HIV Technical Writer, Consultant
Based in any remote location
Reports to Deputy Director, HIV/TB and STAR Project Director
Short term contract for up 3 months, 40 -60 working days max.
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 “PSIers” 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.
We are looking for dynamic candidates with significant global health program experience and expertise in technical writing and knowledge management for the HIV Technical Writer, Consultant. The Consultant will work closely with the HIV STAR program staff to edit and package seven case studies into a booklet that showcases PSI's implementation experience. Targeting a global technical audience, the Consultant will use qualitative and quantitative skills to analyze and present project results and experiences. S/he must be able to convey complex information simply and succinctly. Working with program and communications staff, the Consultant is responsible for providing guidance on internally and externally disseminating PSI technical publications and resources in online and print forms. In addition, s/he assists in editing technical documents, reviewing documents with an eye for consistency, clarity and grammatical correctness.
The Consultant will work closely with PSI staff at all levels both in South Africa and elsewhere and report to the Project Director, HIV. This will be a 3-months consulting contract and may be performed remotely or from a PSI office.
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The Consultant is responsible for ensuring smooth and timely flow of work. Scope of work includes, but is not limited to the following:
What are we looking for?
N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position [subject to legal eligibility requirements].
Successful candidates will be customer service oriented, exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills; have proven problem solving ability; be able to work efficiently and quickly under pressure; be able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks; and have the ability to work with minimal supervision and follow through on assignments. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in international health and development issues, and technology innovation.
What would get us excited?
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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.