Area Program Officer NGO Jobs – Population Services International (PSI)

 

Job Title:    Area Program Officer

Organisation: Population
Services International (PSI)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

With over 50 years of
experience, working in over 50 countries, Population Services International
(PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is
reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever
possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market
failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better
support consumer empowered healthcare. There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around
the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals
with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we
bring to the critically important work that we do.

 

Job Summary:  We are looking for a suitable candidate to
take on a temporary role (for 4 months) of Area Program Officer. This position
will plan, supervise and implement all projects activities and partnership
development in the assigned cluster in line with PSI program objectives and
donor requirements.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Social Marketing

       
Facilitate
the development of ProFam service Marketing plans to facilitate sustainable
walk-in clients.

       
Support
ProFam facilities to create demand for Self-Inject clients.

       
Supervise
the implementation of social marketing activities across the cluster according
to the marketing plans to increase demand for PSI products.

       
Distribute,
track and reconcile of commodities and IEC materials in the cluster in line
with the supply chain management procedures.

Planning and
Quality Assurance:

       
Prepare
and submit monthly and quarterly work plan and budget for the implementation of
WHP and DISC projects in the cluster.

Advocacy, PR and
partnership development

       
Implement
advocacy, PR and partnerships development activities in the cluster of
operation for effective achievement of program objectives.

       
Build
capacity (Training, Mentoring and coaching) of implementing partners to execute
PSI projects.

Risk Management:

       
Implement
risk management activities to mitigate operational and financial risks in the
region.

Knowledge management:

       
Track
and measure SBC/Demand creation activities.

       
Periodically
present data-based progress reports.

       
Document
and share best practices and agreed upon behavior change indicators in the
cluster with implementing partners and PSI.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

       
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Health Marketing, Communications, Development
Studies, Community Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Administration, Public
Health.

       
Additional
training in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.

       
A
minimum of Four years’ experience working with communities, local partners
including local government.

       
Excellent
interpersonal, teamwork and networking skills.

       
Knowledge
of the Health service standards.

       
Demonstrated
ability to work with various partners including Ministry of Health, Local
governments, CBOs and other NGOs.

       
Strong
understanding of health services, preferably in the NGO sector in Uganda.

       
Good
personal skills.

       
Ability
to work with diverse teams.

       
Good
report writing and presentation skills coupled with good knowledge of Ms Office
programs including Word, Excel and power point.

       
Excellent
verbal, written, presentation and communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed
to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY
to apply@psiug.org indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.

Inclusion of your
salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement.

Submission of
certified academic papers is compulsory.

 

Deadline: 17th March 2021

 

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