FIGO vacancies and opportunities

FIGO SecretariatThe International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics is a UK registered charity (No 1113263; Company No 5498067) and an equal opportunities employer.

Details of current vacancies and opportunities within the organisation are posted here.


Conference Manager

FIGO is seeking to recruit a new Conference Manager. It is the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynecologists on a global basis. For over 60 years FIGO has collaborated with the world's top health and donor bodies. FIGO currently has Member Societies in 130 countries / territories. FIGO is dedicated to the improvement of women’s health and rights and to the reduction of disparities in healthcare available to women and newborns, as well as to advancing the science and practice of obstetrics and gynecology. The organisation pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Associations, education and training.

We seek a Conference Manager who will have responsibility for the following:

  1. Overall responsibility of the triennial World Congress of FIGO
  2. Management of the congress destination selection process
  3. Oversight of FIGO’s endorsement of national conferences
  4. Explore new opportunities for regional conferences
  5. Maintenance of the FIGO ‘Events Calendar’

For a copy of the full Job Description and Person Specification, please click here


The closing date for applications is 12 noon (UK time) on Tuesday 1 August 2017.

Interviews will take place w/c 21 August.

Benefits (following successful completion of probation period):

  • Generous life assurance and optional income protection available
  • Up to 10% employer pension contribution available
  • Season ticket loan available

NB FIGO is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community. The job holder will need to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.





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