Lambeth, London, Greater London

32,000-35,000

Contract

PC311018

About the organisation

FIGO is a professional organisation that brings together obstetrical and gynecological associations from all over the world. FIGO’s visio... Read more

Job Description

To coordinate and lead some of the activities of the Pregnancy and Non-Communicable Diseases Committee; to ensure effective organisation of other FIGO Committees/Working Groups as required.

(N.B. This is a one year, fixed term appointment subject to performance review and continued project funding. Please see `additional documents’ section at the bottom of the advert for full Job Description and Person Specification ).

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 organisation leads on global programme activities, with a particular focus on sub-Saharan Africa 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).

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

General and professional education

Essential

  • Bachelor level degree in public health or other relevant topic

Desirable

  • Masters level degree in public health or other relevant topic
  • Certificates in Project management / financial management

Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • International development/public health specialist with experience supporting  projects in low-resource countries
  • Proven competency in report and proposal writing Experienced in the preparation, monitoring and reporting of project budgets

Desirable

  • Experience working for a Federation or NGO
  • Experience of liaising with Committees / Working Groups representatives

Benefits (following successful completion of probation period)

•Generous life assurance & optional income protection available

•Pension - Up to 10% employer contribution available

•Season ticket loan available

  • Dental and health optional benefits

Plus

•20 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

To apply for this position, please send your CV and one page cover letter outlining your experience via the Apply Now button.Please note that applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

•Closing Date for applications:Monday 19th November(12 noon).

•N.B. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 27th November in Waterloo, London.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THOSE WHO HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESIDE AND WORK IN THE UK, SO WE WILL EXPECT RELEVANT PROOF OF SUCH IF ASKED FOR AN INTERVIEW (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION).