Roving Senior SRH Officer/Gambella – West Harerghe, International Medical Corps (IMC) Vacancy Announcement

Roving Senior SRH Officer/Gambella – West Harerghe, International Medical Corps (IMC) Vacancy Announcement; March 1 2024



Organization: International Medical Corps (IMC)

Position: Roving Senior SRH Officer/Gambella

Location: Gambela

Employment: Full time

Date of Announcement: February 26 2024

Deadline: March 4, 2024





Job Description


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A preeminent First Responder, International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those hit by disaster, and offers the skills needed to rebuild stronger. We train people – giving communities the tools and knowledge to be self-reliant and be their own best First Responders when disaster strikes again.


This position will be based at Terpham site and Gambella Region, and s/he will work under the supervision, direction, and support of the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) manager in Gambella. The position holder will assist the SRH manager with the proper planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation (M&E) of SRH interventions for the International Medical Corps (IMC) in Gambella refugee camps. S/He will represent IMC in Gambella-targeted refugee camps.



Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversight and Support for program development.
  • Oversees the implementation and quality of services for three selected refugee camps namely, Terkidi, Ngnuyniel and Kule camps.
  • This officer supervises a team of three SRH community-mobilizer officers, who collectively manage the outreach and facility-based SRH and HIV prevention, support, and treatment.
  • Regularly assess new developments and needs in Gambella during field visits including new gaps and potential areas of SRH interventions.
  • Assist the Gambella field office SRH manager in identifying potential areas for new projects and prepare concept notes and project proposals (in collaboration with the SRH Manager and Addis’s level technical focal points specialist, Health Manager, and Coordinator).
  • Program implementation, logistics and budget management
  • Ensures that SRH interventions and health care services are appropriately integrated in the refugee camps and surrounding local communities;
  • Ensures that IMC SRH care standards and protocols are met, national health policies and strategies are respected and other relevant project management issues including donor requirements are properly addressed;
  • Provide technical support and guidance during the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of SRH project activities in Gambella refugee camps from the inception to the close-out stages.
  • As a technical person or focal point; mentors, coaches and supports the technical competence and capacity of SRH community mobilization Officers and (or case managers, if any) for PLHIV assigned in each of the refugee camps.
  • Support health facilities in refugee camps, woreda health offices, zonal health departments, and RHBs, to strengthen targeted HIV testing, linkage to ART, access to optimal ART, ARV prophylaxis, adherence counseling, viral load monitoring, data capturing, and reporting.
  • Assists the field office manager in addressing the logistic issues about programmatic supplies for SRH (collaborating with Gambella IMC logistics and finance department, government, and UN agencies).
  • Reviews program budget and ensures there is regular alignment of budget versus expenditures.
  • Ensures smooth project phase-out in each project area during project closure.
  • Reporting and M/E
  • Provide updates and regular reports on SRH to a field office, UNHCR, and refugees RSS at the Gambella coordination office.
  • Assists Gambella field office manager in compiling the refugee-based reports and provide high-level regular reports and updates to the field SRH manager for review and eventual delivery to the based health technical unit;
  • Supports camp-based team to establish reporting systems and data flow mechanisms and ensures proper systems functioning for regular assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of the projects against its objectives and expected results.
  • Representation
  • Represents the organization during SRH technical meetings at Gambella level with RRS, UNHCR, and other partners.
  • Liaises and represents IMC in relations with RRS and UN agencies, donor agencies and other partner NGOs in SRH-related coordination meetings and provides minutes of such meetings.

Capacity building and coordination

  • Capacitates community mobilization officers and (case managers for PLHIV, if any) at the refugee camp level to enable them to provide high-level performance in the whole cycle of SRH projects.
  • Facilitates for the implementation of the adapted or developed IMC guidelines which are based on the national protocols manuals and guidelines.
  • Identifies training needs through rapid assessments or M & E tools and makes a capacity development plan for the technical officers.
  • Additional tasks:
  • Collaborates with other actors working in the targeted community
  • Be flexible and be able to assist when inquired by the supervisor

Job Requirements



·         MPH or specialized in RH or BSc in Public Health, Nursing or Midwifery with SRH program experience.

·         Three years of SRH program management experience for MPH and five years of similar experience for BSc holders preferably in a humanitarian context.

·         At least two years of NGO experience in SRH programming in the areas of technical and managerial roles;

·         Experiences with SRH services and interventions including social and behavior change communication (SBCC), and other awareness-raising approaches are preferred;

·         Training on BEmONC, comprehensive long-acting -reversible contraceptives (LARC) and HIV health services and STIs would have added advantages.

·         Training on Clinical HIV/ART, providing HIV/ART training for health care workers.

·         Proven training facilitation experience and skills, including on job and formal training.

·         Excellent budget, logistics, and human resource management skills.

·         Ability to work with a broad spectrum of people from different cultural backgrounds.

·         Excellent communication skills.

·         Flexible with the ability to cope with stressful situations and challenging conditions with limited resources.

·         Good report writing skills in English and should meet reporting deadlines.


Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.


If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.


It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, and any form of trafficking in persons.

Equal Opportunities

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


How to Apply


Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter by clearly stating the position that you are applying for and CV through On OR before March 4, 2024.

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc. are all encouraged to apply.



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