Technical Adviser, Youth Services

Closing date


Fixed Term (until 31 December 2020)


£35,844 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.


You will contribute to IPPF’s technical leadership as a service provider and advocate for young people’s SRHR, by providing support to a number of programmes focussed on meaningful youth participation and engagement. One of your key deliverables will be to lead the work on convening regional and global youth forums as part of the newly implemented federation-wide reform process.


You will have experience promoting the empowerment of young people through meaningful youth engagement, preferably with previous experience in the SRHR field or in developing countries. You will have excellent time-management skills and ability to multi-task in order to meet tight deadlines. In addition, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to communicate to a variety of audiences. English fluency is essential.


This position can be based in either the UK or Belgium. However, before offering the job to you, we will require proof that you have permission to work in either country. This requirement will apply to all applicants irrespective of their nationality.


CVs will not be accepted.  For further information and an application form, please download the documents below  or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: 020 7939 8299 or email [email protected] Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Closing date: 7 April 2020


Interviews: Due to Covid-19, interviews may be held virtually.  


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.


IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


The successful applicant will be subject to Enhanced DBS check for regulated activity


Application form