Head of Exploration

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Head of Exploration

Description

Responsibilities
Horizon scanning and intelligence for the Accelerator Lab
Identify, visualize and communicate emerging development trends, data, technologies and issues with a particular focus on the edges and “below the radar screen” events, opportunities and players, and systemically map their impacts on economy, environment, society, and livelihoods of the poorest.

Identify new sources of evidence and insights, analyze and visualize patterns in unstructured sources of data, present new insights in accessible and comprehensive ways to enable sensemaking and analysis

Proactively explore and identify the new methods/approaches and frontier knowledge to tackle development challenges, collaborate with the Experimentation lead to turn these into learning options for addressing specific policy issues in the country.

Education: Master’s degree in Social sciences, Data science, Statistics, Physics,
Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 2
years of professional experience in development programming or policy;
social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector)
and/or resource mobilization

OR

Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Data science, Statistics, Physics,
Computer Science, Business Intelligence, or related field and minimum of 4
years of professional experience in development programming or policy;
social innovation; partnership building; engagement (public and private sector)
and/or resource mobilization

Experience in following areas is desirable but not necessary:
Proven professional knowledge and experience in social innovation approaches such as Systems Thinking, Ethnography, Crowdsourcing, Collective Intelligence Design, Citizen Science, Positive Deviance, Social Network Analysis, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning
Professional experience in partnership building and engagement (public and private sector)
Demonstrated capacity to use open data, mobile data, geospatial data, drone & satellite data, citizen data for informing policy making, strategic planning, or programme design.
Proven professional knowledge and experience in at least one of the following: Future thinking and Foresight, Design Research, and Systems Mapping;
Key awareness of key global and regional trends;

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