Population Services International Program Manager Jobs in Kenya

Population Services International Program Manager Jobs in Kenya


Closing date: 08 Nov 2019

Based in Nairobi, Kenya
Up to 30% international travel
Reports to Senior Program Manager- Global Business Systems

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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 be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.


There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motley 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.

Partner with us!

The Innovation Hub is looking for a Program Manager to manage alignment of technical team resources with demand, including assignment and supervision of staff on technology deployment projects.

The Program Manager will contribute to the ambitious vision of the Innovation Hub which represents PSI’s commitment to support in the development of a new generation of Kenyan technology professionals capable of providing forward-deployed, responsive, sustainable digital systems support across the PSI network.

Sound like something you would be interested in? Read on.

Your contribution

The Program Manager will:

  • Supervise a team of support staff focused on DHIS2 project implementation, data quality and data use activities across PSI countries; provide regular updates of progress to Senior Program Manager (SPM)
  • Review and guide the project requirements working in conjunction with DHIS2 system architects to translate business and data requirements into data flows, DHIS2 models/architecture and dashboards
  • Act as a focal point for country offices involved in the deployment of DHIS2 implementations and other technologies to provide status updates and track progress of activities
    October 2019
  • Lead on the development of project work
    plans and budgets, working in conjunction with country teams, support teams in HQ and the SPM to ensure timely execution and spending
  • Supervise on learning and knowledge management by generating documentation to be shared with the PSI DHIS2 community
  • Supervise the customer service provided on the PSI DHIS2 helpdesk by monitoring the system reports and provide corrective actions

    What are we looking for?

    We are looking for a highly ambitious individual with a passion in public health and a focus on timely execution by leading and inspiring a team of dedicated professionals. In particular, we are looking for:

  • 5-7 years of project management experience, including management and guidance of teams, with a proven track record of managing complex projects, preferably with a strong technology component
  • Experience in the international development field, preferably for USAID, Global Fund and other donors
  • Proven knowledge of Monitoring & Evaluation and strategic use of information
  • Highly organized, proactive, and a self-starter
  • Great writing and communication skills – able to clearly depict nuanced or complex ideas and manage competing expectations among multiple project stakeholders
  • Great power point skills – able to ‘translate’ ideas / takeaways from discussions into professional grade outputs.
  • Relevant Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (e.g., communications, public health, marketing, journalism, social sciences, or anthropology).

    What would get us excited?

  • Interest in new technology and finding creative ways to use it to solve real problems
  • Fluent in French or Portuguese
  • Experience with data visualization in Excel, PowerBI, or Tableau

    All applicants must be based in Kenya with permission to work. PSI will not provide work permits.

    The timeframe is 12 months with a possibility of extension. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

    How to Apply:
    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and current Curriculum Vitae to jobs@psinairobi.org by Nov 8th, 2019.Subject: Program Manager

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