Friday, December 5, 2014

Population Services Intl. ,Social Marketing Technical Advisor Jobs in Tanzania

Why Population Services International (PSI)?We’re Population Services International (better known as “PSI”), a global health non-profit. We aim to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by marketing affordable health products and services (think mosquito nets, condoms, HIV testing and more) through private sector strategies. We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and pu
blic sectors in more than 65 countries. Most of our brands have dominant market shares that are the backbone for their health category. Check out for more information on our programs.
PSI Tanzania is one of PSI’s largest network members working in the areas of Family Planning, HIV, Malaria, and Child Survival. Using market and behavioral data PSI TZ develops and implements marketing strategies to increase demand for and access to quality health products and services in the private sector.
Want to create change in the lives of the poor and underserved with best in class marketing? Join PSI!
What is the position?PSI is looking for a Technical Advisor (TA) for a large social marketing project focused on total market approaches in a variety of health areas. Are you the perfect fit? Read on.
What will you do?
  • You will instill advanced Marketing and Business discipline thereby raising the bar on our Social Marketing and increase sustainability and impact of our programs
  • You will apply consumer marketing principles and help catalyze the evolution of our Sales and Distribution to a more efficient and impactful level while
  • You will work closely with sub-partnering organizations to align and communications activities to ensure consistent campaign messages
  • You will lead the design and oversee the execution of robust, insight-based Marketing plans, ensuring the application of a total market approach (TMA) to:
How shall we measure your performance?
  • sound, impactful and TMA-based marketing plans
  • increased impact through Social Marketing and Social Franchising
  • improved brand equity for existing products and services
  • improved sustainability through a more rigorous cost recovery on products and services
  • improved internal and external understanding of PSI Tanzania core-business and business model
  • Strengthened capacity of the PSI team and sub partners on marketing and business management
What we are looking for. Is this you?
The “Street Cred”.You have 5-7 years’ experience working in areas like business, sales and distribution, management consulting, marketing. You have had great business results and you have been able to create results via your vision and direction on execution. Experience in products/services that required consumer behavior change preferred.
Fire in the belly.You bring energy and passion in what you do
Team player. You ‘play well’ with others and enjoy seeing the impact of our work as a team.
  1. You pay attention to them and focus on quality and consistency
  2. You have proven ability to obtain buy-in from multiple stakeholders and create change.
Developing Markets .You have experience working or doing business in developing markets where getting things done requires ingenuity, patience, and great problem solving skills. Experience in sub-Saharan Africa highly preferred.
Curious and Flexible. You’re an information sponge and understand what worked yesterday won’t necessarily work today (or tomorrow), that each context is different. You have an ability to adapt quickly to these changing environments.
Language.English fluency a must. We are looking for excellent writing and communications skills.
Desire to Make the World a Better Place.You have a passion to create change in the world and believe in providing better health solutions to the poor. You might not have been able to do this in your career “to date” but this is a goal in your life.
  • Exempt
  • Level 6
Contact Us if You Have What it Takes:
Apply Online at
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
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