Careers

The IGC seeks to employ highly qualified, committed and passionate individuals to join our teams in London and around the world.

The IGC is currently advertising for the following positions:


IGC Country Programme Manager – Ethiopia

DEADLINE: 19 august 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Programme Manager to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Country Programme Manager (CPM) will support the Country Director in driving the growth and impact of the IGC programme in Ethiopia, by providing programmatic and managerial leadership. The CPM will have delegated responsibility for day-to-day management of IGC’s country programme operations and policy engagement, support country research projects, facilitate the interface with local stakeholders and lead on the delivery of strategic country programme activities (including events and policy products). The CPM will also oversee task management of the Country Economists.

Applicants should have strong economics skills and an understanding of policy relevant economic research including knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methodologies, demonstrable work experience in a policy environment, excellent communications and organisational skills, experience of project management (including both planning and delivery) and hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP or PhD) in economics, development economics, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline.  Knowledge and experience in the Ethiopian policy sector is essential and team management or supervisory experience would be an advantage.

For more information, and to apply, please visit the LSE careers page.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 19 August 2016.


IGC Economics Blog Copy Editor (two positions available)

DEADLINE: 19 AUGUST 2016

To support the accelerated momentum of the IGC blog, we are looking to hire two part-time copy editors who will be expected to provide both editorial and writing support across a range of projects. With additional capacity we anticipate growing the blog pipeline with the goal of publishing 7-10 pieces a week. Copy editors may also be asked to support the Managing Editor in writing and editing original policy and content for IGC publications and the broader website.

The role is anticipated to be part time (1-2 days a week with the flexibility to work remotely and accommodate for any conflicting academic deadlines).

For more information, please see the job description. Please submit your CV and a brief supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the position to blog@theigc.org.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 19 August 2016. Interviews are expected to be held 24-26th August 2016.


IGC Economics & Policy Editor – London

DEADLINE: 23 AUGUST 2016

The IGC is currently seeking an Economics & Policy Editor to be based in the London Hub.

The Economics & Policy Editor will play a crucial role in translating IGC academic research into easily understandable policy advice and compelling ideas for growth. S/he will commission and edit IGC’s blog, working with some of the world’s best development economists and will play a leading role in shaping IGC’s contribution to global debates on growth. The role holder will edit a series of publications aimed at communicating IGC’s work to key audiences, and act as managing editor for IGC’s web site.

This role requires someone with a strong development economics background who is passionate about communicating academic research to a policy audience. The successful candidate will hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP) in economics, public policy/administration or development economics, and proven track record in a relevant editorial function.

For more information, and to apply, please visit the LSE careers page.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 23 August 2016. Interviews are expected to be held on 31st August 2016.


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