Title: Country Representative, Niger
Department: West and Central Africa
Based in Niger
Up to 10 % international travel
Reports to the Regional Director, WCA
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 40 countries Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI/Niger is a dynamic organization founded in 2013 to address the high burden of disease in the country. Programming began with reproductive health education, contraceptive distribution and child survival and quickly grew to include water, sanitation and hygiene improvement and women’s empowerment and gender equity. In 2016, PSI began projects aimed at women’s empowerment and gender equity; family planning access including long term methods; harm reduction and post-abortion care, and nutrition. PSI/Niger is a committed partner of the Nigerian Ministry of Public Health, and also collaborates with the private and public sectors.
For the right candidate, PSI Niger offers both an opportunity to manage an established portfolio as well as develop innovative and relevant programs in new health categories. We are looking for a seasoned social marketing professional and manager able to work in a complex environment at a CEO level within the platform.
PSI is seeking dynamic candidates for the position of Country Representative Niger.
The Country Representative is the senior PSI official in the host country and is responsible for all PSI activities in that country. The Country Representative represents PSI to government, key stakeholders and donors; directs international staff and host country national staff; develops new business opportunities; ensures contract compliance; manages financial, administrative and logistical resources; prepares and executes budgets, marketing plans and work plans; ensures adherence to PSI minimum standards; and assures the effective implementation of a wide array of programs.
Sound like you? Read on.
You will be responsible for the overall development, management (financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of PSI’s activities in Niger. This includes, but is not limited to:
What are we looking for?
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.