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 Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer – London

DEADLINE: 30 AUGUST 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a motivated and initiative-taking individual as a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer, based in London.

The role will support the continued development and implementation of suitable MEL systems within the IGC, and more broadly the IGC MEL strategy. The Senior MEL Officer will work closely with the Head of MEL and another Senior MEL Officer to monitor and evaluate the IGC’s activities, considering objectives central to the IGC model, including policy influence and academic influence.  This relies on building and implementing robust systems across our 14 partner countries and understanding the nuances of the research-policy nexus. In particular, the MEL team is looking to expand its activities in the area of internal learning, and there will be scope in this role to develop and lead on new initiatives in this area.

The successful applicant will have: a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research and the complexities involved in understanding research-led policy influence; a graduate or undergraduate degree in economics, public policy/administration, development economics, or a related discipline; experience of programme management and understanding of monitoring and evaluation methods and processes in the field of development economics or a related area; and the ability to produce clear analysis and write clearly for a non-technical audience.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 30 August 2016.


IGC Hub Economist – London

DEADLINE: 11 september 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a Hub Economist for the Country Programme to lead on the management and coordination of individual country programmes from the London Hub. Hub Economists work closely with the Country Programme Director and Senior Hub Economist to support and monitor the implementation of country strategies, working closely with country teams to support and contribute to world-class research, to maximise growth policy impact, and to draw out key lessons from IGC work.

The successful applicant will have: a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research; a Masters degree in economics, public policy/administration, development economics, or a related discipline; experience of programme management and understanding of monitoring and evaluation methods and processes in the field of development economics or a related area; and the ability to construct clear and concise arguments to facilitate the translation of research into policy recommendations.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 11 September 2016.


IGC Senior Hub Economist – London

DEADLINE: 11 SEPTEMBER 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a Senior Hub Economist for the Country Programme. Working closely with and under the delegated authority of the IGC Country Programme Director, the Senior Hub Economist leads on the management of the country programmes from the London Hub, both in oversight of Hub Economists who are responsible for coordinating individual country programmes and also in direct engagement with a subset of country programmes. In both the oversight and direct-engagement parts of the role, the Senior Hub Economist supports and monitors the implementation of country strategies, working closely with country teams to support and contribute to world-class research, to maximise growth policy impact, and to draw out key lessons from IGC work.

The successful applicant will possess a Masters degree in economics, public policy/administration,  development economics, or a related discipline; have a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research, and experience of the research – policy interface, including knowledge of different policy influencing strategies; have a minimum of three years’ work experience in a professional and public policy relevant role; and have experience of establishing and managing budgets and operational processes, ideally in an international organisation.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 11 September 2016.


IGC Country Economist – Rwanda

Deadline: 25 September 2016

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Kigali, Rwanda.

Rwanda 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 and econometrics skills and demonstrable work experience as an economist, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, strong skills in STATA and 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.

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 25 September 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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