International Medical Corps Job Vacancy: Indonesia Earthquake & Tsunami Response & Recovery Project – Palu, Central Sulawesi
TERMS OF REFERENC
Title of Project: Indonesia Earthquake & Tsunami Response & Recovery Project
BACKGROUND TO THE ASSIGNMENT:
A series of powerful earthquakes struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28. The largest quake, a powerful magnitude 7.4, shook the region at 5:02 p.m. local time, triggering a tsunami, major liquefaction and landslides that hit nearby coastlines, including the coastal city of Palu. The quake was centered about 35 miles northeast of Donggala and 50 miles north of Palu, which have a combined population of more than 600,000 people. Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) spokesman, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, stated that an estimated 2.4 million people were affected by the earthquake and tsunami. State authorities also report more than 82,775 people displaced and at least 10,679 injured.
International Medical Corps Emergency Response Team arrived in Jakarta within 48 hours of the disaster and began coordinating with national and local actors to determine the scale of need and consider potential interventions. Based upon the Government of Indonesia.
The following recommendation are based on the findings of the IMC Emergency Response Team’s initial Indonesia assessment and strongly consider the GoI’s limited acceptance of international support. In addition, IMC has already secured funding for a response and should look for the most expedient means to program those funds that support relief and recovery efforts.
PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
IMC has already identified several partners that are capable and willing to respond. Furthermore, IMCs ability to implement any activities hinges upon maintaining standing, formal partnerships with local organizations. Engaging with local NGOs now will allow rapid implementation of relief efforts and position IMC to respond in the long term.
SCOPE OF THE ASSIGNMENT:
TERMS OF REFERENCE
The Country Representative is directly responsible for the overall strategic planning, human resources, program design and implementation, program support operations, finance, administration, monitoring and evaluation supervision, expansion/development, and required reporting for the country program.
- Develop country specific strategic plan and proposals for programs that will successfully transition our relief programs to early recovery and transition to more long-term development programs
- Represent the organization and liaise with local and national authorities, UN, NGO, and donor agencies to promote the organizations programs, facilitate successful coordination of activities and ensure transparency and accountability to all stakeholders
- Oversee program operations and reporting, ensuring compliance with agency policies and procedures, Donor regulations and local laws
- Primarily responsible for expanding country portfolio
IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT DELIVERABLES
Updates on the above deliverables will be provided via email, WhatsApp and/or Skype as necessary. The Country Representative will develop reasonable timeframes for the completion of these deliverables and inform IMC HQ of projected completion dates.
FUTURE PHASES (IF ANY)
While this assignment does not in itself commit IMC to future expense, expenditure of goods or services, this assignment could result in future programs in Indonesia. IMC may begin registration as an INGO in Indonesia to allow for future rapid deployment within the region and a foothold from which future programing may be developed.
TRANSFER OF SKILLS (IF ANY)
- Transfer of skills will be determined by the Country Representative Indonesia – TBD hire
- Consultant Specifications
- To perform this consultancy successfully, an individual must be able to perform each task with or without reasonable accommodation.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
CODE OF CONDUCT
All Consultants are required to adhered to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report to International Medical Corps.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal consultancy opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
Payments are delivery-based. Any deliverable not meeting the required specifications will have to be reworked and resubmitted at no additional cost. International Medical Corps shall pay Consultant at monthly rate. Payments are made upon submission of progress reports on completed tasks, outlined against planned outputs. Based on the report and satisfactory performance, payments will be certified by the supervisor.
International Medical Corps shall be entitled to all property rights including but not limited to patents, copyrights and trademarks with regard to material, which bears a direct relation to, or is made in consequence of, the services provided to the organization by the consultant.
Consultants are fully responsible for arranging, at their own expense, such life, health and other forms of insurance covering their period of service on behalf of International Medical Corps as they consider appropriate. Consultants are not eligible to participate in life or health insurance schemes available to International Medical Corps employees
International Medical Corps undertake no liability for taxes, duty or other contributions payable by the consultant on payments under this contract.
TERMINATION OF CONTRACT
- Either party may terminate this contract before the expiry date of the contract by giving notice in writing to the other party.
- The period of notice shall be 5 days in case of contract less than 2 months duration and 30 days in the case of contracts for longer periods; provided however that the in the event of termination on the grounds of misconduct or the in the event of termination on the grounds of misconduct or poor performance by the consultant, International Medical Corps shall be entitled to terminate the contract without notice.
- In the event of the contract being terminated prior to its due expiry date, the consultant shall be compensated pro rata for no more than the actual amount of work performed to the satisfaction of International Medical Corps.
PROCEDURE TO APPLY
Applications should include a cover letter, reflecting motivation; a CV, including two references; expected gross salary and contact number by 31th December 2018. Please send applications to email@example.com