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Senior Adviser, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Service Delivery

Senior Adviser, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Service Delivery     

Salary £59,000 - £70,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
London, SE1
Closing Date: 
Fri, 2013-06-21
Interview Date: 
Tue, 2013-07-16

IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all.  We are a world-wide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals.

With international travel you will lead on global policy and strategy to achieve universal access to reproductive health services, particularly contraceptive services, by those who are poor, marginalized and under-served.

 You have a post-graduate degree in public health, social science or equivalent standard of education.  A comprehensive technical knowledge of SRHR service delivery approaches, health systems strengthening and health markets is essential. That must include contraceptive services, with an understanding of gender and rights perspectives and the design and management of evidence-based programmes. You have significant exposure to working in clinical settings or with clinicians – obstetrics, gynecology and midwifery – with specific focus on the provision of contraception and reproductive health services.  That experience must include working in developing countries. 

You are an exceptional leader and strategist with excellent team and staff management skills (including virtual).  You are a strong networker and can influence at national, regional and international levels. You have well established resource mobilization skills and contacts.  Strong policy and programme development, implementation and evaluation skills are essential.  You have excellent written communication skills and are fluent in English.

Applications must be submitted in English and by application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  For the job description and an application form please download the documents 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. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.  No agencies please.

Closing date:   Friday 21 June 2013 

Interview dates:  Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 July 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.