US Embassy Deputy Programme Manager - Africa Cyber Programme SEO Jobs in South Africa

US Embassy Deputy Programme Manager - Africa Cyber Programme SEO Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Africa Cyber Programme Head of Programme, the Africa Cyber Programme (ACP) Deputy Programme Manager will be responsible for supporting the ACP Head of Programme on the ACP programme in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa ( and possibly other African countries)– working with the implementing partners, regional Cyber

  • Leads and Programme Management Committee in the UK. The post-holder will provide oversight of all ISF project and programme activities and contribute to stakeholder engagement in the public and private sectors to promote digital access and cyber security. The role presents unique opportunities to advance the UK- Africa relationship on digital access and cyber security for economic growth at a time when these issues are of increasing importance on the international agenda.

  • The Deputy Programme Manager will lead on the design, development, and delivery of cyber related projects across Africa under the ISF Cyber Portfolio. The ACP is a major UK government investment that will contribute to the UK and FCDO’s vision of thriving, open digital societies powered by trusted technologies, with the UK leading efforts to uphold a free, open, peaceful, and secure cyberspace.

  • The Africa Cyber Programme catalyses inclusive, affordable, safe, and secure digital access for underserved populations in Africa; promoting digital ecosystems that stimulate innovations for local development challenges and creating local skilled jobs.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Experience influencing and collaborating with international delivery partners (e.g. NGOs, consultancies); external stakeholders in commercial, non-profit and public sectors; and other departments across HMG

  • Understanding of Official
    Development Assistance (ODA)

  • Experience/understanding of, or interest in, cyber, digital, data or technology policy

  • Experience/understanding of, or interest in Africa region

  • Developing and applying tools to support effective project management as well as delivery control of implementing partners

  • Experience of developing and executing implementation plans, including linking programme theory of change statements to logical frameworks for projects

  • Experience of applying project coordination, monitoring, risk management and stakeholder engagement skills

  • Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience of working in an international development context, including managing/working with development programmes in Africa

  • Experience of working in or with governments in Africa

  • Experience of working with the private sector or organised civil society in relevant fields (e.g. use of digital for affordable connectivity, use of digital for development)

  • Experience at policy, regulatory as well as field level will be considered relevant

  • Experience of remote working as part of a larger team

  • Required behaviours

  • Communicating and Influencing, Leadership, Making Effective Decisions, Seeing the Big Picture

    How to Apply

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