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.
IMC has been operational for since February 2011 and serving to the vulnerable communities from migrants and refugees and IDPs and host-community. IMC has been responding the humanitarian crisis in Libya through medical services and integrated protection and GBV activities implemented for two different target groups – migrants/refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). IMC has enhanced the scope of its interventions in Libya and increased the protection and GBV specialized response and prevention activities with a multi-sectoral response approach. In partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and collaboration with other non-Profit Organization (NGO) actors, IMC provides medical assistance, protection monitoring, outreach services, and registration under the migrant/refugee response in multiple settings – detention centers, community development centers, disembarkation points (rescue at sea), and registration center. IMC is an integral part of referral pathways with its healthcare service for migrants and refugees. In addition, IMC provides medical assistance to internally displaced population across Libya, and will launch a Women and Girls Safe Space where a multi-service response and prevention of GBV will be provided for the IDP community. Placing a great value on the centrality of protection in humanitarian response, IMC ensures and oversees that protection and GBV are mainstreamed throughout the all program activities – from healthcare response to monitoring and evaluation. For this IMC increases the staff capacity building with technical trainings and constant supervision by the technical specialists. IMC is currently also co-leading the GBV coordination group.
The Protection and GBV Specialist will support the GBV program recently started with the aim of scaling up and finding new donors. Moreover, the GBV/Protection specialist will support the mainstreaming of both GBV protection within IMC Libya, and in particular in the other program sectors of Health and MHPSS in both migrant/refugee and IDP response settings. S/he will tailor and oversee programming in light of the needs, set-up the initial programming, develop necessary Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines, and ensure protection and GBV is mainstreamed throughout the whole program cycle. Protection and GBV Specialist will be responsible for overseeing GBV case management and women empowerment activities in IDP response, and for providing training and capacity building to the local staff in order to build their capacity to treat GBV cases. S/he will also be involved in the development of relevant IEC materials and awareness activities. The position will work together with the medical and program departments, supervises and trains GBV Officer on job, and reports to Program Director
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.
Team Leadership / People Management
External and Donor Relations/ 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.
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