Recent Jobs at Palladium International
Recent Jobs at Palladium International

Job Vacancies at Palladium International

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: HRH and Capacity Building Advisor – Nigeria IHP
Location: 
Kebbi
Reports directly to: Kebbi IHP Governance and Leadership Advisor

Project Overview and Role   

  • The IHP Human Resources for Health (HRH) and Capacity Building Advisor provides guidance to the SMOH/SPHCDA in planning, production, management, governance, skill building and performance enhancement of Human Resources for Health (HRH); implementation and improved utilization of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS); and organizational capacity strengthening to deliver quality integrated family planning, maternal and newborn health, child health, nutrition and malaria (IRMNCH +NM) services at state, LGA, facility and community levels.

Responsibilities
HRH System Strengthening:

  • Provides technical assistance to SPHCDA, LGHAs and relevant HRH structures including the private sector to develop state HR systems: institutionalizing HRH governance and planning, monitoring, analysis and forecasting of health workforce needs, workload analysis and  HRH data management and utilization.
  • Provides technical assistance to the state, LGHA and facility levels for the roll-out, management, utilization and institutionalization of the national HRIS at the state level
  • Provides guidance to the SPHCDA, LGHA and community structures on strategic interventions to address and improve the shortage, maldistribution, and uneven performance of state health care workers aligned with the national Minimum Service Package (MSP).
  • Works with the state Leadership and Governance Advisor and field staff to provide technical oversight and quality assurance of HRH, at the state, the Local Government Health Authority (LGHA), the facility and community levels in IHP supported states.
  • Supports and builds the capacity of the SMOH/SPHCDA to develop and implement State HRH strategies and plans, coordinate HRH activities of  implementing partners
  • Facilitate the SMOH/SPHCDA to lead  the HRH technical working groups to adapt, domesticate and disseminate HRH related guidelines, tools and procedures that will support the achievement of quality service delivery at scale.

Capacity Building:

  • Responsible for defining State IHP, government health staff and local partner needs for training/capacity development based on any/all the following:
    • Program, facility, staff assessment
    • Defined need from program reports, outputs, outcomes
    • New staff
    • Identified gaps in capacity/skills from ISS and scorecards
    • New strategy and/or implementation approach
  • Supports the state and LGHA review and strengthen health workforce in-service training/learning systems to efficiently deliver state level master trainings and cascade training to lower levels including training quality assurance systems.
  • Provides technical expertise to SPHCDA, LGHA, facility management committees (FMCs), ward development committees (WDCs) and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to conduct assessments of capacity to manage and deliver quality RMNCH +NM services at the PHC level in line the MSP and WHS.
  • Provides TA at state level to generate training profiles that will define training Content (modification/adaptation as needed; mid and final course examination) where they do not exist or work in line with the adapted National training tools.
  • Provides TA to appropriate State focal person for maintaining training database, training calendar, archived library of all training material, evaluations, exams and reports as needed of all approved profiles.
  • Builds capacity of State focal person(s) to prepare training reports, conduct post training follow up to verify participants’ ability to apply knowledge and skills, and evaluate training programs.
  • Works with SPHCDA and LGHAs to sustainably deliver and or outsource efficient and effective training and continuing education using a mix of adult learning methods that improves performance at PHC service delivery, incorporating new and innovative approaches as appropriate to each level of the health structure.
  • Contributes to the development/review of program strategies, work plans, budgets, reports and success stories
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Significant experience applying mainstream institutional strengthening approaches such as Organizational Capacity Assessment, Institutional Strengthening Planning, Strategic Planning, Training of Trainers
  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency of proven adult based training approaches
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public and private sector health systems at the state, LGHA and community levels is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of local culture and a deep understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding the delivery of RMNCH +NM services
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. Ability to speak Hausa is required
  • Ability to function/work independently as well as part of a team
  • Well-developed computer skills
  • Ability to travel within IHP focal state at least 75% time.
  • Advanced degree in Financial Management, Organizational Development, Health Planning and Management, Public Health, Business Administration or related fields.
  • At least 8 years’ experience focused on strengthening the capacity of government institutions, health facilities, community-based structures and local organizations
  • Expertise in HRH management and enhancement aimed at improving the quality of health services

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 14th February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Team Leader, Urban Planning and Renewal – Nigeria
Locations: 
Lagos or Abeokuta – Ogun

Project Overview and Role

  • We are searching for an experienced programme leader to join our proposal for an upcoming project delivering technical assistance and capacity building to support local governments change in the way urbanisation is delivered and to develop approaches to tackle urban renewal projects
  • The programme forms part of the Global Future Cities initiative aimed at encouraging sustainable urban development and catalysing prosperity and growth
  • The team leader will be based in Abeokuta or Lagos and lead on the development urban renewal and planning guidelines and policies along with the team and stakeholders.

Responsibilities
The leader will be responsible for:

  • Leading on the design and delivery of programme strategy and implementation
  • Leading on and working with key stakeholders in the development, preparation and implementation policies and guidelines as required
  • Serving as the key champion of the programme in Nigeria, and creating synergies with private, public and multinational bodies
  • Leading and motivating a diverse team of experts to deliver on goals
  • Lead on stakeholder management, and create strong and lasting relationships with the client

Requirements
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional leadership skills and experience; particularly leading programmes focused on urban and regional planning. public policy research, development and consulting
  • An academic background in a discipline related to Urban Renewal, City Planning or Town Planning is highly regarded
  • Experience of taking an inclusive community-driven approach to urban renewal is highly advantageous
  • Experience providing technical support on topics such as traffic planning, transport model development, transport policy and public road transport reform
  • Experience providing technical assistance and capacity building programming to public sector beneficiaries
  • Experience in delivering large complex programmes in Nigeria or a similar setting would be highly beneficial, and Nigerian nationals are highly encouraged to apply
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Team Leader, Transport – Nigeria
Location: 
Abeokuta, Ogun

Project Overview and Role 

  • We are searching for an experienced programme leader to join our proposal for an upcoming project delivering technical assistance and capacity building to support the Ogun State Government in bringing transformation change in the way urbanisation is delivered and to bring better planning in the public transport sector
  • The programme forms part of the Global Future Cities initiative aimed at encouraging sustainable urban development and catalysing prosperity and growth
  • This component of the programme is tasked with preparing guidelines for a policy for public transport for Adeokuta, Ogun State.

Responsibilities   
The leader will be responsible for:

  • Leading on the design and delivery of programme strategy and implementation
  • Leading on and working with key stakeholders in the development, preparation and implementation policies and guidelines as required
  • Serving as the key champion of the programme in Nigeria, and creating synergies with private, public and multinational bodies
  • Leading and motivating a diverse team of experts to deliver on goals
  • Lead on stakeholder management, and create strong and lasting relationships with the client

Requirements
The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional leadership skills and experience; particularly leading programmes focused on urbanisation, transport planning, infrastructure, sustainable development and urbanisation
  • An academic background in a discipline related to Urban Renewal or Transport Planning
  • Experience providing technical support on topics such as traffic planning, transport model development, transport policy and public road transport reform
  • Experience providing technical assistance and capacity building programming to public sector beneficiaries
  • Experience in delivering large complex programmes in Nigeria or a similar setting would be highly beneficial

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 1st March, 2019.