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GBV Response Officer – Humera,  International Medical Corps

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GBV Response Officer – Humera,  International Medical Corps, August 9 2022
Organization: International Medical Corps
Position: GBV Response Officer
Deadline: 08.13.2022
Employment: Full time
Location: Humera

Job Description:


Vacancy Announcement


Job Title: GBV Response Officer (1X)
Reference number: Vac/0251/22
Vacancy posting date: August 03, 2022
Closing Date: August 13, 2022
Duty Station: Humera
Duration of Employment Two   Month
Employment Type: Fixed term
Salary: As per the organization scale

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 report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document.

About International Medical Corps

A preeminent First Responder, International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those hit by disaster, and offers the skills needed to rebuild stronger. We train people – giving communities the tools and knowledge to be self-reliant and be their own best First Responders when disaster strikes again.

International Medical Corps focuses on the delivery of community-based primary health care.  We emphasize training and education, and prioritize hiring local staff – in fact, 96% of our field-based staff and health professionals are recruited from the local community. This helps to ensure that skills and knowledge are passed on and remain long after our programs have ended. Through the integration of specialties like emergency medicine, women’s health, nutrition services, water and sanitation, and mental health into the primary health care setting, we ensure that those we serve receive holistic, comprehensive care. The value of International Medical Corps’ integrated approach to community health and well-being and our emphasis on capacity building through training are critical for the long-term growth of ‘conflict and natural disaster-affected communities’ and ‘fragile states’.

Job Summary:

The GBV Response Officer will be responsible for providing technical support on case management for Women and Children Affair office and provide psychosocial support to vulnerable women, including survivors of GBV in targeted woredas. The GBV Response Officer will also oversee the women’s centers activities including psychosocial, recreational activities, and information sessions. The Response officer will work closely with IMC GBV prevention officer, Woreda WACO office and other implementing partners on supporting and assisting GBV survivors and vulnerable women and girls. She is also responsible to identify the gaps and area of support for WACO and report to GBV manger.

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Job Responsibility 

·             Work closely with woreda administrative and WACO (Women and Children Affairs Office) office to map and find safe space for women and girls

·             Provide psychosocial support for GBV survivors and others vulnerable women and girls in WGSS after equipped by necessary material

·             Develop TOR and facilitate training on adapted cases management for WACO office to respond a Case management

·             Provide technical support for WACO office on Case management

·             Develop GBV referral pathway with collaboration of other implementing partners

·             Develop TOR and facilitate training for front line health care providers and hygiene promotor in basic principle of supportive response to GBV survivors and referral pathway.

·             Work closely with women and children affairs office on providing of dignity kits for vulnerable women and girls

·             Work with coordination with other partners and Government for response of GBV survivors needs

·             Maintain records of activities and produce regular reports including weekly update success and lesson learnt

·             Create a positive working environment with other IMC sectors

·             Represent IMC in all GBV related meeting at woreda level

  • Applicants from Humera and its surrounding are preferable
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Job Requirements:

Job Requirement


·             Degree in social science including Social Work, psychology, Nursing, and Counselling preferred

·             Ability to communicate well in English as well as write clear and concise reports in English is a plus.

·             Ability to speak the local languages is a plus


·               2 (Years’ Experience in GBV related programing and prevention activity

·               Background in GBV, Human Rights and /or protection and GBV case management or counselling

·               Experience in providing/facilitating training related to GBV programming

·               Previous experience living in a hardship environment.

·               Only women applicants are needed

If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please notify International Medical Corps at[email protected].

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How To Apply:

How to apply

Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying forwww.ethiojobs.netbefore August 13, 2022.

Only women applicants are needed

Applicants from Humera and itssurrounding are preferable

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.

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