Palladium PHEM Capacity Development Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium PHEM Capacity Development Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

About Palladium:

  • Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

    Palladium Americas:

  • Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC.

    This Opportunity

  • Palladium International, LLC is seeking a Capacity Development Advisor with experience working in public health emergency and/or complex emergency planning for an anticipated USAID-funded project in Ethiopia. This position will work closely with the Deputy Chief of Party/Senior Technical Advisor to support a comprehensive workforce capacity building strategy for health emergency preparedness and response at the Woreda and local community level.

  • The implementation of the workforce capacity building strategy will be informed by demands and need assessments at sub national and lower levels of the health system and community stakeholders (including community leaders, health extension workers, civil society, school clubs, and associations) taking into account the health sector priorities and strategic objectives of strengthening primary health care to achieve universal health coverage and health security. This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support zonal and Woreda teams to identify health workforce needs by profession, quantity and specific skill or competencies based on local context or priority risks

  • Strengthen zonal and Woreda capacity to forecast and plan for human
    resource and organizational capacity needs to respond to priority public health risks at local level

  • Adapt or deliver new capacity development tools to strengthen and institutionalize community based public health emergency management capability to prepare and respond to public health emergencies

  • Enhance support for health facilities to improve the skill and competencies required to diagnose and treat emerging and re-emerging infections, etc.

  • Enhance support for community PHEM structures to improve early warning, surveillance, and response

  • Support zonal and Woreda teams to develop contingency plans for the continuation of essential healthcare services including protocol to temporarily defer or relocate low priority services to alternate facilities

  • Interact with internal (NPI EXPAND) and external resources and other experts to ensure that project approaches reflect the state-of-the-art for capacity strengthening and civic engagement.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Key Competencies Required:

  • Master's degree in health, public health, social science, community development, organizational development, or relevant field.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in using tools such as OCA-like assessment tools, and institutional strengthening plans.

  • Strong organization, planning, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated and relevant programming experience including in the implementation of projects- (including USAID) funded projects that focus on HRH capacity development strategies, civil society strengthening, civic engagement, decentralization, or institutional strengthening programs.

  • Experience facilitating capacity development and learning forums and assessments.

  • Prior field experience working on USAID programs preferred.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium PHEM Capacity Development Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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