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Associate, Tech Advisory

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Supporting successful rollout of ambitious tech strategies defined by country teams
  • Work with the Programme Integrators to coordinate the development and review of Tomorrow Partnership country strategies, and support in quality assurance of strategy deliverables
  • Organise and facilitate sharing and problem-solving sessions between implementation teams to enable and encourage learning across the global programme
  • Provide occasional surge support to implementation teams during scoping and discovery phases of workstreams within the programme. As needed, be willing to travel to all locations of TBI’s current and future work to provide this support
  • Support partnership development with tech changemakers working with sector experts and country teams to identify use cases
  • Facilitate proper resourcing of country teams by supporting at early stages of the recruitment process
  • Contributing to tech initiative design and project management/ implementation
  • Support country teams in the design and start-up of tech and digital transformation initiatives, including in improving project sequencing, delivering in political and bureaucratic environments, and developing agile workplans as needed
  • Input into regular reports and ad hoc requests to share advances in our tech work across The Tomorrow Partnership portfolio
  • Provide direct inputs into the Tech central dashboards (Monday.com) to ensure timely management of the overall portfolio, working closely with in-country Tomorrow Partnership Programme Managers
  • Contribute to capturing/sharing/incorporating lessons learned across countries in the regional and global Tech portfolio to improve the quality of our work, and support the evolution of tools, templates, and guides
  • Inputting into central strategic workstreams
  • Support central sectoral leads and the partnerships team to develop internal and external facing collateral on our offer to governments and the emerging models for deployment to support growth and quality implementation, likely including presentations for our Executive Chairman and/or for Heads of State and key Ministers
  • Support continuous development and iteration of the global programme playbook, and design templates with the Programme Integrators, and oversee design template quality control & iteration
  • Provide support to central sectoral leads on sectoral strategy (e.g. healthtech, agtech, digital ID, egovernment, digital infrastructure and skills), planning, and knowledge including research where required, ensuring country context and best practice from the portfolio are fully integrated
  • Lead, or contribute to, other strategic workstreams which advance the programme’s foundations, such as/potentially Global Partnerships strategy and tech company engagement models
  • Provide input based on your experience and engagement as a member of the central team on the programme’s objectives, norms, and emerging best practices

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Person Specification

We are ideally looking for an exceptional candidate with:

  • Experience in a professional advisory environment, ideally with exposure to digital and technology transformation, public affairs, and international environments
  • Demonstrable experience and/or interest in the role of technologies in addressing global challenges
  • Experience in managing and executing across multiple workstreams simultaneously, and responding to competing demands/priorities
  • Demonstratable strength in project management and structured problem solving
  • Who sets ambitious and measurable goals for themselves and for their projects, and works efficiently to deliver upon them
  • Who sets themselves and the programme up for success by anticipating blockers, challenges and opportunities, and proactively addressing them within the team
  • High EQ and excellent communication skills, knows how to navigate ambiguous environments and is comfortable at managing up and beyond hierarchy
  • 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
  • Experience in working in entrepreneurial and matrixed environments and who is comfortable collaborating with global functional and geographic teams
  • Who can work flexibly and be adaptable, open to changing approaches in response to changing situations on the ground
  • Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Relevant language skills for TBI’s regions of work highly desired (French, Portuguese, Balkan languages, etc)

Associate, Tech Advisory- French Speaking

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Supporting successful rollout of ambitious tech strategies defined by country teams
  • Work with the Programme Integrators to coordinate the development and review of Tomorrow Partnership country strategies, and support in quality assurance of strategy deliverables
  • Organise and facilitate sharing and problem-solving sessions between implementation teams to enable and encourage learning across the global programme
  • Provide occasional surge support to implementation teams during scoping and discovery phases of workstreams within the programme. As needed, be willing to travel to all locations of TBI’s current and future work to provide this support
  • Support partnership development with tech changemakers working with sector experts and country teams to identify use cases
  • Facilitate proper resourcing of country teams by supporting at early stages of the recruitment process
  • Contributing to tech initiative design and project management/ implementation
  • Support country teams in the design and start-up of tech and digital transformation initiatives, including in improving project sequencing, delivering in political and bureaucratic environments, and developing agile workplans as needed
  • Input into regular reports and ad hoc requests to share advances in our tech work across The Tomorrow Partnership portfolio
  • Provide direct inputs into the Tech central dashboards (Monday.com) to ensure timely management of the overall portfolio, working closely with in-country Tomorrow Partnership Programme Managers
  • Contribute to capturing/sharing/incorporating lessons learned across countries in the regional and global Tech portfolio to improve the quality of our work, and support the evolution of tools, templates, and guides
  • Inputting into central strategic workstreams
  • Support central sectoral leads and the partnerships team to develop internal and external facing collateral on our offer to governments and the emerging models for deployment to support growth and quality implementation, likely including presentations for our Executive Chairman and/or for Heads of State and key Ministers
  • Support continuous development and iteration of the global programme playbook, and design templates with the Programme Integrators, and oversee design template quality control & iteration
  • Provide support to central sectoral leads on sectoral strategy (e.g. healthtech, agtech, digital ID, egovernment, digital infrastructure and skills), planning, and knowledge including research where required, ensuring country context and best practice from the portfolio are fully integrated
  • Lead, or contribute to, other strategic workstreams which advance the programme’s foundations, such as/potentially Global Partnerships strategy and tech company engagement models
  • Provide input based on your experience and engagement as a member of the central team on the programme’s objectives, norms, and emerging best practices
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Person Specification

We are ideally looking for an exceptional candidate with:

  • Experience in a professional advisory environment, ideally with exposure to digital and technology transformation, public affairs, and international environments
  • Demonstrable experience and/or interest in the role of technologies in addressing global challenges
  • Experience in managing and executing across multiple workstreams simultaneously, and responding to competing demands/priorities
  • Demonstratable strength in project management and structured problem solving
  • Who sets ambitious and measurable goals for themselves and for their projects, and works efficiently to deliver upon them
  • Who sets themselves and the programme up for success by anticipating blockers, challenges and opportunities, and proactively addressing them within the team
  • High EQ and excellent communication skills, knows how to navigate ambiguous environments and is comfortable at managing up and beyond hierarchy
  • 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
  • Experience in working in entrepreneurial and matrixed environments and who is comfortable collaborating with global functional and geographic teams
  • Who can work flexibly and be adaptable, open to changing approaches in response to changing situations on the ground
  • Strong skills in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Must be fluent in French

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