Technical Advisor - HIV Policy
Company OverviewPalladium 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.
Project Overview and RolePalladium is seeking a Technical Advisor?HIV Policy to be based in our Washington, DC office. The successful candidate will provide management and technical support for a range of activities that support the HIV portfolio under the Health Policy Plus Project (HP+) and potentially other projects.
- Supports management, design, and implementation of assigned HIV health and core-funded project activities, including management of staff, budget, reporting requirements, and deliverables.
- Serves as backstop for assigned country activities, liasing between US technical staff and and country director on workplan and budget development and management, monitoring progress on technical work, producing high-quality products and deliverables, managing relationship with USAID mission.
- Working closely with senior HIV technical and clinical staff, provides assistance on translating HIV policies into actionable policy steps related, as well as policy and advocacy.
- Provides technical and managerial input on work aimed at linking policy, finance, governance, advocacy, gender, capacity development, and equity within HP+ project activities.
- Manages budgets, reporting and staffing of assigned activities
- Prepares presentations, manuscripts, reports, and briefs for internal and/or client use.
- Represents the project/program in specific technical areas, such as policy and advocacy including through collaboration with partners, clients and other stakeholders.
- Assist in tracking, developing and ensuring quality of project deliverables including reports, summaries and success stories. These deliverables may require writing, editing, proofreading, translating and/or coordinating translation services
- Systematize monitoring of achievements for various processes and contract deliverables through the development and use of project trackers. Use and maintain project trackers to ensure sound administrative, and programmatic management of the project and anticipate technical/program support needs and priorities
- Provide administrative, technical and logistical management support for project staff to carry out workshops, meetings and training sessions. Coordinate project activities with partners and other organizations as appropriate
- Participates in business development efforts, as required and appropriate.
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
RequirementsThe following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
- Master?s or doctoral degree in public health, international affairs, public policy, or related field of study required, with an expressed desire to work on programs in developing countries.
- 7-10years program management experience including staff management, budget development and tracking and program reporting.
- Experience managing USAID country programs, including workplan development, budgeting, and project implementation.
- Relevant knowledge and experience in HIV areas, such as: orphans and other vulnerable children andpediatric, adolescents and young adults research related to policy; strategic planning; links between policies and services and health outcomes; health systems strengthening strategies and approaches; and policy models.
- Quantitative skills and experience with data analysis, statistical interpretation, and ease with using data as part of applying policy models.
- Fluency in English required.
- Appropriate software skills necessary to conduct research and evaluation projects, and to conduct data analysis.
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
- Willingness to travel internationally to implement field activities and provide management and technical assistance.