Population Services International

Digital Health Specialist

Posted Date 1 month ago(3/10/2021 12:39 PM)
Job ID
2021-3337
# of Openings
1
Category
Technical Health Areas
Position Location: City
Abuja
Region
West & Central Africa
Position Location: Country
Nigeria

 

Job Title: Digital Health Specialist (Consultant)

Department: Programs

Based in: Abuja, Nigeria

Reports to the: Chief of Party/ Director of Programs

****Must be legally authorized to work in Nigeria**

 

Who we are

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization.  We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using it’s global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.  

 

Partner with us!

PSI Nigeria is a dynamic platform implementing cutting edge programming to improve women’s access to vital reproductive health services.  PSI is looking for a Digital Health Specialist to lead an innovative digital health initiative focused on leveraging technology to better engage with PSI’s target audience. This is an exciting new initiative that provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria. The Digital Health Specialist will develop, launch and oversee the implementation of a PSIU digital strategy. The strategy leverages digital technology to increase access and personalize delivery of quality information, products and services to PSI’s target audience. This position provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria. 

 

Sound like something you would be interested in? Read on.

 

Your contribution

  • Conduct a digital assets audit for PSI Nigeria and develop strategies to optimize these assets and the data they generate for the platform’s learning agenda and improvement of performance metrics.
  • Landscape existing digital architecture and potential digital partners to leverage synergies for the advancement of PSI interventions in Nigeria.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Lead on the development and execution of country digital strategies, working in conjunction with PSI Global Digital health Team.
  • Lead on project management of digital interventions across PSI Nigeria projects and intervention areas, including budget development and tracking.
  • Support new business development by engaging with relevant stakeholders and partners.
  • Collaborate with the HMIS Manager on the development and monitoring of indicators to measure health impact from digital approaches. This includes setting up digital analytics, develop performance dashboards to influence data-to-decision making and contribute to PSI Nigeria’s learning agenda.
  • Oversight on technical learning and documentation relating to digital interventions including developing digital learning briefs, donor reports, proposals and presentations and active dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Oversight for digital client engagement strategy development, implementation and monitoring for both internal and external clients including developing innovative digital and social influencer strategies to test-market and scale PSI Nigeria’s initiatives through new channels to drive cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.

 

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly ambitious individual a passion in public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for;

  • Relevant Bachelor’s or master’s degree (e.g., communications, public health, marketing, journalism, social sciences, or anthropology, computer sciences).
  • 7-9 years of project management experience, with a proven track record of managing complex projects, preferably with a strong technology component.
  • Experience in using digital technology (including mobile technology) to improve intervention (such as health) outcomes at both consumer and health systems levels is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and quick problem-solving skills
  • Experience sharing knowledge through conferences, workshops, and scientific journals.
  • Experience overseeing the work of third-party digital agencies (e.g., digital marketing firms)
  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex ideas and manage competing expectations among multiple projects stakeholders.
  • Great PowerPoint skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas/takeaways from discussions into professional-grade outputs.
  • Highly organized, creative proactive, problem solving and a self-starter. 

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 will strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You will not be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.

Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and improve.

Collaboration: You will 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.

 

*Due to high volume of applicants, applications shall be treated on rolling basis.

*Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted.

 

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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