Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Program Manager - Population Services International (Apply by: 3 May 2014)



TITLE: Program Manager

LOCATION: Sonepat, Haryana


REPORTS TO: General Manager - NCD

SUPERVISES: Officer and Field team


CATEGORY: Program Operations

Apply by: 3 May 2014
Population Services International, India is a registered Indian Society dedicated to the improvement of public health in India. As a mission, PSI makes it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services. PSI’s core values are Measurement, Honesty, Pragmatism, Collaboration, Trust and Commitment Over the past twenty- five years, PSI has collaborated with the GoI and a number of donors to increase the use of modern contraception for family planning, to provide products and services for the health of mothers and children and to decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS. PSI harnesses the vitality of the private sector to address health problems of the low-income and vulnerable populations using social marketing to achieve positive behaviour change by promoting ideas, products and services conducive to better health. PSI promotes and distributes 11 health products, using commercial channels and outlets to make available quality health products at affordable prices. The basket of products includes condoms, oral contraceptives, intra uterine devices, emergency contraceptives, ORS, water purification solutions; IFA tablets; clean delivery kits and pre-packaged STI treatment kit. For more information, please visit


The Program Manager NCD will function as lead in program interventions at the respective location and responsible for overall coordination and successful implementation of the project in the designated territory.


1. Development and implementation of strategic plans for assigned territory for Uday Program
2. Work with the local team and program partners to implement the BCC messages and activities.
3. Interacting with pharmacists and assist in providing training for their involvement in the program.
4. Support in hiring the local program staff.
5. Responsible for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project in the assigned territory to achieve project deliverables.
6. Review and analyze data regularly and provide feedback to the senior management for program efficiency.
7. Responsible for financial management as per the need of the program.
8. Advocate at local level Govt. & NGO agencies for supporting the program.
9. Attend any other responsibilities assigned by the supervisor as per the need.


1. Post-Graduate degree in any social sciences/management/public health
2. 5-8 years of experience in health programs/projects
3. Ability to think innovatively about program Implementation.
4. Excellent communication skills in English and local language
5. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as a team member and independently.
6. Knowledge and understanding of regional social practices and behavior
7. Ability to liaison with stakeholders


1. Desire to contribute to improved public health and an understanding of public health issues in India particularly in the respective location.
2. Strong leadership and managerial skills
3. Demonstrated understanding of research and technical medical services.
4. Strong report writing & presentation skills
5. Planning & Organizational Skills
6. A team player with strong training & mentoring skills
7. Excellent communication skills both oral and written. Knowledge of regional languages would be an advantage.
8. Good computer skills.
9. Highest integrity, maturity and professionalism
10. Willingness to travel extensively in the project state’s.


1. Results Focused: Move focus from analysis to action; show persistence to overcome obstacles; take immediate action to solve problems; ensure follow through.
2. Customer Service Orientation: see PSI from the client point of view; keep client needs paramount when making decisions and taking action; think beyond current client base; understand the forces that impact PSI, those we serve and those we could serve in the future.
3. Technical Expertise: Writing creative brief, Designing & Planning Mass & Mid Media campaign & developing strategies.
4. Plan & Organize: develop clear action plans that address the details needed to achieve objectives; define resources and actions to achieve objectives within constraints; establish priorities.
5. Build Strong Relationships: develop and sustain positive relationships with others; build connections with others based on an in-depth understanding of their needs and concerns; establish networks.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability

Applications needs to be sent to at

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