Global Lead, Knowledge Sharing & Innovation

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Global Lead, Knowledge Sharing & Innovation

Location: Brussels

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

IPPF is seeking an experienced and committed professional to take up an exciting new global role, driving knowledge-sharing and innovation across our Federation to support IPPF’s mission as champions of sexual and reproductive health and rights. Working closely with colleagues and members worldwide, s/he will strengthen the development within IPPF of a working culture that uses knowledge management, organisational learning and innovation to scale up good practices, capture results, and ensure maximum impact for the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. The role is a great opportunity for the right candidate to build and implement a vision for this important new organisational function.

Profile: In addition to proven experience in a relevant field, you will have a strong track record in developing and implementing organisational strategy and/or change processes. Creative and dynamic, you should enjoy working in complex organisational settings, having the ability to build networks and influence, and to foster openness to fresh ideas and new ways of working. Fluency in English is essential, with excellent written and oral communication skills and proven experience of facilitation, training and capacity-building, as well as relevant information systems. You will have a clear commitment to the values of IPPF and passion for the work of the organization.

Interested candidates are requested to send their application letter and CV to by 8 December 2020. 

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on 16 December 2020.

For a full job description, see the attachment below.


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 employees, volunteers, contractors and partners to share this commitment.