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International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Jobs

Category: NGO Jobs in Kenya, Non Profit Organisation Jobs
Posted: Jun 27, 2013

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Technical Advisor – Family Planning

Fixed term project to end 2018 and subject to funding.

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the world’s largest non-governmental organization working in the field of sexual and reproductive health information and services. It has 6 Regional Offices, (Western Hemisphere based New York, East and South East Asia and Oceania Region in Malaysia, Arab World Region in Tunis, South Asia Region in India, European Network in Brussels and the Africa Region in Nairobi, Kenya). The international secretariat is in London, UK.

IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a world-wide movement of national organizations working with and for communities and individuals.

We are seeking a qualified person for the position of Technical Advisor – Family Planning who will;

Lead on the provision of technical and programmatic advice on family planning (FP) within IPPF’s Africa Region to support IPPF’s involvement in a global multi-year project to increase access to, and use of, high quality, affordable FP and other health information, products and services globally. With international travel, will work with the donor, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID partners and other global and local partners to oversee and implement multi-country, comprehensive FP/reproductive health (RH) projects.

Requires a minimum of five years’ experience in RH/FP programme management in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. Technical knowledge of broader SRHR service delivery approaches, health systems strengthening and health markets is essential along with a gender and rights perspective. Must have a sound technical knowledge of RH/FP research, and experience of designing and managing evidence-based programmes. Experience managing a multi-country project is essential, and experience managing or providing support to USAID funded initiatives is preferred.

Have an excellent project and time management skills including donor reporting experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills with fluent English are essential. Must have excellent analytical and budget skills. Must have a degree in Public health, social science or a related field.

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits.

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

“Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV.”

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted by CV and covering letter. Please send your application to;[email protected]. Applicants should also note that they will be required to fill in an employment form which can be downloaded from our website

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