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Employer: Population Services International
Located in: Washington, D.C., Washington, DC
Degree Required: Masters
Based in Washington DC
Up to 20% international travel
Reports to Director, FP/RH Department
Who we are
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.
There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
The Family Planning (FP) and Reproductive Health (RH) Department supports programs in 37 countries (and counting) to deliver high-quality family planning and reproductive health services to women and girls. We promote consumer-powered health care and protect our clients’ sexual & reproductive health and rights by ensuring informed choice, voluntarism, client confidentiality & privacy, client safety and continuity of care.
The Global Medical Director for FP/RH is passionate about improving the lives and women and their families by ensuring access to contraceptive and abortion products and services and is experienced in implementing such programs. S/he is a strategic leader and implementer with significant experience working in international development and a demonstrated track record of successfully managing donor and partner relations.
The FP/RH Global Medical Director will oversee a service delivery portfolio that spans over 30 countries and focuses on FP, abortion and cervical cancer work; this role will have a strategic element as PSI evolves its quality approach within primary health care .
The Global Medical Director for FP/RH is a leader who can provide strategic thought leadership and mobilize new business initiatives to grow QA resources at PSI. S/he can also develop clinical guidance and deliver technical assistance to PSI network members ensuring that PSI programs are always at the forefront of best practice in reproductive health care delivery. S/he has a clinical background.
The Global Medical Director is also comfortable advocating within PSI and externally for the FP/RH department’s strategic priorities and can lead PSI towards innovation in client-centered care and enhanced organizational quality assurance accountability. S/he will develop strong liaisons with PSI Regional Directors, country programs, country representatives and other organizational senior leaders.
Health System Strengthening
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt
Commitment: You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin
What would get us excited?
Leader. You can set and lead a vision for quality at PSI that is rooted in best practice and drives innovation.
Strategist and an innovator. You are creative, innovative and a strategic thinker. You are able to spot trends and keep the PSI global headquarters informed about reproductive health care innovation and opportunities.
Collaborative manager. You are able to inspire a shared vision for PSI quality staff. You have successfully helped your staff learn, grow, and thrive in their work.
Capacity builder: You have experience in building technical capacity to create strong local leaders in reproductive health service delivery.
Problem Solver. You can respond to various challenges that unexpectedly arise and are flexible in your approach to problem solving. You collaborate to find culturally appropriate solutions.
Connector. You have experience working with Ministries of Health, health care companies, or global health donors. You are able to identify new donors and partners for programs.
Natural fundraiser. You have experience identifying business opportunities for health or securing funds from donors such as private foundations or the US government.
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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.
Posted on 01/22/2019
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