The IPPF European Network regional office is seeking to recruit:
Advocacy Project Coordinator
5 months fixed term contract, Maternity cover, starting Mid- August 2019
Ready to coordinate Countdown 2030 Europe, a 4-year multi-country advocacy project holding key European donor countries and the European Union to account for their international policy and funding commitments to achieve universal access across the world to sexual and reproductive health and address the unmet need for family planning?
As part of the IPPF EN advocacy team leading Countdown 2030 Europe (www.countdown2030europe.org), you will be responsible for the overall coordination of the project. Key priorities will be the organisation of the project planning meeting with the consortium partners, drafting of reports required by the donor, and guiding the annual European donor tracking review of European SRH/FP funding trends. You will also be in close contact with the country partners, overviewing the implementation of the project joint activities, contributing where relevant to the advocacy work and managing the communication strategy.
Profile: We are looking for a proactive team player with 3 to 5 years’ experience in advocacy, including experience in the field of development cooperation. You have a proven ability in coordination/ managing complex, multi partner projects. You show strong analytical, organizational and report writing skills as well as a proven track record in working in alliances/ coalitions. Fluency in English is essential together with excellent written and oral communication as well as strong interpersonal/negotiating skills. Knowledge of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family planning is desirable.
Interested candidates are requested to send their application letter with detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org at or mail: IPPF EN, Rue Royale 55, 1000 Brussels, Belgium by the 5th of June. Interviews will normally be organized in our offices during the week starting on 17th of June. Only selected candidates for interviews will be notified.
The full job description can be downloaded below.
IPPF European Network includes 39 membership-based associations throughout Europe and Central Asia, as well as the Regional Office in Brussels, Belgium. IPPF EN envisions a world where every individual is healthy; where sex and sexuality are recognised as fundamental and precious parts of human life; where sexual and reproductive choices are respected; and where diversity is valued and celebrated.