Ipas is a nonprofit organization that works with local, national and global partners, to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on ensuring that high-quality safe abortion and contraceptive information and services are available, accessible and acceptable to women and girls. The Regional Director (RD) for Central America and Mexico is the senior representative of Ipas in the region, responsible for leading all programmatic and management aspects of the regional program to achieve the mission of Ipas. The RD leads a team of multidisciplinary professionals in establishing and meeting long-term strategic objectives as well as planning, implementing, and monitoring, and evaluating a range of projects aimed at improving sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The RD finalizes and approves strategies, annual operational plans, and funding proposals. S/he works to maintain Ipas’s technical leadership, ensure program impact, and ensure strong collaboration with diverse partners. S/he also ensures good stewardship of funding and adherence to Ipas policies and standards.
External relations and resource mobilization
Education and experience
Travel and physical requirements
Travel requirements: Significant travel, up to 33% (local, regional, and international).
Physical Demands: Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.