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Tony Blair Institute for Global Change Recruitment 2021 Application Portal

The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change Recruitment 2021/2022… | Tony Blair Institute for Global Change invites interested applicants from suitably qualified candidates for Tony Blair Institute for Global Change Recruitment 2021.

Are you a Ghanaian or Based in Ghana and you have been looking for an opportunity to get recruited? Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is Recruiting new workers.

Tony Blair Institute for Global Change recruitment has begun to recruit new employees, Therefore interested and suitably qualified members of the public can apply for any of the positions available at Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.

Available Positions Include:

1. Job Title: Programme Manager, TBI-AGRA Partnership

Key Responsibilities

Grant Management (~40%)

• Provide strategic and technical support to advisors under the programme, as well as to country heads, ensuring the implementation of the workplan
• Provide support on fixing bottlenecks and serve as the main communication channel between advisors and AGRA Headquarters
• Based on regular inputs from country teams, prepare and manage a comprehensive overview of partnership implementation and impact including quarterly reports, annual reports, weekly check-in calls, etc
• MEL: work with advisors to monitor and analyse data, discuss findings in regular meetings, and collate into regular reporting
• Participate in quarterly reflection and learning sessions of each country team to incorporate learnings from monitoring data into programme adaptation and theory of change
• Manage the programme budget and operations, working with AGRA grants team as well as with TBI support functions
• Ensure compliance with AGRA frameworks and regulations including but not limited to invoices, expenses, flights, contracts and timesheet management
• Ensure programmatic coherence at all levels

Relationship management and fundraising (~35%)

• Design and successfully roll out TBI’s strategy with AGRA and key partners (eg. USAID Bureau of Resilience and Food Security) in the next two years
• Ensure regular reporting to AGRA, including quarterly and annual project implementation reports, and ad-hoc reporting requests
• Work with AGRA and TBI’s fundraising team to mobilise resources for the partnership, furthering discussions on extension and expansion of the grant
• Produce funding proposals with TBI’s fundraising team and AGRA, as well as additional documents as required by partners
• Use the thought leadership products to further conversations with partners and position AGRA and TBI as trusted actors in this space
• Provide advisory support to AGRA’s Policy and State Capability Department, supporting AGRA in its new strategy
• Ensure a healthy working relationship and provision of results to key partners, particularly USAID
• Manage the wider relationship with AGRA, including with the partnerships team, the President, Vice Presidents, and other relevant stakeholders, to ensure extension, expansion and deepening of the partnership
• Support TBI country teams to liaise with AGRA country teams

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be a pro-active and dynamic Programme Manager who thrives in an environment where the importance of personal initiative coupled with teamwork and driving impact is critical. Above all they will be strong at coordination, communication, problem solving, creating effective relationships, win trust, and help shape and influence change.

• Minimum of 8 years’ of experience in an international fast paced environment:
o Including at least 3 years’ of programme implementation experience
o Experience working with an agriculture or market systems development partner-funded program
o Strong understanding of market systems and the role of government in markets
o Experience in MEL and adaptive monitoring approaches (e.g. outcome harvesting) would be an asset
o Experience in institutional capacity development, private sector development, communications, economics, value chain analysis, consultancy, investment promotion is desirable
• Exceptional listening, oral and written communication skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail needed. Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks
• Excellent strategic relationship skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to lead and coordinate across various people based in different countries:
o Ability to manage shifting priorities with flexibility and accuracy
o Ability to build and manage effective relationships with other organisations and key stakeholders on behalf of TBI
o Hands on approach to work, with the ability to deliver on deadlines in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment, with minimal or no supervision
o Ability to use own initiative and actively look for opportunities to have an impact rather than simply be reactive
o Language skills in Portuguese would be an advantage
• Excellent administrative and organization skills, commitment, attention to detail and strong forward planning skills
• High degree of professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential information and absolute discretion and adherence to confidentiality
• Strong MS Office skills and ability to produce documents to a good presentational level e.g. reports
• An understanding of the needs of senior officials both while office based and travelling
• Willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice
• Experience working in Africa is preferred
• Strong sense of ethics, discretion and perseverance required

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Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 19 July, 2021

 

2. Job Title: Deputy Country Head

Key Responsibilities

1. Support the Country Head build and maintain senior Government relationships

• Provide high quality advice to senior Government counterparts as well as TBI leadership
• Understand the political and Governmental landscape of Ghana, channelling this knowledge into project decision-making

2. Play a key role in setting the strategic direction of the project, leading performance reviews and measurement of impact

• Be accountable to the Country Head for developing the strategic direction for the project, specifically the annual strategy setting and quarterly review process, playing a lead role in workstream design, based on TBI’s mission and approach within Ghana’s country context
• Identify and develop new strategic opportunities with counterparts
• Be accountable to the Country Head for implementing the OKRs (with responsibility for workstreams contracted with the Government of Ghana), working alongside the Head of Tech for Development to ensure workstreams are on track against project requirements and schedules
• Lead the planning and evaluation cycle to assess regularly whether the strategy is ‘working’ and adapt rapidly in response to new challenges and opportunities. Including:
o Ensure the project has a clear Objectives and Key Results framework for regular monitoring, using the organizational Theory of Change and impact tools. Lead regular project performance reporting, including the quarterly review process
o Deploy a strategic approach to review project progress, consider alternative approaches and re-set workstream objectives accordingly (within the OKR framework), with approval from the Country Head
o Prepare status reports and establish effective project communication plans to key stakeholders (e.g., Government of Ghana)
o Support the country team to conduct post project evaluation and identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
o Learn from and apply new and innovative approaches to policy reform in Africa to support change and deliver impact in Ghana
o Apply the above to drive a culture of continuous learning within the Ghana team
• Work collaboratively with colleagues and perform other duties as reasonably required to achieve the goals of the Ghana project and the Institute

Qualification Required & Experience

The requirements that should be met are:

• A minimum of 10 years’ experience in Government, Government advisory or management consulting public/civil services worldwide, finance or international development
• The ability to work and interact at the highest levels of public life, strong political acumen, and the ability to develop an understanding of the needs of senior officials
• The ability to manage high level political relationships, including as an interlocutor in Mr Blair’s relationship with the Government leadership
• The ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into concrete and implementable plans
• Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills, including sound knowledge of data analysis, strategic planning, and project management tools
• A strong understanding of harnessing technology for change and use of technology for accelerated development
• Subject matter expertise may be required e.g. public policy, international development, private sector development, agriculture etc. depending on the project strategy
• Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a wider team
• Experienced people manager and effective motivator of high performing teams
• High quality communication, drafting and presentation skills
• The ability to set and maintain a safe and secure culture and professional environment
• Strong sense of ethics, discretion and perseverance required
• Experience of living and working in developing countries is strongly desirable
• Fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable

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Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 23 July, 2021

 

3. Job Title: Trade & Industry Advisor

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties include:

• Identify, engage and facilitate British and EU based companies to set up factories in Ghana purposely to manufacture goods and /or process Agro-Produce for export into the UK and EU markets
• Conduct ad hoc and highly bespoke and relevant analysis, as needed to progress the delivery of the industrialisation agenda and to support the development and implementation bankable projects for investors linking with other key Government institutions
• Advise Trade & Industry Minister on policies and incentives to attract FDI into Ghana from the UK and EU market
• Support senior Government counterparts in mapping, engaging and managing key stakeholders, including foreign and domestic investors, development partners and various Government institutions
• Coordinate closely with other TBI advisors working on agriculture and investment, including those in other parts of Government
• Identify, recommend and facilitate public/private partnerships and/or global development alliances that supports the Government of Ghana FDI development agenda
• Maintain active dialogue with International donor community, private sector players, local organizations, GOG partners, building contacts to facilitate TBI programmes
• Support the Country Head and other team members with quarterly and annual reporting, strategic and management programmes

Qualification Required & Experience

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a proven track record of delivery in the public or private sectors.

The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where the importance of personal initiative coupled with teamwork is critical. Above all s/he will build effective relationships, win trust, and help shape and influence change in Government.

• Ideally 7-10 years’ of experience working on government delivery applied to economic development, agriculture transformation programmes or investment promotion work in emerging markets especially in Africa and or similar contexts, including but not limited to issues related to market systems development, public-private collaboration, export development, investment facilitation, commercial agriculture, and value chain development
• Experience facilitating and attracting companies to set up factories in emerging markets to manufacture for export into the EU and UK Market will be an asset
• Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks with demonstrable capacity for follow through and delivering of results
• Political savvy and an understanding of the needs of a senior Government officials, while being able to work and interact at the highest level of public life
• Excellent in building and managing effective relationships, including the ability to navigate a complex political environment
• An ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into delivery plans on the ground, with emphasis on attention to details; with excellent analytical, organizational, communication and management skills
• Ability to liaise with partner Governments, external bodies, organizations and key stakeholders to deliver the requirements of the office, and TBI in particular
• Excellent writing, presentation skills and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of French would be an added advantage
• Effective inter-personal and leadership skills. Team player with an ability to develop and foster relationships with counterparts across a large organization including with virtual teams
• A master’s degree in public policy, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant fields would be advantageous

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Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 23 July, 2021

 

4. Job Title: Senior Investment Advisor

Qualification Required & Experience

We are looking for an outstanding individual with a proven track record of delivery in the public or private sectors. The successful candidate will thrive in an environment where the importance of personal initiative coupled with teamwork is critical. Above all s/he will build effective relationships, win trust, and help shape and influence change in Government.

• Ideally an Investment professional with at least 7-10 years’ experience attracting large investments into Africa and or similar contexts, including but not limited to issues related to market systems development, public-private collaboration, export development, investment facilitation, commercial agriculture, and value chain development
• Deep understanding and deal structuring of Debt Finance, Private Equity, leverage finance and financial sponsor coverage highly desirable
• Experience of identifying and resolving project implementation bottlenecks with demonstrable capacity for follow through and delivering of results
• Political savvy and an understanding of the needs of a senior Government officials, while being able to work and interact at the highest level of public life
• Excellent in building trust at the highest levels of Government and managing effective relationships, including the ability to navigate a complex political environment
• An ability to work independently, think strategically and translate strategies into delivery plans on the ground, with emphasis on attention to details; with excellent analytical, organizational, communication and management skills
• Ability to liaise with partner Governments, external bodies, organizations and key stakeholders to deliver the requirements of the office, and TBI in particular
• Excellent writing, presentation skills and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of French would be an added advantage
• Effective inter-personal and leadership skills. Team player with an ability to develop and foster relationships with counterparts across a large organization including with virtual teams
• A master’s degree in public policy, economics, finance, engineering or other relevant fields would be advantageous

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

To submit your application, click on the link below and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 23 July, 2021

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

  • The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change DO NOT demand or accept gifts or gratification to offer employment.
  • Do not offer money to anyone before, during or after the recruitment exercise. Any candidate found doing either of these would be summarily disqualified and prosecuted.

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