International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit 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, nonpolitical, nonsectarian 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 has been providing emergency medical, nutritional as well protection assistance to IDPS and Refugees in South Sudan. IMC’s basic package of essential health care encompasses high impact primary health care services, Water Sanitation and Hygiene as well as key nutrition, food security and protection interventions. Through support of existing Ministry of Health (MoH) health facilities, training of medical staff, and operation of mobile medical units (MMU), IMC offers curative and preventive consultations, maternal and child health (MCH) care, reproductive health services including skilled birth attendance, family planning (FP), syndromic management of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and services of the Minimum Initial Services Package (MISP) for Reproductive Health (ie. clinical management of rape, HIV prevention, hygienic delivery, emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC)), therapeutic and supplementary nutrition services linked to comprehensive food security activities, gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, and mental health support. IMC also focuses on building the capacity of local community structures, such as village health committees (VHCs), community health workers (CHWs), and health centers management committees (COGEs). CHWs are trained and supported to conduct health education and hygiene promotion activities in their communities to encourage healthy practices and utilization of available health services, and the capability of VHCs and COGES to supervise and manage health facility operations for the benefit of in their communities is enhanced. The aim of IMC’s work is to strengthen local social services and develop capacity for greater community resilience, while maintaining flexibility and the ability to respond to the continuing instability and accompanying increasing humanitarian needs in the country.
The role of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) Specialist is responsible for providing technical support by developing a comprehensive MEAL system enabling International Medical Corps to demonstrate the impact of its response ensuring greater accountability. S/he will harmonize the MEAL approaches to ensure efficiency across mission and ensure compliance with IMC’s MEAL minimum standards, guidelines, and procedures. S/he will develop a harmonized capacity building plan based on standardized performance measures. The MEAL Specialist will provide the technical support to the design of methodologies to ensure the availability of valid and reliable information at the mission level. The MEAL Specialist also plays an important role in data quality by designing a MEAL system, procedures, policies, and Global MEAL Guidelines to harmonize data across different missions. The MEAL Specialist will provide technical support to the program and build capacity in the country Mission through harmonizing learning and knowledge sharing. The role holder will also support in project development including preparation and management of the MEAL budget, staffing plan and project design
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
IMC’s policies, guidelines, and procedures
Project design and planning
Data quality management
Qualitative and quantitative techniques
Mobile and manual data collection
Data analysis, including use of statistical software
Techniques for presenting information
Management and leadership
Capacity development and training
Community Based Feedback and Response Mechanism
Code of Conduct
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.