Population Services International

Job ID 2023-3692
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 7 days ago
Category Strategy and Insights
Position Location: City
Region Population Services International
Position Location: Country United States


Advisor II, Market Dynamics
Based in PSI approved US states and program countries
10-25% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Eligible
Reports to Head, Market Dynamics and Analytics

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.

Join us!
The Strategy & Insights (S&I) Department champions insight-driven prioritization across PSI, ensuring we are “doing the right things” even as we work on “doing things right.” The department promotes best practice in program design, marketing discipline, research, learning, and strategy development. S&I works with other departments to systematically capture, synthesize, and share internal and external evidence, consumer and market insights, competitive market intelligence, and program experience to guide global, market level, and program level strategy.

PSI seeks an Advisor II, Market Dynamics that will Contribute to shaping PSI’s organizational positioning across all departments and functions by supporting identification and application of current and emerging strategic practices, trends, and insights across a single or multiple disciplines to inform organizational direction. Contribute to executing PSI’s strategy by supporting the development and delivery of guidance to PSI’s network to ensure high-quality execution of market dynamics opportunities. Begin to liaise with a variety of high-level stakeholders across PSI and develop external relationships in market dynamics. Provide technical assistance to initiatives by programs and network members, across all PSI health areas, to advance PSI’s market dynamics interests. Work with team Head to synthesize market dynamics insights for global influencing and fundraising. Set priorities with an increasing level of independence.

Salary Range:
$86,000 (MINIMUM) – $108,000 (MID-POINT) – $130,000 (MAXIMUM)
For US-based candidates, the annual base salary range is reflected above.* We value transparency and have provided the full salary range for this role. Actual base salary compensation 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 above the mid-point 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, as well as other great benefits. For more information, please ask your recruiter or visit https://www.psi.org/careers/ to learn more!

*For all applicants applying outside of the US; please note that those hired outside of the US will be employed through the local PSI office. Pay and benefits will be commensurate with the role and practices of the local office, including payment in local currency.


Your contributions
-Insights: Monitor practices and trends affecting PSI’s global strategy. Maintain an up-to-date understanding of PSI’s evolving portfolio of projects, with an understanding of market dynamics positioning. May support the design, execution, and evaluation of PSI’s strategic programming. 35% of Time
-Capacity Building: Identify needs and develop materials and training to build capacity of PSI staff at all appropriate levels to design and execute market dynamics programming and organizational positioning. 25% of Time
-Program Management: Lead the execution of short, medium, and long-term market shaping initiatives, including identifying key steps, developing of workplans, and tracking the execution of these initiatives. 10% of Time
-Representation: Develop collateral to represent PSI’s market dynamics work internally and externally. Increasingly represent PSI’s strategic initiatives to internal and external stakeholders. 10% of Time
-Thought Leadership: Identify and curate best practice market dynamics approaches for organizational and/or programmatic positioning, across all health areas and at all levels of the organization. Identify opportunities to incorporate and implement state-of-the-art practices within PSI at appropriate levels. 10% of Time
-Fundraising: Lead the incorporation of state-of-the-art market dynamics approaches to PSI fundraising efforts. 10% 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?
-Bachelor’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant field.
-Master’s Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field preferred.
-At least 7 years of high-impact, related work experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.
-Passion for driving strategic change in the interest of improved global health outcomes.
-Experience working in an international context.
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge in market dynamics.
-Ability to provide technical assistance to PSI network with minimal support.
-Ability to share knowledge internally and externally with communities of practice.
-Ability to produce technical products and tools with minimal oversight and direction.
-Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external colleagues. Able to work as a member of a team and independently.
-Ability to lead development of market dynamics approach for proposals with oversight.
-Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.
-Demonstrate emotional intelligence and ability to collaborate with colleagues.
-Proficiency in Microsoft 365. Familiarity with a quantitative or qualitative data analysis program preferred.
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Proficiency in a relevant language other than English preferred.
-Cultural Humility and respect.

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. N.B. 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: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.


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