Posted on :
20 Oct, 2016
20 Oct, 2016
Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
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We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
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Job Title: Country Representative
Project Overview and Role
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year project awarded to Palladium on August 28, 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and sub-national levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in the areas of family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems 1) through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs; and 2) by strengthening in-country partners? capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing.
In Nigeria?building on the work of past Policy projects?HP+ seeks to close the gap between public sector family planning policy and funding commitments and action at the national level and in the states of Sokoto, Bauchi, and Ebonyi. The project will implement activities focused on the following:
Evidence creation: designing and developing evidence on family planning at national and subnational levels. Evidence creation includes applying analytical models, such as Resources for the Awareness of Population Impacts on Development (RAPID) and others.
Advocacy: supporting family planning advocacy at national and subnational levels, with an emphasis on building sustainable, localized advocacy capacity.
HP+ is seeking a local Country Representative to lead project activities in Nigeria. The Country Representative will support the implementation of the project, including 1) providing technical and management oversight; 2) monitoring/reporting on project activities; and 3) representing the project externally (USAID/Nigeria, donors, implementers, and the public sector). The position is full-time, based in Abuja, and involves up to 30% travel within Nigeria to support state-level work. The Country Representative will maintain a direct reporting relationship with the HP+ Nigeria Country Activity Manager (CAM) based in Washington, DC.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should click below to apply online