Palladium Group is recruiting for fulltime Senior Policy And Advocacy Advisor.
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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor - Nigeria Integrated Health Program
Project Overview and Role
Nigeria Integrated Health Program is an integrated health program with an expanded effort with the Government of Nigeria (GON) to identify and support rapid scale-up of proven interventions through improvement of service delivery and strengthening of health systems.
It will focus its support for service delivery in six intervention areas: family planning, malaria, routine immunization, nutrition, maternal/newborn health, and treatment of childhood pneumonia/diarrhea. It has a strong emphasis on monitoring, evaluation and learning.
This program will work closely with state-level government officials to support established state-level Health and Development Plans, build capacity, and promote ownership of interventions, systems, and results. Specific interventions will need to be tailored to local contexts and will be fully developed at state and Local Government Area (LGA) levels. Through agreements with individual states, its potential breadth is the entire country with an emphasis on the north.
Leads the federal advocacy efforts with key stakeholders and facilitates adoption of the idea of an integrated approach to RNMCH services and country ownership in ensuring the decrease of maternal and under-five mortality
Advocates and facilitates development of supporting policies and regulations as necessary and appropriate
Provides expertise on gender and social inclusion to support policy development, adjustment, adoption, and implementation
Coordinates advocacy efforts under the integrated approach with USG partnering projects to ensure value added of such efforts for quality of care, improvements to the national environment as well as questions of access, country ownership, and commitment both at the federal and state levels
Advocates with federal, state, LGA, and community-level health institutions to raise awareness about their role in improving RMNCH health outcomes
Promotes integrated approach to improving reproductive, maternal, and child health and to decreasing maternal and under-five mortality
Advocates with federal and state governments and private sector for increased and sustained financing for family planning, reproductive, maternal, and child health programming
Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned
Min Required Experience:
A Bachelor's degree required and relevant experience in advocacy, policy analysis, gender, women’s empowerment, human rights is highly desirable
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