Head of Financing, Ending AIDS in West Africa Project

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Togo
Apply by 15 January 2017
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 17 December 2016

Job Description

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.

The #Ending AIDS in West Africa (#EAWA) Project is the flagship HIV/AIDS project of the USAID Regional Health Office. The overarching goal of this project is to accelerate progress across the region towards Ending AIDS in West Africa through prevention, care and treatment and acceleration of achievement of UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets with a focus on Key Populations.

The EAWA strategy focuses on Centers of Excellence as physical centers of
a) high quality, integrated service delivery, demonstrating a regional “gold standard” and
b) learning - compiling research and program evaluation from around the region, Africa and the world, as well as supporting new learning and evidence.

Secondly, partnerships towards replication and scale in order to accelerate progress of high impact approaches is the second key approach. #EAWA will make appropriate linkages to other activities supported by USAID/West Africa that support an improved policy environment for HIV/AIDS programming and improved commodity security of HIV prevention, care and treatment commodities.

Responsibilities
* Overall accounting, sub-grants, and small-grants programs
* Leveraging, cost-share, and accounting for illustrative activities/investments,
* Financial capacity building of CSOs

Requirements
* Masters degree in financial accounting, MBA, or similar related Masters degree from an accredited university/college
* At least 12 years of progressively responsible experience in the accounting and financial field
* Significant supervisory experience
* Demonstrated experience managing a complex small grants program
* Experience in teaching and/and or capacity building NGO financial accounting and sustainability skills

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 2,000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

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