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:


Country Economist (Uganda)

DEADLINE: 25 June 2018

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Uganda, to manage and expand our country research portfolio, including playing a leadership role in IGC activities related to trade, agriculture and firm capabilities. IGC Uganda was founded in 2012 and has since delivered research and policy advice within priority areas identified by the Government of Uganda. The country office has generously been hosted at the Bank of Uganda, since its inception. Our core thematic areas for research in Uganda focus on the determinants of economic growth including: (a) the mobilization and management of resources for growth; (b) leveraging trade and regional integration for increased growth; (c) raising productivity and rural incomes; (d) raising skill and education levels; (e) creating productive cities; and, (f) achieving reliable energy access.

Uganda Country Economists are the in-country representatives of the IGC, reporting to the Country Director. They form a bridge between senior policymakers and researchers, engage in research, and lead project management. They also undertake economic analysis, co-author policy research papers, and write policy briefs, often in conjunction with senior researchers. This requires a highly pro-active and organised approach, utilisation of advanced economic research skills and policy knowledge, and a passion and skill for informing policy.

Application details: 

For more details and how to apply, please see the LSE jobs page.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 UK time on Monday 25 June 2018. 


Country Economist (Tanzania)

DEADLINE: 24 June 2018

The IGC is currently seeking a Country Economist to be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The local Tanzania office currently consists of two Country Economists, an office manager and a Senior Country Research and Policy Fellow.

Tanzania 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 policymakers 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.

Application details: 

For more details and how to apply, please see the LSE jobs page.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 UK time on Sunday 24 June 2018. 


Senior Programme Coordinator

DEADLINE: 24 June 2018

The IGC Senior Programme Coordinator will lead a team of Coordinators and Administrators in the delivery of all operational aspects of IGC programme delivery, across a range of activities focused on the management of research projects from initiation to completion and dissemination. Responsible for managing the distribution of project portfolios across the coordinator team, the post holder will lead on grant management for the IGC, ensuring efficiency, consistency and value for money across all activities. They will be responsible for documenting, maintaining and communicating IGC policies and procedures, and for acting as gate-keeper for data accuracy and record keeping.

The successful applicant will have: experience in leading and managing others, including performance and career development; demonstrable project management skills, and the ability to effectively and efficiently manage the delivery of complex operational processes; the ability to organise their own workload and work independently as a dynamic self-starter with minimum supervision;
experience of working effectively with, and securing high-level decisions from, senior colleagues and other stakeholders

Application details: 

For more details and how to apply, please see the LSE jobs page.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 UK time on Sunday 24 June 2018. 


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