International Programme Manager Liberia and Ghana

Stockholm Förbundskansli Stockholm Sista ansökningsdag: 2019-11-20

RFSU is a non-profit organisation independent of party politics, unions, and religion. We work locally, nationally and internationally with sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). RFSU’s office and clinic are located in central Stockholm. Find out more at

Job description

RFSU’s international department works with political advocacy initiatives relating to global development and development cooperation policy. The unit also support SRHR-programmes in partnership with civil society organisations in low- and middle-income countries. We are looking for a person who is eager to work at RFSU with sexual and reproductive rights, together with partners and others! For this position we believe you need to have some years at least of practical experience of cooperating with civil society organisation working in a post-conflict country-context.

Your areas of responsibilities will be to:

  • develop and add value to relationships that RFSU have with civil society organisations, in Ghana and Liberia.
  • manage partnerships in Ghana and Liberia
  • engage with relevant actors addressing SRHR
  • increase RFSUs capacity on conflict-management 

The job includes about four trips per year (to Liberia and Ghana), usually such trip lasts about a week. 

Your profile

Most important to us, is your commitment to contribute to RFSU's vision; to drive and mobilise for sexual and reproductive rights and pleasure. We also expect you to have five years’ documented experience of work in conflict/post-conflict setting. Experience of providing long-term capacitybuilding on organisational development of civil society organisations, is highly valued for this position, as is experience of working at a non-government organisation or with civil society movement-building.

You will most probably have a university degree relevant to this position, and have worked with grants-management. Knowledge of sexual and reproductive rights will be valued. You need to have good written and spoken English. You should be willing to learn Swedish as the position is located at RFSU's office in Stockholm, which has Swedish as it’s working language. As a person, you are strongly motivated and capable of working independently and with others. You have a good team spirit and the ability to build confidence. You work strategically. You have sound teaching and communication skills. You are able to travel four times per year, and be away about a week per trip. 

Do you fit the description? Then we can offer you a stimulating role in a dynamic and exciting organisation. The position is a full-time contract, to start as soon as possible. Full-time at RFSU is an average of 37,5 working hours per week, mon-fri. Monthly salary and benefits such as wellness grant, subsidised lunch and flextime. RFSU aims to achieve a good mix of employees with different backgrounds and experiences.


Please click the red button below to start register your application. You will answer a few short questions about your experience and your interest for the position. We also want you to upload your CV/resume. Application deadline is the 20th of November 2019. We will short after the 20th of November contact the most relevant applicants for an interview in Stockholm or through Skype. RFSU works with competence based recruitment. 


Annika Malmborg, Director of the International Departement
+46 (0)76 633 9424

Julia Schalk, Deputy Director of the International Departement
+46 (0)76 677 8129

Sara Bäckström, Union representative