Product Research & Development Specialist Job at Population Services International

Product Research & Development Specialist Job at Population Services International… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Population Services International.

Descriptions;

We have been measurably improving the health of Kenyans since 1989. Our approach harnesses the vitality of the private sector to improve health outcomes for “Sara” – our archetype that focuses our interventions. We address the most serious health challenges affecting resource-poor and vulnerable communities in Kenya, including HIV/AIDS, reproductive health and family planning, and the greatest threats to children under five including malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and malnutrition.

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required;
  • At least five years’ experience in research and development, preferably in the durable products manufacturing and construction sector;
  • Three years of project management experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of design software such as autoCAD required
  • Goal focused with experience in the research, development, and testing of new products with consumers and businesses;
  • Ability to work with partners, constituents, and teams to generate and create design concepts and ultimately into working prototypes and commercialized products;
  • Business acumen
  • Strong negotiation skills with a demonstrated track record of working with cross-functional teams;
  • Experience in developing consumer sanitation products highly desirable;
  • Creative thinker who understands consumer needs and can find unique ways to develop existing/new products;
  • Demonstrates managerial courage to resolve conflicts and has excellent diplomatic, oral/written skills and presentation abilities;
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written);
  • References will be required.

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