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Palladium Recruitment 2022 – Recruitment Portal

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They invited applications from a suitably qualified Ghanaian for 2022/2023 Palladium recruitment exercise.  INTERESTED AND SUITABLY QUALIFIED members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at the Palladium.

Therefore, all Interested and qualified applicants must be Ghanaian citizens by birth with no criminal record. Possess a first Degree, not below a Second Class Lower from an accredited university in a related field. … Age of 21 and not more than 35 years by 31st December 2022.

Palladium Recruitment 2022/2023


1. Job Title: COVID-19 Relief Grants Assistant

About Palladium – 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 governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected]

Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Project Overview and Role:

The Feed the Future Ghana Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture (MFA) Activity is a $19 million, USAID-supported project that aims to improve access to finance for agribusinesses in Ghana. To accomplish this, MFA will engage business advisory service providers to improve their capacity to support agribusinesses, as well as deploy incentives to financial institutions that expand their lending to agriculture. The finance facilitated will enable farmers to purchase agricultural inputs, boost production, invest in processing, or undertake other activities to expand their businesses. From 2022 to 2024, MFA will unlock $261 million in finance, driving sustainable agricultural lending and promoting inclusive growth.

COVID-19 has brought significant hardship to agricultural stakeholders and those in Ghana’s export industries of cacao, cashew, mango, and shea including, but not limited to, purchase contracts being canceled overnight; closure of processing facilities, lack of cash to pay for new costs of safety equipment, challenges accessing working capital or training, and volatile commodity prices and limited supply of commodities to process. The MFA activity aims to mitigate COVID-19 impacts by providing financial institutions with grants to support their ability to assist SMEs and other firms. The COVID relief grants will strive to save jobs, and keep SMEs, processors aggregators in business to maintain the supply change for farmers.

The COVID-19 Relief Grants Assistant position is to supports the COVID-Relief team in all duties related to managing COVID-Relief resources, compliance and reporting activities. The assistant focuses principally on administrative tasks related to GUCs, such as maintaining files on each grant and its status, funding level, expenditure, and reporting, conducting due diligence and spot-checks of sub-awardees and final beneficiary firms and reviewing and recommending approval of invoices. The Assistant reports to the COVID-19 Relief Manager.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The COVID-19 Relief Grants Assistant’s primary tasks include the following:

  • In accordance with Palladium’s USAID-approved Grants Under Contract (GUC) manual, support all aspects of the COVID-19 relief GUC process
  • Coordinate with the COVID-19 Relief Manager and Relief Deputy to ensure process standardization and compliance with Palladium policies and procedures 
  • Support in the development of the COVID-19 Relief Grants Manual
  • Support the evaluation of grant proposals by organizing the evaluation committee, preparing the necessary scoring sheets and negotiation memo and ensure that required grant documentation is maintained and completed for each grant activity 
  • Work directly with grantees and potential grantees to perform due diligence checks and support budgeting
  • Support the Deputy Manager to finalize cost analyses with all associated documentation.
  • Review all grantee milestone submission and invoicing for compliance with the agreement. If approved, submit the payment request to the home office.
  • Review all grant invoices for completeness and, if incomplete, work with the partner to revise the invoice and deliverable submission accordingly
  • Any other tasks as required by the COVID-19 Relief Manager or COVID-19 Relief Deputy
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Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated contracting and procurement experience especially with USAID-funded projects, preferably with OTI/SWIFT co-design processes
  • Experience supporting Grant Under Contract (GUC) awards under USAID policies
  • Knowledge of USAID policies and procedures, specifically in grants, procurement, accounting, and financial compliance.
  • Microsoft office suite proficiency and the ability to operate spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
  • Proactive problem-solving, decision-making, and good judgment skills
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to manage confidential information
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities effectively and efficiently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, colleagues, service providers and clients
  • Professional and mature demeanor and conduct
  • Ghanaian nationals preferred.

Experience/Education

  • A degree or equivalent in finance, management, international development
  • At least three years of experience in a Grants role, preferably with USAID

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 10th Dec. 2022

 

2. Job Title: COVID-19 Relief Manager                                  

About Palladium – 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 governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected]

Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

Project Overview and Role:

The Feed the Future Ghana Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture (MFA) Activity is a $19 million, USAID-supported project that aims to improve access to finance for agribusinesses in Ghana. To accomplish this, MFA will engage business advisory service providers to improve their capacity to support agribusinesses, as well as deploy incentives to financial institutions that expand their lending to agriculture. The finance facilitated will enable  farmers to purchase agricultural inputs, boost production, invest in processing, or undertake other activities to expand their businesses. From 2022 to 2024, MFA will unlock $261 million in finance, driving sustainable agricultural lending and promoting inclusive growth.

COVID-19 has brought significant hardship to agricultural stakeholders and those in Ghana’s export industries of apparel, cacao, cashew, mango, and shea including, but not limited to, purchase contracts being canceled overnight; closure of processing facilities, lack of cash to pay for new costs of safety equipment, challenges accessing working capital or training, and volatile commodity prices and limited supply of commodities to process. The MFA activity aims to mitigate COVID-19 impacts by providing financial institutions with grants to support their ability to assist SMEs and other firms. The COVID-19 relief grants will strive to save jobs, and keep SMEs, processors aggregators in business to maintain the supply change for farmers.

The COVID-19 Relief Manager position will provide leadership, technical, and management of all COVID-19 relief Grants Under Contract (GUCs), compliance and reporting activities. The Manager will develop the COVID-19 Relief Grants Manual, modeled on the grants identification and rapid approval process used by the Office for Transition Initiatives (OTI) SWIFT mechanism. Furthermore, the Manager will conduct due diligence and spot-checks sub-awards and final beneficiary firms. This position will report to the Director of Finance and Administration and liaise closely with Technical Procurement and Grants and Better Lending Conditions team members to ensure consistency in grants management.

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 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The COVID-19 Relief Manager primary tasks include the following:

  • Spearhead the process of identifying investment opportunities and creating the pipeline of COVID-19 grant opportunities
  • Provide monthly project budget/projections ensuring the accurate communication of financial projections to the home office
  • Design financial institution strategies, select FIs to co-create COVID relief grants, and develop grants packages for rapid USAID approval
  • Work directly with grantees and potential grantees to craft detailed budgets and finalize cost analyses with all associated documentation.
  • Lead and conduct required assessments of the financial sector
  • Administer technical assistance for financial institutions; and support the design and implementation of financial sector incentives
  • Develop the COVID-19 relief grants manual and the COVID-19 relief grants section of the MFA annual work plan
  • Oversee financial management of the COVID-19 GUCs
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with financial institutions in Ghana for COVID-19 GUCs
  • Monitor the impact of COVID-19 relief grants in conjunction with the M&E Lead
  • Manage the evaluation of grant proposals as required
  • Supervise the COVID-19 relief staff members
  • Other project-related tasks as required 

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience working in the finance sector in Ghana, for example in a bank or investment firm; previous experience in agricultural lending preferred 
  • Demonstrated contracting and procurement experience especially with USAID-funded projects, preferably with OTI/SWIFT co-design processes
  • Experience supporting Grant Under Contract (GUC) awards under USAID policies.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID policies and procedures, specifically in grants, procurement, accounting, and financial compliance
  • Microsoft office suite proficiency and the ability to operate spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
  • Proactive problem-solving, decision-making, and good judgment skills
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to manage confidential information
  • Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities effectively and efficiently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, colleagues, service providers and clients
  • Ghanaian nationals preferred.

 

Experience/Education

  • Master’s degree in business administration, international finance, international development, agricultural economics, or related field of study 
  • Eight years or more of progressively responsible work experience in finance and/or grants, preferably within the agriculture sector (or a bachelor’s degree and twelve years of similar experience)                                                              

    How to Apply

    Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

    Closing Date : 10th Dec. 2022

    3. Job Title:COVID-19 Relief Deputy Manager

     

    About Palladium – 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 governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. With a team of more than 3,000 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of over 35,000 experts, we help improve economies, societies and, most importantly, people’s lives.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity, success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal characteristics. These include: (but are not limited to) socio-economic background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

    Should you require any adjustments or accommodations to be made due to a disability or you are a neurodivergent individual or any other circumstance, please email our team at [email protected]

    Safeguarding – We define Safeguarding as “the preventative action taken by Palladium to protect our people, clients and the communities we work with from harm”. We are committed to ensuring that all children and adults who come into contact with Palladium are treated with respect and are free from abuse.  All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced selection process including safeguarding-focused interviews and a rigorous due diligence process.

    Project Overview and Role:

    The Feed the Future Ghana Mobilizing Finance in Agriculture (MFA) Activity is a $19 million, USAID-supported project that aims to improve access to finance for agribusinesses in Ghana. To accomplish this, MFA will engage business advisory service providers to improve their capacity to support agribusinesses, as well as deploy incentives to financial institutions that expand their lending to agriculture. The finance facilitated will enable farmers to purchase agricultural inputs, boost production, invest in processing, or undertake other activities to expand their businesses. From 2022 to 2024, MFA will unlock $261 million in finance, driving sustainable agricultural lending and promoting inclusive growth.

    COVID-19 has brought significant hardship to agricultural stakeholders and those in Ghana’s export industries of cacao, cashew, mango, and shea including, but not limited to, purchase contracts being canceled overnight; closure of processing facilities, lack of cash to pay for new costs of safety equipment, challenges accessing working capital or training, and volatile commodity prices and limited supply of commodities to process. The MFA activity aims to mitigate COVID-19 impacts by providing financial institutions with grants to support their ability to assist SMEs and other firms. The COVID relief grants will strive to save jobs, and keep SMEs, processors aggregators in business to maintain the supply change for farmers.

    The COVID-19 Relief Deputy Manager position will support the COVID-19 Relief Manager in technical duties related to managing COVID-Relief resources, including design, procurement, and management of all COVID-19 relief Grants Under Contract (GUCs), compliance and reporting activities. The Deputy Manager conducts due diligence and spot-checks sub-awardees and final beneficiary firms. This position reports to the COVID-19 Relief Manager.

     Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

    The COVID-19 Relief Deputy Manager’s primary tasks include the following:

    • Support the process of identifying and analyzing the pipeline of COVID-19 grant opportunities and design financial institution strategies accordingly 
    • Support the development of monthly project budget/projections ensuring the accurate communication of financial projections to the home office
    • Assist with designing technical assistance activities for financial institutions to improve their ability to extend COVID-19 assistance to agribusiness
    • Along with the COVID-19 Relief Manager, manage relationships with financial institutions in Ghana
    • Support the development of the COVID-19 Relief Grants Manual
    • In accordance with Palladium’s USAID-approved Grants Under Contract (GUC) manual, support all aspects of the COVID-19 relief GUC process
    • Coordinate with the COVID-19 Relief Manager to ensure process standardization and compliance with Palladium policies and procedures 
    • Facilitate the evaluation of grant proposals by organizing the evaluation committee, preparing the necessary scoring sheets and negotiation memo and ensure that required grant documentation is maintained and complete for each grant activity 
    • Any other tasks as required by the COVID-19 Relief Manager

    Required Qualifications:

    • Proven experience working in the finance sector in Ghana, for example in a bank or investment firm; previous experience in agricultural lending preferred
    • Demonstrated contracting and procurement experience especially with USAID-funded projects, preferably with OTI/SWIFT co-design processes
    • Experience supporting Grant Under Contract (GUC) awards under USAID policies preferred.
    • Strong knowledge of USAID policies and procedures, specifically in grants, procurement, accounting, and financial compliance.
    • Microsoft office suite proficiency and the ability to operate spreadsheet and word-processing programs at a highly proficient level
    • Proactive problem-solving, decision-making, and good judgment skills
    • Demonstrated ability and commitment to manage confidential information
    • Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities effectively and efficiently
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with managers, colleagues, service providers and clients
    • Professional and mature demeanor and conduct
    • Ghanaian nationals preferred.

    Experience/Education

      • A degree in business administration, international finance, international development, agricultural economics, or related field of study ‘
      • Five years or more of progressively responsible work experience in finance, preferably within the agriculture sector (or a bachelor’s degree and nine years of similar experience)
      • How to Apply

        Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

        Closing Date : 10th Dec. 2022

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • Palladium DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during or after the recruitment exercise. Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.

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