GBV Manager at the International Medical Corps

GBV Manager at the International Medical Corps

GBV Manager at the International Medical Corps. Corps GBV Manager at the International Medical. 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.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: GBV Manager


 Maiduguri, Borno

Job Summary
The GBV Manager is responsible for promoting the understanding of gender and GBV issues among Nigerian government officials, in particular within the judicial branch, Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Women Affairs as well as managing a GBV response and prevention program at the field level.


  • First of all, Work the GBV Coordinator to oversee project activities and provide advice, support and assistance in the development of training materials, BCC materials and methodologies, etc., as necessary in order to achieve project goals.
  • Also, Prepare and update detailed program workplans that support and achieve the overall program goal and objectives within the desired timeline
  • Provide direction and monitor staff in their implementation of the workplan and quality of technical activities, share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve time-bound goals
  • Also, Plan timely for procurement of resources to ensure smooth and timely implementation of activities
  • Actively participate in the development of new programming ideas and proposals.
  • Work with the GBV Coordinator to monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets; approve expenditures to designated level.
  • Also, Organize and facilitate trainings to develop capacity of GBV staff and other partner organizations to respond to cases of GBV in line with international standards
  • Closely coordinate with GBV Coordinator and staff to ensure timely and compliant implementation of program activities and expenditures.
  • Also, Undertake regular communication with GBV staff to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required.
  • Also, Document case studies, success stories and lessons learned of the program and share with the GBV Coordinator on time.
  • In collaboration with the GBV Coordinator establish and maintain a network of referral agencies in relevant areas. This will involve determining who provides what service, where, what the referral criteria and process are. Maintain regular contact with services and agencies.
  • Also, In collaboration with the GBV Coordinator, coordinate with IMC GBV staff in all operational areas the participatory design and implementation of national awareness raising campaigns that targets gender-based violence, in partnership with other actors (GoN Ministries, National and International organizations, the UN, etc).
  • Conducts assessments, identifies needs and prioritized activities.
  • Finally, Collaborate and coordinate with other IMC programs (Nutrition, WASH, and Health) and key stakeholders at field level to enhance multi-agency and multisectoral cooperation and coordination, especially among those agencies who provide referral services.

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, etc
  • Also, Thorough awareness and knowledge of gender and gender based violence issues.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing gender and development or programs providing services to survivors of gender-based violence.
  • Also, Belief in and commitment to gender equality, and to changing attitudes and behaviors that condone violence against women.
  • Proven track record in staff and stakeholder training and capacity building.
  • Also, Knowledge, skill and experience in participatory methods for community mobilization.
  • Also, Strong leadership, communication, and project management skills.
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff.
  • Also, Previous experience living and working in a post-conflict environment.
  • Experience with capacity building of local partners, preferably in a post-conflict setting.
  • Also, Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) Hausa is a must.
  • Finally, Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with staff and other stakeholders. Nigeria Nationals Only

Application Closing Date
12th November, 2018.

Furthermore, Interested and qualified candidates should address and send their Applications to the “Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via the email:


  • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and Curriculum Vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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