Population Services International

  • LLIN Distribution Consultant

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/15/2018 9:35 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2733
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technical Health Areas
    Position Location: City
    Multiple Locations
    Region
    West & Central Africa
    Position Location: Country
    Multiple Locations
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    Consultancy Title: LLIN Distribution Consultant

    Project Name: VectorLink

    Supervisor: Senior LLIN Technical Advisor

     

    Who we are

    With over 45 years of experience, working in over 50 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 powered healthcare.

     

    There are over 7,000 “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.

     

    Project Background

     

    Working across 23 countries in sub-Saharan Africa as well as Cambodia, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) VectorLink Project is equipping countries to plan and implement safe, cost-effective and sustainable life-saving malaria vector control interventions with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Specifically, the PMI VectorLink Project will build the capacity of country governments to use epidemiological, entomological, and coverage data to support the optimal deployment of vector control tools within each country context while promoting gender equity in all facets of planning and implementation.

     

    Your contribution

     

    VectorLink is seeking multidisciplinary LLIN experts to establish a roster of consultants for support as needs arise.

     

    Specific tasks will vary depending on the needs of each country and but may include the following:

    • Coordinate with NMCP and LLIN partners to conduct LLIN continuous distribution process reviews
    • Develop operational guidance for LLIN continuous distribution with NMCP and Ministry of Health stakeholders
    • Facilitate participatory workshops with MOH and LLIN partners to develop the draft operational guidance building from national and international reference documents
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    Deliverables

    • LLIN process review outputs and reports, following established review approach
    • Operational guidelines
    • NMCP presentation of results
    • Detailed trip report
    • Draft technical report as determined with supervisor

     

    What are we looking for?

    • An advanced degree in a relevant field (such as public health, medicine, international development, or a related field)
    • At least 5 years of experience in public health implementation national level
    • Knowledge of broader health policies and National Malaria Control Programs and the Roll Back Malaria Program desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and build consensus
    • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
    • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
    • Ability to work with cooperating partners in implementing complex programs in challenging environments
    • Strong representational skills and ability to interface with multiple stakeholders in a professional matter
    • Experience working with USAID and/or PMI a plus.
    • Fluency in written and spoken French (required). Professional competency in English (a plus).

     

     

    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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