Vacancy: Executive Director

Do you want to be at the pulse of digital policy in Africa? Do you want to contribute to an
organisation that conducts innovative research as an evidence base for policymakers to ensure
digital inclusion and contribute to sustainable development? Do you want to leverage your
strategic and research expertise and lead a pioneering African think tank?


Embark on a transformative journey as the Executive Director of our esteemed research
organisation, where innovation meets impact. We are seeking a visionary leader who will
spearhead our mission to fill a strategic gap in the development of a inclusive, equitable, just and
sustainable digital ecosystem in Africa. At the helm you will have the opportunity to cultivate
strategic partnerships, lead high-calibre teams, and propel our research  to further provide
alternative policy and regulatory strategies that produce outcomes that will redress digital
inequality in Africa and enable data justice.


In addition to your strategic acumen and research expertise, we require a candidate who will excel
in taking our research to policy action, represent us in public forums, effectively communicating
our mission and achievements to diverse stakeholders. Your ability to engage with donors, foster
meaningful relationships, and secure funding will be instrumental in sustaining our research
endeavors while providing intellectual leadership in the organisation. If you’re a dynamic leader
with a proven track record of success, fueled by a passion for advancing knowledge and driving
positive change, we invite you to join us in shaping the forefront of discovery and influence for
digital governance, policy and regulation.

Download the job description below and send your application to info@researchictafrica.net