Call for Experts - Regulatory Reform, Brazil

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 24 March 2020
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Job Description

Call for Experts - Regulatory Reform, Brazil

Company Overview:

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.


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.


Project Overview and Role:

Palladium seeks Technical Experts for the anticipated FCO-funded project in Brazil. The purpose of the project is to support the improvements to the Brazilian regulatory environment. The objective is to create a structure in Brazil that will better align regulatory practices with the reality of the business environment and improve how the Brazilian Government manages and treats non-tariff barriers to trade (NTBs) and the generation of more transparent processes.

We are seeking technical specialists in the following areas:

  • Expertise in regulatory reform and national standards policies including specifics of Brazil regulatory regime.
  • Experts in international best practice in legal reform
  • Expertise in regulatory cooperation initiatives and convergence between countries on regulatory matters including experience in designing a methodology for identifying key goods sectors that would benefit from regulatory convergence
  • Expertise in assessing regulatory impact and redesigning regulatory reform
  • Experience in regulatory Guillotine methodology
  • Expertise working with trade in service and e-commerce is desirable
  • Experience implementing International Conference on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use(ICH) Guidelines is desirable
  • Experience in institutional capacity building



Required Qualifications:

  • Studies in relevant technical area is desirable
  • Strong development experience in designing, implementing, or managing FCO or other donor-funded development programs
  • Significant experience in key areas listed above with proven ability to achieve program targets
  • Strong ability and desire to work collaboratively with governmental bodies in Brazil, local partners, the private sector, and international donors
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Portuguese
  • Experience in Brazil and wider region is highly desirable



About the Organization

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: • International Development • Strategy Execution Consulting • Impact Investment • Training and Events We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

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