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  • Posted: May 26, 2023
    Deadline: Jun 4, 2023
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    Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is dedicated to making globalization work for the many, not the few. We do this by helping countries, their people and their governments, address some of the most difficult challenges in the world today beginning with those where we think we can break new ground, offering leaders new thinking and new approaches. Our...
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    Digital Transformation Advisor

    About The Job

    Job Introduction:

    • As part of a larger landmark initiative that is being delivered across 30 countries worldwide, the Ghana Tomorrow Partnership programme works closely with the central government to deploy data technologies to support tech-enabled initiatives.
    • This role will support delivery of an exciting opportunity working with ministries and agencies across government to implement a Common National Digital Architecture (CNDA), and support wider data harmonization efforts.
    • This role requires an ambitious candidate, ideally with relevant expertise, strong consulting capabilities, and a drive for results.
    • This is an initial fixed term role of one year.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Key outcomes of the role

    • Lead on Government of Ghana’s Common National Digital Architecture (CNDA) project in achieving outputs towards tangible results. Specifically, to include workshop facilitation, writing tender documents, landscape assessments, data harmonization, financial analysis, and supporting the identification and deployment of Tech solutions across sectors, ranging from Births and Deaths registry to digital government use cases such as digital ID, tax revenue and ease of doing business
    • Engage, as required, with government officials securing mandate with at least one key counterpart as regular contact
    • Support the TBI Senior Advisor, Digital and Tech Transformation and the Ghana Tech team in delivery and implementation of flagship components of the Tomorrow Partnership country programme
    • The candidate will be working at the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation in Ghana and other Ministries and Agencies as required

    Role Summary:

    • Delivery: lead in delivery of strategic analysis, including addressing tactical requests from government stakeholders requiring in-depth analyses (e.g., benchmarking, performance reporting, gap analysis, strategy development), as well as leading on the delivery of software solutions implemented through partners
    • Government Relations: support the team in maintaining effective and trusted relationships with senior stakeholders across government
    • Procurement: define and design procurement strategy to enable and support the onboarding of implementation partners to build the capacity needed to implement Government programs such as CNDA. The post holder is expected to write ToR’s, review proposals to ensure alignment with the procurement strategy.
    • People: Shape and embody a culture that drives innovation and delivery. The post holder is expected to play a key role in the in-country team and will be expected to maintain strong working relationships with colleagues
    • External Relations (non-governmental): Support the country teams in preparing documents (e.g., presentations, briefs, reports) for engagement with relevant external stakeholders such as tech hubs/incubators, investors, other not for profit organisations, media, suppliers and agencies
    • One TBI: the post holder will formally report to the Senior Advisor Digital and Technology transformation, Ghana
    • Internal Reporting: The advisor will support the project management team on project relevant internal reporting, supporting key reporting products for the Ghana Tech team, such as assisting with the reporting for Objectives and Key Results, internal updates on Tech workstreams and reporting against the Tech strategic framework

    Person Specification:

    We are looking for an experienced candidate with:

    • Broad and comprehensive experience in management consulting, or government advisory
    • Demonstrable experience in designing and leading on Enterprise Architectures and digital transformation programmes
    • Experience in business operations, technology, consulting or advisory functions
    • Experience in digital transformation in other sectors or public service highly desired
    • Who is strategic and can challenge the status-quo and develop plans for successful growth and delivery of challenging objectives
    • Who commits to business objectives and pulls out the stops to make sure they are always met
    • Strong writing and time management skills and the proven ability to deliver against expected objectives
    • Who has worked or consulted in developing and emerging economies and is sensitive to a diverse range of cultural and regional norms, and will foster a positive spirit of collaboration between our countries and our tech transformation offer
    • A Bachelor’s or postgraduate degree or equivalent practical experience
    • Candidates with fluency in English required
    • With strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel, and a proven ability to conduct benchmarking analyses and present complex information in a concise manner
    • Existing right to work in Ghana

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