Manager, Transition, Resilience, & Rapid Response (T3R)

The Palladium Group

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About Palladium

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges; and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions, races, languages, and gender identities.

Palladium Americas

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-Durham, NC.


Palladium seeks a Manager to support the growth of its new Transition, Resilience, and Rapid Response (T3R) team. This is an exciting opportunity to drive the development and delivery of flagship development and humanitarian programming around the world. Established during the COVID-19 pandemic, Palladium’s T3R team centralizes Palladium’s expertise in economic growth, emergency health management, supply chain, and peace and stabilization in fragile settings. The Manager has the unique opportunity to apply their skills to supporting business development and implementing new programs.

Palladium works with a diverse group of international aid donors, including FCDO and DFAT. A key responsibility of the incoming Manager will be to apply best practices from these different funders to USAID programming through close coordination with Palladium colleagues around the world

The Manager, T3R will focus on the provision of a full range of support to T3R’s business development efforts, working closely with the portfolio Senior Manager. That support could include but may not be limited to pursuit, capture, or proposal planning, pre-proposal research and writing, proposal writing, managing the internal team and partner inputs for bid efforts, or other duties as assigned.

The Manager T3R plays a key role in leading day-to-day management activities of the project team, harmonizing technical goals and compliance with our client agreements, regulations, and internal policies.


Key competencies required:

• Comfortable working on teams and thrives in a cooperative working environment;
• Experience with on the ground program support—short or long term;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Financial acumen and the ability to interpret and analyze financial reports;
• Sound problem solving and decision-making skills;
• Career reflects increasing management responsibilities and increasing Emotional Intelligence
• Comfortable working as a self-starter with minimal supervision;
• Ability to multi-task and to do so under sometimes unreasonable time constraints;
• Ability to travel and work in developing countries for extended periods of time.

Professional expertise/competencies preferred:

• Field project management experience;
• Completion of relevant project management trainings or certifications;
• Prior experience supporting USAID and DOS programs execution, particularly those implemented on behalf of USAID's Conflict Prevention and Stabilization (CPS) bureau and/or the Bureau for Human Assistance (BHA) or related US government entities such as or DOS' Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO);
• Direct involvement in international development program start-up, close-out, and full implementation;
• Prior experience supporting USAID contracts and cooperative agreements.

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