Period of Performance: 28 Nov 2017 – 27 Sep 2018
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. Programme Background:Managing Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (MGBViE) is a multi-phased learning programme designed to expand the pool of qualified GBV programme managers who can lead GBV prevention and response interventions in humanitarian settings. MGBViE includes three phases: Phase I—a self-guided e-learning introductory course; Phase II—a face-to-face training workshop for graduates of Phase I; and, Phase III—continued learning, including mentorship and networking opportunities.
With support from BPRM, International Medical Corps is organizing MGBViE learning opportunities to support capacity development of GBV professionals. To advance MGBViE Phase III, International Medical Corps will support the GBV AoR to launch a virtual Community of Practice (CoP). The CoP will offer a structured space for both emerging and experienced GBV specialists to connect across geographic locations, share experiences, and discuss challenges and ideas. The CoP should promote best practice and build common capacities across field sites.
The consultant CoP Facilitator will lead and guide the virtual CoP, including development and maintenance of CoP content; facilitation and management of CoP discussions; fostering of regular, meaningful, and constructive participation in the CoP; and regular monitoring and evaluation of CoP activity and learning objectives.
Task Description: Consultant will serve as the GBV AoR Community of Practice Facilitator on the Global MGBViE program. Specifically, Consultant will complete the following tasks:
Deliverables/Due Dates/Payment Schedule:
1. A clear CoP Workplan
2. Daily facilitation of CoP
3. Quarterly analytic and narrative reports
4. Annual survey report
5. Production of communication materials related to CoP
Compliance & Ethics: Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.