Population Services International

Lead, Supply and Consumer Demand, Frontier Health Markets (Sr. Technical Advisor)

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/27/2021 2:30 PM)
Job ID
2021-3378
# of Openings
1
Category
Strategy and Insights
Position Location: City
Washington, DC
Region
Population Services International
Position Location: Country
United States

 

Lead, Supply and Consumer Demand, Frontier Health Markets

Based in Washington DC

Up to 25% international travel

Reports to Head, Market Dynamics and Analytics

 

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.  

 

Join us!

The Lead, Supply and Consumer Demand will provide technical leadership on quality of care, supply of services & products, and consumer demand on the USAID Frontier Health Markets: Global Technical Assistance (FHM). Responsibilities will include providing strategic guidance as well as facilitating innovative and aligned country programming. This full-time position will be based in the Washington, DC office.  S/he will support the technical implementation efforts to improve the functioning of local health markets, increase public-private collaboration for voluntary family planning and other health areas, and ensure the private sector contribution is systematic, complementary, and enhances countries’ ability to fortify and diversify their healthcare delivery. S/he will play a central role in forging strong working relationships among policymakers and technical professionals to ensure that FHM incorporates best practices in supply and demand-side market dynamics.

Sound like you? Read on.

 

Your contribution

  • Oversee and provide strategic and technical direction for the development of FHM’s work plans and technical activities relating to supply and consumer demand, including digital interventions, for both core and country programs;
  • Ensure an aligned and strategic vision for core and country work plans with regard to market development.
  • Work with the Technical Director to manage FHM’s supply and consumer demand-related work streams focused on improving the functionality of local health markets and increasing public-private collaboration for voluntary family planning and other health areas, including maternal, newborn and child health, malaria, TB, other infectious diseases, and HIV/AIDS.
  • Liaise between core and country work, ensuring integration across all aspects of FHM’s technical programming in supply and consumer demand.
  • Provide technical oversight and supervision of supply and consumer demand-related program work, and ensure integration of technical experts into country and core programming.
  • Work with the country teams, local partners, USAID Mission staff, ministries of health and other key government, private sector, and non-governmental agencies, partners and thought leaders to ensure that innovative and country-specific approaches are integrated into supply and consumer demand-related technical work plans and strategies for each country program.
  • As requested, represent FHM at meetings, conferences and presentations, sharing FHM’s results and lessons learned.
  • As requested, support the Technical Director in developing relationships with USAID field missions and key stakeholders in countries to leverage field support and subcontract resources, while simultaneously programming global resources to build capacity of technical assistance providers at global and regional levels. 

 

What would get us excited?

  • At least 10 years of international public health experience, demonstrating technical excellence, thought leadership, and innovation in market dynamics.
  • Post-graduate studies in a relevant field, such as health, health policy, business, economics.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Previous work experience with USAID.
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing large and/or complex programs focused on health markets and public-private health system.
  • Expertise working directly with host-country senior government officials and policy makers.
  • Previous experience working with global and regional partners, organizations and institutions.
  • Open mindset and a history of using innovative approaches, with excellent critical thinking, problem-solving and leadership skills.
  • Deep understanding of health markets, the private sector health landscape, and relevant literature.
  • References will be required.
  • If domestic: Must be authorized to work in the United States. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

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.

 

STATUS

  • Exempt

*Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.

 

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.

 

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.

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