Associate, Project Delivery, Health Policy Plus (HP+)

30 Sep, 2020


Associate, Project Delivery, Health Policy Plus (HP+)

Washington, DC

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. 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Palladium’s Health Policy Plus project, part of the Health Practice, in a variety of contractual, financial, operational, and administrative logistical tasks
  • Learn and contribute to training of project staff on company policies, SOPs and Guidelines and client rules and regulations (covering for example: security, occupational health and safety, risk management, planning, human resource management, monitoring, reporting, finance, procurement, logistics, IT, communications, audit support and all other such implementation matters)
  • Ensure project issues and risks are logged, monitored, and updated in the issues and risk portal (aka register) and escalate risks and issues to corporate/project leadership, as required
  • Support data entry of corporate consultant database and data entry;
  • Coordinate project staff recruitment and due diligence (i.e., posting job descriptions, due diligence, compliance spot checks, biodata verification, record retention, and contract preparation and onboarding)
  • Assist with internal PMU administration, including drafting weekly meeting agendas, tracking tasks, maintaining calendars and deadline reminders
  • Manage and supports contract amendments as required
  • Help coordinate service providers and processes work orders and invoices
  • Assist with project financial and cash-flow planning, processes monthly Funds Transfer Requests (FTRs) and payments for assigned projects
  • Review cashbooks / field vouchers for charge code and general ledger code accuracy and ensure supporting documentation is complete;
  • Resolve cashbook / field voucher troubleshooting issues with other Project Delivery staff
  • Upload 40+ Excel-based cashbooks / field vouchers into Palladium’s Costpoint accounting system on a monthly basis over the course of a 2 to 5-day period of time
  • Save all cashbook / field voucher supporting documentation to corporate shared directory
  • Manage cashbook / field voucher tracker by country for daily status update communication during month-end financial close period

Required Qualifications:

  • Relevant work experience preferred, or relevant internships preferred, or bachelors or master’s degree education preferred
  • Flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively with others
  • Able to work independently in a fast-paced organization by prioritizing and managing multiple priorities. Strong attention to detail and follow-through required
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external clients
  • Able to work remotely effectively with minimal supervision
  • Fluency and excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong computer skills in Power Point, Word, and Excel
  • International field experience in developing country setting (such as Peace Corps service or equivalent) preferred
  • French language proficiency

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Job posted: 2020-09-30