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Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

The Institute is currently searching for an experienced Project Manager for maternity cover for a critical role within our Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning team. The role is responsible for supporting the Programmes team to identify new business development opportunities and to design and develop effective projects and programmes that adhere to international development standards

This role is for a 10 month contract for Maternity cover. We will review applications on a rolling basis.

Please note we require the right to work in the UK for this role.

Area of work
Co-Existence
Location
London / United Kingdom
Deadline
n/a
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Governance Advisor - Investment

In Ethiopia, we support the Government in the delivery of its top priorities through our work on center of government strengthening, policy advisory, institutional building and implementation support.  Ethiopia is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and Government of Ethiopia (GoE) has set an ambitious vision for Industrialization and economic transformation to create millions of jobs.  Dynamic political and economic reforms are unfolding, and the team in Ethiopia has been fortunate to be at the center of exciting and unprecedented projects.  Currently, we are seeking an Advisor to embed at the Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC).  

Area of work
Governance
Location
Addis Ababa / Ethiopia
Deadline
January 25th
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The Head of Work, Income and Inequality

The Head of Work, Income and Inequality is a new and hugely exciting opportunity for an experienced economist in our Renewing the Centre pillar, at the Tony Blair Institute. It is a unique chance to put your analytical skills to use in developing an impactful policy agenda to tackle some of the most pressing political problems in the UK today.

As the Head of Work, Income and Inequality you will be the analytical and policy lead for the Institute on policy questions relating to the labour market, skills, pensions, personal taxes and benefits. Leading a team of analysts, the postholder will produce original analysis, while also drawing on the best available existing research, in order to inform policy development in these areas. 

Area of work
Renewing the Centre
Location
LONDON / United Kingdom
Deadline
February 11th
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Strategic Advisor

In 2018, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr assumed office as second ever female Mayor of Freetown with an ambitious plan to Transform Freetown based on the principles of community ownership, innovation, data driven planning and rigorous performance management.  Impact targets have been set across 4 clusters: resilience, human development, healthy cities and urban mobility.

To support this work, TBI is seeking an Advisor to be based in the Mayor’s Delivery Unit (MDU), working closely with the Freetown City Council. The Advisor will be a member of TBI’s team in Freetown reporting to the TBI Freetown project lead and will also be a member of TBI’s Centre of Government practice, through which they will gain from and contribute to the expertise of TBI’s teams across Africa and beyond.

Area of work
Governance
Location
Freetown / Sierra Leone
Deadline
February 15th
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Agriculture Innovation Associate

Contract length - 6 months (possibility of extension)

The Innovation Associate will work alongside the Government of Rwanda and TBI Rwanda’s 10-member team of Advisors based across key private sector- and export-facing institutions of the Government of Rwanda: namely, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), National Agriculture Exports Board (NAEB), Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI), Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB), Ministry of Trade and Commerce (MINICOM), and Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN).

Area of work
Governance
Location
Kigali / Rwanda
Deadline
February 17th
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Governance Advisor - Energy (Gas Sector)

TBI are seeking an exceptional Advisor to support the Government on its gas development policy, regulatory framework and institutional development. The successful candidate will work with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and in close cooperation with the Country Head and staff in the London headquarters.

Area of work
Governance
Location
Maputo / Mozambique
Deadline
February 21st
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Associate - Energy

Guinea is one of the fastest growing economies of West Africa, situated at the heart of the regional West African Power Pool. 

TBI has been working with the Government of Guinea since President Condé’s first electoral victory in 2011 and has been assisting the Minister of Energy since January 2015 with an embedded Governance Advisor. In these years, TBI managed to achieve several important results that improved the sector’s governance, such as the creation of a regulatory authority and of a PPP unit within the ministry, the introduction of a better project management process, the financial analysis of a number of proposed Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) and various capacity building initiatives.

Area of work
Governance
Location
Conakry / Guinea
Deadline
February 28th
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Private Sector Development Advisors

To support our Governance work we currently have a number of opportunities to expand our support to African governments seeking to secure inclusive economic growth through private sector development, trade investment in sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and services. As such, we are developing a pool of candidates to fill a number of Governance Adviser roles in these areas in countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Kenya, Togo, Mozambique and Nigeria.

Area of work
Governance
Location
n/a
Deadline
February 28th
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Middle-Weight Graphic Designer

The Institute is looking for a Middle-weight Graphic Designer, the ideal candidate will have bags of creativity that's used to working on longer term projects as well as having a passion for the smaller detail. 

We're looking for someone with experience in handling tight deadlines and working on high priority projects. For more details of the role and the experience we're looking for please see the full job description. 

Area of work
Design Team
Location
London / United Kingdom
Deadline
March 6th
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