Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning
Based in Lomé, Togo or Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Chief of Party
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 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 is looking for a Senior Technical Advisor on Family Planning to help us to successfully implement family planning high-impact practices (HIPs) at integrated learning centers and ensuring replication and scale up by other partners, for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded project. We are looking for someone who is a recognized leader in family planning, has strong technical skills in Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), strong project management skills, and prior experience working with staff and stakeholders across multiple countries. You are aware of the latest developments and practices on FP/RH, and the West African region in particular.
Sound like you? Read on.
As part of the project’s senior management team, you will directly assist the Chief of Party and Technical Director in the replication and implementation of high impact family planning practices.
What are we looking for?
The minimum requirements for this position are as follows:
N.B. You will be required to include in your application a personal (1 page or less) statement about your innovative vision to teach/train others to understand and better implement key HIPs (such as task shifting and/or integration of FP service delivery with maternal, newborn and child health services), and how you will use your background to implement it.
What would get us excited?
Experienced manager. You have managed a large FP/RH project before. You have experience in setting up quality assurance systems for FP/RH, including certification of health facilities.
Capacity Builder: You have experience in building institutional, local technical, management and leadership capacity.
An Innovator and a Strategist. You are a creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You have a strong interest in innovative approaches to scaling-up FP services and to reaching Youth in the West and Central Africa Region.
Experience with Youth. You have experience implementing successful Youth/Adolescents FP/RH programs and are knowledgeable about the latest evidence-based FP/RH service delivery models for Youth.
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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.