The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is a global alliance 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 funded through a collaboration among the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and hosted within the UN Foundation in Washington, D.C.
DIAL is seeking a Program Manager to join the Data for Development (D4D) team. The Program Manager shall manage and coordinate cross-functional public, NGO and private sector partners. The program manager shall liaise with new and existing partners in the design and delivery of integrated data analytics products for development causes. Such products will be designed for rapid deployment to leverage mobile operator data, geospatial data and aggregate data for development. DIAL seeks to build new and repurposed public good products such as analytical methods, data models, APIs, Algorithms, Dashboards and Visualizations.
The Program Manager shall establish and manage partner relationships with country ministries, regulators, NGOs and private data holders. The Program Manager works closely with the Program Director managing partner relationships, crafting use cases, managing the design and delivery of data for development products to meet the needs of public service providers, MNOs, regulators, NGOs and other private data holders and users. The Program Manager supports developing program-specific needs of DIAL and its partners such as MNOs, program partners in public health, agriculture, humanitarian response, country ministries and multilateral organizations that can ultimately translate into tangible technology deliverables.
Work with a wide range of country ministries, regulators, mobile network operators, NGOs, private data holders and partners to identify and define requirements of Data for Development use cases.
Manage partner relationships from design, deployment, delivery and maintenance of data for development solutions.
Assume leadership in identifying key public, private and technical partners across the ecosystem with focus on local ecosystems building.
Lead in developing data sharing agreements with partners, consulting cross functional teams within DIAL, Regulators, MNOs, development and humanitarian agencies to ensure ethical and responsible use of data.
Ensure that data protection aspects are upheld by all partners.
Advocate for the development of platforms that can be deployed across a greater variety of deployment environments.
Ensure that public and development partners develop thorough documentation to curate all activities along the product life cycle to make replication and scaling up of easy and quick for redeployment.
Represent DIAL and its development partners in forums advocating for Data for Development.