Federal Partnership Facilitator at Palladium Group

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.

Job Title: Federal Partnership Facilitator


  • The Federal Partnership Facilitator is responsible for working under the Federal Team Leader and with other Partnership Facilitators to ensure the frontline delivery of the programme at the Federal level. 
  • This includes contributing to the development of programme strategy and priorities at the federal level and working closely with partners to ensure delivery in line with the direction of the programme?s theory of change, results framework and workplan. 
  • Federal Partnership Facilitators shall be expected to ensure the integration of their work with ECP M&E, KM and communications systems, including developing output or workstream relevant M&E plans and effectively recording and sharing results. 
  • Maintaining close relationships with programme partners, under the guidance of the FTL, is essential to the role including with relevant civil society partners, other programmes and government representatives.


  • Support to development and refinement of programme strategy at Federal
  • Working together with technical advisors to undertake operational research at the federal level, including political economy, gender and conflict analysis, as well as assessments of the media, legislatures and ICTs
  • Liaising with other FPF?s and the FTL to identify priority issues and partnerships to support at the federal level
  • Contributing to the development of workplans and budgets and communicating these to partner organisations
  • Contributing to refinements of programme priorities and approach on an on-going basis through participation in processes of reflection, review and re-strategizing within the federal team
Programme delivery
  • Deliver against the agreed workplan including coordinating strategic planning, budgeting and implementation of assigned Outputs with the rest of the federal team, ensuring synergy between Outputs, and practical compliance with Programme Operations Manual by partners.
  • Ensure work is delivered in line with PERL?s Theory of Change and strategic approach
  • Facilitate implementation of ECP?s approach by local partners, and mentor partners on how to manage project funds, enhance their resourcefulness and diminish their dependency on ECP.
  • Diagnose constraints in partners capacities, motivations and enabling environments and identify support required to meet these needs
  • Manage external support (local, federal and national TA inputs, in line with guidelines in Programme Operations Manual) to meet agreed partners requirements on assigned Outputs
  • Coordinate joint planning and implementation of support to partners with other pillars of PERL and other Development Partners.


  • Minimum education and experience required
  • Educated to university degree level or above
  • At least 5 years? experience in supporting civil society and voice and accountability in Nigeria
  • Experience working in a donor (preferably DFID) funded programme
  • Key competencies and professional expertise required
  • Ability to engage a broad range of stakeholders, including civil society, government and the media and broker relationships between them
  • Strong understanding of federal and civil society dynamics in Nigeria, particularly at the federal level
  • Strong skills in using systems for the delivery of development programme, including work planning, monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a complex team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
Location: Nigeria 

Closing Date
9th February, 2017


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