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17-376: Emergency Gender-Based Violence Manager
Department:International Programs
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

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 for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Assessment and Program Planning

  • Conduct a GBV assessment, maximizing available sources of information and opportunities for coordination, and ensuring compliance with safety and ethical recommendations
  • Through assessment, identify risks of GBV, and points of service and support for survivors
  • Through assessment, plan for appropriate emergency interventions as well as opportunities for expanded programming, including identification of local partners, support structures to reinforce, and appropriate points of entry for case management services
  • Prepare report of assessment findings and recommendations
  • Contribute to concept notes/proposals/consolidated appeals as needed???



  • Coordinate with all relevant actors and actively participate in protection/ GBV sub-cluster/working groups coordinated assessments, mapping of services, information sharing, etc.
  • Coordinate with other GBV actors, including local organizations and security representative.
  • Work with partners and community members to develop a referral mechanisms for available services
  • Coordinate with other sectors as possible to ensure integration of GBV concerns into various services





    • Organize basic GBV trainings for first responders
    • As needed, organize/facilitate trainings in clinical care for survivors of rape
    • Where possible, build capacity of local organizations/women’s associations in GBV response

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.


  • Advanced degree in Social Work, Public Health, International Development or other relevant field of study preferred
  • Experience managing GBV prevention and response programs. Prior emergency response experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience conducting GBV assessments
  • Familiarity with standards and current guidance for GBV prevention, response, and coordination, including standards for protection from SEA.
  • Familiarity with humanitarian architecture and the mandates of donors, UN agencies, and other NGOs.
  • Profound cross-cultural awareness
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently, as well as to work well with a team
  • Extremely flexible, and the ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written