Position Summary & Responsibilities
The Program Officer (PO), Digital, is part of an experienced three-person team that partners with other program officers specializing in program verticals and functions to achieve concrete outcomes along both prongs of our Digital strategy.
You will bring expertise in business and application architecture frameworks, platform development and technology design as well as familiarity with cutting-edge technologies and innovative thinking on "new-age digital" such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), blockchain, etc.
You will help to landscape the partner ecosystem that will act as a source of innovation and drive adoption; both at the national level as well as within key states.
particularly government and government supporting institutions.
You will collaborate across multiple vertical initiatives building a solid layperson’s understanding of our broader goals and strategies to bring thought leadership in how Digital / ICT can play a supporting role.
This position reports to the Deputy Director Digital & Supply Chain.
Key Responsibilities :
aiming for innovative approaches that can be scaled in the public sector.
professional bodies and private sector players on key digital programs and priorities that impact national and state level outcomes.
Leadership & Culture
We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment in which they thrive, will do extraordinary things.
Core Knowledge & Skills
We are looking for people who enjoy the opportunity of working on complex problems and collectively creating solutions that have the potential for transformative change in the lives of people around the world.
You are a creative and curious leader who has an excellent track record of achievement and leadership in roles of increasing responsibility.
You should be prepared to work across a diverse set of disciplines, bridging a wide range of expertise all the while being a teammate, with a demonstrated ability to work with flexibility, efficiency and diplomacy in an exciting, challenging environment.
Additionally, we seek :
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally.
We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.
All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve the mission of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to :