Palladium Group Recruitment 2021

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for Palladium Group Recruitment 2021.

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.

Job Title: Chief of Party, Ghana Integrated Health Systems

 Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Direct the project’s strategic vision, design, and implementation to meet the project’s results, objectives, and guiding principles.
  • Lead development of annual workplans for timely submission to and approval by the client and ensure that agreed activities and targets are fully accomplished, meet expected technical and management quality standards, and ensure expected results are delivered on schedule and on budget.
  • Ensure appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for the client/donor and ensure communications flow smoothly.
  • Manage and mentor a team of senior technical and program management staff and facilitate strong communication and coordination with and between all team members.
  • Ensure effective contract implementation in strict compliance with contract clauses, adherence to Palladium and USAID’s and guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide oversight of project subcontractors, ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables, and facilitate regular communication among implementing partners to encourage maximum participation in the project.
  • Develop, manage, and maintain strategic partnerships with USAID, other U.S. government agencies and projects, host-country governments and counterparts, international donors, multilateral organizations, and civil society and private sector partners in developing countries.
  • Identify opportunities and negotiate partnership programs to leverage synergistic donor, governmental, and organizational resources.
  • Ensure effective internal systems for program delivery; results tracking and reporting; staff recruitment, mobilization, and retention; and contracting and financial management to rapidly and efficiently respond to dynamic program needs.
  • Facilitate proactive technical and programmatic monitoring, evaluation, learning, and adaptation across all levels of the project to mitigate risks to the program and refine program focus to apply lessons learned, respond to emerging needs, and take advantage of new opportunities.
  • Develop and oversee a system for the identification and dissemination of good practices and lessons learned from project implementation.

Required Qualifications:

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  • Substantial experience working on health systems strengthening projects and a proven track record of working effectively with government counterparts at various levels of the health system.
  • Demonstrated experience in Africa managing progressively complex health programs, with demonstrated skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Ghana experience preferred.
  • Substantial experience with USAID as a Chief of Party, Project Director, Deputy Director, Team Leader, etc., on project(s) of similar scope, scale, and complexity preferred.
  • Demonstrated international credibility as a leader in the collection, management, analysis, and presentation of health program data, and/or the use of data for reaching program priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in building partnerships to achieve mutual goals and objectives, including with U.S. government agencies, host-country governments and counterparts, international donors, multilateral organizations, and civil society and private sector partners in developing countries.
    Experience with USAID preferred.Experience with other donors and multilateral organizations highly desirable(e.g. CDC, WHO, World Bank, DFID, etc.).
  • Strong management skills to guide all project human, technical, and financial resources.
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web-based research).
  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ghana.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply.

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party, Ghana Integrated Health Systems

 Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

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  • Work closely with the COP, Finance and Administration Director, and Technical Leads as part of the senior leadership team to determine and support strategic objectives of the project.
  • Provide leadership for strategy and implementation for the technical areas.
  • Provide technical direction and oversight in the design, implementation, and monitoring of workplans and budgets.
  • Support technical strategies and activities at the national, regional, and local levels, including conceptualizing new activities related to emerging global trends and initiatives.
  • Advise the COP in alignment of human resources with project work plans and additional requests from USAID, including sourcing of fulltime employees and consultants.
  • Supervise, either directly or indirectly, staff to carry out activities in the portfolio; in so doing, ensure activities are on track, meet Palladium’s technical quality standards, and are delivered on schedule and on budget.
  • Ensure adherence to USAID, project, corporate, and in-country policies and procedures governing all technical work.
  • Liaise with USAID management team on all issues pertaining to technical aspects of the project, including meetings, work plans, and technical updates, and respond to ad hoc technical requests from USAID and other entities.
  • Work with technical leads to design and implement strategic approaches to expand project activities and innovative approaches .
  • Work with the Finance & Administration Director, adapt and implement management systems with standard operating procedures to administer all activities funded by the agreement.
  • Oversee and participate in the preparation of necessary technical and program-related reports, including presentations, peer-reviewed publications presenting innovation on health policy, and white papers.
  • Guide and support training and capacity development efforts in support of project activities and deliverables.
  • Provide functional guidance to outside vendors to ensure deliverables are met within timelines and budgets.
  • Organize, as needed, project/program trainings, conferences, workshops, and meetings.
  • Represent the project and organization, as needed, and participate in outside associations, conferences, and symposia.
  • Contribute to AOR, partner, and other external communications and relationships.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated senior-level leadership (e.g., Project Director, Deputy Director) to programs of similar magnitude and complexity is preferred.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience working on health systems strengthening projects, including quality improvement, leadership and management, human resources, and health financing, among others. Ghana experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with senior level representatives of developing country governments, international organizations, U.S. Government Agencies, other bilateral donors, civil society organizations, and private sector organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and effectively and efficiently navigate the rules and regulations of U.S. Government awards.
  • Full professional proficiency in English, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with USAID (highly desirable) and other multilateral organizations (e.g. CDC, WHO, World Bank, DFID, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web-based research)
  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.
  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ghana.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should CLICK HERE to apply.

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