Population Services International

Junior Consultant, Kenya

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-2373
# of Openings
1
Category
Evidence
Position Location: City
Nairobi
East Africa
Position Location: Country
Kenya

 

Junior Consultant
Evidence Department
Based in Nairobi, Kenya

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.

Partner with us!

The Evidence Department is looking for a Junior Consultant to assist in the roll out of a multi-country initiative focused on leveraging mobile technology to better engage with PSI’s target audience. This is an exciting new initiative that provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in the developing world.
 
Sound like something you would be interested in? Read on.

 

Your contribution

The consultant will:

  • Support development of standard documentation for the initiative
  • Work closely with country teams to gather process flow and data requirements for the initiative
  • Support budget and workplan development for the initiative alongside country teams and HQ staff
  • Support the launch of initiative pilots by undertaking in-country visits
  • Undertaking project management related follow-up with relevant initiative stake holders
  • Documenting learning by generating initiative case studies

Deliverables;

  • Standard package of project management documentation each of the pilots of the initiative - (i) Initiative scope presentation, (ii) Work plan and (iii) Budget
  • Promotional material for the initiative - Presentation, 2-pagers etc
  • Initiative case studies

A lot of the work will involve undertaking day to day follow up with the country teams

 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly ambitious individual a passion in public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for;

  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex
  • Great power point skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas / takeaways from discussions into professional grade
  • Highly organized and a self-starter
  • Comfortable with mobile technology
  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (e.g., communications, public health, marketing, journalism, social sciences, or anthropology).
  • Experience in public health or working for a development agency is a plus

Note that this is an entry level position. All applicants must be based in Nairobi with permission to work

 

PSI will not provide work permits.

Timeline:

The timeframe for the consultancy is 6 months with a possibility of extension. Applications are currently accepted on a rolling basis.

 

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.

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