Chief of Party, Liberia Country Sanitation Planning Program
Based in Monrovia, Liberia
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.
With support from the the Global Fund, USAID, DFID, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and other donors, PSI has worked in Liberia since 2008. PSI/Liberia has implemented social marketing and evidence-based behavior change communications to deliver prevention and treatment products and services across a range of health areas including sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, child survival, WASH, and the Ebola Virus Disease. PSI/Liberia’s historic partnerships with Ministry of Health and with many non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations in Liberia help to expand the reach of health and communication campaigns in alignment with national policy to reach the most vulnerable.
We are looking for a Chief of Party to lead an anticipated $30 million USAID-funded sanitation project in Liberia. The project will implement a comprehensive county-wide approach for sustainably ending open defecation and increasing access to basic sanitation through 1) Improving sanitation governance, 2) Promoting adoption of safe sanitation behaviors, 3) Strengthening sanitation markets and 4) Increasing access to financing for sanitation.
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 for driving measurable results.
Commitment: You are independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy into the direction of the team and commit to its success.
What would get us excited?
Capacity Builder: You have experience in building institutions, local technical, management and leadership capacity.
Market developer: You have the demonstrated ability in the concepts, principles, methods, and techniques of delivering market-based approaches to water and sanitation.
You can inspire a shared vision for the project staff. You have successfully helped your team learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
You have experience working with Ministries and Governments’ bodies, health care companies, or global health donors. You can spot trends and keep the PSI global headquarters informed about health needs and opportunities in Liberia.
A Strategist and an innovator. The successful candidate will be a creative, innovative, and strategic thinker and will have excellent communication, analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills, a passion for private sector approaches to development, and a proven ability to produce results.
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