About AGI's work
AGI is working for a future in which Africa’s development is led by Africans, with governments that are capable of setting and achieving priorities that reflect the rising aspirations and expectations of their citizens. To achieve this vision, we provide practical advice and support to help African leaders to bridge the gap between their vision for a better future and the capacity of their governments to achieve it. We work with countries – currently Sierra Leone, Liberia, Rwanda, Guinea, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Kenya – that are at turning points and where we have had an invitation from the Head of Government to provide capacity development support.
Our model combines the experience of AGI’s founder and patron, Mr Blair, with on-the-ground teams of professionals permanently based in our partner countries, working shoulder-to-shoulder with senior leaders in the heart of government to develop capacity and put in place the skills, systems and structures needed to drive the delivery of results on the ground. AGI is a dynamic and fast-growing charity, celebrating its 7th anniversary in 2015.
We appreciate your interest in working with the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative. A list of our current vacancies is available below and you can apply for any of these or submit a speculative application at on our careers site.
Applications for Governance Advisor and Leadership roles
We are looking for outstanding individuals with a proven track record of leadership and delivery in the public or private sectors to become Governance Advisors and Country Heads. AGI team members generally have 5-15 years relevant professional experience. We seek to create international and multi-disciplinary teams and are looking for individuals with a background in: public/civil services worldwide; strategy consulting; relevant industry experience (power/energy, transport, infrastructure); private equity and finance; and international development.
Above all, we look for candidates with high levels of enthusiasm, resilience, and a can-do attitude. Experience of living and working in developing countries is desirable but not essential.
We are always looking for candidates that are fluent in French/Portuguese for Governance Advisors and Country Head positions in West Africa. For more details and to apply, click here.
Roles based in London
We are looking for an exceptional individual to play an important role within our London team: providing EA support to our CEO and 2 other directors, and making sure that our London office is managed efficiently. You will be supporting the CEO, COO and Director of Strategy. Your level of support to each of them will vary depending on their needs, and you will be responsible for ensuring that they are all well supported and equipped to deliver on AGI’s objectives.
We are looking for someone who fits well with AGI’s values and culture, works well in a small team and has a real passion and interest for the work that we do. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who thrives in working in a fast paced, dynamic and friendly team. The deadline for applications is Sunday 19h April 2015 at 5pm (UK Time)
All interested applicants seeking to apply please click here
If you experience any difficulties sumitting your application, you can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org. But please note that this email address is for enquiries only; we cannot accept applications by email.