Sr. Technical Advisor, Safe Abortion Service Delivery
Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Temporary
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PSI seeks an experienced Sr. Technical Advisor, Safe Abortion Service Delivery to provide leadership and technical assistance to country teams to improve comprehensive abortion care service delivery programs (comprehensive abortion care includes abortion, post-abortion care or “PAC”, contraception, post-abortion and post-PAC contraception). The role will focus heavily on reducing death and injury from unsafe abortion and improving uptake of contraceptive services and products particularly among youth, low-income, and other underserved populations.
Sr. Technical Advisor, Safe Abortion Service Delivery should have significant management and operational experience particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa; have successfully implemented programs that increased access to comprehensive abortion care services (including contraception); and a demonstrated track record in successfully developing strategies with country teams to create innovative service delivery approaches.
Working with the Women’s Health Project and FP/RH teams – as well as other internal stakeholders such as Quality Assurance, Evidence, Marketing, and Regional Support teams – the Sr. Technical Advisor, Safe Abortion Service Delivery will help achieve FP/RH strategic priorities through these contributions:
Provide operational and technical support for the delivery of comprehensive abortion care (including contraception) to country programs to meet country strategic priorities; use data and evidence to shape high-impact service delivery models and networks.
Strengthen PSI’s comprehensive abortion care strategies (including contraception) with new innovations for service delivery in different markets.
Lead the process of evolving PSI’s comprehensive abortion care service delivery models (including contraception) beyond traditional platforms (i.e. sustainable community-based approaches for today and tomorrow’s markets); develop models that work holistically with other PSI health areas that deliver FP/RH results.
Consistently review PSI’s safe abortion and contraceptive services dashboards and identify and address opportunities and gaps; coordinate and collaborate with PSI’s Quality Assurance team.
Work with Quality Assurance, Research, Evidence, Marketing, and country teams to gather evidence on high-impact strategies which support PSI’s safe abortion thought leadership agenda and share with external stakeholders.
Contribute to the FP/RH department and the wider organization by providing technical inputs related to FP/RH service delivery strategy and implementation.
Represent PSI as a subject matter expert at donor meetings as well as regional and global reproductive health conferences and technical meetings.
- Support and develop fundraising opportunities.
: Post-graduate educationRequired relevant work experience
: 10 yearsRequired languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)