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Associate, Project Delivery, Health

Company: Palladium
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Associate, Project Delivery, HealthAbout Palladium:Palladium is a global company working to design, develop anddeliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around theglobe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; buildenduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems toaddress global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over90 countries and have a workforce of 4,000 talented, motivated, and diversestaff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities. This Opportunity:By working with internationaldevelopment partners, government ministries of health, the private sector, andother key stakeholders, Palladium applies unique user-centered models andapproaches that improve health systems and supply chains; provide an evidencebase for health policy and program reform; and address governance and financingchallenges that create barriers to healthcare. Palladiums focus is on creatingself-reliant, sustainable health systems that are flexible and responsive toemerging economic and health shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Ourexpertise cuts across a range of health areas, including family planning andreproductive health; HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, COVID-19, and other infectiousdiseases; maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health; nutrition; water,sanitation, and hygiene; and chronic diseases.We are proactively building a talent pool for future Associate,Project Delivery positions within our organization. The Associate, ProjectDelivery serves as part of a team that is responsible for the management anddelivery of a specific activity, ranging from $10 million to upwards of $50 millioneach. The Associate, Project Delivery position supports the management ofeffective and efficient practices to deliver work in accordance withcontractual obligations, company policies, local country settings, and clientrules and regulations. The Associate, Project Delivery is a valued member ofthe team completing a variety of tasks that are critical to high-qualityproject management. This role works closely with Senior Associates, ProjectDelivery; Managers, Project Delivery; and Technical Directors/Activity Lead.Location andCompensation:The position is based in Palladiums Washington DC / New York, NY / Chapel Hill, NC office. Per company guidance, we are aiming to keep hiring closer to ourmain U.S. offices. If we are unable to find successful candidates who arewilling to work from the D.C., NY, or NC office, then as a last resort we maydiscuss the possibility of considering exceptional candidates to workpermanently remotely (from other U.S. states where Palladium is registered). Please beadvised that a final salary offer will be based on various factors, includingbut not limited to your qualifications, relevant education/certification,experience, skills, seniority, performance, and Palladiums business ororganizational needs.If you haveany questions or concerns regarding the compensation for this position, pleasedo not hesitate to reach out to us. We value your interest in our company andappreciate the opportunity to discuss this opportunity with you.You and Your Career:If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you haveexpertise in project coordination, global health, and/or internationaldevelopment, we are interested in hearing from you. We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunitiesfrom the start. We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources,and guidance to chart a fulfilling career!Reporting and Supervision:The role reports directly to the Manager, Project Delivery or Technical Director/Team Lead

  • Internally the role will be required to liaise closely with other staff of the project, including the project delivery team, corporate business services team, Process Excellence Hub, innovative finance/economic growth subject matter experts, and other units within the Americas Regional Business Partnership
  • Externally the role will liaise with clients, in-country Palladium staff and stakeholders, subcontractors, grantees, and suppliers
  • The role carries a degree of autonomy with appropriate consultationPrimaryDuties and Responsibilities:
    • Documents deliverables, and maintains team calendar
    • Processes contract action requests (i.e., travel, personnel additions/changes, partner, grant, budget realignment, etc.)
    • Researches trends and identifies opportunities for improvement within their assigned team
    • Supports operational activities associated with projects, initiatives and/or proposals
    • Supports the maintenance of pending task lists and team trackers, schedules and creates agendas for, and takes notes at meetings
    • Supports contributes to, sector specific research, reports, forecast, budgets, workplans, proposals and other outputs intended for distribution to internal and external stakeholders
    • Processes invoices from consultants, subcontractors, and vendors for timely and accurate submission in accordance with internal requirements and Palladium procedures
    • Serves as a liaison between all internal stakeholders including but not limited to corporate services, portfolios, and business development teams
    • Performs other duties as requiredKeyCompetencies Required:
      • Ability to learn and apply program procedures with exceptional attention to detail
      • Excellent interpersonal skills including influencing, cultural awareness, and ability to work well in a multi-cultural environment
      • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex, fast-paced environment
      • Sound problem solving skills
      • Ability to manage demanding workload, multi-task, assume diverse duties and tasks, accept challenges, take initiative, solve problems, and follow through on assignments
      • Previous experience working in a professional work environment
      • Excellent written and oral communications skills. Demonstrated competence using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
      • Must be authorized to work in the United States. Palladium will not consider work visa sponsorship for this positionProfessionalExpertise/Competencies Preferred:
        • Experience implementing USAID-funded programs
        • Professional working proficiency in another language, with priority given to Spanish, French, Portuguese, and ArabicEquity,Diversity & Inclusion - Palladium is committed to embedding equity, diversity, andinclusion into everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections ofsociety and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity,success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achievediversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receiveequal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personalcharacteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background,age, race, gender identity and expression, religion, ethnicity, sexualorientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenousstatus. Shouldyou require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability oryou are a neurodivergent individual or for any other circumstance, please emailour team at accessibility@thepalladiumgroup.com and we willbe in touch to discuss.Safeguarding - We defineSafeguarding as "the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect ourpeople, clients and the communities we work with from harm". We are committedto ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladiumare treated with respect and are free from abuse. All successful candidates will be subject toan enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and arigorous due diligence process. J-18808-Ljbffr

Keywords: Palladium, Washington DC , Associate, Project Delivery, Health, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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