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.
The GBV SC Co-Lead will work closely with the GBV SC Coordinator (UNFPA) to oversee GBV prevention and response coordination efforts and to represent GBV SC members to the wider humanitarian community. The position is based in Erbil with occasional travel to other governorates and field sites, including Baghdad, Ninewa, Duhok, Kirkuk and Sulaymaniyah.The Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Sub-Cluster is a coordination group under the Protection Cluster to coordinate GBV prevention and response activities for the humanitarian response in Iraq, including Kurdistan. The GBV SC is co-chaired by UNFPA and an INGO partner. International Medical Corps currently hosts the INGO co-chair position The GBV SC is part of the Protection Cluster, and the Inter Cluster Coordination Group. It is also represented in Humanitarian Coordination meeting and other inter-sector and inter-agency forum. IMC Iraq also has a working partnership with UNFPA. 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.
Standard Setting and Capacity Building
Representation and Advocacy
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.