Job Title: Senior Program Manager, Menstrual Health Initiative
Reports to: Head of Programs
Who we are
PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality, affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to manage an integrated initiative focused on menstrual health in selected regions of Nigeria with specific focus on adolescent girls and young women. This 2+ year program is funded by individual and philanthropic donors, and it aims to achieve progress in menstrual health knowledge, information, product access, market landscape, policy environment, and reduction of stigma and related harmful social norms.
The position will work with the program team at the Abuja headquarters and supervises 2 zonal program coordinators and reports to the Head of Programmes.
Sound like you? Read on.
You will be responsible for the following:
Overall program management: The Team Leader will lead successful implementation throughout the project lifecycle for all aspects including technical implementation, financial and administrative compliance, and oversight and supervision of project staff. The Team Leader is responsible for delivering results with a high standard of excellence, achieving its set goals and targets within the budget, liaising with national stakeholders, and ensuring sufficient communication and reporting back to the donors.
A successful Team Leader will integrate adaptive management and iterative learning as needed, define and implement the program’s indicators of success, develop teams’ capacity, and grow the culture of using routine monitoring data to continuously improve, and demonstrate accountability to our stakeholders.
Specific duties will include:
Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with:
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
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
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it is the only way you will learn and
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 will not succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the
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
*Applications shall be reviewed on a rolling basis.
*Due to a 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. #LI-DNI