Application Deadline: 14 Feb 2016
Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:
Strategy Execution Consulting
Training and Events
We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.
HDIF is a GBP 30 million, 5-year challenge fund designed to encourage innovation and support the scale up of promising approaches in the education, health and water and sanitation sectors, to achieve improvements in the quality and value for money of basic services.
Acting as the first point of contact for grantees within the assigned portfolio;
Supporting outreach activities;
Reviewing concept notes and supporting documentation to ensure completeness, consistency and adherence to the grant terms;
Participating in the review and assessment of business plans;
Reviewing applicants budgets to ensure that they meet the relevant requirements;
Supporting grantees during and after the contracting phase;
Collecting and reviewing grantee progress reports;
Analysing grantees' performance and recommending required action
Conducting field visits to assess progress in the grantee's project implementation, and preparing field reports for action.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Team Leader/Team Leader on a needs basis.
Essential Education and Experience Required
Relevant University Degree (Business Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Public Health, etc.) preferably at postgraduate level;
At least 5 years experience within relevant organisations and programmes, preferably in the private sector (CSOs, NGOs, financial institutions), development partners, or donor funded programmes in Education, Health or Water and Sanitation;
Experience in M4P, private sector development and innovation an advantage;
Experience is grants management/ grants finance experience a strong advantage.
This position is open for Tanzanian National Only
Negotiation and problem solving skills;
Strong analytical skills;
Strong team leadership, management and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage competing priorities;
Ability to liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders, including project partners, donors, private sector, NGOs, and government departments;
Strong results orientation and commitment to accountability and value for money;
Strong personal qualities, including integrity, commitment to excellence, equality, openness, inclusiveness, and collegiality;
Fluency in written and oral communication skills in English and Kiswahili is essential.
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