Country Representative

Country Representative

PSI - Population Services International

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Temporary Country Representative is the senior PSI official in the host country and is responsible for all PSI activities in that country. The Temporary Country Representative represents PSI to government, key stakeholders and donors; directs international staff and host country national staff; develops new business opportunities; ensures contract compliance; manages financial, administrative and logistical resources; prepares and executes budgets, marketing plans and work plans; ensures adherence to PSI minimum standards; and assures the effective implementation of a wide array of programs.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

You will be responsible for the overall development, management (financial, administrative, and programmatic), and representation of PSI’s activities in country. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Leadership of a senior management team including departmental heads of team responsible for: Technical program leadership, Risk and compliance and partner management, procurement and supply chain, strategic evidence and research; finance & administration; and human resources;
  • Oversight of all projects in platform portfolio, including achievements of program deliverables and targets and spending;
  • External relations and positioning of PSI with multiple stakeholders including donor, government, INGO and NGOs and commercial entities;
  • Oversight of internal controls and accountability mechanisms; and
  • Demonstrate and promote an ethical environment, in line with PSI’s values of honesty and acting with integrity and collaboration
  • Develop and maintain systems that ensure the safety and security of the team and PSI assets in all aspects of its work according to best practices, PSI operating standards and field realities;
  • Liaise with the Global Security Department Foundation Markets on crucial events, high-risk periods, incident reporting and security policy changes

What are we looking for?

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

  • Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
  • Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
  • Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
  • Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
  • Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
  • Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.

The basics:

  • Relevant post-graduate degree (MBA, MIA, MPH, etc.) preferred; Bachelor’s plus equivalent experience required;
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience; with minimum five years management experience in a developing country;
  • French or Spanish may be required for specific locations; English required for all locations
  • Significant personnel, operational and financial management experience preferably in a challenging operating environment, with a technical background in malaria HIV/AIDs or TB a plus;
  • Demonstrated strengths in strategic organizational leadership;
  • Knowledge of international development and health issues;
  • Proven ability to develop and mentor staff;
  • Familiarity with the international donor community;
  • Experience working in fragile states and/or situations of political sensitivity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and cultural awareness.
  • References will be required.
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check.

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