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SGBV Advisor (Pacific) Suva, Fiji




Join us to uphold the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of all people, including those those affected by humanitarian crisis, under the umbrella of the IPPF 2028 Strategy and phase 2 of the “Niu Vaka” Pacific Strategy.

We are seeking a qualified, experienced, motivated, and passionate candidate to join our Pacific Humanitarian Team, based in Suva, Fiji. Competitive salary and benefits offered.

SGBV Advisor (Pacific)

The purpose of the role is to provide technical assistance to the Pacific Humanitarian and Development Programmes and IPPF Member Associations (MAs) on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV), gender and inclusion programming and represent the Federation in regional and global fora.  Reporting to the Humanitarian Deputy Director, the successful candidate will be a member of the IPPF Humanitarian team as well as the broader Pacific Regional Programme team.

You will provide technical assistance to Pacific MAs in implementing activities to reduce and mitigate consequences of SGBV by building their capacity on prevention of and response to SGBV, including during emergencies. You will work to ensure IPPF’s development and humanitarian programming maximises opportunities to reach women, youth, people with disabilities, people who are of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity and engage them to advocate for their rights. With international travel, you will support the programme for planning, implementing and monitoring performance of SGBV services and gender mainstreaming.

You will have a proven record of Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) programme management in low resource settings and strong experience of SGBV programming and gender mainstreaming. As you will be training others, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with fluent English will be essential. Other Pacific languages are desirable. You must have significant cultural awareness with the ability to work well and produce results across transnational environments with people from diverse backgrounds. You will be a strong team player.  You are supportive of SRH and rights and a woman’s right to choose.

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: Tuesday, 22 November 2022

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 has a Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults Policy, and Safeguarding Policy in place, and you will be bound by these policies if recruited.