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.
A series of powerful earthquakes struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The largest quake, a powerful magnitude 7.4, shook the region at 5:02 p.m. local time, triggering a tsunami, major liquefaction and landslides that hit nearby coastlines, including the coastal city of Palu. The quake was centred about 35 miles northeast of Donggala and 50 miles north of Palu, which have a combined population of more than 600,000 people. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, stated that an estimated 2.4 million people were affected by the earthquake and tsunami. State authorities also report more than 82,775 people displaced and at least 10,679 injured. International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team arrived in Jakarta within 48 hours of the disaster and began coordinating with national and local actors to determine the scale of need and consider potential interventions
PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
IMC has already identified several partners that are capable and willing to respond. Furthermore, IMCs ability to implement any activities hinges upon maintaining standing, formal partnerships with local organizations. Engaging with local NGOs now will allow rapid implementation of relief efforts and position IMC to respond in the long term.
Finance /Admin Assistant is responsible for preparing, maintaining, analyzing, verifying, and reconciling financial transactions, statements, records, and reports; maintaining the accuracy of the local IMC’s Representative Office and program’s ledgers and financial systems, audits, and year end closing. In addition to providing the required support to the IMC team in day to day office life, organizing office management, travel arrangement, guest’s
reception and translating documents. Other key responsibilities for the Finance /Admin Assistant position include the following:
Travel and Visa Support
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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.
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.