International / Multinational

Fresh Job Opportunities at Palladium Group, 15th August, 2019

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: MEL Manager – Stamping Out Slavery

Location: Nigeria

Project Overview and Role

  • DFID is funding a programme to support the mitigation and prevention of human trafficking in Edo State, Nigeria. This will be done through various interventions including: (1) technical assistance to Edo State Government; (2) a Challenge Fund for civil society organizations (CSOs) and; (3) a learning platform to collate, generate and disseminate emerging evidence and lessons.
  • In close collaboration with the Team Leader and the strategic advisors, the MRM Manager will be required to further establish and support the implementation and adaptation of the MEL Plan.
  • The MRM manager will ensure overall quality and will maintain robust and adaptive monitoring and results measurement (MRM) systems.  S/he will build the capacity of project technical staff in monitoring results, adapting strategies and in capturing learning.
  • The MRM Manager will be a key member of the technical advisory team and will liaise with the Team Leader to identify gaps in Monitoring and Results Measurement and will advise best practices to address the gaps.
  • He/She will be located in the hub office in Edo State.

The MRM Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Design, implement and lead adaptations to  the project MEL Plan
  • Revise and implement the Theory of Change and MEL Framework (Logframe)
  • Develop and roll out baseline (registration) survey
  • Analysis of data and providing creative and innovative ways to share that data to wider audiences, including donors, private sector and academic institutions
  • Contribute to and facilitate the process of client reporting and reviews, including achievements of project milestones.
  • Review data flows and data collection methods, including regular data quality checks
  • Lead regular project reviews and reporting of results
  • Build capacity of project technical staff and partners in monitoring results and in capturing learning
  • Manage staff and contractors in relation to MRM-initiated activities, including short-term advisors, media consultants and part-time data collectors
  • Support Team Leader in mentoring and guiding MRM team and put in place strategies for training and additional capacity building of team.

Essential Education and Experience Required:

  • Experience in implementing MEL Plans, including quantitative and qualitative indicator measurement for adaptive development programmes.
  • Relevant work experience should include activities related to monitoring programmes tackling trafficking and modern slavery, preferably in Nigeria

Key Competencies Required:

  • The ability to work within a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • Excellent Team Working skills
  • Excellent communications skills; both verbal and written; including fluency in English
  • A passion for the international development sector.
  • Exceptional analytical and writing skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior Health Systems Strengthening/Private Sector Advisor

Location: Nigeria

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium is recruiting a Senior HSS/Private Sector advisor to serve on the leadership team for an upcoming project across five states in Nigeria aimed at improving systems and services to provide HIV and TB services.


  • A graduate Degree in Public Health, Health policy or related courses (e.g. MBBS, RN etc.) with extensive field experience in managing health programs in Nigeria. A Postgraduate Degree in Health Systems or Public Health will be an added advantage
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working on Health Systems Strengthening in developing countries, preferably in Nigeria
  • Experience engaging with Private Sector in health systems strengthening, primary health care, and have capacity building and project management experience in public health programs
  • The HSS Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs
  • Demonstratable capacity to network and negotiate with key stakeholders across different sectors in support of health
  • Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. health systems strengthening, qual training, supportive supervision, advocacy and coordination
  • Excellent facilitation and mentoring skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation; and computer literacy in spread sheets is a must
  • Experience with technical assistance for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing, and interpersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
  • Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde
  • Willingness to travel throughout each of the five states as necessary

The Senior HSS/Private Sector Advisor will provide technical support to the project team to expand the private sector engagement and strengthen its capacity in the following areas:

  • Support a locally hired Private Sector Advisor position responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating technical assistance and implementation of activities to expand HIV/AIDS and TB services through private sector providers and facilities.
  • Support identification of potential private providers and facilities to expand delivery sites for integrated access to HTS, PMTCT, TB/HIV treatment and care.
  • Support promotion and coordination of activities for prevention of HIV/AIDS and TB at workplaces.
  • Strengthened linkages between public and private sector service delivery systems for improve referral.
  • Support activities to streamline recording and reporting of program data by private sector providers and facilities.
  • Support planning and coordination of capacity building activities for private providers following national policies and guidelines.

Deadline: 31st October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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