Palladium Deputy Project Director Jobs in Malawi

Palladium Deputy Project Director Jobs in Malawi


  • Reporting to the Project Director the Deputy Project Director will assist in providing strategic, technical leadership, and oversight to the program. S/he must have an appropriate balance of technical, managerial, and interpersonal skills and experience. The Deputy Project Director must have technical expertise in one of the four technical areas – clinical service delivery, service access, health systems performance, or community engagement and demand generation.

  • She/he must have the requisite management expertise, interpersonal skills, and established professional relationships to successfully oversee the implementation of the project. The Deputy Project Director must have the capacity to successfully interact host country agencies, including central and local government, development partners, civil society, and community-based organizations is essential.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Director in the implementation of project activities.

  • Provides direct supervision in at least one of the four project areas: clinical service delivery, service access, health systems performance, or community engagement and demand generation.

  • When required, serve as the interface between the project and USG stakeholders and Palladium senior management.

  • Assists the Project Director manage project partners ensuring that partners are fully engaged and participating in the project.

  • If requested to do so by the Project Director, assumes responsibility for overseeing project budget and finances including financial performance reporting, budget projections and project spending.

  • When requested, represents the project at relevant professional meetings, working groups and seminars.

  • Prepare analyses, recommendations, briefing notes, white papers, and assessments for internal and client use.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in nursing, public health, public administration, healthcare administration, or a related field.

  • At least 8 years’ of progressively
    increasing responsibility work project management with at least 3 years in a senior leadership position on a project that is implemented on similar scale and context similar to Malawi.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication that will abilities are essential as the Deputy Project Director will assist the Project Director for the development and submission of project reporting and communication efforts.

  • Demonstrated organizational and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated management and supervisory experience of a relevant scope and scale.

  • Experience working with local partners to ensure adherence to all sub-award requirements.

  • Experience in interacting with host country agencies, including central and local government, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations is essential.

  • Knowledge of USG regulations.

  • Prior experience developing strategic plans, workplans, and/or activity plans for large service delivery programs.

  • Experience with maternal, neonatal, child health and family planning projects is strongly preferred.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and high comfort level writing and presenting data and information in a compelling way to difference audiences.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to communicate across technical disciplines and non-technical audience required.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Deputy Project Director Jobs in Malawi


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