Senior Officer – GBV (2x)

at International Medical Corps (IMC)
Location East & West Hararghe, Oromia, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 17, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


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

·         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

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

·         Strengthen case management and referral systems

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

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

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

·         Coordinate with government counterparts, local and international NGOs, UN agencies 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 International Medical Corps  as a leader agency in GBV

·         Ensure maximum visibility of International Medical Corps  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

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

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

·         Develop work, spending and procurement plans in line with International Medical Corps ’s financial pipelines

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

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

Job Requirements

·         MA Degree or BA/BSc Degree in health, social work, sociology, psychology, gender, legal or other relevant fields from recognized institution.

·         For MA Degree 1-2 years of experience in GBV, psychosocial support, social work, human rights, protection or related areas; and for BA/BSc Degree 3-5 years of experience in the above-mentioned fields is required.

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

·         Supervisory experience

·         Familiarity with standards and guidelines for GBV programming and coordination

·         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

·         Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English; knowledge of Oromifa is a plus.

·         Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Applying Instructions

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 OR before July 25, 2020. Please indicate your preference on your application letter (East or West) that you are applying for.

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.

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