Project Manager, SIFPO2
Family Planning & Reproductive Health Department
Based in Washington, DC
Up to 20% international travel
Reports to the Deputy Director, SIFPO2
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.
The Family Planning (FP) and Reproductive Health (RH) Department supports programs in 37 countries (and counting) to deliver high-quality family planning and safe abortion services to women and girls. The USAID-funded Strengthening International Family Planning Organizations 2 (SIFPO2) project is one of PSI’s largest and most technically diverse global projects, currently with 12 Mission buy-in country projects and a diverse array of core-funded FP initiatives across the globe. The SIFPO2 project focuses on achieving two primary results:
We are looking for an experienced Project Manager (PM) with a background in program management and budgeting to be involved in the day-to-day running of a highly technical and complex multi-million-dollar health project. The SIFPO2 PM will also take the lead on at least one technical area and serve as country lead for 3-4 mission buy-in countries, providing regular check-ins, coordinating TA needs, and helping the in-country team achieve their deliverables. The SIFPO2 PM will pro-actively meet programmatic and donor needs, juggle multiple competing priorities, and enthusiastically ensure timely flow of work. The PM will work closely with the Project Director and Deputy Director to design strategy, support program management and coordinate technical support for 12 Mission buy-in country projects and a diverse array of SIFPO2 core-funded FP initiatives across the globe.
This position is for an initial term specific to the SIFPO2 project end date, renovation depending on renewed project funding.
The SIFPO2 PM will be willing to spend approximately 20% of the time traveling internationally on assignment, including difficult and remote environments.
Sound like you? Read on.
Your role will be to assist the design of and coordinate the implementation of the centrally funded SIFPO2 program and related country-specific Mission buy-ins. This work will be done in partnership with a network that includes the SIFPO2 team, PSI’s FP/RH Department, PSI country teams, regional support teams, project partners and USAID. More specifically, you will:
What are we looking for?
What would get us excited?
You are able to organize and get results from many people across diverse backgrounds and geographies. You are an excellent writer, especially of emails that efficiently help organize activities across many people and time zones.
You can juggle multiple competing deadlines without getting flustered and with a sense of humor.
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.