Federal Programme Officers Jobs a Palladium International

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact
for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives
and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and
non-profit organisations.

We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

Palladium recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Federal Programme Officer
Location:
Lagos
Project Overview and Role

  • The Federal Programme Officer is responsible for supporting the
    Federal Team Leader in delivering the Federal component of the Engaged
    Citizens Pillar of PSAGP.
  • This includes supporting the FTL in planning programme delivery,
    co-ordinating inputs from Federal Partnership facilitators and short
    term advisors and monitoring and recording results.
  • The FPO will work to co-ordinate activities with technical and
    operational teams at the National and state levels as well as liaising
    with programme partners under the direction of the FTL.
  • The Federal Programme Officer will report to the Federal Team
    Leader and is responsible for working under the direction provided them,
    regularly reporting to them and ensuring his/her activities fall within
    agreed frameworks and operating principles, as well as building an
    effective working relationship more broadly

Responsibilities
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinating the development and refinement of the Federal programme strategy
  • Supporting the FTL in planning for contextual studies to be
    completed at the Federal level, including co-ordinating the inputs of
    Federal Partnership Facilitators, short term advisors and partners
  • Co-ordinating, under the FTL, the development of workplans and
    budgets for the Federal level and communicating these to partners,
    National and State teams
  • Supporting the FTL in planning and organising for on-going
    refinements of the Federal level strategy, including collecting feedback
    and organising reflection points
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Programme Delivery:

  • Developing and monitoring the implementation of the agreed
    workplan under the FTLs guidance, including co-ordinating the work of
    FPFs and short term advisors
  • Coordinating and monitoring the allocation of ECP resources towards different outputs and workstreams
  • Manage the inputs of national TA
  • Actively work to ensure work at the Federal level is fully
    integrated with ECP?s information management, communication and
    monitoring and evaluation systems
  • Support the FTL in co-ordinating work with other pillars of PSAG and other Development Partners.

Support to M&E, Reflection, Reporting, KM & Communications systems:

  • Co-ordinate and monitor the development and implementation of M&E plans by Federal Partnership Facilitators
  • Collate and provide ad-hoc support to Federal Partnership
    Facilitators in compiling required information/data into the Federal
    M&E database, activity report & replication diary summary
    sheets, case studies, QPRs and other reporting templates as required
  • Internally communicate/share learning and ideas with staff in
    the States and Abuja and externally communicate/share learning and ideas
    with other Development partners as required by the FTL.

Liaison with key programme partners:

  • Maintaining regular liaison with the ECP National team and State
    teams to ensure work at the Federal level is fully co-ordinated with
    other interventions
  • Support the FTL in maintaining regular liaison with key
    programme partners, including Pillar One of the PSAG programme, other
    development programmes working at the Federal level, including DDiN-2,
    FOSTER 2 and other sectoral programmes
  • Liaise with partners in the Federal government as required by the FTL

Requirements
Minimum education and experience required:

  • Educated to university degree level or above
  • At least 5 years? experience in programme management roles
  • Experience working in a donor (preferably DFID) funded programme
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Key competencies and professional expertise required:

  • Ability to coordinate between a broad range of stakeholders,
    including civil society, government and the media and broker
    relationships between them
  • Strong skills in using systems for the delivery of development
    programmes, including workplanning, monitoring and evaluation and
    knowledge management
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a complex team
  • Good understanding of state and civil society dynamics in Nigeria, particularly at the Federal level

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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