Palladium International Job in Nigeria for a Knowledge and Learning Coordinator

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 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.

Palladium is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Knowledge and Learning Coordinator
Location:
Nigeria
Summary of Job

  • Palladium is seeking an experienced professional with a
    demonstrated track record of innovation and initiative to serve as
    Knowledge and Learning Coordinator for a West Africa regional
    biodiversity and climate change program.

Responsibilities
The Knowledge and Learning Coordinator’s responsibilities include:

  • Providing strategic guidance and leadership to work with a
    technical team of experts to identify, synthesize relevant learning
    points and disseminate best practices and lessons learned on wildlife
    trafficking, coastal adaptation, and biodiversity to target audiences,
    including WA BiCC core regional partners ECOWAS, Mano River Union and
    Abidjan Convention (in collaboration with the Communication team).
  • Leading the process within the project team to work with
    stakeholders and grantees to identify, evaluate and document best
    practices in environment and natural resource management; support
    scaling them up through the project’s communication plan and capacity
    building activities.
  • Ensuring that the project makes significant contributions to
    communities of practice and knowledge platform in natural resources
    management and coastal adaptation to climate change.
  • Guiding the project technical team to synthesize and organize
    information that promotes adaptive management among a variety of
    audiences including regional partners, civil society, national
    governments, NGOs, and media.
  • Working within the capacity building team to conduct gap
    analysis, support organizational assessments and build capacity for
    knowledge and learning needs among regional partner institutions.
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Required Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Biodiversity, Natural Resource Management,
    Climate Change, related Research, Adult Learning, Communications, or
    related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in both French and English
  • Willing to be based in Accra, with an ability to travel in the region
  • Demonstrated capacity to initiate, coordinate, and facilitate
    knowledge and learning among technical staff and stakeholders at
    multiple levels and across multiple sectors.
  • Experience working with communications and capacity building teams to scale up best practices.
  • 4-6 years of experience working in West Africa and familiarity with key stakeholders in the region.
  • Experience supporting long-term learning and adaptive management
    on natural resources management, biodiversity or climate change topics.
  • Experience in designing and facilitating learning events for
    donors, governments, and civil society organizations working on natural
    resource management.

Desired:

  • Experience conducting applied research, and collecting/analyzing socio-economic and biophysical data.
  • Experience identifying, documenting, sharing, and disseminating best practices and lessons.
  • Work in both coastal and terrestrial environments.
  • Work on climate change adaptation and/or mitigation.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV’s and three references to: smita.malpani@thepalladiumgroup.com

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