Head of Operations Americas and the Caribbean Regional Office

International Planned Parenthood Federation
Competitive Salary
Jan 25, 2021
Feb 23, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time

Fixed-term six months contract

Competitive salary


IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for all. We are a worldwide movement of national organisations working with and for communities and individuals.


IPPF is opening a new Regional Office in the Americas and the Caribbean with two locations: Bogota, Colombia and Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Based in Bogota, but initially remotely if necessary, the Head of Operations is responsible for setting-up and sustaining robust, transparent and accountable policies, processes, systems and structures for the effective, efficient and compliant operations of Americas and Caribbean Regional Office (ACRO) in line with IPPF’s policies.


The job holder will supervise finance, safeguarding, human resources, administration, security, logistics, procurement and information technology (IT) services that support the mission of IPPF and Member Associations (MAs) in the region. As part of the ACRO Senior Management Team, the job holder contributes to the strategic direction and leadership in the IPPF ACRO and is responsible for the efficient management of the two locations of the regional office.


You have a minimum 10 years of experience in Operations management with broad experience and solid track record gained based in the Americas and the Caribbean. You will need to have solid experience on compliance and are fully committed to safeguarding and women’s rights. You will need to be fluent in English and Spanish and have a post-graduate qualification in Business Administration & Management or equivalent standard of education.


CVs will not be accepted.  For further information and an application form, please see our website www.ippf.org or email jobs@ippf.org Application form available in Large Print, Audio or Braille. We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Closing date: 7 February 2021

Interviews expected: 12 February 2021


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


IPPF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.