Head of Department Strategy, Organizational Development and Governance

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The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the world’s largest non-governmental organization working in the field of sexual and reproductive health information and services. It has six Regional Offices worldwide. The Africa Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya while the international secretariat is in London, UK.

The IPPF Africa Regional Office (IPPF ARO) is seeking an individual to fill the position of Head of Department Strategy, Organizational Development and Governance.

The role of the Head of Department Strategy, Organizational Development and Governance is to be responsible for supporting the Regional Director in the development of IPPFAR’s strategies, organizational development and governance policies; (General policy formulation is a function of policy makers – Board of Trustee) monitoring implementation thereof and compliance; and performance management. the Head of Department Strategy, Organizational Development and Governance serves also as the chief advisor to the Regional Director on organisational strategy, development and governance; operational policy and organisational performance matters; for the purpose of ensuring that through its record of performance with respect to the delivery of quality, efficient and effective services; IPPAR maintains its position as the leader in SRHR on the continent.

For more details about this position, please see the job description attached (below).

Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form (attached) and a 1-page cover letter to: hroffice@ippfaro.org with the job position you are applying for as the subject of the email. Please note that we will not consider applications that are not done in the requested format.

IPPF is an equal opportunity employer.

“Applications are particularly encouraged from women, persons living with disability, and candidates openly living with HIV.”

IPPF has​ been made aware of various fraudulent vacancy announcements circulated via e-mail from websites falsely stating that they are issued by or in association with IPPF.  These correspondences, which may seek to obtain money from the recipients of such correspondence are fraudulent and IPPF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


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