Palladium Job Vacancy 2018 for Senior Policy and Governance Advisor, Application Details

Palladium Job Vacancy 2018 for Senior Policy and Governance Advisor, Application Details

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Palladium Job Vacancy 2018Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Palladium Job Vacancy 2018

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.

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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.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Project Overview and Role

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.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium (formerly Futures Group) on August 28, 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in 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 through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities.

The Senior Policy and Governance Advisor will provide technical assistance and support to the Government of Kenya (GoK) national/county level health sector agencies to support development and implementation of health policies and reforms, including health financing policies and strategies. The Advisor will support the Country Director and other team members to ensure technical excellence and collaboration across HP+ activities. The Advisor will conduct policy analysis, lead stakeholder consultation, assist the government in strategy and policy development, and will write and disseminate policy briefs.

Duties And Responsibilities

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Responsibilities

  • Prepares health policy analyses, recommendations, policy briefs, and assessments for client and regional governments’ use.
  • Conducts assessments and analyses as needed to strengthen capacity and governance structures of project partners and counterparts.
  • Plan and facilitates stakeholder consultation and meetings at the national and regional levels
  • Supervises short-term local consultants assigned to health policy and governance activities.
  • Provides assistance within the project team on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and documentation of project results.
  • Represents the project, company, and programs at regional and international forums, as well as with others in the professional community and in countries of collaboration, independent of technical supervision.
  • Provides leadership within the team on policy and governance.
  • Supports capacity building efforts to develop analytic and operational skills related to health policy and planning.
  • Actively participates in the development of annual work planning, design, implementation, and reporting related to project technical activities.
  • Supervises team members as assigned.
  • Conducts all work to accepted standards of research ethics.
  • Work with the project team to draft quarterly, semiannual, and ad hoc activity reports and document success stories to showcase the team’s work
  • Participates in the preparation of bids and proposals in response to government, foundation or other donor solicitation as requested by the company or supervisor.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Masters degree in social sciences, public health, public policy, health systems, business administration, or similar degree program.
  • 15+ years of experience providing technical assistance on HIV and other health programs in areas such as health governance, health policy, using data for decision making, capacity development of public sector, functional transfer, strategic and implementation planning, and leadership.
  • Experience working both with public sector and NGOs in the health sector.
  • Experience developing and applying systems management and monitoring tools, and conducting assessments and analyses.
  • Experience strengthening accountability and transparency of public sector health programs.
  • Experience implementing programs and providing technical assistance at the national and county levels in Kenya as well as in other countries in east Africa.
  • Proven experience conducting training events, workshops, and building the capacity of counterparts to strengthen policy and governance at the national and sub national levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in disseminating work through conference presentations, publications, and journal articles.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International career website on thepalladiumgroup.com to apply

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