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Background

In the last few years, Ghana has been on an accelerated path towards a digital economy. Since

2016, Government has been spearheading a digital transformation agenda in the quest to

transform the economy anchored on technology. This is to speed up the country’s industrialization efforts and create jobs. Accordingly, the government has implemented various digitilisation projects in different economic sectors such as in the public and financial sectors among other areas, to promote efficiency and transparency. The goal of digitilisation is to drive growth and formalise the economy.

 

Consequently, the Ghana -India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT has been awarded a contract by one of Ghana’s Developing Partners to support the digital transformation agenda of the Government of Ghana.

Objectives of the Assignment

The objective of this assignment is to ensure continuous engagement through virtual platforms, and /or in-person meetings with stakeholders, andto present a common platformfor AI professionals, andenthusiasts in Ghana to deliberate on the subject – matter.

Additionally, the following activities would be conducted:

 

  • Create a forum where stakeholders can engage on AI issues.
  • Disseminate information on current trends in AI.
  • Use forum as a demonstration platform for the latest innovation in AI.
  • Support the community-building efforts of the AI ecosystem in Ghana.

 

The Centre of Excellence is looking for individuals to fill positions for two (2) AIConsultants, to support the Project.

 

Background:

  • Completed Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrable experience in Data, or Digital Architecture and Data Science, Machine Learning, or related fields.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Fluency in English with the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Knowledge of Data & AI technologies through previous experience and marked interest in the latest innovations.
  • Excellent communication and program management skills.

 

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables:

  • Work with the planning team to select an appropriate emerging AI topic(s)
  • Deliver presentations (virtual/ in-person) at thought-leadership/Knowledge series and workshops on selected emerging AI theme(s) and their implications.
  • Participation in at least one (1) AI meetup
  • Participation in an AI training session
  • Participation in the AI Hackathon

 

 

Duration: One (1) month

Application Deadline:

Tuesday, September 6, 2022, by 5:00 P.M.

 

APPLY

Applications shall be sent by email to project.manager@aiti-kace.com.gh

 

Send proposal detailing experiences with references and qualifications

 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted by Friday, September 9th,2022.