Job title: Reproductive Health/Family Planning Technical Advisor
Department: West and Central Africa
Based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Up to 10% international travel
Reports to the PSI/Cote d’Ivoire Country Representative
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 lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.
There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
PSI/Cote d’Ivoire is seeking a dynamic Reproductive Health/Family Planning Technical Advisor to support two national programs: IGNITE and a Maverick Collective project, and one international program: TRANSFORM/PHARE, which is implemented in Cote d’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, and Burkina Faso.
This position would be based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and report to the PSI/Cote d’Ivoire Country Representative, but would also necessitate close working relationships with the IGNITE, TRANSFORM/PHARE, and Maverick Collective project directors.
Sound like you? Read on.
The Reproductive Health/Family Planning Technical Advisor provides technical oversight and strategic direction for program development and implementation. He/She collaborates with the program directors and technical staff to ensure program results are achieved. He/She is responsible for ensuring technical compliance, adherence to quality assurance standards, and policies for FP/RH activities.
You will work closely with the Project Directors, PSI/Washington FP/RH team, the Regional Support Staff, the Global Medical Director, and other technical departments (i.e. Marketing) to ensure program design and implementation meet PSI’s standards and follow global best practices. More specifically, you will:
What are we looking for?
What would get us excited?
International Field Experience. You have field experience in managing family planning and reproductive health programs in West and Central Africa.
Technical Expertise: You have specific experience working on family planning/reproductive health and/or social behavior change related projects.
Familiarity with Human-Centered Design. You have an understanding of the basic concepts of human (or user) centered design: empathy, iteration, and prototyping.
Creativity. You’re able to tackle questions and problems from a different angle and are flexible in your approach.
Strong Communicator: You communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff along a variety of learning curves and needs.
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.