Population Services International is hiring a
Based in Washington DC Metropolitan Area
No Travel Required
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible, interchangeable but must be able to be in office when needed
Reports to Senior Marketing Manager, SBU
Who we are
PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality, affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.
The Social Business Unit (SBU) is the business arm of PSI that focuses on balancing commercial viability and social impact to deliver consumer-powered healthcare at scale through social enterprise entities in markets around the globe - including India, Southern Africa, Angola, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Paraguay, and Central America. The SBU vision is to design consumer-centric social enterprises that use a combination of digital and offline healthcare solutions to support consumers’ self-care journey, and give them choice, voice and agency in their health and well-being.
PSI seeks a Program Assistant that will Support PSI's operational excellence and execution of quality and standards by providing wide-ranging administrative and operational support to a market group or technical team. Liaise with global technical and service departments and network members/country project teams to support routine administrative needs and daily activities.
Hourly Pay Range:
$21.15 (MINIMUM) - $25.00 (MID-POINT) - $28.85 (MAXIMUM)
For US-based candidates, the regular hourly pay range is reflected above. We value transparency and have provided the full hourly pay range for this role. Actual hourly compensation may vary and will be determined by factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, experience, internal equity, external market analysis, and other business factors permitted by law. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for potential future salary growth. PSI offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes health care, retirement plan, generous leave, overtime eligibility, as well as other great benefits. For more information, please ask your recruiter or visit https://www.psi.org/careers/ to learn more!
-Provides routine administrative support for daily operations, project management, and general functioning of assigned portfolio. 40% of Time
-Provides basic financial management support, including assisting with basic team budget management, procurement and payment of consultants, vendors, subrecipients and other services, and management and reconciliation of purchasing card. 30% of Time
-Provides support for knowledge management activities, including the design of tools and systems for knowledge management and information tracking, creation and maintenance of internal filing systems, maintenance of online communications site(s), and development of communications materials. 30% of Time
Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.
What are we looking for?
-Associate's degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
-Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field preferred
-Some work experience preferred
-Strong written and verbal communication skills.
-Strong computer skills in MS Office applications, with an emphasis on Excel and Word.
-Excellent organizational and administrative skills with special attention to detail and timeliness.You must be able to keep yourself and others organized
-Passion for capturing learnings and improving processes.
-Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Ability to support several team members at a time, self-prioritize, and communicate needs
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.
References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.
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.
ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202)785-0072.
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