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Program Coordinator for Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs
Abuja
Nigeria
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.
Position: Program Coordinator
Program: HP+ Nigeria Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs
                 at National and Subnational Levels
Location: Abuja, Nigeria 
Reports to: Senior Activity Manager                 
 
 
Company Overview:
 
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. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
 
  • International Development
  • Strategy Execution Consulting
  • Impact Investment
  • Training and Events
 
We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
 
Palladium is a child-safe organization, 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:
 
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year $185 million project awarded to Palladium in August 2015. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in HIV, family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), 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. HP+ provides technical assistance to governments, civil society, and the private sector to effectively engage in domestic resource mobilization (DRM), put in place sustainable financing and accountability mechanisms, and make progress toward global, national, and subnational health goals.
 
HP+ has been engaged by the USAID Nigeria Office to conceptualize and design activities to improve sustainable financing for Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB) programs at the national level and in two USAID priority states – Lagos and Kano. These activities will span an initial period of 2 years, will continue efforts started by the Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project and complement current Strengthening Integrated Delivery of HIV and AIDS Services (SIDHAS) and Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus projects’ activities.  
 
 
Overall Responsibilities:
 
The Program Coordinator will be a full-time position based in the Abuja office and responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of technical activities by providing technical and logistical support and coordinating programmatic information for the HP+ Nigeria activities on Sustainable Health Financing of HIV/AIDS and TB Programs. S/he works closely with the Abuja-based Technical Advisors on Domestic Resource Mobilization (DRM)/Public Financial Management (PFM) and Insurance Integration as well the State Coordinators in Kano and Lagos. The Program Coordinator will support all aspects of the project intervention through ensuring smooth preparation and proper documentation of all activities both at the central office in Abuja and in the field offices and supporting to ensure delivery of outputs per project workplan. 
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Assist in effective planning and monitoring of project activities; Support work-planning for project activities; develop and maintain activity tracking sheets to ensure activities are on track and on budget; Support the technical team to ensure that the programme activities are delivered on budget.
  • Assist and support Technical Advisors and State Coordinators as required, effective management of technical support functions to maximise impact and responsiveness.
  • Serve as a resource to and operational liaison for field offices and/or headquarters regarding project activities, as necessary.
  • Support project qualitative and quantitative research efforts, including supporting the management of data collection, data analysis and use of results, ensuring results are disseminated as necessary.
  • Assist in the management of consultants and other STTAs to ensure access to relevant resources and project documents.
  • Actively participate in all work plan meetings, trainings, and programme activities in general
  • Participate in design, preparation and facilitation of workshops and roundtable engagements with stakeholders as necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Senior Activity Manager.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Economics, Statistics, or other related discipline.
  • At least 10 years’ work experience with demonstrated expertise in project management.
  • Sound understanding of TB, HIV epidemic and programs in Nigeria. Significant experience in HIV/AIDS, TB programming; health insurance.  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc).
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency and excellent English writing, communication and reporting skills.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and resourcefulness.
 
Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter online at www.thepalladiumgroup.com/jobs. Application deadline is April 10, 2019
 
 
10 Apr 2019
    
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