Gender Base Violence Supervisor

Medecins Du Monde

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Medecins Du Monde or Doctors of the World is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to Healthcare worldwide.

Line Manager: 

  • Health Program Coordinator

Job Tasks

  • He/she will support the definition MDM strategy regarding GBV, under the leadership of the GBV Coordinator.

Tasks Description

The organization, coordination, and supervision of GBV activities:

  • Carry out a mapping of all actors responding to GBV and develop a strong network to foster information exchange and synergies.
  • Conduct training on various aspects of GBV such as survivor-centered approach and informed consent to healthcare workers and MDM staff
  • Coordinate with other actors to ensure safe referral for GBV Survivors.
  • Identify a national partner, formalize the partnership (MoU) for the implementation of the “sensitization/awareness raising” component and provide technical support.
  • Supervise the implementation of GBV activities, in close collaboration with the medical department and other GBV actors.
  • Actively participate to coordination efforts with GBV actors (ex: GBV subcluster).
  • Ensure the quality of activities through regular monitoring and technical support, data collection and management, and provide guidance in case of difficulties.
  • Coordinate the definition of the communication strategy and communication mediums (radio, press, posters, leaflets)
  • Coordinate the community mobilization activities in close collaboration with our partner, GBV actors as well as other stakeholders (ex: community leaders)
  • Ensure the capitalization of MDM GBV component implementation.

Human Resource, Capacity Building / Training:

  • Identify the capacity building needs of the medical team in general, MDM partner related to GBV and provide training.
  • Provide technical support to MDM partner for the good implementation of the “sensitization/awareness raising” component or any relevant topic related to MDM GBV strategy.
  • Collaborates with the medical team and particularly the sexual and reproductive health department of MdM to set up training and supervision of the activities and the quality of the medical care for victims of GBV.
  • Collaborate with the Mental Health and Psychosocial Coordinator in order to define and implement psychosocial care of GBV survivors


  • Take part, if necessary, with the MDM team, partners or other actors to advocacy activities.
  • Reporting, information management, coordination / representation:
  • Increase and enhance program monitoring and evaluation, and determining the impact, wherever possible, including the use of standard indicators
  • Share with the general coordinator and the medical team any difficulties met in the field and propose solutions or adjustments.
  • Participate in internal MDM meetings
  • Participate in the GBV sub-sectors meetings and actively contribute to coordination efforts.
  • If needed, participate in meetings with the State Ministry of Health or other stakeholders involved in GBV.
  • Contribute to MDM monthly report and bimonthly sitrep.
  • Contribute to the preparation of new proposals or reports to donors.


  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building for local organizations
  • Strong understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women arid girls
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating training and workshops tailored for individuals from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds; understanding of appropriate evaluation approaches, metrics, and tools to determine the effectiveness of the training in meeting target objectives - essential
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comply with MdM policies and practice with respect to the code of conduct, safety, and security and other relevant policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Science, Social Work,  Public Health, Gender Studies, or another related field
  • 3 - 5 years professional experience in social services sector experience working with international nongovernment organizations in sectors focusing on gender, women's empowerment, and/or violence prevention
  • Demonstrated experience of working with communities
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building
  • Strong understanding of gender, human rights, and issues surrounding violence against women arid girls
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating training and workshops tailored for individuals from a variety of professional and educational backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, and email
  • Languages: Hausa and English, other local languages an advantage
  • Team player.


  • Interested and qualified candidates should submit a two-page Curriculum Vitae, three work-related References and one page Cover Letter, in One Document -MS Word or PDF explaining how your skills and experience match the job requirements stated above. 
  • Write the "Job Title and Your Name" in the subject line.
  • Only applications by email will be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • We are unable to accept phone calls.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • If you have not heard from MdM within 2 weeks, you should presume you were not short listed for this position. However, MdM thanks you for your interest and encourages you to apply for other openings where your skills and experience match.

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Medecins Du Monde

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years