Senior Associate, Capacity Strengthening at Palladium International

Senior Associate, Capacity Strengthening at Palladium International,

Senior Associate, Capacity Strengthening at Palladium International

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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.

Senior Associate, Capacity Strengthening

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Senior Associate, Capacity Strengthening, will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Manage the capacity strengthening support of all sub-grantees in the assigned countries
  • Support the implementation of organizational capacity assessments and the preparation and implementation of capacity strengthening and performance improvement plans
  • Support development, adaptation, and implementation of innovative capacity strengthening approaches, tools, and methodologies for grantees

  • Monitor the external capacity strengthening ecosystem and interact with internal and external capacity strengthening practitioners and experts to learn and adapt new ideas and approaches to the project
  • Ensure the development or finalization of high-quality, standardized, capacity strengthening materials for use and adaptation across the project
  • Directly support sub-awardees in various capacity strengthening activities
  • Collaborate with the Project Management Unit in recruiting consultants and other capacity strengthening service providers
  • Supervise consultants and other capacity strengthening service providers to ensure quality services and contractual deliverables
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing by participating in local, national, and international meetings and events, including social media, webinars, conferences, and meetings
  • Collaborate with the Monitoring and Evaluation staff in the monitoring and evaluation of the changes in capacity and performance of sub-grantees
  • Contribute to the preparation of NPI EXPAND’s annual work plans and progress reports
  • Contribute to the preparation of various technical write-ups on capacity strengthening, including case studies, success stories, and primers

Key Competencies Required:

  • Relevant experience in capacity strengthening
  • Strong process facilitation skills, with an ability to design and implement skills-building workshops and other learning events for a diverse audience
  • Experience conducting organizational capacity assessments and supporting organizations with various levels of performance to create and drive capacity strengthening and performance improvement plans
  • Experience working in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in sustainable capacity strengthening strategies and approaches
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse and multicultural teams is necessary
  • Written and spoken fluency in English

Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:

  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects is highly desired.
  • Proficiency in either French or Portuguese is an added advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium International on palladium.csod.com to apply