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 areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high 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.
BackgroundInternational Medical Corps has been providing GBV prevention and response activities for the CAR refugees and the host population in the Djohong Health District since 2009, and the Meiganga Health District since 2012. In 2015, to respond to the growing protection needs brought about by the violent activities of Boko Haram in the Far North region, IMC begun a GBV program in the three districts of Bourha, Mogode and Mokolo, Mayo Tsanaga Division. IMC currently operates GBV prevention and response programs in the following regions of Cameroon: Far North, East, Adamaoua and North. Programming may expand, depending on needs in the country.
Job PurposeThe primary function of the GBV Technical Coordinator is to provide technical assistance in-person and remotely to field program colleagues implementing GBV programs. S/he will have the central responsibility focused on program quality and IMC representation as far as GBV programming is concerned.
The GBV Technical Coordinator is responsible for the design and oversight of GBV program implementation in Cameroon, including staff recruitment and capacity building, strategic planning, technical advice and monitoring, reporting, and coordination (Internal and External).
The GBV Technical Coordinator reports to the Program Director, and works in close coordination with Field Coordinators, Program Officers, Finance Manager, M&E Coordinator, as well as GBV Program Managers base in various field sites, to ensure that programmatic and operational strategies are implemented as required. The GBV Technical Coordinator receives support from a GBV Technical Advisor at the global level.
Main Responsibilities 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.
Human Resources Management
Training/ Capacity Building
Code of ConductIt 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.
Equal OpportunitiesInternational 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.