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 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 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.
Project Overview and Role
Palladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.
The Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director (DCOP/TD) will oversee the program and strategy side of the project. S/he will provide technical leadership, basically providing the strategic direction for the project. S/he will support the Chief of Party (OP), the Operations Director (OP) and Monitoring & Evaluation Director (M&ED) as part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The DCOP/TD will directly or through subordinates oversee the technical leads and program leads in the field offices. The DCOP/TD will be the key person to interact with technical consultants and direct their work. S/he will be the main person to receive the evidences (from inside or outside the project), analyse it with support from the M&ED and provide the COP with strategic choices.
The Deputy Chief of Party/Technical Director is a full-time position for an upcoming award in Kabul, Afghanistan funded by USAID/Afghanistan for the National Health Technical Assistance program. This position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.