Job title: Malaria Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Technical Advisor
Department: Malaria, Child Survival & Sanitation Department (MCSD)
Based in Location: Washington, D.C.
Up to 30% international travel
Reports to Deputy Director, MCSD
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 seeking an experienced, SBC Technical Advisor for its Malaria Department to support PSI’s rapidly expanding portfolio of malaria programs in over 30 countries, worldwide, which accounts for more than a third of the total business. PSI’s new global strategy focuses on improving consumer powered healthcare through shaping market systems, shifting policy and funding and strengthening global capacity. For the Malaria Department this means moving quality malaria case management closer to consumers; bringing next generations LLINs to market; scaling response driven surveillance to accelerate malaria elimination progress and maximizing the control value of drug-based prevention interventions.
Sound like you? Read on.
The Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Technical Advisor provides a cross-cutting function within the Malaria, Child Survival and Sanitation Department (MCSD) taking responsibility for overseeing social and behavior change (SBC) activities across a global portfolio of projects and priority health areas. The SBC Advisor will also provide support and serve as a liaison to the Marketing Department as PSI rolls out its revised marketing planning process and strategic thinking around tools for empathy, insights and prototyping. The SBC Advisor will provide direct technical assistance in SBC for malaria and sanitation programs as needed, as well as supporting a larger behavior change learning agenda. In collaboration with partners, other PSI Marketing/SBC staff and consultants, the SBC Advisor will develop and implement strategies and activities for SBC capacity building at country, regional and global levels. The SBC Advisor will also document and disseminate program impacts to contribute to SBC knowledge management at all levels.
Essential Job Functions
What are we looking for?
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