Project Assistant, VectorLink
Based in Accra, Ghana
Reports to Finance & Admin Manager, VectorLink
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 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.
We are looking for a Project Assistant (PA) based in Accra, Ghana to support PSI’s Insecticide Treated Net (ITN) distribution work for the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) VectorLink project. VectorLink 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. The PA will assist in the start-up and implementation of VectorLink activities in Ghana. The PA should have some management qualifications and international experience with USAID and other donors. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of delivering results in field offices and working in fast paced environments.
Sound like you? Read on.
The VectorLink Project Assistant, reporting to the Finance & Admin Manager of the project, will help ensure the administrative and financial integrity of the project in order to help VL achieve quality results and meet all project goals, objectives and targets.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
What would get us excited?