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Regional Director, East and South East Asia and Oceania

Join us to defend the sexual and reproductive health & rights of all people


Join us to defend the sexual and reproductive health & rights of all people

IPPF is a UK registered charity and the leading civil society organisation working on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). As a Federation of Member Associations, we work in over 170 countries with the most vulnerable women, men and young people to access life-saving services and programmes and to live with dignity. IPPF’s 30,000 staff, along with millions of volunteers, campaign for sexual and reproductive health rights and deliver education and services through 45,000 service points. IPPF’s Secretariat comprises of Central Office in London, with Regional Offices in New York, Brussels, Tunis, Nairobi, Kuala Lumper and Bangkok.

IPPF’s new Director General, Dr Alvaro Bermejo brings renewed vision, passion and energy and in line with this, the time is right to recruit senior leaders who will support IPPF in reaching its challenging goals in the next few years. Among the senior leaders, IPPF is seeking to appoint a new Director, East and South East and Oceania Regional Office.

The Regional Director is responsible for leadership and management of the Region, advancing the Strategic Framework (2016-2022), and will be the Chief Executive Officer of the Federation for the East and South East Asia and Oceania Region (ESEAOR). This individual will also be an advocate and thought-leader for SRHR across the Region.

IPPF is seeking a senior international health or development professional, with significant experience and interest in SRHR, Human Rights and related fields. That must include experience of complex operational leadership and people management of large teams, and experience of reporting to a Board. The successful candidate will have a track record of effectively working with donors in the international development sector, and proven experience of networking to build partnerships and donor relations. They must have extensive knowledge of developing countries, and strong knowledge of the international political environment, particularly in that Region.

To apply or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for these exciting roles, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting refence 3812. The deadline for applications is 9am GMT on Monday 4th February 2019.

This role will be based in Kuala Lumpur and the salary is competitive and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment. Further details including the range of attractive benefits, are available from Perrett Laver.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly and positively living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply


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15 January 2019