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19-198: Consultant-EMAP
Country:Pakistan
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 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.

BACKGROUND TO THE ASSIGNMENT:

International Medical Corps (IMC) has received funding from the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to increase the utilization of GBV prevention and response services integrated with mental health and psychosocial support services for Afghan refugees in 9 Refugee Villages in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.  Starting in 2016, IMC has been implementing a three-year project to address the GBV-related issues, through a comprehensive community-based strategy in 9 RVs of 3 districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. During the project implementation, it was realized that a behavioural change model that is scientific and quantifiable shall be adopted to maximize the impact of project interventions. ‘‘Engaging Men through Accountable Practice (EMAP)’ models, which were developed by International Rescue Committee (IRC) through support from PRM, remained under the discussion among project implementation team to incorporate in next phase.  In order to ensure effective delivery of the GBV program and enhance aid effectiveness in the GBV sector, IMC works in close coordination and collaboration with the change agents in the community, UNHCR and its local partners, Gender-Based Violence Sub-Sector and relevant govt. departments. 

A key component under this project is to engage men through accountable practices for reducing GBV and VAWG in refugee villages. In the first quarter of project implementation, IMC field staff will be trained on EMAP after contextualizing the EMAP model. Then community men and boys will be engaged through EMAP model for their effective and sustainable contribution towards greater objectives of the project interventions. To prepare the project team for the roll-out of the EMAP model, IMC will contextualize the training model and conduct necessary trainings in the field facilitated jointly by IMC staff and an external consultant.

PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

The objective of the EMAP trainings is to:

  • Build the knowledge andskills of the Participants to serve as trainers and facilitators of the EMAP curriculum, using the require tools and respond to challenging situations that may arise during the implementation
  • Increase the understanding of participants in the use of accountable practice throughout the intervention
  • Prioritise the voices of women throughout the intervention

SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:

International Medical Corps (Pakistan Program) seeks a consultant to facilitate its GBV team for the engaging men aspect of its Gender Based Violence prevention and response program through a series of trainings. These trainings will specifically focus on the “Engaging Men in Accountable Practices EMAP” modules.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential functions below with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and submit and training agenda and plan in advance of the training
  • Submit a list of training materials and list of required supplies in advance of the training
  • Adapt the training materials for the context in collaboration with the IMC team
  • Submit a draft of the adapted EMAP curriculum two weeks before the training for review
  • Lead in the facilitation of EMAP training TOT
  • Conduct daily debriefing sessions and document learning and feedback
  • Share all training materials and relevant documents in soft copy with GBV Coordinator prior to the training
  • Share all other documentation such as feedback with GBV Coordinator
  • Submit a draft training report with recommendations for implementation of EMAP and other relevant issues arising, within five working days after the TOT

 


Code of Conduct

All Consultants are required to adhered to  and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report 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 aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.

Qualifications:
  • Certified EMAP trainer
  • Familiarity with the EMAP methodology, and experience of providing EMAP trainings

Experience

  • Minimum of five-year experience in GBV programming;
  • Motivated about the rights and protection of women and girls, believes and demonstrates that in his day to day behaviours.
  • Experience in facilitating the EMAP interventions in the developing countries.

Competency

  • Able to manage and provide guidance to participants through the process of assessing and reflecting on issues of power and gender that will arise in training room
  • Good facilitation skills, and intercultural communication;
  • Interpersonal/Communication Skills;
  • Problem Solving Skills;
  • Compliance & Ethics;
  • Leadership qualities

Other

  • English
  • Urdu and Pashtu

 

Equal Opportunity

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.