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.
As of January 2016, the IMC is leading a Consortium in implementation of Gaza 2020: Health Matters, a five-year USAID-funded project, designed to promote Gaza’s recovery efforts in the health sector through a holistic approach to sustainable development. It is the first program of its kind to focus on strengthening the non-governmental (NGO) and community-based (CBO) health sector partners and increase access to services in emergency preparedness and response, primary health care (PHC) and secondary health care (SHC), and by doing that contribute to building the resilience of the health sector in Gaza. The program is implemented in collaboration with consortium partners and NGOs/CBOs in Gaza.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR will support the Chief of Party in the planning, design, implementation, supervision, expansion/development and administration of overall country programs. His/ Her role is to ensure that the strategic directions, project benchmarks, accountability and internal control standards are established and exercised; results oriented directions, targets, deliverables and standards are communicated and agreed with the senior management team, the respective project teams and in consultation with external partners and stakeholders. The position is based in the Gaza Strip.
1. Program Management
2. Program Quality
3. Partner Engagement and Coordination
5. Staff Capacity Building
The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.