Palladium PHEM Strategic Planning and Advocacy Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium PHEM Strategic Planning and Advocacy 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 Strategic Planning and Advocacy 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 development of local public health emergency management contingency plans, and coordinate with woredas and local community stakeholders to develop and advocate for PHEM resource mobilization plans. This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen collaboration between regional, zonal and woreda health leaders, local administration, and local stakeholders (including CSOs, universities and private sector) to mobilize resources for PHEM (including health workforce capacity building)

  • Play a key role in supporting the development of local PHEM contingency plans through the engagement of local stakeholders (Woreda staff, HEWs, CSOs, community leaders, associations, and private sector).

  • Provide strategic and technical oversight of the design, development, and implementation of activities in civil society organization strengthening citizen engagement, governance and advocacy for PHEM.

  • Provide technical and strategic support and analysis including the design, development, and implementation of CSO strengthening, governance strengthening, political systems strengthening, political economy analysis, capacity building, peace building, social accountability, civil society strengthening, and city government technical assistance

  • Identify and develop effective strategies to build partnerships with civil society and media
    groups to enhance PHEM messaging

  • Identify initial public health issues that may necessitate advocacy, gather and analyse data, establish an advocacy strategy, and carry out advocacy efforts.

  • Provide technical advice to develop strategic locally led approaches to promote citizen engagement and awareness, particularly for marginalized groups in PHEM preparedness and response.

  • Collaborate with communities and CSOs to ensure a thorough and successful integration of the "whole community" approach, which takes into account demography, cultural diversity, and other equity issues.

  • Advise programs on community outreach, civic engagement, and advocacy components and help design the strategy, approaches and tools to achieve expected results

  • Provide support to the project team to assess, develop and implement policies to enhance PHEM preparedness.

    Key Competencies Required:

  • A master's degree in field epidemiology, public health, humanitarian emergency planning, or a similar discipline, as well as Professional excellence including outstanding facilitation, strategic planning, and advocacy skills

  • Five years of expertise establishing, executing, and managing an emergency management overall planning program, as well as strong communication, facilitation, collaborative planning and engagement abilities, and leadership experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of trends in relevant areas, PHEM policy, donor initiatives, and programs related to local capacity strengthening, political economy analysis, and civic engagement

  • Demonstrated ability to build coalitions and manage working relationships with clients, partners, and technical experts

  • Proven abilities and success in plan coordination, which includes developing, organizing, facilitating, leading, and engaging with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as a track record of communicating effectively with a wide spectrum of stakeholders.

  • Working experience in an emergency that requires strategic and short-term planning is really valuable.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium PHEM Strategic Planning and Advocacy Advisor Jobs in Ethiopia

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