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:


Research Knowledge and Reporting Manager

DEADLINE: 27 July 2017

This position represents a unique opportunity to increase the sophistication of the ways in which the IGC compiles and analyses qualitative and quantitative data from IGC research, including the presentation of these findings externally as well as for internal learning. The position will report directly to the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Ella Spencer.

The successful candidate will make extensive use of their prior experience and high-level technical abilities to manage the IGC’s research knowledge and outputs across the IGC portfolio, particularly to enable research curation. They will manage and direct qualitative and quantitative analysis of research and impact of IGC work, designing appropriate methodologies and analytical approaches, as well as working to compile relevant IGC evidence. They will play a leading role in managing knowledge produced by the IGC: interpreting, translating and analysing, and they should have significant experience in building strong relationships to foster collaboration.

The successful candidate will have practical knowledge of development economics and will be passionate about analysing, managing and synthesising academic research for both internal and external audiences. They will hold a post-graduate degree economics, international relations or a discipline related to the work of the IGC. They must also have a proven track record working in a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) capacity and they should have experience of developing and using information management systems, for programme management, monitoring and organisational learning. The candidate should have high-level technical competency in MS Office Suite and preferably the Salesforce CRM platform, as well as demonstrated skill in developing and using information systems.

Application Instructions:

For more information and to apply, please see the LSE jobs site.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 27 July 2017.


Contracts Assistant

DEADLINE: 4 July 2017

The Contracts Assistant supports the Contracts Manager, Research Awards Manager and other members of the finance and administrative teams in the smooth running of the procedural activities of the International Growth Centre (IGC). Excellent written and IT skills, as well as the ability to work accurately with great attention to detail under time constraints, are essential.

The successful applicant will have: a good general standard of education, preferably to degree level (or equivalent); experience of working in an administrative role; excellent IT skills; excellent communication and writing skills; the ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels; ability to plan and organise own workload in order to consistently meet deadlines, often under pressure.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Application Instructions:

For more information and to apply, please see the LSE jobs site.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Tuesday 4 July 2017.


We value diversity and wish to promote equal opportunities at all levels.