Senior Learning and Communications Advisor
Based in Washington DC or remote (US)
Up to 15% international travel)
Reports to Senior Program Manager, MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery (MPHD) project
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.
MOMENTUM Private Healthcare Delivery (MPHD) is a five-year, $75m cooperative agreement between USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health and Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition and a PSI-led consortium of partners. MPHD is led by PSI and includes consortium partners Jhpiego, FHI 360, Avenir Health, and ThinkWell. MPHD, and the wider MOMENTUM suite of awards, works to accelerate country leadership in reducing maternal and child morbidity and mortality through expanding access, coverage, and quality of maternal, newborn, and child health, voluntary family planning, and reproductive health (MNCH/FP/RH) services. More information about the MOMENTUM suite of awards can be found here.
The Senior Learning and Communications Advisor will lead in developing and implementing MPHD’s knowledge management (KM) and learning strategy and communicating KM/learning and other technically focused results to external audiences, including USAID. This will include translating the project’s learning and communications agenda into a concrete implementation plan and delivering on the plan. With a focus on strategy development, knowledge capture and dissemination, the Senior Learning and Communications Advisor will identify priorities, develop and improve KM systems and facilitate production and distribution of insights and evidence to senior-level stakeholders. The Senior Advisor will partner closely with monitoring, evaluation, and learning and strategic communications functions to enhance the capacity of project staff to elevate MPHD’s technical approaches and learnings to internal and external audiences and to telling the one MOMENTUM story, including working closely with the MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator (MKA) project.
Project management and execution
Collaboration with MOMENTUM Knowledge Accelerator
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
S/he will have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:
What would get us excited?
Cover letter, resume and links to/attach 2-3 writing samples you can demonstrate authorship of required.
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