Scale-Up Consultant, Adolescents

Population Services International (PSI)

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Population Services International (PSI) - With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 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.

Job ID: 

  • 360 (A360)

Department: 

  • Reproductive Health and Family Planning

Reports to: 

  • SFH A360 Project Lead/PSI A360 Project Manager

Join us!

  • With the generous support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), PSI is implementing A360, an innovative investment with a consortium of partners including the Society for Family Health/Nigeria (SFH/Nigeria), Triggerise, the Center on the Developing Adolescent from the University of California, Berkeley.
  • The project is working with adolescents, young people, parents, community members, providers, and policymakers in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Tanzania to design scalable, cost-effective models aimed at increasing voluntary, modern contraceptive use among adolescent girls aged 15-19. The project is high profile and considered to be both Gates' and CIFF's “flagship” adolescent investments.

Your contribution

  • Provide technical expertise in scaling up of programs and interventions, leading the development of strategies to maximize the potential of A360 adolescent sexual and reproductive health programs at scale
  • Support A360's team in Nigeria to actively plan for pathways to scaling up of promising interventions
  • Advise on needed planning, partnerships and processes to be developed to support effective and efficient program scale-up
  • Contribute to supporting the design and diffusion of innovative approaches to program design and implementation
  • Provide effective guidance and support to in-country management teams and staff assigned to the project.
  • Contribute to the Optimization Phase Report Deliverable

What are we looking for?

  • Advanced Degree in Business, Marketing, International Development, Public Health or related subject preferred with at least 5 years of relevant experience, including time spent working in the private sector
  • Experience in large-scale program rollout, specifically in healthcare, hospitality, franchising or another similar service area
  • Ability to see the big picture and make strategic decisions on program implementation at a large scale while remaining grounded in evidence-based decision making and attuned to program details
  • A good balance of creative and innovative thinking coupled with strategic, analytic and practical skills to develop and implement strategies that generate tangible outcomes.
  • Must have exceptional results orientation, with a high degree of personal initiative and leadership, in a minimal resource environment
  • Skilled in analysis and problem solving with excellent project management skills.
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and to lead small groups to consensus.
  • Strong English is written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be eligible to work in Nigeria without sponsorship
  • This consultancy will be through August 2018.

Note

  • Due to the 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.

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Summary

Company

Population Services International (PSI)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

MBA / MSc

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years