Social Franchise Network (SFN) Business Officer

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Employer: PSI - Population Service International
Job Title: Social Franchise Network (SFN) Business Officer Featured job
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somaliland
Category: Other

DATE: November 2019

Social Franchise Network (SFN) Business Officer

Social Franchising

Based in Hargeisa

Reports to the Social Franchise Network (SFN) Business Manager

Duration: 12 months

Who we are

With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services

International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is

reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible –

bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health

markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of

entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and

experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we


Join us!

PSI Somaliland is one of our innovative network members working with the commercial

sector in reproductive health, diarrhea prevention & treatment, fever case management,

and childhood nutrition. The team focuses on the estimated 60% of women who use the

private sector for their first line of health solutions. Using market and behavioral data PSI

Somaliland develops marketing plans to increase demand for and access to quality health

products and services in the private sector, including through franchising of private health


We are looking for a Business Officer who will be tasked with the provision of business

support/advice to PSI’s SFN franchisees to best enable them to grow their health practice.

This role will focus on the coordination of processes related to rollout and franchisee

membership (recruitment), monitoring of specific metrics, provision of customized

business advice, and business skills trainings for health providers. The Business Officer will

have substantial responsibility, reporting directly to the Business Manager of the Social

Franchise Network (SFN).

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience “owning” tasks and learning quickly. S/he

thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, enjoys multi-tasking & monitoring trends for

business improvement, strives to take on responsibility, and takes pride in ensuring that

every detail is checked and a job is well done.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

You will:

Recruit eligible facilities into the franchise

Work with franchisees to scale-up their services

Build providers business and entrepreneurial skills through business training and

ongoing mentorship/supportive supervision

Provide customized business advice by franchisee, assist them in developing

actionable growth plans

Conduct analyses, monitor & evaluate franchisee metrics.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an exceptional individual with enough personal organization and

attention to detail to seamlessly monitor and analyze franchisee portfolios to promote

the success of the franchise model.

We are open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds but expect the following:

Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Entrepreneurial or other businessrelated

field. Additional qualification/diploma in Project Management, Business

Management or Finance is an added advantage

At least 3 years’ working experience in a business-related field. Experience in

Health services delivery an added advantage

Excellent communication skills and analytical abilities, presented in an insightful,

structured way

Willingness to travel within the country as required in the course of duty

Team player with unwavering professionalism

Excitement, passion and fire in the belly, combined with a willingness to roll up

your sleeves and get things done

Got what it takes?


If you think you are a great fit we would love to hear from you. Please send an email with

a brief background on yourself and a CV to with “SFN Business Officer”

in the subject line , the close date will be 04 / December 2019


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.

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