The Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL) is an independent global alliance funded through a collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and hosted within the United Nations Foundation in Washington, D.C. DIAL was established in 2015 as a “think, do, replicate” tank. We combine practical research with evidence-based advocacy to advance digital inclusion to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). DIAL identifies barriers to the routine use of digital solutions and data by development actors (countries, NGOs, multilateral institutions); tests ways to remove them; and package solutions for these actors to use in service delivery efforts.
Software platforms have yet to reach ubiquitous scale in the sector, and commercial software providers have not appreciably adjusted their product design to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Digital investments in global development are most often siloed by programmatic sector and working within constricted timelines, resulting in fragmentation and duplication of effort, de-prioritization of reuse, increased overall cost, and a limited the number of Information Communications Technology (ICT) applications that have built sufficient momentum to develop into broadly reusable software platforms. These ICT investments don’t address the end-to-end needs of government programs and digital services, leaving governments to determine how to integrate multiple, often fragmented technologies. A fragmented environment slows down and hinders a country’s progress towards digital transformation.
The Integrated Delivery (ID) team focuses on testing and delivering products, services and guidance to country governments to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs through digital transformation. We aim to create platforms and guidance that enables low income countries in generating, adapting, and using appropriate digital and data global goods. DIAL invests in and develops the Catalog of Digital Solutions (www. https://registry.dial.community) to support the discovery and evaluation of digital technologies used to achieve the SDGs. Therefore, DIAL is seeking a Business Analyst to interview partners, develop requirements and features, and manage roadmaps and workplans that can then be directly implemented by engineering or other ID teams at DIAL.
This is a full-time with benefits position with a term of employment from 1 Jan 2021 to 30 Sep 2021.
Benefits & Compensation
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 family leave care.
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