Director, Legal, Risk and Compliance

London (Central), London (Greater)
20 Sep 2018
17 Oct 2018
Role Classification
Contract Type
Experience Level
5+ yrs PQE, Partner, Partner-designate

Join us to defend the sexual and reproductive health & rights of all people

IPPF is a UK registered charity and the leading civil society organisation working on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). As a Federation of Member Associations, we work in over 170 countries with the most vulnerable women, men and young people to access life-saving services and programmes and to live with dignity. IPPF’s 30,000 staff, along with millions of volunteers, campaign for sexual and reproductive health rights and deliver education and services through 45,000 service points. IPPF’s Secretariat comprises of Central Office in London, with Regional Offices in New York, Brussels, Tunis, Nairobi, Kuala Lumper and Bangkok.

IPPF’s new Director General (DG), Dr Alvaro Bermejo brings renewed vision, passion and energy. In line with this, the time is right to recruit senior leaders who will support IPPF in reaching its challenging goals in the next few years. Among the senior leaders, IPPF is seeking to appoint a new Director, Legal, Risk and Compliance.

The Director, Legal, Risk and Compliance will be responsible for IPPF’s legal and contract management, risk management, fraud, compliance and audit. Reporting to the Director, People, Organisation and Culture, with a dotted line to the Chair of the Audit Committee, the role will advise key internal stakeholders, on all legal, risk and compliance matters to enable the DG and the Directors Leadership Team to make informed and timely decisions.

The successful candidate will be a qualified legal expert with the proven ability to provide strategic advice at Board level and experience of international donor contract management. This Director will also bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills to co-ordinate and build relationships across the IPPF Federation and will be familiar with complex international organisational contexts.

To apply or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for these exciting roles, please visit quoting reference 3790. The deadline for applications is 9am BST on Wednesday 17th October 2018.

This role will be based in London and the salary is competitive and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment. Further details including the range of attractive benefits, are available from Perrett Laver.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates openly and positively living with HIV. IPPF is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity. Candidates from all sections of the community are welcome to apply. This is a post for which IPPF may if necessary, apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship (work permit). The process is subject to regulation by the UK Visas and Immigration.

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