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Chief, Australia and New Zealand Office (Parental Leave Cover)

10 Month Fixed Term Contract (Parental Leave Cover)   Rank G: AU $115,000 to 125,000 per annum  


10 Month Fixed Term Contract (Parental Leave Cover)


Rank G: AU $115,000 to 125,000 per annum


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


The Chief of the IPPF Australia and New Zealand Office leads IPPF’s global relationship with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as well as New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). The role is a critical part of IPPF’s Donor Relations and Fundraising team in the Central Office, working closely with team members based in London, France, and Washington DC, as well as with Regional Offices across the Secretariat.


You have a proven track record in liaising with external stakeholders and forging new relationships. You hold demonstrated competence and past performance in securing funding from institutional donors, and ideally, have experience with securing funding from DFAT and MFAT. You have previous experience in the SRHR sector at a global level, including an understanding of the current policy landscape. You can demonstrate a strong understanding of politics, funding structures and processes in Australia.


CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please download the documents below. A safer recruitment form must also be completed, please download under supporting documents. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Closing date: 31 March 2023


Interview Date(s): 10 – 14 April 2023


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.


IPPF acknowledges its responsibility not to knowingly allow a barred person to work with vulnerable groups (including children).‘


IPPF will carry out appropriate checks and will inform appropriate local regulators if an individual is removed from post because they have harmed, or because they pose a risk of harm to vulnerable groups (including children).


Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV/AIDS. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. However, before offering the job to you, we will require proof that you have permission to work in Australia. This requirement will apply to all applicants irrespective of their nationality.


9 March 2023