Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
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 3000 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 organisation, 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.
Market Development Facility (MDF) is a business development program focusing on sustainable economic growth. MDF works with private businesses, government, industry associations and other organisations to improve market competitiveness.
MDF is currently present in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Fiji, Timor Leste and Papua New Guinea. In Sri Lanka, MDF works to strengthen the tourism industry, as well as improve specific value chains of Sri Lankan products such as coffee, seafood, and organic herbs and spices. MDF works to make these markets function better and create significant change through sustainable income and job creation.
MDF is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). It is implemented by Palladium in partnership with Swisscontact.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The purpose of the Business Advisor is to design and manage interventions working closely with a large variety of strategic private and public players to achieve sustainable inclusive growth. Business Advisors work very closely within a team of MDF staff to design and implement interventions, measure their effectiveness and then learn and share the results/ knowledge.
The ideal candidate should possess the following: