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 Hub Administrator

application deadline: 5 June 2016

The IGC Hub Administrator plays a key role in maintaining an efficient and effective working environment in the IGC London office. Responsibilities include providing administrative support to London staff, logistical support for both London and internationally-based IGC colleagues, and facilitating meetings.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience of working in an administrative role
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and use own initiative
  • Evidence of attending to detail while producing timely work within deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organise own workload in order to consistently meet deadlines, often under pressure

This is a full-time position based in the IGC Head Office located within the LSE, in central London.  The role will be offered on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2017, with extension subject to funding. It is anticipated confirmation of further funding will, in the first instance, be until the end of 2018.  Starting salary will be £24,491 with progression in role. Exceptional candidates may start further up the salary band.

Please visit the LSE careers page and search for ‘IGC Hub Administrator’ for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 5 June 2016 (23.59 GMT).


IGC Country Economist (Liberia)

Application deadline: 8 june 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Monrovia.

Liberia Country Economists work with the country leadership team in implementing the country strategy, undertaking economic analysis under the supervision of senior researchers, identifying and developing opportunities for policy influence, connecting researchers with policy makers and working on policy briefs and synthesis/research papers etc. They support researchers in facilitating research projects; manage country programme activities including country visits and events as well as regular reports on research and policy developments; contribute to the ongoing evaluation of the programme; support the dissemination of research outputs to maximise policy impact; and can potentially work on IGC research projects where opportunities arise and interests match.  See Terms of Reference for more details.

Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in the country setting, excellent communications and organisational skills, 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 economics of fragile states would be an advantage.

Please visit the LSE careers page and search for ‘IGC Country Economist (Liberia)’ for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 8 June 2016.


IGC Country Economist (Tanzania)

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Tanzania office currently consists of two Country Economists, an office manager and a Senior Country Research and Policy Fellow.

Tanzania Country Economists work with the country leadership team in implementing the country strategy, undertaking economic analysis under the supervision of senior researchers, identifying and developing opportunities for policy influence, connecting researchers with policy makers and working on policy briefs and synthesis/research papers etc. They support researchers in facilitating research projects; manage country programme activities including country visits and events as well as regular reports on research and policy developments; contribute to the ongoing evaluation of the programme; support the dissemination of research outputs to maximise policy impact; and can potentially work on IGC research projects where opportunities arise and interests match.  See Terms of Reference for more details.

Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in the country setting, excellent communications and organisational skills, and hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP or PhD) in economics, development economics, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline.  An interest and experience in macroeconomics, public finance and regional trade and integration would be an advantage.

Please visit the LSE careers page and search for ‘IGC Country Economist (Liberia)’ for further information.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 8 June 2016.


 

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