COVID-19 Coordinators (Consultancy) at Palladium Group – 6 Openings

Palladium is a world chief within the design, growth and supply of Optimistic Impression – the intentional creation of putting up with social and financial worth. We work with foundations, buyers, governments, companies, communities and civil society to formulate methods and implement options that generate lasting social, environmental and monetary advantages.

For the previous 50 years, we’ve got been making Optimistic Impression potential. With a group of greater than 2,500 staff working in 90 plus nations and a world community of greater than 35,000 technical consultants, Palladium has improved – and is dedicated to persevering with to enhance – economies, societies and most significantly, individuals’s lives.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: COVID-19 Coordinator (Consultancy)

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Areas: Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Borno and Lagos

Mission Overview and Position

  • The LAFIYA programme is a 7-year DFID Funded programme from February 2020 to February 2027. The programme is being carried out by Palladium and its Consortium Companions – Society for Household Well being, Choices Consultancy Providers Ltd, CHECOD, PharmAccess, Solina and Chatham Home.
  • Lafiya will likely be delivered at federal degree, in addition to with a deal with focused states (Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano and Yobe) with actions tailor-made for every particular state as a substitute of a “one dimension matches all” strategy.
  • The target of the programme is to enhance well being outcomes for the poorest and most susceptible in Nigeria by means of i) encouraging Authorities of Nigeria to extend assets invested in well being; ii) enhancing effectiveness and effectivity of private and non-private fundamental well being for companies and iii) lowering complete fertility charge in Nigeria.
  • Nonetheless, preparations of implementation have been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FCDO is now working with Palladium to establish methods during which the programme can adapt to assist the COVID-19 response in Nigeria in addition to entry to important well being companies, in keeping with the programme’s authentic focus.
  • On this respect, FCDO have authorized for Palladium, to have interaction with numerous excessive precedence states, together with Lagos within the COVID-19 context, outdoors the unique programme design. The COVID-19 Coordinator has total illustration and coordination duty for the supply of the FCDO LAFIYA COVID-19 assist to the assigned State.
  • The function works carefully with and oversees the group of companions and different technical consultants engaged by Palladium to ship this assist within the State making certain that programme targets and deliverables are met in accordance with the LAFIYA reporting necessities and programme TORs.
  • Location:  The LAFIYA COVID-19 Coordinator will likely be primarily based in one of many following; Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Borno and Lagos
  • Length: Six months from October to March 2020 with a risk of extension
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Main Duties and Duties

The LAFIYA COVID-19 Coordinator – will likely be chargeable for:

Programme supply and oversight:

  • Present programme technical and associated budgeting and monetary administration oversight and accountability of the implementation of all of the actions and outcomes beneath every of the strategic assist areas of LAFIYA’s COVID-19 assist in Lagos.
  • In shut session with the Honourable Commissioner of Well being, the State COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre, different companions supporting the response, establish and advise on the most effective methods to tailor LAFIYA COVID-19 assist within the State for optimum impression.
  • Assumes total duty for the efficient implementation of the recognized and agreed interventions and ensures supply is on time, inside price range, meets consumer and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant.
  • Particularly displays the progress and high quality of the LAFIYA COVID-19 assist and customarily the general State COVID-19 response with the intention to establish the right way to strengthen the response. Pursuant to this requirement, they are going to keep updated logs of points and dangers; working to resolve points, managing and mitigating dangers; and escalating materials points and dangers as applicable.
  • Ensures the group and actions delivered by means of LAFIYA assist within the state demonstrates good worth for cash;

Crew administration and management:

  • Assumes total duty for the efficient {and professional} administration of LAFIYA’S COVID-19 assist within the State;
  • Leads, guides, mentors and manages the efficiency of technical and administrative direct studies and ensures applicable management, steering, mentorship and administration of different workers concerned in LAFIYA’s COVID-19 assist within the State;
  • Participates as required in LAFIYA administration conferences;
  • Ensures constant implementation of firm Customary Working Procedures (SOPs) and Pointers, Safety Protocols.

Stakeholder administration:

  • Set up and keep efficient and collaborative working relationships with different FCDO programmes, State Ministry of Well being and different key authorities ministries businesses and departments; and key stakeholders together with civil society, neighborhood buildings and growth companions concerned within the Lagos State COVID-19 response.
  • Present strategic and technical illustration of Palladium LAFIYA by at key state degree COVID-19 fora together with EOC subcommittees, working teams or coordination conferences (if related), and keep a optimistic, skilled, steady and visual presence for LAFIYA.
  • Guarantee Palladium LAFIYA’s assist is shared and defined to related stakeholders.
  • Professional-actively liaise and construct rapport with native officers, growth companions together with UN businesses and some other related stakeholders.

Required {Qualifications}

  • This place requires a person who’s accustomed to the tempo of emergency response programming, doesn’t require shut supervision or path, is a wonderful communicator and is versatile and extremely responsive. The person should meet the next particular necessities:
  • Grasp’s Diploma or larger in Public Well being, Epidemiology, Coverage and Governance or different related area required.
  • Verifiable expertise in designing, implementing, and managing or evaluating complicated well being programmes.
  • Skilled expertise in lead administration implementing emergency response programmes.
  • Stable background and data Nigerian well being system, together with demonstrated technical depth and understanding of the well being coverage surroundings and governance in Nigeria, significantly in Lagos.
  • Stable background and data Nigerian well being system, particularly within the intervention State UN businesses and different worldwide emergency response methods, requirements and modalities of labor in public well being emergencies.
  • Confirmed technical expertise in well being methods strengthening, well being sector coverage and methods, working with the non-public sector, advocacy and accountability.
  • Expertise in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders together with authorities businesses, host nation governments and counterparts, and worldwide donor businesses.
  • Sturdy interpersonal, written, and oral communication expertise in English required, working data of the native languages most well-liked.
  • Glorious oral and written communication expertise in English
  • Demonstrated drawback fixing, analytic, monetary, and evaluative expertise.
  • Consideration to element and skill to successfully and effectively carry out a number of duties and steadiness competing priorities usually inside a required timeframe.

Utility Closing Date

Not Specified.

How one can Apply

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