Population Services International (PSI) Job Recruitment (7 Positions)

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Population Services International (PSI) Job Recruitment: Population Services International (PSI), is a world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motivated group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

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Job Title: Digital Health Specialist (Consultant)

Job ID: 2021-3337
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Programs
Reports to: Chief of Party / Director of Programs

Description

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  • PSI Nigeria is a dynamic platform implementing cutting edge programming to improve women’s access to vital reproductive health services. 
  • PSI is looking for a Digital Health Specialist to lead an innovative digital health initiative focused on leveraging technology to better engage with PSI’s target audience.
  • This is an exciting new initiative that provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria.
  • The Digital Health Specialist will develop, launch and oversee the implementation of a PSIU digital strategy.
  • The strategy leverages digital technology to increase access and personalize delivery of quality information, products and services to PSI’s target audience.
  • This position provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria.

Your Contribution

  • Conduct a digital assets audit for PSI Nigeria and develop strategies to optimize these assets and the data they generate for the platform’s learning agenda and improvement of performance metrics.
  • Landscape existing digital architecture and potential digital partners to leverage synergies for the advancement of PSI interventions in Nigeria.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Lead on the development and execution of country digital strategies, working in conjunction with PSI Global Digital health Team.
  • Lead on project management of digital interventions across PSI Nigeria projects and intervention areas, including budget development and tracking.
  • Support new business development by engaging with relevant stakeholders and partners.
  • Collaborate with the HMIS Manager on the development and monitoring of indicators to measure health impact from digital approaches. This includes setting up digital analytics, develop performance dashboards to influence data-to-decision making and contribute to PSI Nigeria’s learning agenda.
  • Oversight on technical learning and documentation relating to digital interventions including developing digital learning briefs, donor reports, proposals and presentations and active dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Oversight for digital client engagement strategy development, implementation and monitoring for both internal and external clients including developing innovative digital and social influencer strategies to test-market and scale PSI Nigeria’s initiatives through new channels to drive cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for a highly ambitious individual with a passion for public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (e.g., Communications, Public Health, Marketing, Journalism, Social Sciences, or Anthropology, Computer Sciences).
  • 7-9 years of project management experience, with a proven track record of managing complex projects, preferably with a strong technology component.
  • Experience in using digital technology (including mobile technology) to improve intervention (such as health) outcomes at both consumer and health systems levels is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and quick problem-solving skills
  • Experience sharing knowledge through conferences, workshops, and scientific journals.
  • Experience overseeing the work of third-party digital agencies (e.g., digital marketing firms)
  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex ideas and manage competing expectations among multiple projects stakeholders.
  • Great PowerPoint skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas/takeaways from discussions into professional-grade outputs.
  • Highly organized, creative proactive, problem solving and a self-starter.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Nigeria

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You will strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You will not be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You will quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Due to high volume of applicants, applications shall be treated on rolling basis.
  • Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted.

Job Title: Demand Creation Representative (DCR)

Location:
 Oyo

Responsibilities
Area 1: To ensure that all providers (Doctors, Nurses/Midwives and Pharmacists) continue to have up to date knowledge on Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products. The DCR will therefore:

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  • Maintain and update a database of all providers and service delivery points within his/her assigned geopolitical zone. Ensure the continuous assessment of providers’ knowledge and provide training and information where gaps exist with respect to Misoprostol and Combi Pack
  • The DCR will map out all teaching hospitals (tertiary health facilities) and organize clinical meetings on misoprostol and combi pack targeted at the consultants in the Obstetric and Gynecology unit and other providers in the teaching hospitals.
  • Organize clinical meetings on misoprostol and combi pack targeted at community pharmacists and non-franchise facility providers in his/her geopolitical zone.
  • S/he shall conduct at least three (3) clinical meetings/ presentations per month.
  • Participate in all major workshops/seminars/conferences of medical professional bodies (NMA / SOGON / AGPMPN / PSN / ACPN / NANNM, etc) in the zone.
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with providers necessary to achieve set objectives.

Area 2: To ensure that Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products are always available in adequate quantities at the wholesaler and retailer levels in the assigned sales zone.

  • Will be responsible for the registration of the zonal PSI/Nigeria warehouse with the PCN.
  • Work with warehouse staff to receive stocks from supplier of Misoprostol and other products from time to time and ensure there is no stock – out in the zonal warehouse.
  • Deliver product stocks to wholesaler, SMOH and Tertiary Hospitals as may be necessary.
  • Ensure the achievement of monthly sales targets.
  • Ensure that PSI/Nigeria recommended prices are respected by all channel members.
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with all channel members to ensure adequate product uptake and merchandising.
  • Coordinate the linking of other channel members, providers, CBOs and NGOs with wholesalers
  • Provide regular feedback to Senior Social Enterprise Manager on stock position at the Zonal Warehouse and performance of wholesalers.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Social Enterprise Manager, recruit and maintain a list of registered wholesalers in the zone.

Area 3: Provide support to Research and Communications activities in the field

  • Support the development and review IEC materials.
  • Support the research department to ensure a successful conduct of research activities within the zone as may be mandated by PSI/Nigeria management, from time to time.
  • Assist and support in product development as well as participate fully during product launch.

Area 4: Manage PSI / Nigeria assets in their care and provide support for the administration and management of their zone.

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  • Ensure judicious use and proper care of PSI/Nigeria assets (including project vehicle) attached to the detailer.
  • Support the team leader in the zonal office in the monitoring and managing PSI/Nigeria partners and acts as backstop for the team leader in his/her absence.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation and data bank of all demand creation activities in the zone.
  • Submit monthly work plan to the Senior Social Enterprise Manager by 30th day of the preceding month.
  • Ensure funds disbursed for official duty is judiciously used and fund retirement is submitted timely as mandated by management.
  • Supervise/mentor and motivate the MVO to ensure field deliverables are met.
  • Attend to other duties as may be assigned by the appropriate authority or PSI/Nigeria management.
  • Ensure reports are submitted on or before deadlines.

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Pharmacy from a recognized tertiary institution
  • At least three years international work experience including experience in program management.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant subject (MPH, MBA, MIA, etc.) or equivalent experience in related field
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Experience working in private institutions
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and QuickBooks
  • Experience in capacity-building in a developing country
  • Familiarity with and understanding of marketing and/or social marketing concepts and approaches
  • Understanding of medical ethics principles
  • Passionate about working on international health and development, with a focus on all reproductive health issues.
  • Proven ability to work with many people across diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing deadlines while staying organized and paying special attention to details.

Application Closing Date
30th April 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE PDF / Word document to: [email protected] and [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.


Job Title: Sub-award Coordinator

Job ID: 2021-3322
Location: Abuja
Reports to: Director Admin and Finance

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Description

  • We seek a Sub-award Coordinator to help us actively manage and monitor a portfolio of subawards in Nigeria and ensure financial and contractual compliance.

Your Contribution

  • Review and process subrecipient financial reports against budgets, including validating expenditures through a sampled review of supporting documentation, identifying internal control weaknesses and disallowed or questioned costs, and preparing financial report review checklists and management letters
  • Conduct subaward monitoring site visits, and update risk-based subaward monitoring and capacity building plans, on a regular basis
  • Implement subaward management tools, templates, methods; and processes developed by PSI’s HQ Grants and Contracts Department
  • Collect and file essential subaward documentation (e.g., pre-award assessments, selection & negotiation memos, reports, site visits reports, monitoring plans, financial report review checklists, management letters, important email communications, pre-closeout letters, modifications, etc.)
  • Coordinate closely with Program Management and Global Project leads at HQ to confirm documented correlation between subrecipient financial expenditures and subrecipient programmatic reporting
  • Liaise with Financial Analysis and Program Management team at HQ to confirm reconciliation of subrecipient actual expenditures compared with advance payments, and clearing of cash balances.

What are we looking for?
The Basics:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Financial Management, Accounting, Business Administration or related file of study
  • Minimum of 2 years’ work experience
  • Demonstrated experience and in-depth knowledge of subaward management.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Meticulous attention to detail with a commitment to producing accurate and quality work.
  • Ability to work professionally and independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Customer service oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Pro-active and be able to manage his/her time well.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • References will be required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.
  • Must be able to legally work in Nigeria.

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
  • Commitment:  You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.
  • PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
  • Accessibility Notice: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: [email protected] or call (202)785-0072.

Job Title: Digital Health Specialist

Location: Abuja

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Your Contribution
The person will:

  • Conduct a digital assets audit for PSI Nigeria and develop strategies to optimize these assets and the data they generate for the platform’s learning agenda and improvement of performance metrics.
  • Landscape existing digital architecture and potential digital partners to leverage synergies for the advancement of PSI interventions in Nigeria.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal / external stakeholders.
  • Lead on the development and execution of country digital strategies, working in conjunction with PSI Global Digital health Team.
  • Lead on project management of digital interventions across PSI Nigeria projects and intervention areas, including budget development and tracking.
  • Support new business development by engaging with relevant stakeholders and partners.
  • Collaborate with the HMIS Manager on the development and monitoring of indicators to measure health impact from digital approaches. This includes setting up digital analytics, develop performance dashboards to influence data-to-decision making and contribute to PSI Nigeria’s learning agenda.
  • Oversight on technical learning and documentation relating to digital interventions including developing digital learning briefs, donor reports, proposals and presentations and active dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Oversight for digital client engagement strategy development, implementation and monitoring for both internal and external clients including developing innovative digital and social influencer strategies to test-market and scale PSI Nigeria’s initiatives through new channels to drive cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal / external stakeholders.

Requirements
What are we looking for:

  • We are looking for a highly ambitious individual a passion in public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for;
  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (e.g., Communications, Public Health, Marketing, Journalism, Social Sciences, or Anthropology, Computer Sciences).
  • 7-9 years of project management experience, with a proven track record of managing complex projects, preferably with a strong technology component.
  • Experience in using digital technology (including mobile technology) to improve intervention (such as health) outcomes at both consumer and health systems levels is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and quick problem-solving skills
  • Experience sharing knowledge through conferences, workshops, and scientific journals.
  • Experience overseeing the work of third-party digital agencies (e.g., digital marketing firms)
  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex ideas and manage competing expectations among multiple projects stakeholders.
  • Great PowerPoint skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas/takeaways from discussions into professional-grade outputs.
  • Highly organized, creative proactive, problem solving and a self-starter.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE PDF / MS Word document to: [email protected] using the “Position title and Location” as the subject of the e-mail.

Note: Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted.


Job Title: Operations Manager

Location: Abuja

You Contribution
Overall Platform Operational Excellence

  • Lead the development and implementation of PSI Nigeria’s operational policies and procedures in line with PSI global operational standards, donor requirements and local laws.
  • Ensure PSI network quality and operational excellence standards and compliance requirements are met.
  • Undertake periodic systems review of Supply chain, Logistics, Duty of care and Information technology to identify areas for improvement and compliance with PSI and Donor policy
  • Ensure PSI is fully complaint with the local laws and regulation and legal registrations, licenses, and MoUs are valid and on file.
  • Address internal and external audit findings related to business operations functional areas and execute management action plans.

Procurement:

  • Oversee the design, development, and execution of the Annual Procurement Plans for all goods and services deemed necessary for the implementation of the programs.
  • Ensure roles and responsibilities of all staff members involved in the procurement management are clear, delegation of roles, responsibilities, & authority is well segregated.
  • In order achieve the best Value for Money, ensure properly planned and executed procurements achieved through open competition, result in economic and efficient use of funds and dictate bid evaluations.
  • Oversee the process of establishing and maintaining prequalified suppliers, in accordance with PSI Nigeria’s vendors pre-qualification and selection processes.
  • Manage supplier framework agreements / consultant agreements and ensure timely and periodic vendor / consultant performance assessments.

Supply chain management and logistics:

  • Oversee the supply planning and ordering process of the ethical products is done in accordance with PSI global procurement procedures.
  • Ensure PSI Minimum Warehousing Standards and protocols are complied.
  • Overseeing preparation of monthly inventory reports and variance analysis, as well as reviewing and approving inventory adjustment entries as needed
  • Review travel management protocols and systems, identity any existing gaps and suggest improvement plans.
  • Ensuring that vehicles are serviced/repaired, licensed, insured, roadworthy and have the standard tools and accessories required by the traffic regulatory bodies.

Asset management, IT and security:

  • Overall organizational asset and office / warehouse management through an asset register and controls put in place at various locations for asset movement.
  • Facilitate adequate organizational insurance requirements, including for staff, and all organizational assets.
  • Support the IT portfolio and ensure adequate support for PSI Nigeria IT needs
  • Oversee the development, review, and implementation of the platform Security Management plan
  • As part of PSI’s risk mitigation strategy and essential to fulfilling its Duty of Care obligations, ensure all PSI personnel receive safety and security training appropriate to their circumstances.
  • Ensuring safety and security at all rented premises and acting as first link for the contracted security companies in all security matters

Requirements
What are we looking for?

  • We are looking for a highly ambitious individual a passion in public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for;
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field (e.g. Business Management, Logistics, Supply chain management; Procurement, Finance)
  • Minimum of 7+ years relevant experience in similar-sized organization
  • Proficiency in English is required
  • Experience managing multiple projects and integrated programs in highly demanding environment.
  • Experience with operational and Supply chain management of large donor funded programs
  • Excellent communication, and writing skills,
  • A team builder with excellent people skills; culturally sensitive and have the ability and interest to identify and work with a multi-cultural and diverse team.
  • Strong leadership skills; Planning and organization skills, Strategic and analytical thinking.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Excellent analytical and quick problem-solving skills.
  • Great power point skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas/takeaways from discussions into professional-grade outputs.
  • Highly organized, creative proactive, problem solving and a self-starter.

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE PDF / MS Word document to: [email protected] using the “Position title and Location” as the subject of the e-mail.

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Job Title: Canvasser

Location: Oyo
Slot: 3 Openings

Your Contribution
Area 1 – To ensure that all providers in all the distribution channels continue to have up to date knowledge on Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products:

  • Maintain and update a data base of all providers, service delivery points and point of sales channels within his/her assigned geopolitical zone.
  • Ensure the provision of job aids for knowledge update on misoprostol and combi pack to all approved distribution and point of sales channels.
  • S/he will map out all community pharmacy premises and patent proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) in his/her assigned geographical location.
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with providers necessary to achieve set objectives.

Area 2 – To ensure that Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products are always available in adequate quantities at the retailer levels in the assigned sales zone:

  • Directly supply misoprostol and combi pack to retail outlets in the assigned geographical location
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with all channel members to ensure adequate product uptake and merchandising.

Area 3 – Manage PSI/Nigeria assets in their care and provide support for the administration and management of their zone:

  • Ensure judicious use and proper care of PSI/Nigeria assets
  • Submit monthly work plan to the Demand Creation Representative by 30th day of the preceding month.
  • Ensure reports are submitted on or before deadlines.

Qualifications

  • University Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Fluent in canvassing for sales of medical products
  • Experience working in private institutions.
  • Passionate about working on international health and development, with a focus on all reproductive health issues.
  • Proven ability to work with many people across diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing deadlines while staying organized and paying special attention to details.

The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
  • Pragmatism: You will strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You will not be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
  • Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and improve.
  • Collaboration: You will quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you will not succeed.
  • Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
  • Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

Application Closing Date
25th March, 2021.

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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE PDF / Word document to: [email protected] and [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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