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Programme Manager: Feminist Opportunities Now

The IPPF Africa Regional Office is seeking an individual to fill the position of Programme Manager: Feminist Opportunities Now (FON).

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Secretariat comprises a London and six Regional Offices. The IPPF Africa Region (IPPFAR) is one of the leading providers of quality sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in Sub-Saharan Africa and a leading sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) advocacy voice in the region.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the overarching goal of 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 governments, the African Union (AU), regional economic commissions (RECs), the Pan-African Parliament, the United Nations, among others, to expand political and financial commitments to SRHR in Africa. For more information, please read our 2021 profile (in English and French) here

The IPPF Africa Regional Office (IPPF ARO), in consortium with Médecins du Monde (headquartered in Paris, France), CREA (headquartered in New Delhi, India), the International Federation on Human Rights (headquartered in Paris, France), and Empow’Her (headquartered in Paris, France) will be leading the delivery of a new project entitled Feminist Opportunities Now (FON), to build the capacity of women's movements, via sub-grants to feminist organizations, with a particular effort to reaching small, often non-registered, feminist organizations to address and respond to gender-based violence.

Towards this, IPPF ARO is seeking an individual to fill the position of Programme Manager: Feminist Opportunities Now (FON). The individual will be responsible for leading and delivering the FON project. For more details about this position, please see the job description attached (below).

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.

Deadline for application: 31 May 2022.

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).


12 May 2022