Job vacancy at PSI in Dar es Salaam Tanzania 2013
Job Title:Social Marketing Technical Advisor TO T-MARC, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Closing Date:31 Jan 2013
PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives.
PSI’s core values are a belief in markets and market mechanisms to contribute to sustained improvements in the lives of the poor; results and a strong focus on measurement; speed and efficiency with a predisposition to action and an aversion to bureaucracy; decentralization and empowering our staff at the local level; and a long term commitment to the people we serve. PSI has programs in 67 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.
PSI seeks entrepreneurial, dynamic candidates with significant technical expertise in social marketing, total market development and operations for the position of Social Marketing TechnicalAdvisor to T-MARC for a USAID Social Marketing Project in Tanzania. This position will be based in Dar es Salam reporting to the Chief of Party.
# Lead intensive efforts to increase local technical capacity in social marketing and the total market approach through training and mentoring of PSI Tanzania and T-MARC
# Provide programmatic and technical support to marketing, communications and sales departments for HIV, malaria, reproductive health and child survival program areas including nutrition
# Expand, monitor, and identify opportunities for increased efficiencies of distribution channels through public and private sector
# Lead and monitor the development of marketing and annual work plans
# Assist in design, implementation and oversight of research activities, working closely with research and marketing departments to assure research is driving an ‘evidence to action’ approach to social marketing activities
# Implement DELTA personal TA protocol and materials based on Adult Learning Theory.
# Assist in the development of external relations, in particular with government, NGO, donors and the private sector
# Work with the TSMP Internal Audit/ Finance Manager to build T-MARC’s capacity in supply chain management, procurement, MIS, and financial management including divisional budgets
# Provide guidance in strategic planning and fund raising.
# Assist the Chief of Party with other duties as necessary
# Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience in related field
# At least five years of experience in programmatic and financial management of large donor funded marketing and communication programs
# Knowledge of PSI methodologies in research and marketing (communications and distribution)
# Specific knowledge in logical frameworks, the PERForM research methodology, and the total market approach
# Knowledge of consumer marketing concepts and approaches
# Working knowledge of adult learning theory and ability to apply it
# In-depth knowledge of international development and HIV, family planning and maternal child health issues
# Capacity-building experience in a developing country
# Creativity and entrepreneurial outlook
# Excellent oral and written communication skills
# Ability to work efficiently and quickly in a fast paced environment
How to apply:
APPLY ONLINE at http://www.psi.org. No calls or emails, please. PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.