Careers

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 the following positions:



Finance Administrator

9-month Fixed Term Contract

Salary from £33,558 to £38,541 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £41,404 pa inclusive of London allowance

The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. We are a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams and initiatives working across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, we are majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). We work to improve the productivity of people and firms as the key driver of sustainable economic development.

The Finance Administrator sits within the IGC Finance team, based in the IGC’s central London ‘hub.’ The role reports to the Head of IGC Financial Management and is responsible for processing fee claims, expenses, invoices and tax payments across the organisation, as well as maintaining stakeholder contact and relationships across the IGC. 

Candidates should have advanced Microsoft Excel skills, an ability to analyse payment data to identify anomalies and investigate issues, and an ability to work with a range of teams across a large and complex organisation.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities. Flexible working arrangements are possible within this role.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please click hereIf you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1 October, 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.
 


Country Economist - Jordan

If you have previously applied for this vacancy in the last 6 months, you do not need to apply again

Salaries will be commensurate with experience, considering pay equity within the Centre.  Salary is no less than £50,000 gross per annum plus 10% of net retirement contribution supplement and inclusive of allowances

The International Growth Centre (IGC) works with policymakers in developing countries to promote inclusive and sustainable growth through pathbreaking research. We generate new evidence and innovative new ideas to improve the productivity of people and firms, as the key driver of sustainable economic development, and to support our government partners in transitioning to low-carbon growth pathways and protecting vulnerable populations. The IGC is a global research centre with a network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams and initiatives working across Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Based at LSE and in partnership with the University of Oxford, we are majority funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

The IGC is currently a Country Economist to be based in Amman. Country Economists work with the country leadership team in developing and implementing the country strategy, identifying opportunities for policy influence, connecting researchers with policy makers and supporting the generation of research projects, and undertaking economic analysis and writing policy briefs. The team supports researchers in implementing research projects and identifying opportunities for policy engagement; manages country programme activities and generates reports on research and policy developments; contributes to the ongoing evaluation of the programme; supports the dissemination of research outputs to maximise policy impact; and works on IGC research projects where opportunities arise. The country leadership team will include a Country Director and Lead Academic and the team also includes a Junior Programme Officer.

Applicants should have strong economics skills, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, a sophisticated understanding of economic policy, and hold a post-graduate degree in economics, public policy, or a related discipline. Successful applicants will be dynamic self-starters with excellent written and oral communication skills. They will also demonstrate a team-oriented, respectful and collaborative approach to working with others. Applicants must be fluent in spoken and written Arabic.

For further information about the posts, please see the how to apply documentjob descriptionperson specification

To find out more about the position and International Growth Centre, please go to https://www.theigc.org/about/careers/

To apply for this post, please click hereIf you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. If you have queries about the role, please email Ani Bhagtiani on a.bhagtiani@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is 15 October 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept late applications.

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