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Lead Finance: Feminist Opportunities Now

IPPFAR will be leading the delivery of a new project entitled Feminist Opportunities Now (FON) and is looking to fill the position of Lead: Finance.


The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is a global sexual and reproductive health (SRH) service provider and one of the leading advocates for universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. IPPF is a worldwide movement of national organizations, referred to as Member Associations, working with and for communities and individuals. The IPPF Secretariat comprises of a London Office and six Regional Offices.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the overarching goal of IPPF Africa Region (IPPFAR) is to increase access to SRHR services to the most vulnerable youth, men, and women in sub-Saharan Africa. To reach this goal, IPPFAR works with local civil-society organizations, governments, the African Union (AU), regional economic commissions (RECs), the United Nations, among others, to expand political and financial commitments to SRHR in Africa. IPPF ARO tackles the continent’s growing SRH challenges through a network of Member Associations (MAs), strategic partners and volunteers in 40 countries. For more information, please read our 2021 profile (in English and French) here.

IPPFAR, in consortium with CREA, Empow’Her, the International Federation on Human Rights  and  Médecins du Monde, will be leading the delivery of a new project entitled Feminist Opportunities Now (FON), with the overarching objective to build the capacity of feminist movements, via sub-grants to feminist organizations, particular efforts will be deployed in reaching small, often non-registered, feminist organizations to address and respond to gender-based violence as well.

To implement this project, IPPFAR wishes to put in place a talented, dynamic and diverse team with broad experience in implementing gender-transformative SRHR programmes, with demonstrated financial and technical management skills, project management experience and the ability to deliver quality activities based on needs and in line with donor requirements.

To this effect, the IPPFAR is looking for an individual to fill the position of Lead: Finance who will be responsible for leading and managing all financial aspects of the programme, including but not limited to: preparing financial statements, ensuring compliance with donor requirements/contracts, maintaining cash controls, oversight of the sub-granting, preparing the payroll, maintaining accounts payable and receivables, ensuring timely statutory deductions and remittances.

This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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

Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form (download it below) 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.

Deadline for application: 10 October 2022.

IPPF is an equal opportunity employer.

’IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers, contractors, and partners to share this commitment’’.


1 July 2022