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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Knowledge Management Specialist – IHP Nigeria

Job Ref.: req11595
Location: Sokoto

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Knowledge Management Specialist for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 5 – Sokoto State.
  • The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 5 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems.
  • The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 5 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
  • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads implementation of the project’s communication and knowledge management strategy in the State;
  • Captures and documents lessons learned, success stories and champions the scaling-up of best practices;
  • Works with the state M&E team to support preparation of high-quality project reports and documentation;
  • Contributes to content management of the external website and intranet if required;
  • Facilitates knowledge management (KM) and communication-related capacity development events and sharing of best practices;
  • Ensures compliance with the IHP branding and marking strategy;
  • Develops communications campaigns to highlight thematic topic areas as necessary, and helps develop and implement engagement strategies;
  • Facilitates linkages and partnerships with media organizations to promote ongoing conversation about health issues relevant to IHP work
  • Organizes and backstops webinars and other learning events, as needed;
  • Facilitates media and social media administrative processes if required.
  • Reports to Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist at ACO and supervised by Senior MEL Manager

Required Qualifications

  •  The Knowledge Management Specialist must be experienced in public health/public health communication, international development, or related field.
  • S/he will have demonstrated experience working with complex health or development projects that required collaboration with multiple stakeholders.
  • S/he must be familiar with the public context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID / International donor programs. Additional qualifications include:

Job Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Knowledge Management, Public Policy Communications or related field.
  • A Master’s degree will be a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in communications, health communications/reporting, knowledge management, social media or related field, and working in public health with USAID/International Donor Programs.
  • Demonstrated strength and experience writing project reports (progress updates, monthly, quarterly, annual), technical reports, and policy briefs
  • Proven ability to lead the planning, coordination and execution of communications products
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and build consensus across diverse sets of stakeholders
  • Experience in client relationship management, reporting, program work planning is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with USG-funded programs is required
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.
  • Strong verbal, listening, writing and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with IHP internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience at organizing and facilitating systems strengthening, capacity development and mentoring processes
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and graphics design software.

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

Job Title: Driver – IHP Nigeria

Ref No: req11593
Location: Bagudo, Kebbi

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 4 – Bagudo.
  • The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 4 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 4 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities. The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The driver will drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times. They will compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles.
  • S/he will ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat.
  • S/he will report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • S/he will act as administrative assistant, when not driving.
  • S/he will perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage.

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

Job Title: Driver – IHP Nigeria

Ref No: req11596
Location: Nigeria-Yauri

Project Overview and Role

  • Palladium seeks a Driver for the five-year, USAID-funded Nigeria Integrated Health Program (IHP) – Task Order 4 – Yauri. The goal of IHP is to contribute to state-level reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality PHC services.
  • The purpose of Task Order 4 is to implement priority primary health interventions in Kebbi state to strengthen the state government area (LGA), and ward level health systems. The objectives of the program are a) strengthen systems supporting primary health care (PHC) services b) improve access to PHC services; and c) increase quality of PHC services. Strong engagement and collaboration with state government is expected throughout the program.
  • Task Order 4 will coordinate closely with other USAID activities and other development partner programs in the state. USAID will intentionally overlay this activity with other Mission programming to increase Government of Nigeria (GON) resources for PHC services, increase demand for PHC services, and improve access to essential commodities.
  • The activity is expected to collaborate closely with those other implementing partners and will not undertake any activities already implemented by other USAID programs.
  • The Driver is a full-time position to support the Nigeria Integrated Health Program staff in the safe transport of team members and deliveries. Under immediate supervision of the Operations Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The driver will drive vehicles as directed, including transporting staff to the field, performing pickups and delivery tasks; responsible for routine vehicle maintenance, including inspecting the vehicle; noting damage, scratches, malfunctions, or problems and reporting any faults to senior driver; and ensuring vehicles are clean, well maintained, and road worthy at all times.
  • They will compile trip reports for drivers and weekly log sheets and enter into the fuel consumption report; process monthly fuel requests and consolidate fuel liquidations for office vehicles
  • S/he will ensure that self and all passengers are wearing seatbelts prior to departure, including those in the back seat. S/he will report any accidents involved while driving project vehicle to the police and appropriate authorities; ensure vehicle has all the required forms before starting a trip.
  • S/he will act as administrative assistant, when not driving. S/he will perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor

Required Qualifications

  • Have an Ordinary National Diploma (OND);
  • Be able to communicate in English language;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar position within any reputable organization or within an international development project will be an added advantage;
  • Understand the mechanics of vehicles as this will be advantageous;
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian road networks (with emphasis on Northern Nigeria)
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian driving codes and regulations
  • Ability to drive and work long hours
  • Familiar with the culture of the area.
  • Familiar with the local terrain and routes and respond appropriately, in case of emergency.
  • Knowledge and fluent understanding of Hausa language will be an added advantage

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

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