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Technical Advisor, MNCH – Palladium

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Technical Advisor, MNCH needed at Palladium, June 18 2022
Organization: Palladium
Position: Technical Advisor, MNCH
Deadline: 07.18.2022
Employment: Full Time
Location: Addis Ababa

Job Description:

Palladium Overview

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development, and delivery of Positive Impact—the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. 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 recruiting for manager positions for a USAID-funded project that aims to support Ethiopia’s health sector in planning, implementing, regulating, institutionalizing, and sustaining the quality improvement efforts in the country for improved client satisfaction and health service utilization to improve health outcomes. These roles will provide operational and managerial support to the COP, technical, and administrative teams, and will support overall project activities. S/he must have an appropriate balance of leadership and interpersonal skills and experience and the ideal candidate must have experience in Ethiopia and/or East Africa. Ideally these candidates will be recognized leaders in their field and will have some experience in administrative capacities or RMNCAH service delivery, quality improvement and quality assurance models and approaches, data use, health financing, or community health services. For more information on the potential project, please consult the RFI: This position will be based in Addis Ababa and is contingent upon award.

Position Overview.

  • The Technical Advisor, MNCH will be responsible for providing strategic, technical leadership, and management oversight for RMNCAH activities within the program. S/he will provide technical support for technical direction and oversight in the design, implementation, and monitoring of strategic and innovative RMNCAH  approaches. The Advisor will oversee and participate in the preparation of necessary technical and program-related reports, including presentations, white papers, technical briefs and peer-reviewed publications on innovation, scale up and sustainability of RMNCAH quality of care improvement. The Advisor will support training and capacity development efforts in support of project RMNCAH activities and deliverables.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.
  • Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected].


Safeguarding –

  • We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are  free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.


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Job Requirements:

  • Medical degree or advanced nursing degree in women’s health, public health, or a related field.
  • Progressively increasing responsibility in public health with experience in a senior technical leadership position on a project that focuses on RMNCAH quality of care improvement in
  • Ethiopia or similar settings. Recognized technical leader in maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health quality of care improvement initiatives.
  • Experience in interacting with technical working groups, host country agencies, including national, regional and woreda level leaders and teams, development partners, civil society, private sector, and community-based organizations is essential.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills in English.
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How To Apply:

Applicants should apply by clicking on the relevant link and indicating their position of interest:

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