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Program Managers for Western Highlands- Honduras Market Systems

Company Overview

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 Role

The anticipated USAID-funded Transforming Market Systems Project aims to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities (jobs and income), incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate.   The program will focus on Santa Barbara, Copán, Ocotepeque, Lempira, Intibucá, and La Paz departments in Western Honduras as well as urban centers including Tegucigalpa, Tela, La Ceiba, Choloma and San Pedro Sula.

Purpose of Position

The Program Managers for Western Highlands will be responsible for managing and coordinating activities in the in Western Highland departments of Santa Barbara, Copán, Ocotepeque, Lempira, Intibucá, and La Paz.
Location:  TBD, Western Provinces or Tegucigalpa with frequent travel 


  • Under leadership of the program?s management team, support implementation of technical activities
  • Ensure operational support for program teams and coordination with teams for effective implementation of all project activities
  • Develop relationships with local actors and communicate feedback to project team.
  • Ensure that monitoring and evaluation inputs are collected and reporting delivered on time.
  • Ensure that technical activities are monitored for performance and analysed for learning.
  • Represent project and the project?s progress, achievements and lessons learned to local community.


  • Experience on projects as a coordinator or manager in western highlands.
  • Experience in value chain and systems development in key economic sectors
  • Fluency in professional Spanish and English is required
  • Honduran candidates highly encouraged to apply
  • Experience with USAID or other donor projects is required