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The Africa Programme Associate is a new role created to support our Africa Executive Committee and Regional Directors to deliver TBI’s objectives across the continent.
The postholder will support coordination across the division’s matrixed structure including technical sector teams and geographic/regional structures.
You will work closely with Country Teams (including Country Heads and sector experts). The role provides a broad insight into TBI’s governance work in Africa and will focus on the analysis of geopolitical trends, project results and providing insight into how TBI can increase its impact across the region, scoping support to regional structures and policy initiatives.
Although, country teams will stand-up implementation and delivery teams, you will guide and support teams to track progress and provide surge support as needed bringing familiarity of country programmes, objectives and key results, and regional knowledge.
This is an initial two-year fixed term role. The postholder can be based in either Accra, Nairobi or Ouagadougou.
The key responsibilities of this role will include:
Programme management support in oversight of TBI’s portfolio of Africa projects
Delivery support to country projects on priority initiatives
Support country project resource mobilisation through fundraising and people processes
Develop analyses and written inputs to briefs and presentations
The successful candidate should demonstrate the majority of the following:
Candidates must have the right to work in either Accra, Nairobi or Ouagadougou.
About The Institute
The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not for profit organisation. We exist to equip political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies. We work hard, every day, to make a difference. When governments work well they are able to create economic and social change in a way that promotes fairness, social justice and opportunity. We work relentlessly to support leader and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people
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Our Advisory Practice works directly with political leaders and governments around the world to implement reforms that improve the lives of their citizens. It has both non-profit partners and a client base and its outputs cover a range of disciplines and projects across countries in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South Asia. We are currently in a rapid expansion phase from c. 18 countries at present, to 30 by December 2022.
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