Project and Research Manager
The Legatum Institute Foundation: Project and Research Manager
Title: Project and Research Manager
- Acts as Project Manager for the Economics of Prosperity programme including developing, implementing and driving a detailed strategic plan for how to achieve each stage of the project.
- Responsible for providing oversight of projects from inception to completion; independently planning, developing and communicating routinely to keep the Director of Economic Policy apprised of project status and advancement.
- Project management, logistics, scheduling and budgeting for high level government officials, investors and media.
- Analyses regulatory, legal, and governance aspects of economic policy proposals; independently developing governance mechanisms and ideas on governance frameworks.
- Provides oversight, project management and logistical expertise to the Legatum Institute’s Special Trade Commission.
- Advises in relation to government negotiations of trade policy regulatory frameworks in relation to the UK’s exit from the European Union and in light of research findings.
- Directs/undertakes preparation, publication and dissemination of reports (on topics such as anti-competitive market distortions, diagnostics of economic activity constraints for key target markets, prescriptions for removal of constraints), policy briefings and marketing material.
Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:
- Proven project management track record and research skills.
- Prior research experience (legal, economic and government relations research with respect to trade, competition and property rights protection).
- Proven experience working on issues of trade policy especially related to the European Union and/or the UK.
- Significant independent judgement and strategic decision making skills.
- Excellent writing skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
- Ability to work productively under time pressure.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Ability to interact strategically with senior leaders of government, the media, business and academia.
- Demonstrable understanding of foreign and domestic affairs.
- Familiar with general economic theory and trade/development economics.
Applications should be emailed through this website or posted to:
The Legatum Institute Foundation
11 Charles Street
London W1J 5DW
Closing date for applications: 15 April 2017