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.
International Medical Corps is leading the Nutrition Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) a consortium with Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Save the Children UK (SC UK) to provide nutrition technical surge capacity for rapid response in emergencies and works in close collaboration with the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) and UNICEF, and under the umbrella of the Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition.
Tech RRT Specific Objective: Improve global nutrition response by deploying technical advisers to countries requesting assistance and through various capacity strengthening initiatives during and between deployments.
The Deputy Program Director (DPD), a consultant, will work on all aspects of the Tech RRT Project, including the deployment process, project monitoring and evaluation, knowledge/learning workflows and communications of the project. The Consultant will provide technical and other support to the Tech RRT Program Director as well as the Advisers, the internal steering committee and the deployment steering committee to facilitate the deployment process, increase the impact of deployments and facilitate timely reporting within the Consortium and to donors.
Program and team facilitation (50%)
Grant Management (15%)
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.
Specific Knowledge Requirements
Other 75% travel required
This position is full-time, home-based, with a contract duration of 12 months.
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.