Employment Opportunities

The CATALYST Consortium is committed to a policy of providing equal opportunities in recruiting and selecting applicants for employment, in advancing its personnel as suitable openings develop, and in any matter effecting their employment with CATALYST. CATALYST provides equal opportunities without regard to age, color, creed, national origin, handicap, veteran status, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Commercial Sector Program Officer

REPORTS TO: Senior Commercial Advisor

Washington, D.C.

The CATALYST Consortium is a USAID-funded global family planning program.  The Consortium is a partnership of five organizations.  The objective for its work is to increase the capacity of the public and private sectors to sustain quality FP/RH programs.


Summary:   The Commercial Sector Program Officer will provide technical and some administrative support to the CATALYST Sustainability team.   This team includes senior advisors and reproductive health officers working in the areas of Pharmaceutical Partnerships, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Employer-Based CSR, South-to-South and Sustainability.  The Commercial Sector Program Officer will support efforts to develop partnerships with local and multinational companies to create workplace and community programs in RH/FP.  In addition, his/her work will involve working with major contraceptive manufacturers such as Wyeth, Schering and HRA Pharma to disseminate information on OBSI and affordable contraceptives to low and moderate-income women. S/he will coordinate her/his work with other CATALYST Program Officers and the Administrative Assistant.  Working in a team environment will be key to the Commercial Sector Program Officer’s success.


Responsibilities: Although it will be necessary for the Commercial Sector Program Officer to remain flexible regarding his/her day-to-day tasks, the main area of the Commercial Sector Program Officer’s work includes:



Skills and Qualifications:

Individuals interested in applying for a position with Pathfinder International should send their resume*, cover letter and salary history to the attention of:

Human Resources
Pathfinder International
ATTN: Marcy Winzer
9 Galen Street, Suite 217
Watertown, MA 02472
fax: (617) 924-3833
No phone calls please.