Job Title: Reproductive Health Research Analyst
Department: Family Planning and Reproductive Health
Based in Washington, DC
Reports to the Sr. Reproductive Health Research Advisor
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.
PSI’s Family Planning (FP) & Reproductive Health (RH) Department is looking for a Reproductive Health Research Analyst, under the supervision of the Sr. Reproductive Health Research Advisor, to lead the analysis of data collected through PSI’s family planning and reproductive health research and programs. The Reproductive Health Research Analyst loves data – cleaning, analyzing, managing, organizing, presenting, and disseminating. The Reproductive Health Research Analyst also understands and leverages the power of data and enjoys helping others learn how to use data, particularly for decision–making, and building the skills of headquarters staff and in-country teams.
Sound like you? Read on.
You will be responsible for the development of analysis plans, data management and cleaning, analysis, and dissemination of PSI’s reproductive health research activities and expected to contribute to study design. You will also be responsible for supporting PSI’s data use initiatives. You will:
Quantitative Study Design, Analysis, & Dissemination
Support Data Use Initiatives
This position will be based in Washington DC and will report to the Sr. Reproductive Health Research Advisor. Up to 25% international travel is anticipated.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt
Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin
What would get us excited?
International Field Experience. You have field experience in conducting family planning and reproductive health related research and measurement activities.
Technical Expertise. You have specific experience designing, analyzing, and presenting reproductive health research, especially safe abortion related projects.
Visual. You are skilled in data visualizations to be able to communicate evidence to non-technical audiences.
Language Skills. You can work in French, communicating with a technical audience, and/or have the ability to work in another language such as Spanish.
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.