Program Management Consultant

Population Services International, Karachi, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
8th February, 2018

Job Description

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 8,000 “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.

Join us!

PSI is expanding its presence in Pakistan with the launch of a DFID-funded program, including establishing a new office in Karachi. PSI seeks a dynamic program management consultant to support PSI's Representative in Pakistan and COP in launching key activities during the inception period and transition to first full year of the project.

Qualified candidates with significant expertise in project management, launch and implementation in challenging environments are encouraged. The consultancy will include initial remote work with required travel to Pakistan for the term of up to four months.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

YOU WILL…Always be doing something different every day! Some examples include:

  • Under guidance of PSI's Representative in Country and COP, develop a deliverables-based timeline, including a separate workplan for organizational and office set-up and separate workplan for key project activities and launch in the inception period;
  • Finalize the March partner meeting agenda and coordinate preparation and facilitation as necessary, including participation in the meeting in Karachi;
  • Provide oversight and support to the research and M&E teams in launching the journey mapping and development of a project-specific MIS, ensuring timely deliverables in line with donor deadlines;
  • Coordinate technical assistance requested of PSI by Greenstar in the development of the business development, including liaising with PSI's marketing and research teams;
  • Lead development of sustainability indicators and production of inception report due in April.

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant Master's degree (MPH with a focus on reproductive health or MBA with project management focus preferred) or equivalent project management experience;
  • 5+ years of experience managing international health programs and at least two years working in a developing country;
  • Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated management capacity in a fast-paced work environment;
  • Demonstrated experience with international donors and familiarity with international development and health issues; experience with DFID highly preferred;
  • Must be able to travel to Pakistan for at least two months of the four month assignment;
  • Fluency in English is required; and
  • Preference will be given to current or past PSI employees with internal knowledge of PSI working systems.



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.


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