Demand Creation Coordinator (Work Place)

Job Description

PSI Malawi is affiliated to Population Service International, a Washington DC based non-governmental and nonprofit making organization. PSI Malawi mission is to support low income and at-risk Malawians to lead healthier lives through the provision and promotion of quality products and services, in line with the Government of Malawi goals. To accomplish its mission, PSI Malawi is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position;

Title                : Demand Creation Coordinator (Work Place)

Location        : Blantyre

Reports to     :  VMMC SBCC Manager

The Demand Creation Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating VMMC demand creation activities according to the workplace demand creation strategy. Specifically, the incumbent will be required to perform the following duties and responsibilities;

  • Develop a work place demand creation strategy in collaboration with SBCC Manager, demand creation supervisors and service delivery coordinators.
  • Map and identify formal and informal workplaces, social and professional networks to be targeted for demand creation activities.
  • Develop a schedule and conduct engagement meetings with a wide range of stakeholders to create buy in for VMMC services within formal and informal workplaces and networks.
  • Lead on work place, congregate places and tertiary institutions’ demand creation innovations and ensure they are in line with overarching PSI/M’s VMMC demand creation strategy.
  • Supervise and provide mentorship to Demand Creation Officers using relevant supervision tools and give feedback on the same.
  • Keep track of all program outputs records and offer appropriate support to trailing teams on need basis.
  • Support Demand Creation Officers logistically and ensure smooth implementation of work place, congregate places and tertiary education institutions’ demand creation activities.
  • Identify workplace, congregate places and tertiary education institutions’ IEC and promotional materials needs and raise PRs as per the need.
  • Keep track of work place, congregate places and tertiary education institutions’ IEC, promotional materials and job aides in the warehouse by liaising with the Warehouse Coordinator from time to time and replenish the materials before they are finished.
  • Review funds requests as well as reconciliations for Demand Creation Officers and ensure all necessary paperwork is attached at all times.
  • Plan and organize team meetings with Demand Creation Officers in collaboration with the SBCC Manager to get lessons learned and map the way forward on workplace, congregate places and tertiary institutions’ deliverables.
  • Compile and submit monthly activity reports by the 5th of each following month.

Qualification, Knowledge, Ability and Skills

  • Applicants must have a Degree in Public Health/Community Development or relevant field with at least 3 years’ experience in community mobilization and engagement, behavior change communication programs.
  • Must have oral and written communication skills, facilitation & negotiation skills.
  • Must have skills to analyze, interpret data and assist to solve difficult problems arising from the organization’s cultural diversity.
  • Be self-starter, effective team player.

Mode of Application

Qualified candidates with the specified qualifications and experience should submit their application letters together with detailed curriculum vitae with names and contact details of at least three traceable referees by 4th December, 2020, to:

The Head of Human Resources and Administration, PSI Malawi through: 

Email: [email protected] 

Only applications sent through email will be entertained.

 PSI Malawi is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or related medical conditions.

PSI maintains zero tolerance for child abuse, sexual abuse, or exploitative acts or threats by our employees, consultants, volunteers, contractors or anyone associated with the delivery of our programs and services, and takes seriously all complaints of misconduct brought to our attention.

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