Current Vacancies at Population Services International (PSI)

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motivated group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Health Behavior Change Communication (HBCC)

Job ID: 2022-3545
Location: Abuja
Category: Global Operations
Department: Programs
Reports to: Head of Programs

Join Us

  • We are looking for an experienced Health Behaviour Change Communications (HBCC) Senior Manager to lead our  HBCC project. The position is based in the Abuja headquarters.
  • The position will lead HBCC project activities (Mass Media, New media, Digital media, Interpersonal communication etc.) at the field, with partner organizations, government agencies, advertisement agencies, media outlets, etc and reports to the Head of Programs.

Your Contribution

  • The position will lead HBCC project’s workplan development, project implementation, quality assurance, budget management, etc.
  • Supervise field staff and consultants.
  • Lead HBCC’s communications and media activities including but not limited to messages development, r
  • Review of HBCC messages, media placement for mass media, new media, IPC etc.
  • Coordinate knowledge sharing on HBCC interventions in the field
  • Coordinate dissemination activities for the HBCC project
  • Provide remote and in-person supervision of HBCC activities in the field to effectively manage, quality assure and use media outlets, messages, digital content
  • Manage the team in such a way that:
  • Messages over digital media are routinely tracked and correctional actions taken promptly.
  • Routinely oversee IEC materials development, adoption of existing messages and determination for media placement.

Coordination with External Stakeholders:

  • Coordinate engagement with media outlets, government agencies, partners etc
  • Represent the organization in external HBCC activities where applicable

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone with:

  • Minimum of 12 years relevant experience in HBCC programming
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Mass Communications, Sociology, Marketing, Health Communication etc.)
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Mass Communications, Sociology, Marketing, Health Communications etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working with any of Mass Media, New media, Digital media, Interpersonal communication etc.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite
  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential. Working knowledge of any on the major Nigerian Languages will be an added advantage
  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.
  • References will be required.

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 will not 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager

Job ID: 2022-3544
Location: Abuja
Department: Program
Reports To: Senior Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Join Us

  • We are looking for an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for the organization to coordinate the organization routine data management looking at trends and working closely with program implementation for smooth program implementation and coordinate periodic evaluation and assessment.
  • The position will work with the program team at the headquarters in Abuja, supervise M&E assistants and reports to the Senior Research, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager.
  • Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following:
Data Management:

  • Strengthening organizational capacity in M&E methods and techniques.
  • Ensuring data management systems align with different projects strategies.
  • Ensuring that the electronic and paper-based platforms of data management meet donor requirement.
  • Capacity building for field officers on guidelines for effective data capturing and reporting.
  • Optimizing data documentation at health facility level by conducting Routine Data Quality Assurance (RDQA) exercises.
  • Routine progress update on key indicators.

Research:

  • Support the SRM&E Manager on all research activities
  • Generate insight through analysis of survey data for report development using software such as SPSS, STATA, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone with:

  • First Degree in a relevant field (Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Demography, Biological And Social Science etc)
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in the field of M&E and/or at least 2 years supporting research or M&E activities
  • Have an understanding of medical ethics principles
  • Passionate about working on international health and development, with a focus on all reproductive health issues and/or non-communicable diseases.
  • Proven ability to work with people across diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing deadlines while staying organized and paying attention to details
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite, STATA and SPSS
  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential.
  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.
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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 thin.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Program Manager, Healthy Hearth Africa

Job ID: 2022-3542
Location: Abuja
Department: Programs
Reports to: Head of Programs

Join Us

  • We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to manage a multi-state Hypertension Screening program (Healthy Heart Africa) across 18 states in Nigeria.
  • The position will work with the program team at the Abuja headquarters and supervises 6 zonal program officers (1 in each geo-political zone) in Nigeria and reports to the Head of Programs. Sound like you? Read on.

Your Contribution
You will be responsible for the following:

  • Overall program management: The HHA Program Manager will lead PSI Nigeria’s efforts to 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.
    • Provide overall oversight of the HHA project, including planning, budgeting and forecasting, implementation, reporting, and supervision.
    • Serve as the lead liaison between all partners, including but not limited to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), partner NGOs, CBOs etc
    • Monitor and ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all project activities and partners to ensure quality of service provision and alignment of priorities, including financial and programmatic oversight, administration and procurement, and regular on-site supervision visits
    • Serve as the focal point for engaging in policy dialogue with the FMOH and SMOHs on key issues relevant to service delivery including participation in key national working groups on NCDs
    • Lead quarterly work planning meetings with FMOH, zonal officers, state teams and CBOs including capacity building and technical assistance
    • Oversee the development of high-quality reports.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Supervise HHA Zonal Program officers: Manage zonal officers leading the development and implementation of results framework and monitoring plans for tracking performance of the program at the Health Facilities, Local Governments, and States Ministries of Health.
  • Data for performance management: Lead on implementation of a strategy to promote use of data to inform performance management decision-making by the zonal officers as they supervise implementation in each state.
  • Information systems & technology innovation: Support implementation of information systems (in particular, DHIS2) to provide relevant, timely and high-quality routine monitoring data for the program.
  • Leadership and management: Provide remote and in-person supervision of hypertension screening activities as well as manage the team in such a way that:
    • Team members feel valued and have continuous capacity building.
    • Routine program implementation, monitoring and budget management.

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone with:

  • Medical Degree from a recognized institution
  • Master’s Degree (preferably in Public Health, Statistics, Project Management, or other health related areas) will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 11 years’ experience in project management
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing relationships with governmentsand other stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite
  • Technical knowledge of Nigeria health system as well as solid understanding of hypertension related issues an advantage
  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential.
  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.
  • References will be required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

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 will not 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.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Healthy Hearth Africa Zonal Programme Officer

Location: Nigeria
City: 6 Zones
Category: Program/Project Management
Theme: Health

Job Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following:

  • Overall oversight for implementation, supervision and reporting of Healthy Heart Africa (HHA) program activities in 3 states under your jurisdiction
  • Serve as the liaison between all partners, including but not limited to the States Ministries of Health (SMOH), States Primary Health Care Development Board (SPHCDB), States Hospital Management Board (SHMB), local government health departments and partner community-based organizations (CBOs) in the respective states
  • Monitor and ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of all project activities across program implementation sites (Primary Healthcare Centers and General Hospitals) and partners to ensure the quality of service provision and alignment of priorities, including, financial and programmatic oversight, administration, and regular joint on-site supervision visits with ministry officials
  • Serve as the focal point for engaging with the MOH and other stakeholders on key issues relevant to service delivery in the coverage states.
  • Lead quarterly review meetings with LGA coordinators and health facility providers including capacity building and technical assistance.
  • Responsible for the submission of high-quality monthly reporting to the HHA Program Manager and State focal persons.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
What are we looking for?
We are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any Health-related field (Medicine, Public health, Nursing, Epidemiology, Anthropology, Development, Demography, Statistics, etc) and/or
  • A registered Medical Doctor, Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife, Community Health Officer (CHO) with at least 3 years of working experience.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Language skills: Fluency in English, working knowledge of local languages in the geopolitical zone
  • Ability to travel locally up to 60%.
  • References will be required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a cover letter as ONE PDF/Word document to: careers@psinigeria.org.ng and ciffteamlead@psinigeria.org using the Position Title and Location as the subject of the e-mail

Job Title: Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) Manager

Job ID: 2022-3543
Location: Abuja
Department: Program
Reports To: Head of Programs

Join Us

  • We are looking for an experienced Social Behaviour Change Communications (SBCC) Manager to head the organization’s SBCC activities for strengthened Communications and Media interventions in Nigeria.
  • The position will coordinate all SBCC activities (Mass Media, New media, Digital media, Interpersonal communication etc.) at the field, with partner organizations, government agencies, advertisement agencies, media outlets, etc and reports to the Head of Programs.

Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following:

  • SBCC Strategy: Coordinate the development of PSI Nigeria SBCC strategy in collaboration with PSI HQ SBCC team and other stakeholders in Nigeria.
  • Oversee overall implementation of the platforms SBCC strategy
  • Coordinate communications and media activities including but not limited to messages development, review of SBCC messages, media placement for mass media, new media, IPC etc.
  • Coordinate knowledge sharing on SBCC interventions in the field
  • Coordinate dissemination activities for the platform
  • Provide remote and in-person supervision of SBCC activities in the field to effectively manage, quality assure and use media outlets, messages, digital content,
  • Manage the team in such a way that:
    • Messages over digital media are routinely tracked and correctional actions taken promptly.
    • Routinely oversee IEC materials development, adoption of existing messages and determination for media placement.

Coordination with External Stakeholders:

  • Coordinate engagement with media outlets, government agencies, partners etc
  • Represent the organization in external SBCC activities where applicable
  • Other duties as assigned

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone with:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Mass Communications, Sociology, Marketing, Health Communication etc.)
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Mass Communications, Sociology, Marketing, Health Communications etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in SBCC programming
  • Experience working with any of Mass Media, New media, Digital media, Interpersonal communication etc.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft suite
  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential. Working knowledge of any on the major Nigerian Languages will be an added advantage
  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.
  • References will be required.

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 thin.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Location: Nasarawa
Category: Monitoring and Evaluation
Theme: Health

Job Responsibilities
Below is the summary of the specific Roles:

  • Ensure availability of data collection tools (Health Facility Registers in all service areas, Monthly summary Forms, client cards etc.) at all supported health facilities in collaboration with M&E and HMIS Managers
  • Provide on-site mentoring to service providers during data collection to enhance proficiency in record keeping.
  • Verify and retrieve monthly summary forms of routine data at supported health facilities for entry into the DHIS2.
  • Ensure all supported health facilities service data are collected and entered into DHIS2 on or before the 5th of every month.
  • Ensure that all supported health facilities (where applicable) maintain Client Based Record Management (CBRM) confidentiality and practice using client unique identifier code, filing system etc.
  • Conduct quarterly data quality assurance (DQA) in ALL facilities where routine data are being collected.
  • Support the conduct of Research activities (Client Exit and Mystery client etc.)

Requirements
What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Anthropology, Development, Demography, Computer Science).
  • 2 years of relevant experience in data collection, monitoring and evaluation and supporting research activities.
  • Experience in mentoring health care providers on data management and record-keeping.
  • Experience working with DHIS2.
  • Experience with the conduct of data quality assurance (DQA) and conduct of Research activities (Client Exit and Mystery client etc.)
  • Experience in the implementation of DHIS2 and mobile technology solutions for data management.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • A strong communicator with a proven ability to explain data related concepts to a non-technical audience in a way that they understand and appreciate.
  • Language skills: Fluent English is essential.
  • Ability to travel locally up to 40%.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a cover letter as ONE PDF/Word document to: careers@psinigeria.org.ng and ciffteamlead@psinigeria.org using the Position Title and Location as the subject of the e-mail.

Note

  • Applications shall be reviewed on rolling bases.
  • 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.

Important Notice

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to it.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
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  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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