Mental Health Deputy Program Manager
Salary: attractive and
Position: Mental health Deputy Program Manager Category: Professional Level-Local Staff Accountable To: Mental Health program Manager Work Location: Dollo ado refugee camp, Somali Region, Ethiopia Salary: attractive and as per the organization scale Application Deadline: Start Date: As soon as Possible Number of required staff: One Terms of Employment: one year with possibility of extension based on competency Background: International Medical Corps(IMC) is a global humanitarian non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering worldwide. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian organization. IMC Ethiopia has implemented extensive programming in food-insecure areas throughout Oromia, Somali and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Regions of Ethiopia, since 2003, assisting both refugees and local communities to drive their own sustainable development by capacitating local health and food security structures including staff through technical, material(medical supplies and equipment) and logistical support to provide accessible and appropriate health care and timely responses in the areas of nutrition, mental and reproductive health; hygiene and sanitation as well as gender-based violence(GBV) using community empowerment strategies such as psychosocial support and care, Early Child Development(ECD), Infant Young Children Feeding(IYCF) and community-led total sanitation(CLTS). IMC Ethiopia currently responds to the emergency needs of over 106, 000 Somali refugees in three Dollo Ado refugee camps through community-based management of acute malnutrition(CMAM), hygiene and sanitation and GBV interventions. IMC Ethiopia works with all actors including government and non-governmental agencies engaged in humanitarian efforts to reduce morbidity and mortality among malnourished children, pregnant and lactating women, women of reproductive age and other vulnerable communities in respective areas of intervention and encourages long-term development.