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Consultant: Development of a Policy Brief on Advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC) with SRHR in Intergovernmental Platforms

The IPPF Africa Regional Office is looking to recruit a short-term consultant to develop a policy brief on advancing advocacy for access to comprehensive SRHR in UHC on the continent.

The International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Regional Office (IPPFARO) is one of the leading providers of quality sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in Africa, and a prominent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) advocacy voice in the region. We remain committed to gender equality and to ensuring that women, girls, and young people realize their rights and have control over their own bodies, their lives, and their futures.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, IPPFARO delivers its critical mission with the support and leadership of 33 Member Associations (MAs), 9 Collaborative Partners, youth advocates, staff, and a network of dedicated volunteers who provide high quality, youth focused and gender sensitive services to those who are most vulnerable and marginalized. In 2020 alone, the MAs provided over10.5 million sexual and reproductive health and rights services. Further details can be found here: IPPFAR Factsheet.

IPPFAR, in collaboration with the Guttmacher Institute, is implementing the Global Policy Project that aims to advance SRHR, particularly the popularisation and adoption of the recommendations of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission (GLC) on SRHR in regional and national policy instruments and integration of these recommendations in UHC.

To this effect, IPPFAR is looking to recruit a short-term consultant to develop a policy brief on advancing advocacy for access to comprehensive sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Universal health coverage (UHC) In the continent. For more details about this consultancy, please see the Terms of Reference attached (below).

The assignment is expected to take a maximum of eight working days from 30 May - 30 June 2022.

Deadline for application is 25 May 2022.

Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form (attached) and a 1-page cover letter to: [email protected] with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email. Please note that we will not consider applications that are not done in the requested format.

IPPF is an equal opportunity employer.

“Applications are particularly encouraged from women, persons living with disability, and candidates 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).


11 May 2022