International Planned Parenthood Federation Deputy Director, MERL - WISH 2 Jobs in Kenya

International Planned Parenthood Federation Deputy Director, MERL - WISH 2 Jobs in Kenya

This role is subject to confirmation of IPPF Africa Region (IPPFAR) successfully winning the programme bid.

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is a global sexual and reproductive health (SRH) service provider and one of the leading advocates for universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all.

IPPF is a worldwide movement of 120 national organizations, referred to as Member Associations, working with and for communities and individuals. These member associations are the leading civil society providers of contraception in 89 of 120 countries. And in 64 of those 89 countries, IPPF is the only largescale international provider. Collectively, member associations delivered more than 1 billion cumulative services between 2016 and 2022.

Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the overarching goal of IPPFAR is to increase access to SRHR services to the most vulnerable youth, men, and women in sub-Saharan Africa. To reach this goal, IPPFAR works with local civil-society organizations, governments, the African Union (AU), regional economic commissions (RECs), the United Nations, among others, to expand political and financial commitments to SRHR in Africa.

IPPFAR tackles the continent’s growing SRH challenges through a network of Member Associations (MAs), strategic partners and volunteers in 42 countries. For more information, please read our 2022 profile (in English and French) here.

Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH)

WISH 2 is one of three components of the overarching WISH Dividend programme that is being procured by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO). This programme is central to delivering the UK’s priorities on empowering women and girls as set out in the International Development Strategy, the UK’s strategic approach to sub-Saharan Africa and the International Women and Girls Strategy.

WISH 2 will
be divided into two geographic Lots. IPPFAR is planning on submitting a bid as the prime for Lot 2 which covers Burundi, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Zambia.

The Role

The Deputy Director, MERL strategically positions the programme to address gaps in the global evidence base and ensures that learning is integrated horizontally across countries and vertically within the public and private sectors. They advise the programme team, donor, third party monitor (TPM) consortium partner leads, IPPF colleagues, and key stakeholders in the SRH sector on learning and evidence aspects of the programme.

The Deputy Director, MERL should have Significant experience in a senior monitoring, evidence and learning position, responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects, with a focus on sexual and reproductive health. Preferrable experience with FCDO programmes.

They should have excellent technical knowledge related to data ecosystems, data analysis and generation of evidence for action in improved programming.

The Deputy Director, MERL should have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrable leadership skills including significant experience managing large teams. They should have fluent English verbal and written communication skills with French and/or Arabic being an advantage.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should apply to attaching a copy of their CV. Please specify the job position you are applying for as the subject of your email.

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