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    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 organisations working with and for communities and individuals. The purpose of this job is to contribute to IPPF’s global technical leadership in quality comprehensive service delivery (including...
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    ACCESS Senior Programme Specialist

    JOB PURPOSE

    The ACCESS Senior Programme Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the technical inputs and outputs of a Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)-funded UK Aid Connect programme, titled Approaches in Complex and Challenging Environments for Sustainable SRHR (ACCESS). With a focus on four diverse countries (Lebanon, Mozambique, Nepal, and Uganda), the ACCESS Consortium aims to produce a set of scalable, evidence-based, participatory approaches that support and engage marginalised and under-served populations in complex and challenging environments to claim and access comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services.

    The critical functions of the role will be to oversee the technical strategy of the ACCESS programme, transfer technical expertise to IPPF Member Associations (MAs), ensure programming follows evidence-based practice, develop and disseminate technical tools and approaches, and coordinate consortium-wide technical contributions and inputs. This post will also lead the ACCESS Working Group on coordinating quality, comprehensive SRH service delivery components of the programme, including oversight of any Quality of Care (QoC) requirements. This post will work closely with ACCESS project colleagues, the Africa Region Office (ARO) Programmes team, the Capacity Sharing team, the Humanitarian team, the WISH team, and other relevant staff members to support the integration of ACCESS with IPPF’s technical priorities and alignment of technical outputs.

    B. KEY TASKS

    1. Provide technical leadership and oversight for the FCDO-funded ACCESS programme, including knowledge of comprehensive SRHR, humanitarian-development nexus, and needs of marginalised and underserved groups.
    2. Ensure the programme follows best in practice standards as per WHO, IAWG-RH, UNFPA guidance.
    3. Ensure enough resources and technical expertise is provided to help implementation of the programme.
    4. Take a leadership role in various working groups as defined through the development of the programme.
    5. Design SRH training that are appropriate to cultural contexts and level of participants.
    6. Develop and disseminate innovations, tools and approaches for delivering quality SRH services.
    7. Ensure that a culture of client-focused, rights based continual quality improvement is embedded across the programme.
    8. Oversee and take part in the implementation of QoC and resilience capacity building support to IPPF MAs and other local organisations.
    9. Advise the IPPF ARO Programme Head and the ARO Programmes team, the Head of ACCESS Consortium and the project team, and other IPPF staff members and consortium partners, on the technical aspects of the project keeping them informed of significant developments and issues pertaining to the portfolio.
    10. To contribute to IPPF global technical leadership in quality comprehensive and integrated service delivery by showcasing innovative and successful approaches from Member Associations within the Federation.
    11. Advocate for SRHR through participation at selected conferences, meetings, trainings, media events etc.
    12. Support other IPPF MAs by ensuring programmatic technical outputs are shared and disseminated beyond the ACCESS programme.

    Other

    • To work closely with the Lead SRHR Programme Specialist as well as other senior or cross-cutting specialist to advance departmental agenda.
    • To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy.
    • To build and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside the Federation.
    • To take collective responsibility for safeguarding, including child protection.
    • To undertake any other duties as may be requested from time to time.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Competencies

    PROFESSIONALISM:

    • Knowledge and experience of working with International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs)
    • Knowledge of a wide range of SRHR programmes and innovations, specifically related to comprehensive SRH services, gender mainstreaming, youth-centered care, digital health, quality of care, MISP, and clinical management
    • Knowledge of the region and/or countries covered by the project and as per IPPF delimitation, including the political, economic, and social dimensions
    • In-depth understanding of sexual and reproductive health issues for vulnerable/marginalized groups in the project countries and regions, including LGBTI, IDPs, women, adolescent and young people
    • Excellent understanding of the associated technical and political issues related to SRH services in complex settings (including humanitarian) settings including contraception/family planning, MNCH, SGBV, HIV/STIs, and post-abortion care issues
    • Ability to identify and to formulate conclusions/recommendations to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems
    • Ability to relate SRHR issues and perspectives, including gender and inclusiveness issues, to human rights programmes
    • Show pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

    PLANNING & ORGANIZING:

    • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
    • Identifies priorities and knows when to adjust priorities if necessary
    • Allocates appropriate amount of time and other resources for completing work
    • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
    • Organizes training sessions, e-training and facilitate same
    • Proven ability to develop guidelines, policies and training packages
    • Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.

    TEAMWORK:

    • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
    • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise
    • Is willing to learn from others
    • Places organizational and team agenda before personal agenda
    • Empowers others to translate shared vision into results
    • Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish team objectives
    • Works independently and as a team member
    • Supports and acts in accordance with the final team-decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
    • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments
    • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards
    • Works on multiple deliverables simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality
    • Strong report writing and presentation skills
    • Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules
    • Takes personal responsibility for their own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

    COMMUNICATION:

    • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
    • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
    • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
    • Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience
    • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    2) Education & Qualifications

    Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, Reproductive Health, or Social Sciences, or qualified by experience with medical/nursing/midwifery education.

    3) Work Experience

    • At least six years’ experience in similar position, or SRH-related programmes management
    • Two years of experience in the related area at the international level is required
    • Significant experience of designing evidence-based programmes with a focus on the provision of comprehensive, quality SRH services in complex and challenging settings is essential
    • Experience in monitoring SRH programmes and quality of care in clinics and outreach settings is required
    • Experience managing or providing support to FCDO (formerly DFID and FCO) funded initiatives is desirable
    • Experience in networking/consortium and cross regional collaboration

    Languages

    Fluent English essential. Fluent in one or more of French, Portuguese, Arabic desirable.

    Assessment

    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a desk review and/or an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview

    Personal Attributes

    • Subscribe to IPPF’s Mission, Vision, and Values
    • Embrace working in a multicultural environment
    • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
    • Willingness to travel internationally: approximately 30% of time
    • Commitment to community and civil society engagement including the meaningful participation of marginalised communities
    • Focus on continuous improved results/performance
    • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
    • Proficiency in technologies, such as MS office suites
    • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours

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    Temporary Administrative and Logistics Officer

    JOB PURPOSE

    This position is located in the HR Management Unit of IPPFARO Regional Director’s Office. The Administrative and Logistics Officer will report to the Administration and Human Resources Manager.

    KEY TASKS

    1. Within delegated authority, the incumbent of the post will be responsible for the following duties:
    2. Responsible for the administration of the ARO office;
    3. Coordinates and provides logistics support to conferences, workshops, meetings and all office internal and external events;
    4. Maintains the day to day logistical and administrative set up of the office by ensures that what is necessary for staff to work in a smooth environment is provided;
    5. Manages the office assets in collaboration with the office support;
    6. Responsible for the development, maintenance and update of the database of office assets;
    7. With the support of the office assistant, manage sthe procurement of goods for the office stationery, and other office items;
    8. Manage the stocks of the office electronically manages;
    9. Supports the ICT administration with IT supplies and advises him/her when there are issues with IT materials;
    10. Prepares the arrival of new staff members by dealing with all administrative and logistical arrangements, including transportation with the support of the office support assistant ;
    11. Identifies providers, implements and reports on special logistics operations;
    12. Provides and coordinates logistics support to security and health and safety components of the office;
    13. Drafts and coordinates logistical plans and other documents supporting the implementation of logistical operations as recommended by the security advisor and people culture and organisational development manager;
    14. Responsible for organising bids in collaboration with the operations department for office services such as cleaning and security;
    15. Supervises the work of the officer cleaners and works closely with the security guards;
    16. Administrates all initiatives to change and improve the office culture and organisational development as directed by supervisor ;
    17. Takes minutes, prepares briefing notes and administrative documents as necessary;
    18. Liaises and coordinates logistics support with all program departments in relation to the administration of transport units with the office support unit, such as transportation, communications, and procurement;
    19. Coordinates logistics requirements with host government entities;
    20. Liaises and coordinates all logistics support within IPPFARO;
    21. Ensures that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;
    22. Ensures that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs;
    23. Performs other duties are requested by supervisor.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Competencies

    • PROFESSIONALISM: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
    • PLANNING& ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
    • CLIENT ORIENTATION: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
    • TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    Education

    • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in logistics, business administration, public administration, engineering, or another relevant field is required.
    • A first-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the specified fields of studies with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    Work Experience

    A minimum of five (05) years of progressively responsible experience in logistics operations in military, commercial or international organizations, or related area is required.

    Languages

    English and French are the working languages of the ARO. For this post fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage.

    Assessment

    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include assessment exercise which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

    Other Requirements

    • Experience in working in a multicultural environment.
    • Willing to work outside standard office hours as required.
    • Diplomatic skills and good interpersonal skills.

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    Project Advisor –COVID19 Emergency Funds Coordination

    JOB PURPOSE

    To ensure efficient and effective management of the funds raised by IPPF as part of the Global COVID-19 response. Provide strong strategic direction, effective management and coordination across the IPPF regions for a multi-country and cross regional initiative supported by the Government of Denmark, Global Affairs Canada, Levi Strauss Foundation and funds raised through IPPF’s Solidarity Fund to provide funding and technical support for MAs and their staff to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 in line with IPPF’s COVID-19 Response Framework that focuses on:

    1. Ensuring continuity of SRHR programmes
    2. Advocate for the protection, promotion and advancement of SRHR
    3. Build resilience among IPPF MAs focusing on innovation within MA Programmes

    To strengthen, in collaboration with other regional offices, the capacity of selected MAs for effective projects management, ensure donor compliance and ensuring the achievement of expected results through COVID19 emergency grants as provided for in the relevant collaboration agreement with donors.

    To track the implementation of projects of selected MAs and ensure implementation is guided by the policies and principles of the federation and provide regular updates to IPPF’s DLT and the Covid-19 Taskforce as needed.

    B. KEY TASKS

    Projects Development and Coordination

    • Lead the process of awarding MA grants in coordination with the respective regional leads in a timely manner.
    • Provide oversight and coordination of the COVID19 emergency funds and advise IPPF and other relevant stakeholders on all stages of the sub-grants’ management cycle and implementation of projects.
    • Ensure proactive engagement and effective coordination with other IPPF colleagues (all regions and Central Office) to ensure that MA grants are responsive to local situation while aligned to the global response framework.
    • Ensure that implementation of activities under the grant meets the donor requirements of the COVID19 emergency grants and that the narrative as well as financial reports meet the scheduling and quality requirements of the partnership agreement at national, regional and global level
    • Along with other IPPF colleagues, ensure effective representation of IPPF with external stakeholders such as Marie Stopes International and RNW Media as part of the COVID-19 Emergency grants
    • Engage with IPPF colleagues in ESEAOR, SARO and Central Office to identify needs regarding the COVID-19 Emergency grants and provide specific and relevant support to three MAs (Bangladesh, Ghana and The Philippines) in the implementation of their programme on Self managed medical abortion and use of digital health intervention
    • Be a member of the IPPF COVID Global Taskforce and collaborate closely with them and secretariat teams in Supply Chain, finance, and other departments as necessary for the successful execution of the grant
    • Track and provide regular updates on the implementation of the COVID19 emergency grants and update IPPF on actual expenditure versus budget on projects
    • Prepare and contribute to final report for the donor, in collaboration with the Member Associations, Regional offices, and provide clarifications as required to the donors
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside the Federation
    • Provide an overview and monitoring platform of the COVID19 emergency grants, planning and implementing effective monitoring and evaluation of supported project
    • Develop a dissemination strategy of lessons learnt and best practices from the IPPF COVID19 emergency grants, which will contribute to the IPPF’s knowledge management on emergency responses and integration

    MA Projects Coordination

    • Support, where applicable, Africa Region Member Associations implementing their projects supported by COVID19 emergency funds
    • Support the coordination and management of any other MA restricted funds within the AR Program department
    • Participate in the ARO Program department review meetings, mainly the periodic restricted projects reviews
    • Contribute to the regional office strategies on enhancing restricted funded project delivery
    • Actively engage in all priority initiatives in the Programmes Department including but not limited to humanitarian response, quality of care and enabling services initiatives
    • Take the lead in identifying and promoting the sharing of good practices and introduction or implementation of innovative approaches among IPPF MAs to achieve their project set targets.

    Other

    • Work closely with the Lead Project Delivery Management as well as other senior or cross-cutting specialist to advance departmental agenda
    • To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy
    • To take collective responsibility for safeguarding, including child protection.
      To undertake any other duties as may be requested from time to time

    C. PERSON SPECIFICATION

    1) Competencies

    PROFESSIONALISM

    • Knowledge and experience of working with International Non-Governmental Organization.
    • Knowledge or familiarity with range of operations for civil society organisations both within IPPF and others in Africa, Asia, Central and Latina America.
    • Knowledge of wide range of SRHR programs and innovations, specifically related to Humanitarian response, AYSRH, abortion and digital health programming.
    • Knowledge of the region and/or countries in the selected regions as per IPPF delimitation, including the political, economic, and social dimensions.
    • Ability to identify and to formulate conclusions/recommendations to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems.
    • Show pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations

    PLANNING & ORGANIZING

    • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
    • Identifies priorities and knows when to adjust priorities if necessary.
    • Allocates appropriate amount of time and other resources for completing work.
    • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
    • Organizes training sessions, e-training and facilitate same.
    • Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.

    TEAMWORK

    • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve projects and organizational goals.
    • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise.
    • Is willing to learn from others.
    • Places organizational and team agenda before personal agenda.
    • Works independently and as a team member.
    • Supports and acts in accordance with the final team-decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
    • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments.
    • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards.
    • Works on multiple deliverables simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality.
    • Strong report writing and presentation skills.
    • Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
    • Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

    COMMUNICATION:

    • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to influence and persuade others.
    • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
    • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.
    • Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience.
      Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

    2) Education

    Project management professional qualification (e.g. Prince2, Agile, CAPM, IPMA, etc), Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, Reproductive Health, Social Sciences, or other related areas, or qualified by experience.

    Work Experience

    • At least six years’ experience in similar position, or programmes management
    • Two years of experience in the related area at the international level is required
    • Significant experience of effectively managing budgets and working on donor compliance in program implementation is essential
    • Experience in networking and cross regional collaboration

    Languages

    • For this post fluency in English and French (both oral and written) is required.
    • Knowledge of Spanish, Arabic and/or Portuguese is an advantage

    5) Assessment

    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a desk review and/or an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

    6) Personal Attributes

    • Subscribe to IPPF’s Mission, Vision, and Values
    • Embrace working in a multicultural environment
    • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
    • Willingness to travel: approximately 25% of time
    • Focus on continuous improved results/performance
    • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
    • Proficiency in technologies, such as MS office suites
    • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours

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    ACCESS Senior Project Delivery Advisor

    JOB PURPOSE

    The ACCESS Senior Project Delivery Adviser will be responsible for providing oversight of efficient consortium management, and managing programme implementation at the country level for the successful delivery of a Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO)-funded UK Aid Connect programme, titled Approaches in Complex and Challenging Environments for Sustainable SRHR (ACCESS). With a focus on four diverse countries (Lebanon, Mozambique, Nepal, and Uganda), the ACCESS Consortium aims to produce a set of scalable, evidence-based, participatory approaches that support and engage marginalised and under-served populations in complex and challenging environments to claim and access comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services.

    The critical functions of the role will involve monitoring project implementation by five global consortium partners and providing support to four IPPF Member Associations (MAs). This will include supporting country level activities, and aiding in areas of programme delivery, risk management and compliance with FCDO requirements. The ACCESS Senior Project Delivery Adviser will work closely and seamlessly with ACCESS project colleagues, the Africa Region Office (ARO) Programmes team, the Restricted Funds Delivery & Compliance team, the WISH team, and other relevant staff members to support the strengthening of programme management functions.

    KEY TASKS

    1. Provide programme management leadership and oversight for the FCDO-funded ACCESS programme, including five global consortium partners and four in-country IPPF Member Associations.
    2. Programme delivery oversight - oversee programme strategies, technical approaches and workplans ensuring that the consortium programme delivers against its theory of change and achieves its intended milestones.
    3. Facilitate regular programmatic meetings including the monthly global consortium committee meetings, country coordination calls and further working groups as required.
    4. Advise the IPPF ARO Programme Head and the ARO Programmes team, the Head of ACCESS Consortium and the project team, Restricted Funds Delivery & Compliance and other IPPF staff members and consortium partners, on the overall operations of the project keeping them informed of significant developments and issues pertaining to the portfolio.
    5. Ensure ACCESS Country Managers in the four IPPF MAs are supported by appropriate business processes and allocated enough project management support to enable them to deliver effectively.
    6. Enable in-country coordination between consortium partners.
    7. Completion of quarterly programmatic reporting, risk-issues register and other key reporting requirements to ensure donor compliance.
    8. Oversight of ACCESS budget including supporting Finance in forecasting and tracking spend against plan.
    9. Developing the consortium reporting process to support FCDO timelines.
    10. Identify and implement improvements to project programme management processes, adapting operational plans to deliver results.
    11. Ensure consortium partners adhere to contract requirements providing support in the case of any uncertainty.
    12. Support IPPF internal reporting and programme management oversight for leadership.
    13. Support strengthened programme management within IPPF ARO and across the IPPF Secretariat through implementing, sharing and collaborating on project management good practices.

    Other

    • To work closely with the Lead Project Delivery Management as well as other senior or cross-cutting specialist to advance departmental agenda.
    • To ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy.
    • To build and maintain positive relationships with all members of staff, and contacts within and outside the Federation.
    • To take collective responsibility for safeguarding, including child protection.
    • To undertake any other duties as may be requested from time to time.

    PERSON SPECIFICATION

    Competencies

    PROFESSIONALISM:

    • Knowledge and experience of working with International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs)Knowledge or familiarity with range of operations for civil society organisations within the project countries, and understanding of the complexity across different cultural, socio-economic, emergency and development contexts
    • Knowledge of the region and/or countries covered by the project and as per IPPF delimitation, including the political, economic, and social dimensions
    • Understanding of sexual and reproductive health issues for vulnerable/marginalized groups in the project countries and regions, including LGBTI, IDPs, women, adolescent and young people
    • Ability to identify and to formulate conclusions/recommendations to resolve a wide range of complex issues/problems
    • Ability to relate SRHR issues and perspectives, including gender and inclusiveness issues, to human rights programmes
    • Show pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

    PLANNING & ORGANIZING:

    • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies
    • Identifies priorities and knows when to adjust priorities if necessary
    • Allocates appropriate amount of time and other resources for completing work
    • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning
    • Organizes training sessions, e-training and facilitate same
    • Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.

    TEAMWORK:

    • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals
    • Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise
    • Is willing to learn from others
    • Places organizational and team agenda before personal agenda
    • Empowers others to translate shared vision into results
    • Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish team objectives
    • Works independently and as a team member
    • Supports and acts in accordance with the final team-decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position
    • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments
    • Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards
    • Works on multiple deliverables simultaneously, independently and meet deadlines without compromising quality
    • Strong report writing and presentation skills
    • Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules
    • Takes personal responsibility for their own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

    COMMUNICATION:

    • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively
    • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
    • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication
    • Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience
    • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    Education & Qualifications

    Project management professional qualification (e.g. Prince2, Agile, CAPM, IPMA, etc), Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Management, Reproductive Health, or Social Sciences, or qualified by experience.

    Work Experience

    • At least six years’ experience in similar position, or programmes management
    • Two years of experience in the related area at the international level is required
    • Significant experience in effectively managing budgets and working on donor compliance in programme implementation is essential
    • Experience managing or providing support to FCDO (formerly DFID and FCO) funded initiatives is desirable
    • Experience in networking/consortium and cross regional collaboration

    Languages

    Fluent English essential. Fluent in one or more of French, Portuguese, Arabic desirable.

    Assessment

    Evaluation of qualified candidates may include a desk review and/or an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview

    Personal Attributes

    • Subscribe to IPPF’s Mission, Vision, and Values
    • Embrace working in a multicultural environment
    • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
    • Commitment to community and civil society engagement including the meaningful participation of marginalised communities
    • Willingness to travel internationally: approximately 30% of time
    • Focus on continuous improved results/performance
    • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
    • Proficiency in technologies, such as MS office suites
    • Flexibility and willingness to work outside normal working hours

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