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.Project Overview and RolePalladium is looking for a Deputy Team Leader for the DFID funded Anti-Corruption in Nigeria (ACORN) programmeThe programme will support Nigerian partners in government to reduce corruption as a result of stronger incentives not to loot government resources. It will strengthen the policy and legislative framework on anti-corruption and ensure it is better implemented. It will strengthen the capability of enforcement agencies and the judiciary to detect, investigate, prosecute and convict those that break the rules and to recover stolen assets, as well as build a better evidence base on 'what works' in fighting corruption. ResponsibilitiesThe Deputy Team Leader will be key part of the programme's leadership. They shall be responsible for working with the Team Leader to manage effective programme delivery, including overseeing the work of key technical area leads as well as those overseeing programme operations and finance. They shall be responsible for ensuring ACORN is delivering results expected of it and working in line with agreed technical and operational systems and approaches.Relationship ManagementDevelop close working relationships with other members the ACORN team as well as counterparts in partner organisationsSupport the building of effective working relationships between members of the programme team and a collaborative work environmentLine manage senior members of the team as neededDevelop strong working relationships with the leadership of other development programmes, in particular DFID's and exploit complementarities and synergies between ACORN and them where possible.Develop strong working relationships and a regular dialogue on programme progress and challenges with relevant Palladium staff.Strategy and Operational PlanningWork with the Team Leader to develop the programme's overall strategy and approachLead in the preparation of work plans and budgets; staffing plans; performance improvement plans and other plans as required.Oversee the development of appropriate financial, operational and HR systems for programme deliveryProject ManagementProvide guidance, oversight and quality assurance for all project activities, outputs and deliverables.Monitor implementation progress; maintain up to date project logs and registers; work to resolve issues, manages and mitigates risks; and escalate material issues and risks as appropriate.Develop and implement plans for results measurement, monitoring and evaluation, knowledge management, value for money analysis and communication management.