Vacancy: Associate Midwife Advisor (three positions available – Africa, South-East Asia, Latin America)

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Vacancy: Associate Midwife Advisor (three positions available – Africa, South-East Asia, Latin America)

Our Vision

ICM envisions a world where every childbearing woman has access to a midwife’s care for herself and her newborn.

Our Mission

To strengthen Midwives Associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally by promoting autonomous midwives as the most appropriate caregivers for childbearing woman and in keeping birth normal, in order to enhance the reproductive health of women, and the health of their newborn and their families.

Purpose and Scope of the position

Midwife Advisors are central to the work of ICM as they are the midwifery technical experts at the Head Office. Their role encompasses providing technical advice (internally and externally); supporting the representation work of other ICM representatives (external volunteers); supporting advocacy and communications through ensuring key messages reflect midwifery; developing and updating midwifery policy and statements; managing development, review and update of ICM core documents including standards and position statements; representing ICM at various fora to bring ICM’s midwifery ‘voice’; contributing midwifery technical expertise to ICM-managed projects; liaising with and supporting capacity-building of Member Associations; supporting the development, dissemination and implementation of ICM’s professional framework at country, regional and global level; supporting ICM Board Members with representation and Member Association liaison; supporting the strengthening of ICM’s regions and the development of midwifery globally.

(Full time)

Location: home-based, with occasional travel to the ICM office.

Remuneration: Competitive/negotiable subject to experience and availability of funding.

Process of application:

Submit a covering letter explaining your motivation, your fit to the role, with up-to-date CV and salary expectation to s.pairman@internationalmidwives.org and h.kirkpatrick@internationalmidwives.org

The deadline for submitting an application is: 5pm (CET) 14 November 2022.

Download the Job Description and Submit Your Application

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