IGC Country Economist x 2 - Mozambique

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 30 July 2019
  • Maputo, Mozambique
  • Closing on 2 September 2019
  • Current

Job Description

IGC Country Economist x 2 - Mozambique

Contract Fee: from £26,700 net of taxes depending on experience and subject to local market conditions

The IGC is currently seeking two Country Economists to be based in Mozambique. The local Mozambique office currently consists of two Country Economists, and an Office Manager.

Mozambique 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.

Interested candidates should review the Terms of Reference and full Person Specification (available online from: https://www.theigc.org/about/careers/) and the How To Apply document. 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, including knowledge of both macro and micro economics, sophisticated understanding of policy issues in Mozambique, 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.

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To find out more about the International Growth Centre, please go to www.theigc.org

The closing date for receipt of applications is 2 September 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.

About the Organization

The International Growth Centre aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy analysis based on frontier research. The IGC is co-directed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Oxford and is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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