Team Leader, Tackling Deadly Diseases In Africa Programme 2, Kampala

Last update 2024-04-21
Expires 2024-05-21
ID #2028855617
Team Leader, Tackling Deadly Diseases In Africa Programme 2, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified February 13, 2024


Team Leader, Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme 2 - FCDOAbout Palladium: Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliverpositive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe;broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring,sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to addressglobal challenges; and conserve the natural world.

We operate in over 90countries and have a workforce of 4, talented, motivated, and diverse staffof all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

This Role: Palladium is seeking a Team Leader for the anticipated FCDO-funded Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme 2 (TDDAP 2).

This is an anticipated project, and all positions are contingent upon award from FCDO.

The Proposal Opportunity: The goal of FCDO’s TDDAP2 programme is to implement the UK’s vision for progress on health security.

The programme will contribute tothe reduction of illness and death from infectious disease threats in Africanpopulations and globally, with a particular focus on women and girls.

Theprogramme will provide technical assistance to national governments andregional bodies and will establish long-term partnerships between African, UKand global public health institutions.

The programme will support regional andsub-regional bodies, which could include the Africa Centre for Disease Controland the East Africa Regional Co-ordinating Centre and will provide support to asmall number of countries with evidence of need and strategic importance to the UK.

The Team Leader will provide support and oversight of team, donor and otherstakeholder management as well as leading strategic programme delivery.

The Team Leader will have experience managing large and complex health programmes,with a technical focus on health systems strengthening, health security, andinfectious disease.

Lastly, this position will have experience working across Africa – namely: Malawi, Uganda, DRC, Ghana and/or Kenya.

TDDAP2 has four components: National and Community Technical Assistance Regional Technical Assistance Africa Rapid Response to Outbreaks (ARRO) Fund M&E (TPM, lessons learning and adaptation through programme lifecycle)This role will be in relation to component 1, National and Community Technical Assistance.

Location: This position is based in Africa, regional, withfrequent travel.

Preferred locations are Uganda or Kenya.

Reporting and Supervision: This position will report to the Programme Director.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Team Management Provide and spearhead technical leadership for the entire team across the programme Oversee and ensure all programme progress towards achieving programme outcomes and impact Manage technical staff to ensure targets are met and associated deliverables are produced on time and of high quality Ensure inputs from technical advisors and short-term consultants are of high quality and achieve best value for money Establish a one team approach built on positive collaboration across the consortium Programme Delivery and Technical Leadership Act as lead point of contact on all technical programme delivery aspects – from design and implementation to close out and evaluation Represent and act as an ambassador for TDDAP2 and Palladium both internally and externally at relevant meetings, events and workshops and actively seek opportunities for collaboration Lead on strengthening of International Health Regulations (IHR) capacity in Africa and driving African ownership and leadership of health responses Provide technical guidance on strengthening regional institutions to build national capacity in global health security Engaging with CSOs to identify and monitor disease risk, focussing on surveillance and misinformation Drive and instill a One Health approach across the programme’s technical interventions Incorporate and sustain a focus on gender, equity, disability and social inclusion Lead the development and quality assurance of all programme workplans, reports and reviews Oversee and provide technical inputs towards managing and monitoring of programme budgets and financial performance Stakeholder Management Lead and ensure strong working relationship with the FCDO and other relevant UK government departments Build, maintain and nurture strong partnerships with WHO AFRO, WAHO and Africa CDC towards improving regional health security Regularly engage and share lessons with other UK funded programmes and their wider health portfolio to ensure a strategic and collaborative approach to accelerate progress Coordinate with relevant stakeholders at regional, national and community levels, facilitating cross-country collaboration and sharing of best practices Key Competencies Required: Demonstrated technical health expertise in health systems strengthening, health security, One Health, infectious disease, amongst others In-depth knowledge of the African health security architecture Deep familiarity and experience working in health environment in Africa – particularly across Malawi, Uganda, DRC, Ghana and/or Kenya Strong financial, operational, problem solving and donor management skills Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Strong interpersonal skills and clear ability to demonstrate leadership of large teams remotely Experience in coordinating and collaborating with diverse set of stakeholders across Africa and UKDeep knowledge of health systems at regional, national and community level Experience working on other donor funded programmes, preferably with FCDOProfessional Expertise/Competencies Preferred: Previous experience in epidemic response and preparedness (.

in emergency operation centers – EOCs, or conducting or participating in JEEs or after-action review exercises)Proficient in French, or have worked in francophone Africa Have worked with or within multilateral organization's (WHO, World Bank, Af CDC)Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Palladium is committed toembedding equity, diversity, and inclusion into everything we do.

We welcomeapplications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity todrive innovation, creativity, success and good practice.

We positively welcomeand seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all jobapplicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of theirbackground or personal characteristics.

These include: (but are not limited to)socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity and expression, religion,ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Team leader, tackling deadly diseases in africa programme 2

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