Safeguarding Investigator

Closing date

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Job Purpose

Execution of Safeguarding Investigation activities as part of the Headquarters Investigations Unit.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Under direction of the Head of Investigations, develop action plans which determine scope, timing, and direction of PSEA (‘Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse’) and other Safeguarding investigations.
  • At the direction of the Head of Investigations, conduct preliminary data gathering related to complaints received.
  • Conduct objective, fair, thorough, unbiased and timely investigations into allegations of SEA, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and Sexual Harassment.
  • Obtain relevant evidence and information on-site:
  • Review and research evidence/documents to draw conclusions
    • Organize and conducts interviews
    • Document all investigative steps
    • Produce professional investigation reports with recommendations.
  • Keep management up to date on safeguarding measures taken and plans for future action.
  • Remains up-to-date on relevant trends and activities in the global compliance profession within the NGO community, particularly as relates to safeguarding investigations.

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent 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 made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
  • Certification in SEA/Protection investigation


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in humanitarian relief with at least 3 years’ experience in SEA/Safeguarding investigation
  • Experience in effectively leading and completing Safeguarding investigations in challenging environments


  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English and Arabic both orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in French would be a strong advantage
  • Ability to train staff
  • Ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with other staff
  • Ability to lead and coordinate other staff

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran

How to apply

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