Job Title: Temporary Project Assistant (SHIPS) – PSI Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Population Services International (PSI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda



Population Services International (PSI) Profile:

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using it’s global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare.



Job Summary:

We are looking for a suitable candidate to take on the role of Temporary Project Assistant – SHIPS. This position will Strengthen HIVST in the private sector, by way of building self-care insight driven campaign that features and positions HIVST as part of a larger HIV prevention and SRH.



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of pharmacy and targeted community activations and provide follow up support for continuous improvement.
  • Conduct routine pharmacy support supervision visits and promptly address identified gaps
  • Continuously monitor adherence to approved SOPs and data quality procedures according to PSIU standards.
  • Continuously mentor providers and activation team to promote bundling of HIVST and SRH self-care products to increase demand and uptake.
  • Follow through with participating pharmacy Outlets for quality and timely reporting.
  • Work with learning officer to conduct timely data entry, cleaning, analysis and sharing of insights from data collected from pharmacies and call center.
  • Monitor digital engagements and share feedback with digital manager for improvements.
  • Coordinate with supply chain including ordering, distribution and tracking of commodities, promotional products, and IEC materials to pharmacies and targeted communities in the pilot area.
  • Coordinate with pharmacies and distributors of approved HIVST kits for product security.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity progress reports, learnings and best practices on pharmacy implementation model, activations, and digital campaigns.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in public health, health economic or equivalent
  • Bachelors degree in M&E or project planning and management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in implementing Human Centered Design approaches (HCD) is an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with private health providers in HIV and SRH service delivery is highly desirable
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and flexible work environment desirable.
  • Computer literate with understanding of Microsoft word, excel, power Point and internet use.
  • Should be familiar with pilot area (Kampala) environment and be ready to start immediately


  • Demonstrated ability to work well on a team as well as individually.
  • Excellent communication, written and presentation skills.
  • Report writing skills (timely and accurate)
  • Work-plan development and budgetary skills.
  • Capacity building skills for partners.
  • Basic M&E skills.
  • Driving skills is an added advantage

The Candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

  • Measurement: Evidence, research. metrics and evaluation inform our choices
  • Pragmatism: We strive for excellence, but useful and timely are better than perfect
  • Honesty: We act with integrity, share what we achieve, and admit when we fail
  • Collaboration: Active partnering drives impact
  • Trust: We have confidence in our people to make good decisions
  • Commitment: We build local capacity and programs that last.



How To Apply for PSI Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY to indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.

Inclusion of your salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement.

Submission of certified academic papers is compulsory.

NB: Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 27th July 2022 by 5.00 pm (1700H)



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