April 13, 2022

ICM Head of Advocacy and Communications

13/05/2022
  • Deadline: 13/05/2022
  • Location: The Hague/ Remote
  • Organization: International Confederation of Midwives
  • Salary: 70000
Full Time

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 women 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

The Head of Advocacy and Communications will operate at a strategic level; part of the Senior Leadership Team. This position requires both a visible and engaging leader who will have line management for staff. This will be challenging and highly rewarding leadership and management role at a time of significant growth for ICM. The position holder will lead ICM’s global advocacy programme and all ICM day to day communication activities. As a team leader, the position holder will play a key role with other colleagues in ensuring that ICM achieves its strategic goals and priorities on time and on budget. For the first six to nine months of the role, the position holder will receive support and strategic guidance from the current Head of Advocacy and Communications who will be transitioning into a new role.

This position is accountable to the Chief Executive for areas of responsibility falling within the role.

The role also contributes to the overall leadership of ICM.

Download the Job Description and Submit Your Application

How to apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV in English to our HR team at info@internationalmidwives.org. Please ensure that documents are sent with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV” and state “Head of Advocacy and Communications” in the email subject line.

The selected candidate may be based at ICM’s Head Office in The Hague, Netherlands, or be home-based, as long as they are willing to travel to The Hague as required (depending on COVID-19 restrictions). In such instances, ICM will cover agreed travel and accommodation expenses.

This position will be evaluated on a rolling basis hence applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The position will begin as soon as possible.

Final deadline for applications is Friday, April 15