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. This full-time role can work from DC or remotely.
One central element of DIAL’s mission is to enhance capacity efforts across the diverse range of actors within the digital development ecosystem and share knowledge, insights and tools across geographies and verticals. This includes the dissemination of products developed by DIAL for customers from a variety of backgrounds as well as understanding and promoting efforts made by colleagues who are signatories to the Principles for Digital Development.
DIAL is seeking an Engagement and Training lead for a full-time role. S/he will be a recognized leader in the ICT4D community and will have a proven training and strategic communications background. Her/his role will be to identify key needs for global, common ICT4D curriculum working with a diverse set of stakeholders, design curriculum that can be adapted by a broad array of stakeholders and foster a community of trainers around the Principles for Digital Development through a comprehensive outreach plan. To accomplish this, s/he will work with sectoral colleagues in leading NGOs and donor agencies to build partnerships with regional networks (e.g., AeHIN) so that DIAL’s ICT4D capacity efforts have a true global footprint. S/he will also partner internally with DIAL’s Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning team to foster a strong internal learning community at DIAL and support a culture of continuous learning through skills development work.
The Engagement and Training Lead will report to the Senior Director, Insights & Impact for overall guidance, work planning and performance reviews.
Principles for Digital Development:
For full-time, benefit eligible employees, UNF offers an excellent range of benefits, including:
Additionally, all benefit eligible employees have 12 paid holidays, 20 vacation days, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 8 weeks of parental leave.
Role can either be DC based or remotely. Remote workers are expected to be available for some of the workday US Eastern Time and to travel to DC at least once a quarter.