through on OR before April 12. 2021

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at[email protected].

Deadline: 04.12.2021
Employment: Full time
Location: Addis Ababa

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