Population Services International Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Population Services International Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224073

Category: Business and Administration

Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: XXX

Job Description

Vacancy Announcement

Position Title: Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager

Department: WASH Program

Level: D2

Reporting To: Director, WASH

Based in: Addis Ababa

Duration of contract: Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds

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 an Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager to scale up PSI’s “Liyu Class” private-sector pay-for-use toilet and personal hygiene franchise.

The Franchise Manager will use current and/or past experience working in a franchise business to develop systems, a franchise manual, quality standards and monitoring, staffing, and financials to build a profitable franchise business.

The business will be funded to scale from three to 20 operational sites in three years, including establishment of one model franchisee as a center of excellence.

The Franchise Manager will have excellent managerial, financial, and problem-solving skills and will have
proven ability to work effectively with government officials to identify expansion sites, negotiate site acquisition, supervise construction, and recruit effective, motivated business people as franchisees.

Key Result Areas:

  • Development, launch, and scale up of Liyu Class urban sanitation franchise business
  • Selection and negotiation of suitable franchisee sites, supervision of quality construction of facilities
  • Clear path to financial sustainability of the franchisor to be established as part of
  • PSI’s income generating activity (IGA)

    Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build on the existing three operational sites to launch and scale the franchise to 20 locations
  • Recruit a small staff to support franchisee recruitment, site selection and negotiation, quality monitoring, and marketing materials and campaigns
  • Create franchise systems, such as a franchise manual, quality monitoring and supportive supervision, franchisee contracts, and methodology for visibility into financials for revenue-based fee collection
  • Manage business financials and ensure a path to profitability

    Job Requirements


  • Master’s degree business administration or a relevant field with five (5) years of demonstrated experience out of which two (2) years in Supervisory position


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a relevant field with seven (7) years of demonstrated experience of which two (2) years in Supervisory position

    What would get us excited?

  • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to work effectively with government officials
  • Ability to create and analyze business financials
  • Proven strengths working collaboratively as a team manager
  • Strong skills in spoken and written Amharic and English
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently as a creative problem solver
  • Exceptional computer skills, particularly Excel and other business management tools

    How to Apply

    Are you intrigued? Apply!

    By following our 3 steps application process:

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

    2. Send your CV and application letter to recruitment@psiet.org clearly mark “Application for Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager Position” in the subject line.

    3. 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 October 9, 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

    Population Services International Urban Sanitation Franchise Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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