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:


Head of Country Programmes and Senior Policy Economist

DEADLINE: 21 November 2019

The Head of Country Programmes (HCP) leads a London-based team of Policy Economists that works collaboratively with IGC’s in-country teams to support world-class research, draw out key lessons for policy and maximise growth policy impact. The HCP supports the Policy Director in setting, implementing and reviewing the strategy for the Country Programme and ensuring the programme’s overall effectiveness. They lead on resource allocation for the Country Programme. The HCP works closely with the Policy Director and Country Directors to ensure sharing of good practices and to build high performing Country teams through effective recruitment, performance management and staff development. They also contribute to policy and research outputs to disseminate IGC’s frontier research to a broad audience.

The successful applicant will: Possess a Master’s degree in economics, public policy/administration, development economics, or a related discipline; have a demonstrated understanding of policy-relevant economic research, and experience of the research-policy interface, including knowledge of different policy influencing strategies; have significant work experience in a professional and public policy relevant role; have experience of establishing and managing budgets and operational processes, ideally in an international organisation

Application Instructions:

For more information, and to apply, please visit the LSE jobsite.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 on Thursday 21st November 2019.


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