FIGO vacancies

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

FIGO (The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics) vision is that women of the world achieve the highest possible standards of physical, mental, reproductive and sexual health and wellbeing throughout their lives. The organisation leads on global programme activities, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and South East Asia.

FIGO advocates on a global stage, especially in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pertaining to reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and non-communicable diseases (SDG3). We also work to raise the status of women and enable their active participation to achieve their reproductive and sexual rights, including addressing FGM and gender based violence (SDG5).

Advocacy and Communications Specialist (Fixed Term Contract)

FIGO is recruiting an Adovacy and COmmunications Specialist to join our new team in strengthening the capacity of ten of our National Member Societies (Sub-Sarahan Africa and Latin America) to become key actors in safe abortion advocacy and national leaders in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for women.

Seeking applications from candidates with the following experience:

  • Communications and advocacy experience, preferably on large multi-country projects in low-resource countries, preferably on a women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights agenda
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing a successful, culturally appropriate, messaging campaign, including leveraging authentic voices and collating data and evidence to successfully advocate 
  • Proven experience in collaborative capacity building across sub-Saharan Africa / Latin America, including experience of designing and implementing in-person workshops and webinar-based trainings to promote organisational learning and knowledge sharing

Please send CV and covering letter outlining your experience via Charity Job 
Applications close 11pm on Thursday 30 January

Administrative Coordinator (Fixed Term Contract)

FIGO is looking to recruit an Administrative Coordinator (Maternity Cover) for our friendly team to provide general administrative support in Facilities Management and Office Administration.

This opportunity would suit candidates who may also offer some experience in at least one (or more) of the following additional areas: 

  • Membership Services
  • Human Resources
  • Health and Safety.

Please send your CV and one page cover letter outlining your experience via CharityJob.
Applications close 11pm on Friday 31st January


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