PSI is seeking an experienced, dynamic Deputy Project Director to lead a multi-country intervention aimed at improving uptake of intermittent preventative treatment in infants (ITPi) for an anticipated Unitaid award. PSI has a rapidly expanding portfolio of malaria programs in over 30 countries, worldwide, which accounts for more than a third of the total business of the organization. PSI’s global strategy focuses on improving consumer powered healthcare through shaping market systems, shifting policy and funding and strengthening global capacity. For the Malaria Department this means moving quality malaria case management closer to consumers; bringing next generation ITNs to market; scaling response driven surveillance to accelerate malaria elimination progress and maximizing the value of drug-based prevention interventions, such as IPTi.
The Deputy Project Director will support the Project Director with the overall leadership and managerial oversight for the project, and support timely implementation and reporting of activities. The Deputy Project Director will be based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and will support the implementation of the operational pilots across a number of countries in the region. The Deputy Project Director will liaise with in-country staff, National Malaria Control Programs, national immunization programs and Consortium members to ensure effective implementation of this project.
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values: