Job title: Human Centered Design Consultant
Department/Project: PSI Mozambique
Term: 6 months
Who we are
We’re Population Services International (PSI), the 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 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motley 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.
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We are currently seeking candidates for an anticipated DFID program in Mozambique.
The Human Centered Design Consultant (HCD Consultant), will work under direct supervision of the Marketing Director with close collaboration with Project Managers throughout the organization. The HCD Consultant will be responsible for anchoring our product, service, and communications in user insights refined through ideation and prototyping that can be implemented to deliver health impact. He/She will play a key role in ensuring that all PSI staff have are increasingly exposed and master HCD tools and processes to ensure users are kept at the center of our organizational processes. With an eye towards continuous innovation and improvement, HCD Consultant will engage across PSI’s programming to apply the user perspective and foster open thinking, while driving innovation and fresh thinking.
Sound like you? Read on.
Strategic leadership role:
Engagement Design, Development and Implementation:
Team & Organizational Development:
Advocacy and Communications:
What are we looking for?
The consultant should have strong qualitative and analytical abilities with a passion for improving user experience. We’d like to see someone with 3-5 years of leading and applying human centered design/ user experience techniques, preferably within Mozambique or Africa. Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams while inspiring and mention them to explore new perspectives are essential. A strong communicator, verbally and visually, that can simplify complex ideas into compelling summaries.
Work is expected to start 1 June 2017, with an expected completion date by 31 November 2017
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.