The post holder will be part of a team of highly skilled professionals leading a global consortium to deliver a large, multi-country, DFID-funded integrated Family Planning and Reproductive Health programme. IPPF’s involvement in this global effort and hold primary responsibility for contact with DFID – The Department for International Development for technical project strategies and implementation. The role will support global consortium and national partners to achieve project goals and provide technical and programmatic support.
a) Provide remote and in-country technical assistance to build the capacity of IPPF in-country teams to effectively increase access to and uptake of Family Planning (FP) and Reproductive Health (RH) information, products and services, with an emphasis on integrated post abortion care, safe abortion programmes and modern contraception, including long acting reversible contraception and permanent methods
b) Support country programmes to implement high impact FP/RH practices such as social enterprise, social marketing, mobile and outreach service, community-based distribution and seconded providers
c) Assist country teams in developing strategies to make information, products and services more accessible to disadvantaged and underserved groups, with an emphasis on youth, people with disability and the poorest
d) Provide FP/RH thought leadership, analysing and using available evidence to design interventions, influence policy, funding and practice at country, regional and global levels
e) Assist in the development, review and monitoring of detailed country implementation plans, specifically for the project, but also for other projects as needed
f) Develop annual capacity building and technical assistance plans, including objectives by country and planned long distance and in-country technical assistance activities
g) Review and assess project progress against stated deliverables helping IPPF country teams and consortium partners to identify, plan for and address implementation challenges of a technical nature
h) Proactively communicate with the Project Director, Project Team In-Country Representatives and Regional Leadership to continually improved programming and problem solve challenges as they arise
i) Assist with the development of a knowledge management strategy to support the establishment of channels and tools for disseminating information, best practice and results and global goods, internally and externally
j) Contribute to programmatic reporting and provide project representation at stakeholder and donor meetings
k) Identify and write technical and programmatic briefs as appropriate and disseminate and promote sharing of FP/RH information and initiatives to relevant parties, including through technical webinars, quarterly technical updates, closed project websites and best practice meetings
l) Represent IPPF’s FP/RH work externally through partner and donor meetings, conferences, case studies, and technical meetings which will also support study visits to in-country project activities to highlight successes and challenges
For more details on the job description visit www.ippfar.org
Closing date Monday 2nd March 2020.
If you do not hear from us by 31st March 2020, please assume that your application was not successful.
IPPF offers a wide range of benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications are particularly encouraged from women, people living with disability and people openly living with HIV.
IPPF has been made aware of various fraudulent vacancy announcements circulated via e-mail from websites falsely stating that they are issued by or in association with IPPF. These correspondences, which may seek to obtain money from the recipients of such correspondence are fraudulent and IPPF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
Interested individuals should submit a CV and a 1-page cover letter to: [email protected]
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