Project and Research Manager

Recruiter
The Legatum Institute Foundation
Location
London
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Legatum Institute Foundation: Project and Research Manager

Title: Project and Research Manager

Job Description:

  • 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.

Salary

£40,000 p.a.

Location: London

Applications should be emailed through this website or posted to:

Recruitment Officer
The Legatum Institute Foundation
11 Charles Street
London W1J 5DW

Closing date for applications: 15 April 2017