Peer to Peer Support Specialist, Project Management and Programs

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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 Peer to Peer Support Specialist, Project Management and Programs.

The Peer-to-Peer Support Specialist Project Management and Programs is responsible for supporting Africa Region Member Associations (MAs) and IPPF ARO teams in ensuring compliance to programs and project management standards, best practices and donor requirements.

He/she plays a crucial role in ensuring that key stakeholders' reporting needs (internal and external) are met. The Peer-to-Peer support specialist project management and programs is also in charge of developing procedures, guidelines, and tools at the Africa Region level in alignment with national and international standards to enhance effective implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights projects/programs in different contexts including humanitarian and conflict situations.

The individual is responsible for upholding policies, principles, and best practices for project management and programs and to monitor project management and program standards to ensure that donor’s expectations are met, and that sound management is applied in MAs

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: 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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