Posted on :
10 Jan, 2019
10 Jan, 2019
At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change we are dedicated to making globalisation 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 thosewhere we think we can break new ground, offering leaders new thinking and new approaches. Our staff – over 200 of them, based all over the world – are working on some of the most intractable problems around issues of co-existence, governance, the peace process in the Middle East and renewing the centre.
Job Title: Analyst
Focus of the Role:
Our Governance work supports the governments and leaders of fragile, developing, and emerging states to enhance their effectiveness. We are focused on helping governments and leaders make their vision for the development of their country a reality. We work in the centre of government and key line ministries and our work is shaped by national priorities
Strategically located with access to West Africa’s 350million population, Ghana is a peaceful country evident by democratic political stability over the last 20 years. Investor confidence has grown in recent years following Standard & Poor’s rating of B with a stable outlook from B- with a negative outlook, first in over a decade achieved through strong monetary and fiscal policies.
The Government of Ghana has a vision of a ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ through value addition of its natural resources. It has restored macro-economic stability and strong growth performance and has made a bold and public declaration to accelerate industrialization, particularly through vertically integrated value addition with Ghana’s agriculture products and rich deposits of mineral reserves, particularly gold, bauxite, iron ore, manganese and lithium. This is in addition to a range of other investment opportunities in key national infrastructure, vehicle manufacture, pharmaceutical, garment, technology, petrochemical, retail, tourism, energy and Agro-processing industries.
In support of this agenda, TBI is seeking a highly motivated Analyst to join a new and evolving TBI Ghana team consisting of experienced Country Head, Advisors & Analysts providing embedded support at the Presidency and to key economic institutions of government. Your analytical and research skills will underpin our work in support of the government’s drive to implement policies and drive implementation of flagship programs, attract FDI, industrialize the economy; generate exports and create jobs.
Detailed essential duties:
What We Look For in Our People:
We are looking for outstanding individuals with a proven track record of leadership and delivery with exceptional analytical and communication skills. We seek to create local and international multi-disciplinary teams and are looking for individuals with a background in any of the following sectors: strategy consulting; public sector; industry; private equity; investment banking or international development.
You will have the following skills and experience:
Above all, we are looking for individuals with high levels of enthusiasm, resilience, a can-do attitude, resourcefulness; tenacity; independence; self-confident; integrity and ability to consistently achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
VALUES WE EXPECT OUR ANALYSTS TO SHARE WITH US: