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Conducting Safeguarding Investigations activities as part of the Headquarters Investigations Unit.


Conducting Safeguarding Investigations activities as part of the Headquarters Investigations Unit.

In order to perform this work successfully, a person must be able to perform any essential function, with or without reasonable accommodation:


  • Develops action plans, under the direction of the supervisor, that determine the scope, timing and direction of PSEA (“Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse”) and other protection investigations.
  • Conducts preliminary data collection regarding received complaints, as directed by supervisor.
  • Conducts objective, fair, thorough, unbiased, and timely investigations into allegations of SEA, human trafficking, child protection, and sexual harassment.
  • Procures relevant evidence and information on site:
  • Reviewing and researching evidence/documents to draw conclusions
  • Organizes and conducts interviews
  • Documents all investigative steps
  • Creates professional investigation reports with recommendations.
  • Keeps management informed of safeguards in place and plans for future action.
  • Stays up-to-date on relevant trends and activity in the global compliance profession within the NGO community, particularly as it relates to safeguarding investigations.

Perform other tasks as assigned. The duties and responsibilities set forth in this document are representative of the nature and scope of the work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Code of Conduct In relation to this position, an individual must foster and promote a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of, and adhere to, the International Medical Corps and donor compliance and ethics standards.

If it is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own behavior and supervising the work of others; ensuring that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to comply with the standards outlined in the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics; monitor compliance with those you supervise; consistently and fairly enforce the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and policies of the International Medical Corps, including the Safeguards Policy and the Safeguarding Against Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct Policy in the Workplace Policy; Support employees who raise questions or concerns in good faith.

fuse It is the shared responsibility and obligation of all employees to protect and protect the communities we work with, including adults who may be at particular risk and children. This includes protecting against the following behaviors by our employees or partners: sexual exploitation and sexual abuse; exploitation, neglect or abuse of children, vulnerable adults or LGBTI people; and any form of human trafficking. Employees are also responsible for preventing violations of our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, which may involve conflicts of interest, fraud, corruption or harassment. If you see, hear, or are made aware of any violations of the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics or the Safety Policy, you have a responsibility to report it.

equal opportunity International Medical Corps is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.


  • Typically a bachelor’s degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted where appropriate.
  • Typically 5+ years of experience with progressive relevant experience in related fields, with a minimum of 3 years of humanitarian assistance experience
  • Experience in effectively leading and conducting security investigations in challenging environments
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English
  • Ability to train staff
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to lead and coordinate other employees
  • Ability and willingness to travel to International Medical Corps program locations 30% of the time as needed


Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in French is an advantage.

Misconduct Disclosure System

All job openings at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. The International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme of the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). Accordingly, we request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment or incidents being investigated when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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