International Planned Parenthood Federation: Project Assistant 2019 Intern

By | February 25, 2019

International Planned Parenthood Federation: Project Assistant 2019 Intern

International Planned Parenthood Federation | Project Assistant – Women’s Integrated Sexual Health – Lot 1

  • Closing Date: Mar 2, 2019
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is the leading global NGO in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). It is currently working in more than 170 countries in the world. The Africa Regional Office (IPPFARO) is one of IPPF’s six regional offices.

The WISH1 Project (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health – Lot 1) is a programme funded by DFID, aimed at delivering Sexual and Reproductive Health Services across a range of West and Central African countries. The project is led by Marie Stopes International and subcontracted to IPPF to implement the project in six (6) countries of the programme (DRC, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Chad, Nigeria, Mauritania).

The role of the Project Assistant will support the implementation of WISH Lot 1 during the whole project period by providing logistics and project management support to the team.

· Manage the programme’s tracker, ensure that it is updated, and all team members are aware of dependencies, constraints and risks round programme delivery

· Manage programmatic logistics including travel, visa, workshops, translation and interpretation services etc.

· Prepare documentation: proof read, review, collate written materials in French and English

· To maintain relationships with MAs and manage reporting schedules and reviews

· Undertake research both on the web and from the Region Office and MAs as required to support effective programme delivery

· Ensure that programme documentation is managed and filed on SharePoint and available to all users as required

· Undertake day to day translation French-English and vice a versa as required

· Ensure preparation of good quality PowerPoint presentations, manuals etc as required (technical content to be provided by relevant team members)

· Ensure gender is effectively mainstreamed within the remit of the post and in line with IPPF’s Gender Equality Policy

Competitive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

IPPF is an equal opportunity employer.

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We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

“Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV.”

IPPF has​ been made aware of various fraudulent vacancy announcements circulated via e-mail from websites falsely stating that they are issued by or in association with IPPF. These correspondences, which may seek to obtain money from the recipients of such correspondence are fraudulent and IPPF does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


Interested persons should submit a CV including three referees and cover letter indicating educational background, experience, skills and why you think you are the best candidate for the position to: