International Medical Corps (IMC): GBV Women Center Supervisor


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 under-served communities worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: GBV Women Center Supervisor

Job ID: DAM / GBV / 03
Location: Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • The GBV Women Center Supervisor will assist with the recruitment and training of GBV volunteers, provide technical support to the Women Friendly Space Facilitators and lead close coordination with government agencies, non-governmental organizations/community-based organization (CBO) to ensure program quality and the achievement of program targets in the field
  • Women Center facilitators will directly report to this position.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Provide ongoing supervision, leadership and technical support to GBV volunteers and Women Friendly Space Facilitators in the field.
  • Work closely with the GBV Manager to understand program goals and to meet expectations.
  • Work with the GBV Manager to develop training and capacity building plans for WGFS Facilitators staff based on job descriptions and identified needs to encourage innovative and quality programming.
  • Ensure psychosocial support services for women and girls are operational at the Women Friendly Spaces.
  • Work with the Sr. GBV Officer/Manager to plan and implement safety audits in order to understand gender protection risk and safety for women and girls.
  • Work closely with GBV staff to design activities that respond to identified needs and program goals and objectives.
  • Provide direction and monitor WGFS Facilitators in their implementation of the workplan and quality of technical activities, share relevant information and direction to improve quality and achieve time-bound goals.
  • Work with the GBV Coordinator and GBV Manager to establish new Women’s Friendly Spaces/community centers as hubs for recreational activities, life skills trainings, information and case management services.
  • Undertake regular communication with WGFS Facilitator to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required
  • Contribute to proposal development activities (narrative and budget) through the provision of information and data on community feedback on ongoing projects and assessment of emerging needs.
  • Work with GBV staff and volunteers to plan and implement mass awareness raising campaigns that targets gender-based violence, in partnership with other actors (Government Ministries, National and International non-organizations, etc.).

HR Management & Administration:

  • Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
  • Support the orientation, on-going development/training and build the capacity of staff as required
  • Coordinate and oversee vacation schedules for all staff ensuring that leave schedules do not overlap.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Ensure timely completion and submission of monthly timesheets, probations reviews and annual performance reviews.
  • Provide regular performance feedback to staff and where necessary work with Human Resources to document staff performance issues and address these in accordance with the National Staff Employment Policies

Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Build capacity of staff in using M&E systems and tools (WGFS attendance tracker, etc.)
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly and monthly program work plans and reports.
  • Support the collection, analysis and dissemination of project data and information for program review and information sharing
  • Contribute to donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on activities, indicators and achievements.


  • Monitor monthly expenditures and track budgets; approve expenditures to designated level
  • In collaboration with GBV Coordinator, ensure purchase requests are filled in correctly and in a timely manner and that receipts are provided and well documented
  • Follow up on logistics/procurement to ensure timely procurement of program supplies
  • Adhere to IMC and donor requirements and flag any funding challenges


  • Refrain from making false promises and commitments to the beneficiaries and work in the best interest of the IMC GBV Program.
  • Foster a team spirit among GBV staff that is conducive to all staff improving their skills and knowledge base.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop the IMC/GBV program

Qualification and Experience

  • University Degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, etc.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in GBV case management including providing psychosocial counselling for survivors of Gender Based Violence.
  • Clear understanding of gender, abuse of power, and issues surrounding violence against women and girls.
  • Strong background of human rights and familiarity with practical challenges faced by displaced and other vulnerable persons.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times
  • Experience conducting assessments and a willingness to help plan assessments
  • Interest in building staff capacity via trainings, coaching, mentoring, etc.
  • Ability and willingness to work during irregular working hours when needed
  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), Hausa, and Kanuri is a must
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with staff and other stakeholders
  • Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time by supervisors

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps
  • As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Application Closing Date
17th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications addressed to the “Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via the email: [email protected]


  • We are an equal opportunity organization So Maiduguri/Damboa Based candidates are Strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Candidates MUST state the position, location and Job ID — ( DAM/GBV/03 ) 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • This position is for Nigerian nationals only.


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