Architect of Cooperation - Team Leader


International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Americas and the Caribbean

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian
  • Experience level:Not specified
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Not Specified
  • Right to work requirements:Not specified
  • Salary: $ 65664-82000 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Trinidad and Tobago
Gender-based violence (GBV) Sexual & reproductive rights (SRHR) Health
Context of Role
●      Develop e ective professional working relationships with Member Associations/Collaborative Partners
●      Network across the Regional and Global Secretariat team to access and deliver the best support to MAs/CPs by actively participating in and building on a global community of Architects of Cooperation (AoCs).
●      Building an enabling environment to support free flow of information and contact (not acting as a gatekeeper or bottleneck).
●      Role will be responsible for all MA contracting, programmatic and financial oversight.
●      Ensuring the continuity of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) to all people in times of crisis by building institutional capacities of MAs operating in humanitarian prone-contexts to provide life-saving SRH services at the onset of humanitarian crises.
●      Collaborate closely with other colleagues across the IPPF Secretariat and Federation including other members of the global humanitarian team, technical, strategic partnerships and program teams to ensure the sound design, development and delivery of humanitarian programs, and smooth transition between stable times, emergencies and back to stable times.

Role Deliverables
●      Create and maintain country and MA/CP profiles that capture capabilities, capacities, country contexts, audiences, opposition and competitors in support of strategy development.
●      Devise links between MAs/CPs/Centres of Expertise that promotes and enables networking, learning and capacity building.
●      Advise MAs/CPs on accessing service delivery platform resources in support of operational outcomes.
●      Adapt global tools and frameworks for MA/CP use that reflect changes in methodologies and general sectoral advancements.
●      Partner with MAs/CPs to incorporate key donor requirements and learning into business planning cycles. This includes developing Business Plans, half-yearly reports and annual reports/updates.
●      Disseminate key regional information, commentary and changes in the political landscape to colleagues, MAs and CPs in support of the wider SRHR political and social change agenda.
●      Advise MAs/CPs on opportunities to work with each other that support their own outcomes, specialisations and areas of interest.
●      Support MAs in leveraging timely, e cient and life-saving responses by advising, promoting and providing guidance on IPPF’s Emergency Activation System, the IPPF Emergency Response Fund (Stream3), Global Surge Roster and relevant humanitarian policies, procedures, standards, technical tools and systems.
●      Provide programmatic and strategic support to MAs in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of humanitarian programmes.

Key Skills/Expertise
●      Language requirements are English and French, Spanish is desirable.
●      Technical skill requirements are set out in the Regional AOC profile.
●      Has a track record in advising on and strengthening organisational systems/processes and supporting NGOs in diverse geographic settings.
●      Applies an understanding of political, economic, social, technical/technological, legal and environmental contexts in the region and a ecting our sector.
●      Thorough technical knowledge of SRHR, gender and rights in humanitarian contexts, and previous experience working with a humanitarian organization would be beneficial.

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