The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is a new global alliance formed to enable the digital ecosystem to deliver greater scale, efficiency, and social impact as it creates more inclusive digital economies in emerging markets. Working with partners, DIAL generates evidence of what works through a series of demonstration projects, distils insights and tools to promote scale-up and replication, and provides mechanisms to encourage knowledge sharing, collaboration, and co-investment throughout the ecosystem.
DIAL is a donor-funded program hosted within the UN Foundation and based in the UN Foundation’s Washington, D.C. office. The incumbent will be an employee of the UN Foundation.
DIAL is seeking a Manager, Insights to join the Insights and Impact focus area within DIAL. The Manager, Insights will collaborate with external partners and colleagues across DIAL and will report to the Senior Director, Insights and Impact.
The Insights and Impact focus area in DIAL drives the research, knowledge and advocacy agenda of DIAL. This programmatic team works to uncover emerging good practices in funding, designing and deploying digital services. The Insights and Impact team has a unique opportunity to invest in exploratory research, along with the ability and mandate from DIAL’s board to shape a completely new research agenda each year. This flexibility ensures DIAL’s investments are keeping pace with the rapidly evolving digital development and technology landscapes worldwide.
The Manager, Insights role is therefore ideal for an experienced candidate passionate about digital development who wants to help solve some of the biggest issues facing the sector. The individual selected for the role will help shape and deliver DIAL’s analytical products, knowledge work and advocacy agenda.
The Manager will have the following key areas of responsibility:
General Team Support
For full-time employees we offer an excellent range of benefits, including a choice of two health plans through CareFirst (PPO or HDHP). Dental insurance, vision discount plan, Life Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Long-Term Care Insurance, Health Club Discounts, Commuter Benefits, Employee Assistance Program and Warby Parker discounts.
12 Paid holidays, 4 weeks of vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days and 8 weeks of parental leave (mother or father). Access to the UNFCU Credit Union, 150% match on our 403b retirement plan, Flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts and discounted Zipcar membership.