Innovation Lead, Nigeria Economic Growth
Palladium Group
Nigeria
23d ago
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  • 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.

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    Project Overview and Role

    Palladium is searching for an Innovations Lead for an upcoming DFID proposal LINKS - Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria.

    LINKS will support development of a vibrant and diversified economy in the key northern Nigerian states, with these collectively acting as a powerful engine of northern economic growth.

    Benefits will be both for the states themselves, while also creating real market opportunities for the wider north, counterbalancing the wealth and investment that is currently primarily found in Lagos and the South.

    The programme will focus on the development of high potential pro-poor value chains, selected during a detailed project preparation study, supporting them to become productive, competitive and attractive for investment at every level.

    The Innovations Lead will drive the identification and delivery of novel and disruptive approaches to increasing the inclusiveness of value-

    chains and the acceleration of economic growth.

    Responsibilities

    Lead on the design and delivery of the strategy based around the Innovation component of LINKS.Identifying and testing dynamic cross-

    chain innovations which have the potential to both raise incomes for the poor, and attract investment into successful innovationsResearch, identify and select private sector innovations from different regions, countries and marketsCreate structures to provide support to the private sector in applying new and innovative interventionsDesign and deliver on the scalability of innovations, planning for expansion and investment attractionOversee and supervise the work of component staff and consultants as required

    Requirements

    At least 7 years' experience working on international development projectsAt least 3 years' experience in a management / leadership role within international development projectsDemonstrated track record of supporting the identification, piloting and scale up of cross cutting pro-

    poor private sector innovations that have increased the competitiveness, productivity and inclusiveness of multiple value chainsDemonstrated track record of supporting information and communications technology related private sector value chains innovations, and associated supporting / required physical products and services Nigeria experience.

    Project Overview and Role

    Palladium is searching for an foreign direct investment expert for an upcoming DFID proposal LINKS - Powering Economic Growth in Northern Nigeria.

    LINKS will support development of a vibrant and diversified economy in the key northern Nigerian states, with these collectively acting as a powerful engine of northern economic growth.

    Benefits will be both for the states themselves, while also creating real market opportunities for the wider north, counterbalancing the wealth and investment that is currently primarily found in Lagos and the South.

    The programme will focus on the development of high potential pro-poor value chains, selected during a detailed project preparation study, supporting them to become productive, competitive and attractive for investment at every level.

    Responsibilities

    Among other activities, the Investment Lead will :

    Lead on interaction with state governments, ministries and departments to develop and implement best practice investor-community interactionsSupport the development of a business enabling environment, to address barriers to pro-

    poor commercial activities and ensure regulatory protection of the vulnerableProvide technical assistance and capacity development services to both federal and state investment promotion agenciesGuide and support beneficiaries towards formalisation and investment readiness

    Requirements

    At least 8 years' experience in Business in an investment / consultancy role advising primarily private sector clients or working with a multinational businessAt least 5 years' experience in : Facilitating foreign direct investment transactions, of which at least 2 transactions must be with a multinational making an investment of more than 20m eachAdvising multionational enterprises on business plans, locations and strategy across a broad range of sectors including agribusiness, and in a rage of geographiesAdvice to multinational enterprises on location and set up in new countries including around issues of land, tax, customs, workers' rights and regulation

    Preferred Experience

    Experinence with both Asian and Africa manufacturersExperience with multinational manufacturers establishing themselves in Aisa and AfricaExperience with multinational FDI in developing countrieExperience working for donor / development related programmes (not necessarily DFID)Experience working for business i.

  • e client sideExperience working in / with investment promotion Agencies or equivalentsAdditional experience in smaller ticket investment, such as franchising, venture capital / private equity, angel funding and / or SME financeNigeria experience (adsbygoogle ).push( );
  • Project Overview and Role

    The Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to strengthen local capacity and systems to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary healthcare.

    The Data Analyst is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting HMIS data.

    Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting HMIS data;Analyzes and troubleshoots HMIS user issues to implement a resolution or escalate the case to Pathways staff;
  • Provides ongoing training and technical assistance to HMIS users via email, phone, and webcast, and on site as appropriate;
  • Leads the development and implementation of data quality, management, and analysis plans;Provides on-site data quality assessment of LGA, health facilities, and others by assisting with implementation planning, including data entry process improvement;
  • Prepares regular and ad-hoc reports, analysis, presentations, charts, graphs, and other documents as assigned;Performs data quality checks and monitors for gaps.

    Reports to HMIS Specialist

    Requirements

    The Data Analyst will have some experience and up-to-date knowledge and skills in MIS and M&E for health systems and healthcare provision.

    S / he must be familiar with the HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.

    S / he should have experience with USAID / International donor programs.

    Additional qualifications include :

    A Bachelor's degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Information Technology, Public Health Information Management or related field.

    Minimum of 3 years of working with HMIS for public health.Experience in using NHMIS Tools and DHIS2Competency in MS Word and Excel.

    Experience using statistical software a plus.Good oral and written communication skillsExperience in facilitation of training workshops and onsite mentoring of health workersFluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.

    Project Overview and Role

    The Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to strengthen local capacity and systems to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary healthcare.

    The Monitoring and Evaluation Offer contributes to the development and implementation of the Task Order (TO) 3 MELP to systematically document performance for technical team to ensure the TO3 implementation is on track.

    Responsibilities

    Contributes to the development and implementation of the TO3 MELP to systematically document performance for technical team to ensure the TO3 implementation is on trackGenerates robust evidence for programmatic learning that leads to action, decision making, and impactTogether with Senior MEL Manager, ensures the alignment of M&E activities with program goals and contributes to the development of annual work plans to identify TO3 targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activitiesMonitors project activities and tracks these activities against the TO3 results frameworkConducts visits to LGAs as necessary for data validation to monitor the quality and completeness of data setsGenerates monthly indicator reports and tracking progress against key indicatorsWorks closely with the Bauchi stakeholders and trains M&E staff at the LGA, facility, and community levels to build their M&E capacityContributes to the identification, analysis, and synthesis of technical knowledge and evidence-

    based information in intervention areas including family planning, reproductive, maternal and child health, malaria, nutrition and immunization.

    Reports directly to Senior MEL Manager

    Requirements

    The State level Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will have experience working with facility level M&E of public health programs.

    The Officer will have expertise and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E for health systems and healthcare provision programming, and experience working with different cadres of government.

    S / he must be intimately familiar with the public context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID / International donor programs.

    Additional qualifications include :

    A Bachelor's degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or related field, Masters PreferredMinimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluation and learning tasks for health and / or development projectsFamiliarity with USAID / International indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of reproductive health / family planning, maternal and neonatal health and other relevant technical areasCompetency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and ACCESS, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-

    INFO, STATA, SAS or similarDemonstrated analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to work with relevant government partners, USAID, other Donors, and implementing partnersGood verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective interaction among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activitiesExperience at organizing and facilitating systems strengthening, capacity development and mentoring processesFluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa.

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