Component 3 Lead

الوصف الوظيفي
Component 3 Lead: Foster Support Capacity Development of Entities to Enable Cooperative Exchanges, USAID/West Bank and Gaza Building Regional Economic Bridges (BREB) Activity
 
Company Profile 
 
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.
 
Background
 
The United States Agency for International Development/West Bank and Gaza (USAID/ WBG) intends to award an acquisition activity through a competitive process, subject to availability of funding. The 60- month BREB activity aims to promote peace between the West Bank and Gaza (WBG) and Israel through expanded economic and research partnerships with the WBG, Israel, and the U.S. The activity will also support expanded trade opportunities for Palestinians across the Middle East and North Africa region. 
The budget for this Activity is anticipated to be between $75 – 100 million over 5 years.
 
Purpose of Position 
 
Palladium seeks a Component 3 Lead: Support Capacity Development of Entities to Enable Cooperative Exchanges in the USAID/West Bank and Gaza BREB Activity. S/he will establish partnerships with private stakeholders, NGOs, and research institutions encourage and foster commercial and research ventures between Palestinian, Israeli, and US companies and applied research institutions  
 
Duration:              5 years (2022-2027)

Location:              West Bank/Gaza
 
Role and Responsibilities
  • Serve as a member of the senior leadership team of the Project and support the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party in oversight of project staff and activities
  • Co-lead and oversee programmatic functions, i.e., development of work plans, budgets, quarterly/annual reports, and effective implementation of program strategy
  • Support effective and open communication with the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, USAID, Project Director, other Objective Leads, project operations teams, and other relevant stakeholders  
  • Represent the project at meetings and events with the national and local government officials, agricultural community, NGOs, non-profits, and other public and private stakeholders 
  • Work with the Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, and other project staff to integrate lessons learned, performance monitoring, and other inputs to continuously refine activities, management practices, and implementation
  • As a senior leader and technical advisor, support project leadership, operations, and management resources to ensure activities are implemented in accordance with Palladium policies and USAID regulations and procedures
  • In line with overall project strategies and approaches, manage the development, planning, and implementation of activities to foster new market connections between Israeli and Palestinian companies, regionally and internationally
  • Analyze firm-level barriers for Palestinian and Israeli business to form regional partnerships and present USAID with an action plan of mitigating those barriers. 
  • Provide direct firm-level assistance to companies to build their internal capacity.
    Build Capacity development to improve Palestinian competitiveness within regional and global markets. 
  • Develop a pipeline of bankable projects to support the DFC Joint Investment for Peace Initiative part of MEPPA envisions DFC support to Palestinian and Israeli ventures
  • Identify companies that can benefit from the Joint Investment for Peace Initiative
  • Develop a pipeline of projects to support DFC investments 
  • Provide technical assistance to support companies’ applications to the Joint Investment for Peace Initiative 
  • Identify alternative or additional financing sources for Palestinian businesses, through other donors or through local financial institutions 
  • Identify opportunities and potential local partners to achieve project objectives
  • In collaboration with the M&E team, ensure relevant staff use, maintain, and regularly upload data to support monitoring and evaluation of activities and results

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متطلبات الوظيفة
Position Requirements
  • Demonstrated experience in senior management positions for USAID programs of similar or greater scope and complexity 
  • Experience working in mobilizing SME investment and building business development services to help marshal investment 
  • Prior experience in the following areas of expertise: investment mobilization and working with financial institutions to develop new financial products designed to meet SME needs
  • Firm level capacity building to enable SMEs to become investment ready  
  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking and planning, management, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating and collaborating with stakeholders
  • Experience in monitoring and documenting project activities and outcomes
  • Excellent communications, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong supervision skills managing teams
  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Arabic is required
  • Experience working in fragile or conflict-affected regions preferred
  • Experience working in West Bank/Gaza is required
  • Experience working for large donor organizations such as USAID preferred
  • Knowledge of USAID policies, procedures, and reporting requirements preferred
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Component 3 Lead
آخر موعد للتقديم 30 - Apr - 2022
المكان قطاع غزة, رام الله والبيرة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

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