Job title: Senior Technical Advisor
Based in Kampala, Uganda
Reports to the: Chief of Party
** This position is contingent on funding, and is only open to Ugandan nationals
Who we are
We are Population Services International (PSI) Uganda, a branch office of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from TRUST condoms, maama kits, contraceptives, and water purification products among others
There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.
We are looking for a Senior Technical Advisor to support implementation of the USAID/Uganda Voluntary Family Planning for improved Reproductive Health and Development (FP4HD) Activity. Please note that this position is contingent on funding.
S/he shall have a depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience in designing and implementing comprehensive reproductive health and family planning activities across all levels of government (national, local and community), and in different sectors beyond health. S/he should have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of community systems and how they relate with the public sector and the ability to identify and support learning among different partners. S/he shall have the requisite management expertise, interpersonal skills and professional relationships and fulfil the requirements detailed below:
What would get us excited?
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.
Required Personal Competencies:
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.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
**PSIU does not solicit for money during the recruitment process