Palladium Group Country Director In-Country Logistics USAID Next Generation GHSC Suite of Programs Jobs in Nigeria

Palladium Group Country Director In-Country Logistics USAID Next Generation GHSC Suite of Programs Jobs in Nigeria


Company Overview:

  • 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 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:

  • Global Prosperity Fund’s ‘Skills for Prosperity’ is a FCDO programme, which seeks to improve the cost-effectiveness, access, quality, relevance and equity of skills through innovative approaches in 9 Middle-Income Countries around the world, including Nigeria.

  • In Nigeria, the Skills for Prosperity (S4P) country programme will work in three targeted states to:

  • Improve access to quality Higher Education and TVET for youth and young women, with a focus on improving access to and the quality of apprenticeships, and supporting training institutions to deliver demand-driven, competency-based training,

  • Strengthen education-to-employment linkages, and

  • Build the capacity of training institutions to improve outcomes for vulnerable women and people with disabilities.

  • Apprenticeships, training, and capacity building interventions will focus on identified high growth sectors of the economy (Agriculture/Agribusiness/agro-allied industries;
  • Creative and Entertainment, and Information and Communications Technology sectors).

  • S4P aims to directly benefit youth, vulnerable women and People with Disabilities (PwD) in targeted states of Kaduna in the north, Benue in the central belt, and Lagos in the south.

  • It will also establish learning and peer sharing mechanisms across other states, including Kano, Enugu and Edo.

    Roles and Responsibilities

  • Serve as key point of contact for day-to-day program management. Oversee and manage country team to ensure project implementation runs smoothly.

  • Lead the development and execution of high-quality country strategic plan relevant to the local context and reflecting the global priorities.

  • Oversee the recruitment, orientation, and performance of senior staff and development of middle management staff.

  • Collaborate with field office technical leaders to
    ensure all workplan activities are not only taking place as planned but are also of high quality.

  • Liaise between technical and ops teams to ensure activity plans are translated into contracts, consultancies, travel, etc., and support financial management by ensuring case forecasts and spending reports reflect planned/completed technical activities.

  • Oversee project work planning, budgeting, and progress/financial reporting, in collaboration with country team, technical, and HQ staff.

  • Interface with clients and other project stakeholders, to plan, implement, review, and report on projects and deliverables or products as needed.

  • Ensure staff compliance with project guidelines and SOPs.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Position Requirements

  • Extensive experience in international development working with donors (including USAID) is required.

  • Significant experience as a Chief of Party or in a senior leadership position of a project that is implemented at the country level that required the assembling, managing, and supervising complex teams.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain, 4PL, and 3PL logistics, including experience with LMIS, WMIS, TMIS, and control tower software.

  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders including government agencies, host country governments and counterparts, and international donor agencies.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Experience in monitoring and documenting project activities and outcomes.

  • Ability to exercise leadership, build teams, maintain effective communication, motivate, and generate commitment within a team.

  • Knowledge of USG procurement regulations,

  • 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 Group Country Director In-Country Logistics USAID Next Generation GHSC Suite of Programs Jobs in Nigeria



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