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:


Senior Events Officer

DEADLINE: 23 July 2017

The IGC is currently hiring a a Senior Events Officer who will be responsible for all IGC UK-based events, managing and organising conferences, public lectures, seminars, and talks; ensuring events are well planned and run smoothly to budget. The role will also provide expert advice and support to IGC events held abroad, through working closely with IGC staff in our partner countries, and general communications support for the IGC. This is a full-time position based in the IGC Hub at LSE, in central London. Some international travel is anticipated.

The successful applicant will have a passion for and experience in event organisation, be highly organised and remain calm under pressure, have the ability to communicate effectively and confidently with all levels, have initiative and drive, and work well in a team with a flexible approach.

Application instructions:

For more information and to apply, please see the LSE jobs site. Please note that this position is only open to applicants who already eligible to work in the UK.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 23 July 2017.



Country Economist – Tanzania

DEADLINE: 23 July 2017

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 policy makers 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.  See Terms of Reference for more details.

Applicants should have strong economics skills, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, 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) in economics, development economics, trade and industrial organization, or a related discipline.  An interest and experience in macroeconomics, public finance and regional trade and integration would be an advantage.

Application Instructions: 

For more information and to apply, please see the LSE jobs site.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Sunday 23 July 2017.


Research Knowledge and Reporting Manager

DEADLINE: 27 July 2017

This position represents a unique opportunity to increase the sophistication of the ways in which the IGC compiles and analyses qualitative and quantitative data from IGC research, including the presentation of these findings externally as well as for internal learning. The position will report directly to the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Ella Spencer.

The successful candidate will make extensive use of their prior experience and high-level technical abilities to manage the IGC’s research knowledge and outputs across the IGC portfolio, particularly to enable research curation. They will manage and direct qualitative and quantitative analysis of research and impact of IGC work, designing appropriate methodologies and analytical approaches, as well as working to compile relevant IGC evidence. They will play a leading role in managing knowledge produced by the IGC: interpreting, translating and analysing, and they should have significant experience in building strong relationships to foster collaboration.

The successful candidate will have practical knowledge of development economics and will be passionate about analysing, managing and synthesising academic research for both internal and external audiences. They will hold a post-graduate degree economics, international relations or a discipline related to the work of the IGC. They must also have a proven track record working in a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) capacity and they should have experience of developing and using information management systems, for programme management, monitoring and organisational learning. The candidate should have high-level technical competency in MS Office Suite and preferably the Salesforce CRM platform, as well as demonstrated skill in developing and using information systems.

Application Instructions:

For more information and to apply, please see the LSE jobs site.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 27 July 2017.


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