Senior or Principal Economist – Economics and Finance

Permanent position, Full-Time, United Kingdom

As part of our continued expansion, the Economics & Finance (E&F) team is looking for committed and ambitious individuals to help build the business and deliver our programme of work.

The Role

This is a great opportunity to strengthen business skills, build awareness of development in many areas and to deepen economics and finance skills in a supportive work place working in interesting and challenging areas.

The successful candidate(s) will support the development of IMC’s rapidly growing international E&F portfolio. You will be working on free standing E&F related activities and collaboratively across the business to further develop the economics and finance portfolio with a wide range of clients, worldwide and in all infrastructure and development sectors. In addition to working with other team members this role will involve helping to identify opportunities, develop proposals, facilitate provision of consultancy services and project manage.

IMC are involved in a wide range of economics and finance activities: including the appraisal and assessment of infrastructure schemes, the development of infrastructure strategies and action plans, the development and delivery of public private partnership projects, the completion of economic and financial appraisals, and project and programme evaluations.

We are seeking an economics graduate, with a masters degree in a relevant subject, and experience in the appraisal of infrastructure and climate change investments. Previous experience in economics in an international development context gained either through an IFI, NGO, consulting company (including IMC), or think tank is desirable. A proven ability to take up new skills and knowledge relevant to economics and finance is essential.

IMC are at the forefront of methodological development in a number of emergent fields and the preferred candidate will also be encouraged to support the team in contributing to IMC’s thought leadership in these areas and to grow E&F methodological insights and skills so they can bring to bear on IMCs role and reputation.

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How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter to explaining clearly why you are interested in this role and working for IMC, the skills and experiences you can bring to it, and how your experience meets the person specification. Your covering letter should also include your salary expectations. 

The closing date for applications is Monday 1 October at 9.00am.