The IGC seeks to employ highly qualified, committed and passionate individuals to join our teams in London and around the world. We are currently hiring for:

Head of State Fragility initiative

The position is based in the IGC head office at LSE and is offered full time on an open-ended basis to September 2026, subject to funding. We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities. For this post, we may be able to offer visa sponsorship to the successful candidate.

State Fragility initiative (SFi) is an IGC initiative that catalyses new thinking, develops more effective approaches to addressing state fragility, and supports collaborative efforts to take emerging consensus into practice. SFi brings together robust evidence and practical insight to produce actionable, policy-focused guidance on state legitimacy, state effectiveness, private sector development, and conflict and security.

The Head of State Fragility leads the initiative strategy and ensures the overall effectiveness of the team at national, regional and global scale including

  • National level engagements with policymakers undergoing pivotal moments, with flagship engagement in Yemen
  • DFI Fragility Forum which brings together DFIs to improve the effectiveness of job-creating private investment in fragile and conflict-affected environments
  • Programme of work on scaling up investments in energy access in fragile settings
  • Thematic leadership on state fragility issues within the wider IGC

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

For further information and to apply for this post, please click here.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 April 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

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