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The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) is a non-governmental organisation that promotes the improvement of dermatological care, education and science across the world.

The International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD) was created in 1987 to carry out the humanitarian work of the ILDS. Today, the IFD supports projects in Africa, Asia Pacific and South America.


Global Health Policy and Programmes Manager
The International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) is looking for a new Global Health Policy and Programmes Manager. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing technical policy and programme management to further ILDS’ strategic objectives.

It’s an exciting time to be joining the ILDS as we launch our 2020-2023 strategy, bringing together over 190 member societies across 90 countries. As a Global Health Policy and Programmes Manager, you will work closely with ILDS’ global partners including the World Health Organization across a range of topics to input into skin health policies, support technical developments and capacity building. You will ensure the ILDS has a clear and appropriate process for policy development, monitor and evaluate projects, and ultimately engage with the dermatological community to work effectively towards national, regional and global improvements in skin health.

To be a successful candidate, you will have relevant experience in a global health/medical position, an understanding of the research process and a deep knowledge of policy development. You will have a proven ability to achieve quality results, making noticeable impact at an international level, sound budget management skills and exceptional attention to detail.

Please do not send you CV to ILDS directly. You need to apply via our recruitment agency Prospectus, via this link:

The closing date is 27 September 2020.

UK Volunteering

If you have an interest in the work of the ILDS and IFD, and would like to volunteer in our London Office please contact

International Volunteering

Should you be interested in volunteering with one of our projects we will do our best to put you in touch with the project staff to discuss volunteering opportunities directly with them. For more information please contact