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Clinical Services Advisor – Population Services International (PSI) Vacancy Announcement

Clinical Services Advisor – Population Services International (PSI) Vacancy Announcement, October 30 2023



Organization: Population Services International (PSI)

Position: Clinical Services Advisor

Location: Mekelle

Employment: Full time

Deadline: Nov 6, 2023





Job Description


Position Title: Clinical Services Advisor  

Function: MULU KP

Department: HIV

Level: TBD

Reports to: Integrated Field Office Implementation manager

Based in: Mekelle

Duration of contract: Indefinite based on performance and availability of funds.

Remuneration: As per organization pay scale plus other PSI/Ethiopia staff benefits.

Application Deadline: November 6, 2023

Who we are?

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non‐profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing. We are a $560m enterprise based in Washington, DC, operating in the private and public sectors in more than 65 countries.

Join us!

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds – from the medical industry to the music business – all with unique skills we bring to the job.

PSI/Ethiopia wants to reimagine healthcare, put the consumer at the center, and whenever possible, bring quality care to the front door.  We achieve health impact in Ethiopia by working with both government and private partners and harvesting technology innovation to bring quality care closer to communities, schools, and homes.   We empower consumers by including them in the design of healthcare solutions, offering them more healthcare choices, and helping them to have a voice in influencing national priorities.  We work with all market actors in the health system to understand their needs, designing and delivering solutions so that market systems can sustainably serve consumers for the long term, helping to support the Government of Ethiopia in achieving Universal Health Coverage.

Key Result Areas:

  • Program delivery effectiveness (Achieve clinical targets on HIV positives identified, HTS, FP, and integration of services including STIs and HIV data analysis and action through private and public facilities in Tigray; GBV clinical services are designed and rolled out in the context of comprehensive response to GBV)
  • Capacity building (accreditation standard for network of providers in public and NGO-supported facilities; ICT/PNS/SNS, PrEP , HIV self test  and ART .
  • Stakeholder engagement (Tigray RHB, Woreda Health Offices and public ,private health facilities )
  • Quality assurance/quality improvement
  • Quality Data including RDQA and data to action

Sounds like you? Read on!

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Tigray IFI Manager, oversee local implementing partners providing integrated clinical services, including HIV testing services, Test and Treat, STI diagnosis and treatment, TB screening and referral, sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence prevention and response, and other services.
  • Lead HIV self-testing community-based scale up; network of private, public, worksite and DICs for integrated and comprehensive services including fixed worksite facilities.
  • Lead paper and electronic based system and operation of USAID’s HIV Services for key and priority population .
  • Integrate USAID supported HIV services and collaborate with other PSI and non-PSI initiatives to avail integrated SRH, NCD and HIV services.
  • Coordinate Data to Action (D2A) rollout at all levels to establish a decentralized data use for planning and decision making.
  • Work with USAID community partners, FGAE confidential clinics, public facilities, and private facilities to ensure linkage outside of project treatment sites.
  • Work with a team of integrated clinical services for compliance in meeting 95-95-95 goals.
  • Oversee financial and operation management of LIPs, civil societies and private/public/worksite facilities and to achieve the project goal of providing integrated and synergistic clinical service.
  • Support standardization and accreditation of clinical private, public and worksite facilities for QA.
  • Coordinate commodity quantification forecast and distribution of network facilities in collaboration with supply chain.
  • Coordinate and oversee provision of quality comprehensive services for key and priority populations at DIC, private and public sectors facilities.
  • Conduct regular support and supervision visits to LIPs points of services and identifies areas for improvement.
  • Ensure timely and quality submission of reports in accordance with national guidelines.
  • Provide Rutten data quality at system level , service level and follow ,support on the gaps identified regularly

Job Requirements


Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Management, Economics, Sociology or related fields with five (5) years of demonstrated experience out of which two (2) years at community level HIV prevention project for key/pp populations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Management, Economics, Sociology or related fields with seven (7) years of demonstrated experience out of which two (3) years at community level HIV prevention project for key/pp populations.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing donor-funded HIV, WASH, FP programs in remote regional offices, with decentralized implementation across health programs focused on prevention, care and support
  • Proficient in English and local languages, both written and verbal communication
  • Willingness to travel 25% of the time along the assignment area

What would get us excited:

  • Experience in community HIV prevention activities
  • Knowledge of Key and PP populations for HIV prevention
  • Experience on LIPs management or working with local or national partners
  • Willingness to travel town level.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills in English ,Amharic and Tigrigna
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit.
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Strong management skills and experience on technical project implementation.

How to Apply


Are you intrigued? Apply!

By following our 3 steps application process:

1. Fill out the mandatory application form using the following link: Online Application Form. It will only take 5 to 10 minutes.

2. Send your CV and application letter to [email protected] clearly mark “Application for Clinical Services Advisor Position” in the subject line.

3. Check your email and make sure you receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application which means your application was successful. If you don’t receive the automatic response, check again your subject line and if needed, re-submit your CV and application letter with the correct subject.

Application deadline is November 6, 2023. We’ll call or e-mail you back if there is a good fit on both sides.

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



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