Population Services International Program Coordinator- MC Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Program Coordinator- MC Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 212354

Category: Development and Project Management, Economics, Health Care
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Program Coordinator- MC

Portfolio: Integrated Programs

Function: Adolescent and Youth: Family Planning

Department: MC

Reporting To: Program Manager (MC)

Direct Reports: N/A

Level: TBD

Contract Term: Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds

Duty Station: Addis Ababa

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/Ethiopia staff benefits.

Who we are?

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.

We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.

We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.

We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

We are looking for a result driven Program Coordinator that support the management and implementation of MC program by (i) preparing and implementing program operational plan and budgets; (ii) ensuring compliance with donor and organization requirements and internal monitoring systems; and (iii) preparing and submitting program and operational reports.

Key Result Areas:

  • Program operation management (e.g., timely preparation and rollout of program operating plan; Program outputs and milestones achieved within specified period)
  • Budget and cost management (e.g., budget analysis and forecasts for enhanced budget utilization and for maintaining program cost effectiveness)
  • Monitoring, compliance and reporting (e.g., timeliness and quality of quarterly, annual reports compiled)
  • Stakeholder relationship management (e.g., good rapport maintained with regional and local stakeholders)

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Co-design the operation and cost modelling for the solution to be designed in the
    In-school SRH program.
  • Prepare program and operation plan; and perform budget preparation, analysis and forecasting.
  • Provide technical assistance and serve as knowledge resource to all staff with regard to budget preparation, cost and pricing benchmarks, and standard operation procedure guidance as it relates to financial management.
  • Coordinate operational activities (e.g. scheduling, logistical and financial organization of field trips and workshops, procurement processes, etc.).
  • Ensure timely and on budget project activities and program delivery; and take corrective actions as needed.
  • Identify and structure problems and risks affecting timely delivery of work streams, and promptly communicate upward with solution options and recommendations.
  • Proactively engage with senior staff to seek input and enhance program outputs.
  • Ensure quality standards and compliance requirements of government, donor and PSI/E are met.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of PSI and donors’ grant management rules and regulations as required.
  • Execute wide range of analysis drawing on best practices and use data for decision making for program enhancement.
  • Ensure the timely submission of the financial reports and review the incurred costs for completeness, accuracy, allow ability, reasonableness.
  • Respond to queries in internal and external discussions and make sensible adjustments to project implementation based on the regional context.
  • Lead the coordination and collaboration with regional and local key local stakeholders.
  • Support and coordinate closely with the
  • Project Manager to build and sustain strategic partnerships with regional government stakeholders and ensure sustainability.

    Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Economics, Public Health, Sexual Reproductive Health, Population Studies or related fields with four (4) years of demonstrated experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Public Health, Sexual Reproductive Health, Population Studies or related fields with six (6) years of demonstrated experience

    What would get us excited?

  • Demonstrated experience in technical project implementation
  • Proficient in MS office applications
  • Proficient in English and Amharic languages, both written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to travel frequently away from head office

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

  • Fill out the application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

    1. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Program Coordinator- MC Position” in the subject line.

    2. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application that means your application was successful. If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

    Application deadline July 15, 2019. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.

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