HP+ Guatemala Policy Dialogue and Legislative Advocacy Specialist

  • Mid-level
  • Posted on 15 January 2021

Job Description

HP+ Guatemala Quality Assurance Engineer

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:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Quality Assurance Engineer




Background:

Health and Education Policy Plus (HEP+) is part of a seven -years global initiative jointly executed by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Palladium Group, subject to funds availability.

HEP+ creates and promotes conditions for dialogue among civil society, government, and other social stakeholders. Its purpose is to improve access to health, nutrition, and education for peoples, mainly of indigenous and rural peoples in the western highlands.

Its main actions are aimed at fostering the implementation of the legal framework in health, nutrition, and education. It strengthens advocacy and policy dialogue processes in these fields. It provides tools and fosters the use of strategic information for the planning, monitoring, and accountability reports, to contribute with the governance.

To perform technical assistance activities regarding Information Systems, HEP+ requires hiring an individual with the necessary competences to support such.



Purpose of the post

Providing support to activities that guarantee the quality of products created by the component throughout their lifecycle, including data collection, processing, and presentation processes. He/she will research, develop, and implement regulations and good practices in the development of projects, continuously monitoring their complete compliance. He/she will also provide support to any other tracking activity requested by the project, according to the needs identified by the technical team.

Activities under his/her responsibility
Planning, developing, and implementing activities to create abilities and quality culture in the Information Systems component team.
Responsible of quality control of all deliverables developed in the component.
Developing forms, controls, and processes that allow documenting the quality control.
Quality verification and validation in the implementations of counterparts projects receiving technical assistance by HEP+.
Setting platforms, standards, and policies for technological proposals to be implemented.
Documenting technological research processes carried out.
Managing information and documentation created in the component.
Managing Knowledge Management System.
Creating presentations regarding deliverables and tools used for civil society and counterparts, including agencies supporting education, health, development, and other areas related to HEP+ purposes.
Observing compliance of Palladium and USAID policies and procedures in the documentation used in the component.
Availability to attend meetings regarding the Project as required by the Project Director and/or Component Manager.
In charge of guaranteeing and encouraging teamwork and a shared leadership in order to obtain better outcomes in the activities carried out by the Project.
Solving issues sent by the Component Management or the Project Steering and other ones designated.



Required Qualifications:

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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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