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Global Technical Lead, Humanitarian Programme (Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

We are seeking a qualified, experienced, motivated and passionate candidate to join our Global Humanitarian Team, based in Kuala Lumpur (negotiable).


The purpose of this position is to contribute to upholding Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of all people, particularly the affected people in humanitarian setting under the umbrella of the IPPF’s humanitarian programme. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership and direction, coordination and management to the humanitarian technical team in the development, implementation and monitoring of capacity building  and technical assistance for IPPF Member Associations (MAs) operating in fragile, vulnerable and emergency contexts.

The position will operate under the leadership of the Humanitarian Director and will help ensure the technical soundness of humanitarian project activities. In collaboration with the technical teams, programmes teams and partners, the position will support the design and implementation of service delivery strategies based on scientific evidence.

For this technical leadership role, IPPF is seeking a senior technical expert with significant experience in health, rights and/or protection in humanitarian settings. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in a relevant field, 8 years’ experience in the public health sector, at least 4 years in a senior technical leadership role in SRHR and substantial experience in humanitarian settings.  

Applications must be submitted in English and by application form.  CVs will not be accepted.  
For further information and an application form, please download the documents below.  
Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] stating the job title in the subject header of your email and where you saw the vacancy advertised.  
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Closing date:      16 February 2024        

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly living with HIV.  IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. 

Please note that IPPF-ESEAOR will not consider applications that are not done in the requested format.