The United Nations University Operating Unit on Policy-Driven Electronic Governance (UNU-EGOV) is hiring three Digital Transformation Consultants to be embedded with the Digital Government Authority in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
In the coming two years, UNU-EGOV will be supporting the Digital Government Authority (DGA), in Riyadh, in a project that includes several strategic initiatives. As a consultant you will be part of a multi-stakeholder team, carrying out cutting edge analysis to support strategic decision and policy making. The innovative application of technology in the public sector for improved productivity and the next generation of user-centric, value-adding services will be a key part of your work. Continuous assessment to measure impacts, performance and alignment with digital design standards, new concepts for public engagement and consultation are at the heart of the job. Ongoing advice on new and emerging technologies (incl. gov tech), business models and concepts will form part of your daily work. In short, you will both directly and indirectly supporting DGA and Saudi society in the digital transformation of service delivery and contribute actively to initiatives, policies, and the country’s ambitious Vision 2030.
The successful candidate will be retained under a Consultant Contract (CTC) for the above-mentioned project for 20 months (renewable). Consultants engaged by UNU may not provide services for more than twenty-four (24) months in a thirty-six (36) month period.
The expected start date is 1 March 2022 (or earlier), while the application deadline is 5 December 2021.
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