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 (Zambia)

DEADLINE: 16 August 2018

Zambia 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; track and report on the portfolio of 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. See Terms of Reference for more details.

Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and microeconomics, excellent quantitative skills in economic analysis, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in the country setting, excellent communications and organisational skills, and hold a post-graduate degree (MSc/MPA/MPP or PhD) in economics, development economics, public finance, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline. Knowledge and experience of Zambian policy issues would be an advantage.

Application Instructions:

To apply and find out more, please visit the LSE careers page.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 16 August 2018.


Events Assistant

DEADLINE: 19 August 2018

To support an upcoming internal event, we are looking for an assistant to provide administrative support for the planning and execution of the event. The role is anticipated to be part time (2-3 days a week for the first few weeks), increasing to 5 days per week for some weeks prior to and during the event.

Main duties and responsibilities include assisting in issuing invitations and visa support letters to delegates; arranging flight bookings for country teams and speakers; liaising with delegates and hotels regarding accommodation; tracking RSVPs and assisting with the management of event registration; preparing and assembling delegate packs; supporting IGC personnel in the general coordination of the logistics (catering, AV requirements, etc); handling any general attendee queries and provide information in a prompt and efficient manner or fielding enquires to other colleagues as appropriate; helping support the day-to-day conference on-site operations (registration, room set-up, and other miscellaneous tasks); and overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event materials and clearing the venue efficiently.

Key required skills for the role include: strong IT and clerical skills in the use of the MS Office suite; previous experience and/or personal interest in events/conference organisation; minimum of one year’s experience in team administrative/support role; and experience of supporting high-profile/public facing events.

For more information, see the job description. To apply, please submit your CV and a brief supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the position to events@theigc.org. Only applicants who are already eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role.

Closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (BST) on 19 August 2018.


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