Terms of Reference
Consultancy to fill the position of GBV Coordinator temporarily while recruitment for a full time staff is finalized.
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian organization that responds to conflict, natural disasters, and health crises around the world, dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care and health care-related activities. International Medical Corps has been working in South Sudan since 1994, and has remained throughout times of war and crisis to provide care to people when they are most vulnerable and to help them recover when fighting ceases.
IMC has been implementing a GBV response and prevention program in South Sudan since April 2014. The program was started in Malakal POC and has since expanded to Wau Shilluk and Malakal town in upper Nile state. IMC is currently implementing a four (4) year project ( 1st July 2016-31st March 2020) under the Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience Building in South Sudan (HARRIS) funded by Department for International development (DFID). The project is titled, ‘GBV Prevention and Response for conflict-affected populations in South Sudan’. The project is being implemented in three states namely; Jonglei, Upper Nile and Unity. The program is currently working in four states across the country; Jonglei, Upper Nile, Unity and Western Bahr el Ghazal states. IMC is covering five field sites, and works together with an implementing partner for additional four sites within the same states, however different locations. IMC provides emergency case management and psychosocial support services, access to CMR services, risk mitigation efforts, information dissemination and capacity building for partners and key community structures. The current project also has a component of income generating activities (IGA) and a small component of protection.
The project aims to empower communities and build resilience through promoting social and behavioral change to address the root causes of GBV and improve safe access to quality survivor-centered GBV services for survivors of GBV. IMC will provide comprehensive service including Clinical Management of Rape (CMR), Psychosocial Support (PSS), case management and risk mitigation. Need-based income generating activities (IGA) will also be introduced for vulnerable women with the necessary technical and financial support to empower women economically and reduce the risk of GBV especially domestic violence, sexual exploitation and abuse.
Consultant will serve as the Interim GBV Coordinator on the DFID HARRIS program in South Sudan. Specifically, Consultant will complete the following tasks:
The scope of the role is:
Communities in Jonglei, Unity, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Upper Nile States empowered and resilient to threats of GBV
Agreed impact indicators
The project will focus on delivering the following outcomes:
The overall aim is to fill the position of GBV Coordinator in the interim while the recruitment process is fulfilled. This means taking up the managerial, administrative and technical role as GBV coordinator for a program that includes protection and livelihoods components.
The role will require to ensure basic tools for program management, data collection, data analysis, program management, and technical coherence per global standards are maintained. This includes maintaining and building the relationship and ensuring support to the implementing partner.
To ensure continuous support to GBV Managers based in field locations, and ensure sound programming as an interim GBV Coordinator. The role includes these specific objectives:
Responsibilities/ Key Deliverables
Specific responsibilities of the consultant will include the following:
Duration of the Consultancy
The Consultancy is expected to take a period of 3 months, with the possibility of extension for another 3 months.
The outputs of this contract as stipulated in the Terms of Reference belong to IMC South Sudan.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
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.
The successful consultant will have a solid track record on the criteria below, with examples of evidence for each. The Company or consultant engaged to undertake the assignment must fulfil the following requirements