The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is a 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 for 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 chosen candidate will be an employee of the UN Foundation.
Within DIAL, the Insights and Impact focus area delivers research, practical knowledge and advocacy to advance a more inclusive digital society. The team uses a variety of delivery formats so that governments, technology companies, and the development community can enhance their ability to deploy digital services to more people and better use data for development purposes. DIAL also convenes relevant groups to encourage collaborative adoption of emerging policies, practices and investment.
We seek an experienced researcher and strategist who is passionate about digital development and 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, lead research projects and communicate them with a range of global stakeholders.
Reporting the Senior Director, Insights & Impact, this role is ideal for an experienced candidate passionate about digital development who wants to help solve some of the biggest issues facing the sector.
This is a unique full-time direct-hire opportunity to work at the cutting edge of technology and international development. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to commit to, and enthusiasm for, traveling internationally in developing countries up to 15% of the time.
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, and Employee Assistance Program.
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