Population Services International

Job ID 2022-3640
# of Openings 1
Posted Date 2 days ago
Category Executive
Position Location: City Washington, DC
Position Location: Country United States


Senior Advisor I, Global Inclusion and Belonging
Based in Washington DC, PSI approved US State or country where PSI is registered
Less than 10% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Domestic and existing PSI countries of operations
Reports to President & CEO
Who we are
Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 4,500 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 35 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using its 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.

Join us!
Grab your seat in the Executive Office of a fast-paced, multicultural, and highly impactful Global Health organization as we enter our second half-century. This role will also work closely with the Human Resources Department, PSI’s cultivator of talent, employee development, and culture.

PSI seeks a Senior Advisor I, Global Inclusion and Belonging that will set a vision for inclusion and belonging across PSI’s global operating footprint with PSI leadership. You will provide support and advisory services to PSI leadership, and to all of PSI’s countries in all matters relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). As the change agent of a mission-critical focus area for PSI, you will lead, counsel, design, and execute creative ways to recruit, onboard, retain, develop, and promote diverse talent across all areas of the organization – in the United States and abroad. In this role, you will create, promote, evaluate, and support the development of learning and development programs and workshops to improve employee understanding of Global inclusion and belonging. You will create, plan, coordinate, and assess projects, working effectively across teams to align DEIB efforts with PSI’s business strategy and goals which may include their programs, policies, practices, processes, and people. Working closely with PSI’s Executive Team and with Human Resources, this role reports directly to the President & CEO.


Your contributions
Lead the Inclusion and Belonging Strategy development: Advocate and advise the CEO, organizational leaders, external consultants, and the Human Resources team to build out PSI’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) strategy. In partnership with PSI’s Executive and Human Resources teams and employee-led DEI Advisory Council (established 2020) develop and implement strategic action plans to strengthen inclusion and belonging practices across the global organization. Develop the strategy and governance for, and manage the launch of, Global Employee Resource Groups (GERGs) to positively impact PSI’s organizational health by driving innovation in inclusion and belonging practices, and employee engagement. 40% of Time
-Roll Out the Inclusion and Belonging Strategy: Leverage human centered design (HCD) principles and DEIB practice to support the development and implementation of DEIB learning and development and internal programs to increase capacity across PSI’s global offices. Partner with PSI external and internal communications experts to build and deliver a cohesive communications strategy to accelerate progress aligned to DEIB initiatives and help elevate overall employer branding and employee engagement. Leverage organizational health dashboards and data to measure the impact and effectiveness of policies, programs, practices, and processes, in support of diversity and inclusion initiatives. 40% of Time
-Serve as a DEIB practitioner and strategic leader: Serve as senior reference point and sponsor for PSI’s established DEI Advisory Council. Lead the launch and scaling of DEIB initiatives to PSI’s Global offices, including cultural learning and development programs and workshops to improve DEIB awareness and knowledge. Advise, coach, and consult PSI leaders and the Human Resources team to continue to integrate inclusion nudges and bias interrupters into the PSI talent management lifecycle (recruitment, onboarding, performance rewards, career and leadership development, succession planning, and offboarding). 20% 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 Human Resources, Social Work, Sociology, Justice Studies, Psychology, Organizational Development, Change Management, or related field
-At least 10 years of overall relevant experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted.
-In-depth knowledge of DEIB subject matter with strong intercultural competencies and cultural humility.
-Experience interpreting data and translating insights into strategies.
-Demonstrated experience in design and execution of strategies including performance metrics, monitoring, and reporting.
-Experience establishing and managing Employee Resource Groups including governance processes.
-Self-starting, agile attitude with an ability to work cross-functionally and influence stakeholders.
-Skilled at creating structures thoroughly with little supervision.
-Strong persuasive and communication skills; customer-focused with strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative mindset.
-Ability to work in a change-oriented, fast-paced environment.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Suite and other spreadsheets and presentation tools.
-Experience living and/or working in global context.
-English language proficiency and multilingual preferred.

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 subject to legal eligibility requirements.

PSI has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to provide a hazard free employment and work environment in our commitment to our employees. Candidates offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will be contingent on this. Candidates needing a medical or religious accommodation should let their recruiter know.

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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