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).
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FIGO is seeking a Director of Projects. Since 2006, FIGO’s project department has implemented a wide range of projects. The most recent addition, the Safe Abortion Advocacy (SAA) Project has resulted in the need for a Director of Projects. This role will be responsible for taking the lead in project innovation, providing technical leadership on sexual and reproductive health and rights, overseeing the work of the project teams, high level relationship building and advocacy and ensuring the development and implementation of a comprehensive portfolio of projects.
To accomplish this, you will need a qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology and have extensive experience in the field of global health and delivering evidence based public health/sexual and reproductive health programmes.
You will be adept at building relationships, networking, partnership building and relationship management at the highest level and you will have experience in successfully applying for grants.
For more information, and to apply, click here.
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