Caribbean Adviser

Closing date

Caribbean Adviser

Americas and the Caribbean

Bogota, Colombia or Port of Spain, Trinidad


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

This position is responsible for coordinating and providing overall support to the Member Associations to increase their impact and sustainability from a holistic understanding of their relevance, challenges and opportunities and the country contexts where they work. The job holder provides and commissions direct support on organisational development and governance and refers specific needs to procure technical support on programming, external relations, advocacy, communications and quality of care and services from other teams in ACRO, the IPPF Secretariat, the wider Federation and external actors. The job holder nurtures an up-to-date strategic understanding of the Caribbean region. 

You have post-graduate degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Training on management, governance and/or business administration of non-for-profit organisations is highly desirable. You have minimum 5 years of professional experience providing OD advice to civil society organisations based in the Caribbean, and experience of managing country-level programmes. You are highly competent in strategic management of non-profit organisations and solid business acumen. You have successful experience of managing change, sound knowledge of strategy implementation management including planning, budgeting and reporting, and understanding of political, cultural and socio-economic dynamics across the Americas and the Caribbean, particularly in the Caribbean. You demonstrate experience of building sustainable multi-sectoral partnerships in the international development sector in the Americas and the Caribbean, good understanding of the challenges and capacity strengthening needs of national organisations working in financial sustainability, and sound knowledge of planning, financial principles including budget tracking and management of annual budgets. Experience of successful resource mobilisation from development to humanitarian donors is desirable; understanding of SRHR and gender equality in the region is desirable; experience of managing Civil Society Organisations from a leadership position is an asset. Outstanding command of English and working knowledge of French is essential. Spanish is desirable.

CVs will not be accepted. For further information and an application form, please see our website or contact Human Resources, IPPF, 4 Newhams Row, London SE1 3UZ Tel: 020 7939 8298 or email Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Closing date: 31st January 2022

Applications are particularly welcome from candidates openly living with HIV/AIDS. 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 staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An appropriate pre-employment police/DBS check will be undertaken for the successful candidate as part of IPPFs safer recruitment process and commitment to safeguarding.