Fields: global health, international development, East Africa, Kenya, French
Details and Requirements: Population Services International (PSI) works to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing. We are looking for a temporary Program Assistant to support program management functions in the East Africa department. EA is known as the innovation lab, a place where exciting new ideas in global health are tested. Currently, we have programs operating in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Somaliland, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The Program Assistant (PA) will have wide ranging responsibilities and work with PSI staff at all levels both in Washington and overseas. This position is based in Washington, D.C.
Bachelor’s degree; Experience living outside the United States and in multicultural environments preferred; French language skills a plus. Successful candidates will be customer service oriented, exhibit excellent communication and interpersonal skills; have proven problem solving ability; Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated interest in international health and development issues.