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Partnerships and Sustainable Networks Advisor - Fixed term project to end 2018

Partnerships and Sustainable Networks Advisor - Fixed term project to end 2018     

London SE1 - Competitive Salary in excess of £41,500 per annum plus excellent benefits Nairobi and New Delhi - competitive local salary and benefits package
To be located in London, or Nairobi, or New Delhi
Closing Date: 
Thu, 2013-07-25
Interview Date: 
Wed, 2013-08-14


You will work with IPPF Member Associations (MAs) to collect, analyze and report on information about emerging new business opportunities, potential partners and candidates for a multi-year project that will increase access to, and use of, high quality, affordable family planning (FP) and other health information, products and services globally.  With international travel, you will support MAs with specific proposal writing efforts and build capacity of selected Regional Offices and MAs to access funding sources.

You have a proven track record in providing support to accessing funding sources. That must include networking, a strong understanding of funding opportunities and donor processes in global health financing, and robust knowledge of the process of acquiring new funding from international donors.  Significant experience of writing winning bids to international donor organisations is essential, as is the ability to support others in preparing bids.  A sound understanding of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), USAID Missions and US Government funding structures and processes is advantageous.

Fluent English and French are essential, as are excellent written communication skills.  Strong interpersonal skills, tact, diplomacy, and training skills are essential.  You have excellent time management skills together with good analytical and IT skills.  You must be competent in developing projects; competence in using logframes is desirable.  You must have a degree in a related subject or equivalent standard of education.

The post will be located in London, or Nairobi, or New Delhi.  IPPF seeks applications from candidates interested in working in one of those locations. The decision on the final location will be made following selection of the successful candidate.

Applications must be submitted in English and by application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  For further information please download the job description and application form below or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: + 44 (0)20 7939 8298 or email  Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille.

No agencies please.

The post is subject to confirmation of funding.

Closing date:   Thursday 25 July 2013 

Interview date:  Wednesday 14 August 2013

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV.  IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity.  Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply.  This is a post for which IPPF will, if necessary, apply for a work permit.  The granting of work permits is subject to regulation by the UK Border Agency.