Gender based violence coordinator (M/F) - Cox's Bazar

  • Added Date: Thursday, 29 November 2018
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 28 February 2019

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For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde, a campaigning medical organisation committed to international solidarity, has been caring for the most vulnerable populations at home and abroad. It has continued to highlight obstacles that exist in accessing health care and has secured sustainable improvements in health-for-all policies.

Those working for this independent organisation do not solely dispense care and treatment but condemn violations of human dignity and rights and fight to improve matters for populations living in precarious situations.

MdM currently works in more than 40 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: emergency and crisis, sexual and reproductive health, harm reduction, migrants and displaced populations (health rights), health and environment.

After one year of emergency activities in Cox’s bazar, MdM is now entering a new phase and aims at strengthening its response at qualitative level and to become a recognized actor on Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Mental Health and PsychoSocial Support (MHPSS) through technical support to all non-governmental organizations (national and international) implementing healthcare services in refugee camps for both host communities and rohingya population. These capacity building and support activities (specific training, disseminating guidance and good practices, supervisions focusing on GBV and MHPSS components) will be offered through dedicated GBV and MHPSS clusters and in coordination with UNFPA and WHO.

Under the responsibility of the general coordinator, you will be responsible of defining GBV MdM strategy in line with MdM’s overall framework. You will interact with the humanitarian community (INGO,NNGO, UN) and develop specific trainings to meet the identified needs regarding GBV.
Your main responsibilities are to : 1- Organization, coordination and supervision of GBV activities:

  • Define the MdM GBV implementation training strategy
  • Prepare and contextualize GBV policy documents
  • Help integrate GBV in the design of health programs
  • Ensure the quality of activities through a follow-up
  • Develop a strong network of actors involved in Health and GBV
  • Handle the capitalization of MdM GBV implementation 2- Capacity building / training:

  • Identify the capacity building needs of INGO and NNGO partner’s teams related to GBV and organize the relevant trainings with MdM MHPSS coordinator

  • Train health program staff of selected INGO/NNGO to integrate guiding principles on addressing GBV through prevention and psychosocial support in their programs

  • Recruit and train the GBV national team members
    3- Advocacy:

  • Take part with the MDM team, partners or other actors in advocacy activities 4- Reporting and representation :

  • Increase and enhance program monitoring and evaluation, and determine impact

  • Participate to the SRH and GBV sectors meetings and actively contribute to coordination efforts

  • Contribute to the preparation of new proposals or reports to donors **
    Status : Employee Contract : Fixed-term contract
    Duration : 3.5 months

Starting date : as soon as possible
2763 euros gross monthly salary
Expatriation bonus (10% gross salary per month)
Transportation cost, vaccines and visas covered
Guesthouse housing
22.5 RTT (recovery days) per year
5 weeks of paid leaves per year.
Health insurance (60% covered by MdM and 40% by the employee)
Insurance (repatriation…)
Médecins du Monde promotes trainings and internal mobility
Single posting


Master’s degree in relevant field (public health, social work, development studies, humanitarian affairs, or related social sciences disciplines).
Demonstrated 2-3 years professional experience in humanitarian settings, including at least 1 year of direct program management of Protection/GBV programs in the field.
Experience with GBV programming and implementation is required.
Excellent knowledge in training implementation (peer to peer and collective session).
Excellent knowledge of IASC GBV Guidelines and ability to implement GBV mainstreaming
Knowledge, skills, and experience in providing/leading direct services to survivors of gender-based violence using a survivor-centered and multi-sectoral approach.
Knowledge, skills, and experience in implementing primary prevention of violence against women and girls
Good knowledge of WHO ethical data sharing guidelines
Ability to uphold MdM’s commitment for the response to GBV and mobilize teams around gender and GBV
Ability to take initiative, work independently and foster a team environment.
Strong organizational, oral and written communication and coordination skills.
Excellent project design and proposal development skills and developing tools for cross-organizational sharing of best practices.
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
Good sense of diplomacy and understanding of international global political issues.
Strong skills in Microsoft Office

Languages: Fluent English is mandatory, French is an asset

You are committed to MdM’s values as an organisation and motivated by its non-statutory, NFP model.

Médecins du Monde reserves the right to fill the vacancy before the closing date for applications.
MdM stands up for the integration of people living with disabilities and fights against discrimination.

This vacancy is archived.

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