Project Officer (IPPF/AU Packard Project)

Closing date

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.

IPPF Africa Regional Office is seeking to recruit a qualified candidate for the position of Project Officer. The role will be based in the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The post holder will coordinate the joint IPPF Africa Regional Office and the Youth Division of the African Union Youth Programme that aims to strengthen the coordination of interventions on adolescents and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AY SRHR) information and services in Africa. The project will mainstream adolescents and young people’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AYSRHR) in key policy processes of the AUC.

For full details about this position, see the job description attached below.

Interested individuals should submit an application form in the IPPFARO CV form and a 1-page cover letter to: 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).

Application form