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Disability Inclusion Advisor - WISH 2

IPPFAR is hiring a Disability Inclusion Advisor to provide technical leadership on the integration of disability inclusive programming with WISH 2 programme activities


Role Purpose: 

The Disability Inclusion Advisor will provide technical leadership on the integration of disability inclusive programming with WISH 2 programme activities. They will ensure that country workplans across all programme outputs integrate disability considerations and will be accountable to ensure that they are delivered. They will advise Member Associations on global best practice of disability inclusion in SRHR programmes and ensure that best practice is followed within the WISH programme with a particular focus on the FCDO disability strategy. Where necessary they will provide capacity building and training activities across the consortium.

The Disability Inclusion Advisor will be the technical focal point for the IPPF Member Associations as well as consortium partners for disability related activities. They will also serve as the focal point for any regional or national coalition of Organisations of Persons with Disabilities that work together with WISH 2 partners on the programme.

Context of Role:

WISH 2 (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health) is one of three components of the overarching WISH Dividend programme that is being procured by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO).  This programme is central to delivering the UK’s priorities on empowering women and girls as set out in the International Development Strategy, the UK’s strategic approach to sub-Saharan Africa and the International Women and Girls Strategy.

WISH 2 will be divided into two geographic Lots. IPPFAR is planning on submitting a bid as prime for Lot 2 which covers Burundi, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Zambia.

Application Deadline: 01st December at 11:59pm

For more details about this position, please see the job description attached (below).

Interested individuals should apply to [email protected] using the application form and attaching a copy of their CV.  Please specify the job position you are applying for as the subject of your email.  Please note that applications will not be considered if they are not in the correct format.

IPPF is an equal-opportunity employer. As a leading global human rights organization focused on equality, empowerment, ending discrimination, and poverty eradication, we internally reflect social justice principles. We, as IPPF, strongly oppose racism in all its forms and resolutely go for a cultural change that will shift the existing imbalances in power and process. 

Applications are particularly encouraged from women, persons living with disability, and candidates openly living with HIV. 

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