Posted on :
23 Nov, 2022
23 Nov, 2022
Are you passionate about the possibilities of transforming government, public services, and economies through the power of technology? Do you have experience consulting or working with senior political leaders and government in the tech sector, driving systemic and transformative change?
At the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI), we work at the highest levels of government to help leaders go further and faster to make their citizens’ lives better. Moving the dial on the great global challenges of our time requires engaged, focused, and motivated leaders. When political leadership is relentlessly deployed, at the highest levels, incredible things can be achieved. Using our distinctive expertise and global outlook, our expert advisors and embedded teams advise governments all over the world in strategy, policy, and delivery, underpinned by technology.
Job Title: Advisor, Digital Government
TBI’s growing technology transformation advisory offer and The Tomorrow Partnership support senior political leaders to harness the power of the technological revolution for national transformation across sectors including health, government services, digital identity, agriculture, education, and climate. It is supported by cutting-edge insights from our Technology Public Policy team and through collaboration with leading players in the global technology space.
To support a growing portfolio of work in digital government across Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia, and beyond, TBI is seeking a digital government advisor, to join our central team supporting TBI country teams and senior political leaders harnessing digital and technology transformation to improve government and public services.
Reporting to our Head of eGovernment, this role is part of a growing team of central expert advisors in TBI’s new Global Client Solutions (GCS) team in our Government Advisory division. GCS is a hands-on, center of excellence bringing the best of the Institute and distributing it at scale to enhance the quality and impact of our advice to senior political leaders across a range of sectors and functional areas: strategy, policy, delivery, and technology. We provide valuable counsel, technical input, quality assurance, thought leadership, and surge capacity to support our country teams and embedded advisors. We lead the development and evolution of centralized solutions, methods, tools, and offers to ensure we have the means to effectively propose and respond to senior political leaders on their biggest challenges.
The Advisor, Digital Government role offers the unique opportunity to contribute to developing and delivering new opportunities, supporting the use of transformational tech solutions to improve public service delivery and government operation. You will work in close collaboration with TBI country teams, and their government counterparts and engage the broader public and private stakeholders to lead scoping and partnership discussions, identifying areas of catalytic potential aligned with presidential priorities. Working with the Head of eGovernment, and drawing on your hands-on experience, you will contribute to the development of a concrete and expanding offer supporting senior political leaders to effectively advance in their digital government journeys from strategy, and policy, to delivery of initiatives. You will contribute to TBI’s eGovernment strategy and approach, contributing to the value proposition. You will then work in support of country teams and with the broader GCS tech team to tailor the specific offers and solutions to the unique needs and opportunities in the country context for growing a pipeline of work.
The role starts as soon as possible with the identification of a suitable candidate.
The responsibilities of the Advisor, Digital Government center around supporting several Governments’ digital priorities and wider digital services. This will involve:
Required Experience & skills:
Education (Qualifications) Requirements:
About The Institute
The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization. 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 leaders and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people
We do this within two connected divisions:
Our Government Advisory teams work directly with political leaders and governments around the world to implement reforms that improve the lives of their citizens. It works with a variety of partners and its outputs cover a range of disciplines and projects across countries in Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South Asia.
Our Policy Futures work encompasses three broad areas: