Population Services International Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Development and Project Management, Economics, Health Care


  • Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

    Career Level:

  • Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

    Position Title:

  • Project Officer (Temporary)


  • A360

    Reports to:

  • Sr. Project Coordinator

    Based in:

  • Addis Ababa

    Duration of contract:

  • Four months


  • As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/E staff benefits
  • Application Deadline: January 4th, 2019

    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.
  • 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 to reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the centre, 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 dynamic Project Officer that will support operationalization of the MC ASRH in school project aimed at improving the reproductive health outcomes
    of 15-19-year-old in school adolescents by co-designing a culturally appropriate solution with them. S/he will support the Project Coordinator in overseeing the day to day operations and functions of ASRH in school program.

    Your contribution

  • Support during the preparation of program and operation plan
  • Support in the coordination of operational activities (e.g. scheduling, logistical and financial organization of field trips and workshops, procurement processes, etc)
  • Track progress of the project with close follow-up of field staff
  • Support in the compilation of quarterly, semi0annual and annual reports
  • Follow up field staff and track the progress of the project in Addis Ababa and Oromiya
  • Support efforts in the coordination and collaboration with regional and key local stakeholders

    Job Requirements

  • BSC/BA in Economics, Public Health, Sexual Reproductive Health, Sociology or related fields
    2/4 years of experience in relevant work

    What would get us excited?

  • Previous NGO experience
  • Commuter application skill
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Oromifa
  • Good time management and organizational skills
    Willingness to travel up to 50% time away from head office

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

  • Fill out the application form using our online website. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Project Officer (Temporary) Position” in the subject line.
  • 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 January 4th, 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.

  • For more information and job application details, see; Population Services International Project Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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