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 Manager (Myanmar)


The Research Manager will join at a very exciting time in Myanmar’s development where energy is receiving considerable attention by development partners and the government. IGC will be working alongside the World Bank and the associated government ministries on the issue of access to electricity and this project will generate much needed evidence required for policy discussions.

The Research Manager will lead the interaction with the government and World Bank, alongside supporting fieldwork associated with the project. The type of work, especially early-on, will vary, from more detailed data scoping work to responding to government requests to support internal capacity and policy. The research is at an early stage; the role therefore offers considerable scope for personal involvement in the design of the project and frequent interaction with three leading researchers in the field.

The successful application will have: Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills; flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player; ability to manage both high-level relationships with government ministries and daily interactions with lower level ministerial staff; a Master’s degree in economics, engineering or related fields; demonstrated proficiency in Stata; experience with GIS software desirable; experience with quantitative research; fluency and excellent communication skills in English; 1-year of work experience and experience of working with government is desirable.

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Application Instructions:

To apply for the job please send a cover letter explicitly addressing the duties and qualifications, CV, and a copy of your transcripts sent to Please be advised that we will require two letters of recommendation should you be invited for an interview. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 21 October 2016.

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