Project Director, Somalia /Somaliland
Department: East Africa
Based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 50% travel to Somalia
Reports to the Country Representative
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 seeks an experienced Project Director to lead the management, coordination and reporting of all activities under a one-year USAID-funded project. The purpose of this project is to increase access to maternal and child health through the public health sectors in Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland and private sector in Somaliland through innovative approaches and improve informed demand of these health services. Further; the project will help the Ministries of Health (MOH) play a leadership role in developing operational plans for the Somali Health Sector Strategic Plans PHASE II. The Project Director will represent the project and coordinate with all cooperating organisations and be the point of contact to the donor for all purposes of this project. This position will report directly to the Country Representative and is contingent on USAID approval.
This position is a one year position which will be based in Nairobi, with significant travel to Somalia.
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