Careers

The IGC seeks to employ highly qualified, committed and passionate individuals to join our teams in London and around the world.


Policy Economist for the Country Programme

DEADLINE: 8 December 2017

The IGC is recruiting a Policy Economist to lead on the management and coordination of individual country programmes from the London Hub. Policy Economists support the implementation of country strategies and the in-country policy engagement and research portfolios with the aim of maximising policy impact, jointly with country teams where relevant. They work with the Country Programme Manager to facilitate cross-country learning and enhance the effectiveness of the Country Programme as a whole. They also take responsibility for the implementation of our engagement strategy for one of our IGC themes or initiatives, contributing to the writing and dissemination of high-quality policy and research outputs to promote innovative growth policy ideas.

The successful applicants will have: a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research; a Master’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, development economics, or a related discipline; experience of programme management and understanding of monitoring and evaluation methods and processes in the field of development economics or a related area; the ability to construct clear and concise arguments to facilitate the translation of research into policy recommendations and excellent written and oral communication skills; the willingness to regularly travel to Africa and South Asia, and engage with country teams and stakeholders in these regions; and the ability to organise their own workload and work independently as a dynamic self-starter with minimum supervision.

Application instructions: 

Find more information about the position and apply on the LSE website.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 8th December 2017. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews will likely be held on 15th December 2017.


Policy Economist for the Country Programme – Jordan and Lebanon

DEADLINE: 8 December 2017

The IGC is recruiting a Policy Economist to lead on the management and coordination of individual country programmes from the London Hub. This current position will be part of IGC’s engagement in Jordan and Lebanon, and possibly additional Country Programmes. Policy Economists support the implementation of country strategies and the in-country policy engagement and research portfolios with the aim of maximising policy impact, jointly with country teams where relevant. They work with the Country Programme Manager to facilitate cross-country learning and enhance the effectiveness of the Country Programme as a whole. They also take responsibility for the implementation of our engagement strategy for one of our IGC themes or initiatives, contributing to the writing and dissemination of high-quality policy and research outputs to promote innovative growth policy ideas.

The successful applicant will have: a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research; a Master’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, development economics, or a related discipline; experience of programme management and understanding of monitoring and evaluation methods and processes in the field of development economics or a related area; the ability to construct clear and concise arguments to facilitate the translation of research into policy recommendations and excellent written and oral communication skills; the willingness to regularly travel to and spend extensive time in the Middle East (and possibly other IGC regions) and engage with country teams and stakeholders in these regions; ideally have proficiency in the Arabic language; and the ability to organise their own workload and work independently as a dynamic self-starter with minimum supervision.

Application instructions: 

Find more information about the position and apply on the LSE website.

The closing date for receipt of applications is: 23:59 hours (GMT) on 8th December 2017. Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews will likely be held on 15th December 2017.


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