We are looking to recruit a Project and Fundraising Coordinator to join our friendly team to coordinate implementation and enhance sustainability of the Advocating for Safe Abortion (ASA) Project . This role will have two key responsibilities: Project Coordination for Peru and Panama and support to Member Society’s fundraising and sustainability planning
This is a fixed term appointment (until March 2022) subject to annual performance review.
The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO’s) 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 International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynaecologists 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 132 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 new-borns, as well as to advancing the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology. FIGO pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Associations, education and training.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
General and professional education
Degree at Bachelors level (or equivalent)
- Relevant postgraduate degree (social sciences, public health, development studies) or relevant work experience
Knowledge and experience
Experience in supporting the management of projects in low-resource countries in Africa or Latin America
Proven competency in report writing for a variety of fora and audiences including donor reports, briefs, presentations, abstracts and summaries
Proficiency in project budget management including budget design, monitoring and reporting
Experience in fundraising including with major donors, trusts, foundations, corporate donors, etc.
Experience of working both independently and as part of a team, exercising autonomy and personal authority as needed
Experience working on women’s health projects, in particular SRH/safe abortion
Experience in capacity building efforts and enabling cross-country learning
Research expertise and demonstrable use of data to influence policy
Experience of writing successful project proposals
- Experience working in an international development organization or philanthropic organization
Skills, abilities and attributes
Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish
An experienced administrator possessing excellent interpersonal, writing and communication skills
Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Experienced and adept in anticipating potential implementation challenges and enacting solutions
Ability to assess, link and account for micro and macro project components and implications with perspicacity
Proven ability to work with a diverse and cross-cultural range of stakeholders
Flexible and creative problem solver
Excellent Excel skills
- Excellent Microsoft Office skills
Any other requirements applicable
- Willing to travel internationally up to five times a year for periods of five to ten days at a time
BENEFITS (following successful completion of probation period)
- Optional life assurance & income protection available
- Pension - Up to 10% employer contribution available
- Season ticket loan available
- Optional dental and health insurance benefits
- Cycle purchase scheme
•25 days annual leave (plus Bank and Statutory holidays and any working days between Christmas Day and the first working day in January) & other days e.g. Moving Day.
•Flexible working hours
•Employee assistance programme
HOW TO APPLY
To apply for this position, please review the additional documents and then send your CV and cover letter outlining your experience via the 'Apply with Charity Job' button. Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Please note that only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be contacted.
•Closing Date for applications :11.30pm on Sunday 13th September 2020
•N.B. Interviews will take place on W/C 21st September 2020 via Zoom.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK. WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).
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