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The Palladium Group develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.

The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme (MNCH2) is a country led programme which aims to reduce maternal and child mortality in Northern Nigeria and it is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). The MNCH2 programme is being implemented in six states in northern Nigeria: Jigawa, Kaduna, Katstna, Kano, Yobe and Zamfara States.

In return we offer;

(i)    A friendly and team-based working environment

(ii)   Opportunity to work with national and international colleagues

(iii)  Vital contribution to improving maternal and newborn services in Northern Nigeria

(iv)  The opportunity to truly “make a difference”

(v)   A competitive salary with benefits


Locations:   KANO HQ

Purpose of Position

Reporting to the National Team Leader, the Senior Manager – Finance has overall in-country financial responsibility for the project. Senior Manager -Finance (SMF) is a senior representative of Palladium and a member of the programme senior management team and as such must ensure that financial risks are actively identified and minimised; company policies, processes and procedures are made known to the programme team and adhered to and that overall, the project is compliant with DFID policies, rules and regulations, e.g. DFID SMART Rules.

Working closely with the Senior Manager -Operations, Palladium corporate operations, the SMF ensures that internal as well as DFID financial reporting requirements of the client are adhered to.

The role works closely with and manages the project team of financial professionals and other support staff within the programme and across consortium partners.

Key Responsibilities available at the following link:



(i)   5-10 years working in a senior Finance Management role related to donor funded development projects (experience with DFID finance process is an added advantage.

(ii)  Degree in finance related areas with professional finance qualification ( e.g. ACCA) business or a similar field and ability to manage all aspects of financial activities and programme administration;

(iii)  High level finance and administration management; Experience of budget development and management with an understanding of how this relates to programme workplans.

(iv)   Ability to deliver at pace keeping to deadlines and supporting staff to meet team financial management objectives;

(v)   Staff supervision and capacity building skills;

(vi)  Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skill; extensive experience managing and liaising with stakeholders;

(vii)  Advanced competence working with excel and other financial management tools /software

(viii)    Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment is essential, in Africa/Nigeria an advantage.

For more details about the position and submission of applications kindly use the following direct link: http://thepalladiumgroup.com/jobs/Senior-Manager-Finance-VN3443

The closing date for applications is September 22nd, 2017.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



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