Recruitment at Population Services International

Population Services International (PSI), is a 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 position below:

 

 

Job Title: Canvasser

Location: Oyo
Slot: 3 Openings

Your Contribution
Area 1 – To ensure that all providers in all the distribution channels continue to have up to date knowledge on Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products:

  • Maintain and update a data base of all providers, service delivery points and point of sales channels within his/her assigned geopolitical zone.
  • Ensure the provision of job aids for knowledge update on misoprostol and combi pack to all approved distribution and point of sales channels.
  • S/he will map out all community pharmacy premises and patent proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) in his/her assigned geographical location.
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with providers necessary to achieve set objectives.

Area 2 – To ensure that Misoprostol and other PSI/Nigeria products are always available in adequate quantities at the retailer levels in the assigned sales zone:

  • Directly supply misoprostol and combi pack to retail outlets in the assigned geographical location
  • Maintain appropriate relationship with all channel members to ensure adequate product uptake and merchandising.

Area 3 – Manage PSI/Nigeria assets in their care and provide support for the administration and management of their zone:

  • Ensure judicious use and proper care of PSI/Nigeria assets
  • Submit monthly work plan to the Demand Creation Representative by 30th day of the preceding month.
  • Ensure reports are submitted on or before deadlines.

Qualifications

  • University Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Fluent in canvassing for sales of medical products
  • Experience working in private institutions.
  • Passionate about working on international health and development, with a focus on all reproductive health issues.
  • Proven ability to work with many people across diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to juggle multiple competing deadlines while staying organized and paying special attention to details.

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Resume with a Cover Letter as ONE PDF / Word document to: [email protected] and [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

 

Application Deadline 25th March, 2021.

 

 

Job Title: Digital Health Specialist (Consultant)

Job ID: 2021-3337
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Programs
Reports to: Chief of Party / Director of Programs

Description

  • PSI Nigeria is a dynamic platform implementing cutting edge programming to improve women’s access to vital reproductive health services. 
  • PSI is looking for a Digital Health Specialist to lead an innovative digital health initiative focused on leveraging technology to better engage with PSI’s target audience.
  • This is an exciting new initiative that provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria.
  • The Digital Health Specialist will develop, launch and oversee the implementation of a PSIU digital strategy.
  • The strategy leverages digital technology to increase access and personalize delivery of quality information, products and services to PSI’s target audience.
  • This position provides the opportunity to make technology work to deliver better health outcomes through bringing care closer to people in Nigeria.

Your Contribution

  • Conduct a digital assets audit for PSI Nigeria and develop strategies to optimize these assets and the data they generate for the platform’s learning agenda and improvement of performance metrics.
  • Landscape existing digital architecture and potential digital partners to leverage synergies for the advancement of PSI interventions in Nigeria.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.
  • Lead on the development and execution of country digital strategies, working in conjunction with PSI Global Digital health Team.
  • Lead on project management of digital interventions across PSI Nigeria projects and intervention areas, including budget development and tracking.
  • Support new business development by engaging with relevant stakeholders and partners.
  • Collaborate with the HMIS Manager on the development and monitoring of indicators to measure health impact from digital approaches. This includes setting up digital analytics, develop performance dashboards to influence data-to-decision making and contribute to PSI Nigeria’s learning agenda.
  • Oversight on technical learning and documentation relating to digital interventions including developing digital learning briefs, donor reports, proposals and presentations and active dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Oversight for digital client engagement strategy development, implementation and monitoring for both internal and external clients including developing innovative digital and social influencer strategies to test-market and scale PSI Nigeria’s initiatives through new channels to drive cost-effectiveness.
  • Lead on creating and sharing digital implementation best practice knowledge with internal/external stakeholders.

What Are We Looking For?
We are looking for a highly ambitious individual with a passion for public health, willing and able to learn by doing in a very demanding position. In particular, we are looking for:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (e.g., Communications, Public Health, Marketing, Journalism, Social Sciences, or Anthropology, Computer Sciences).
  • 7-9 years of project management experience, with a proven track record of managing complex projects, preferably with a strong technology component.
  • Experience in using digital technology (including mobile technology) to improve intervention (such as health) outcomes at both consumer and health systems levels is a plus.
  • Excellent analytical and quick problem-solving skills
  • Experience sharing knowledge through conferences, workshops, and scientific journals.
  • Experience overseeing the work of third-party digital agencies (e.g., digital marketing firms)
  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex ideas and manage competing expectations among multiple projects stakeholders.
  • Great PowerPoint skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas/takeaways from discussions into professional-grade outputs.
  • Highly organized, creative proactive, problem solving and a self-starter.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Nigeria

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 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Note

  • Due to high volume of applicants, applications shall be treated on rolling basis.
  • Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted.

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