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IGC Programme Coordinator (Two Posts)

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International Growth Centre


IGC Programme Coordinator


Salary from £30,570 to £35,108 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £37,717 pa inclusive of London allowance


Up to two coordinators may be hired during this recruitment window. The first position is a fixed term contract to April 2022, the second position is contingent on securing additional funding and is expected to be a fixed term contract until January 2023


The International Growth Centre (IGC) aims to promote sustainable growth in developing countries by providing demand-led policy advice based on frontier research. The IGC directs a global network of world-leading researchers and in-country teams in Africa and South Asia and works closely with partner governments to generate high quality research and policy advice on key growth challenges. 


IGC Programme Coordinators play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of the IGC, managing project proposals from approval through to contract and then monitoring these against agreed work plans. Responsibilities include providing administrative support for both London hub and internationally-based IGC colleagues, and proactively engaging to bring efficiencies to a range of processes in the hub. 


Candidates should have:

  • Project management experience
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels
  • Experience of implementing, monitoring, and improving processes

The position will be based in the IGC Head Office located within LSE, in central London and will be offered on an open-ended basis subject to funding.  Starting salary will be £30,570 with progression in role. Exceptional candidates may start further up the salary band.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply documentjob description and the person specification.


If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Ani Bhagtiani (A.Bhagtiani@lse.ac.uk).


To find out more about the position and the IGC, please go to www.theigc.org/about/careers.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25 January 2021 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.  Interviews will take place in week commencing 1 February 2021.