We are currently advertising for the following posts at the Institute:

Institute Administrator
Policy Analyst (Nature and Central Banking)

Institute Administrator

Salary from £29,935 to £33,104 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £35,441 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years with extension subject to funding.

The Institute Administrator will be responsible for the provision of efficient, professional and proactive administrative support. The post holder will be responsible for office-based requests, including meeting support and event activity, and be the first point of contact for visitors and enquiries. Working in a team of three institute administrators, and working closely with their line manager, this role will support the office environment and facilities with particular responsibility for assisting with the organisation of HR activities such as recruitment, induction, and the visiting fellow nomination process (working closely with the Operations Manager) and providing diary support to the Institute Director. They will provide a high standard of service and making a positive contribution to the team the post holder will work collaboratively under limited supervision.

Candidates with experience of working in an administrative capacity will be expected to be highly organised with the ability to plan, prioritise, multi-task and work to deadlines and have excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to understand and convey information in a clear and accurate manner. They will also have excellent IT skills and the ability to maintain databases, with evidence of the ability to work in an organised and accurate way across a varied workload.

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

As a Research Institute we are very keen to support an office environment that supports and enables approximately 100 staff members to deliver on a wide variety of research and policy relevant activities. For this purpose, the post is primarily office based to support these functions.

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the how to apply document
  2. Read the job description
  3. Read the person specification
  4. Applications must be made online via the LSE Jobs page

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 the Institute Operations Manager, Vanessa Eyles v.eyles@lse.ac.uk

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 July 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Please note interviews are likely to take place w/c 5 August.


Policy Analyst (Nature and Central Banking)

Salary from £40,229 to £48,456 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £52,095 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 1.5 years

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (GRI) has established a new specialist sub-centre – the Centre for Economic Transition Expertise (CETEx) – focused on leveraging, strengthening and amplifying research, and developing well targeted policy analysis and other outputs, by convening policymakers, and by providing technical support, assistance and capacity-building. This new centre will support the reforms necessary to deliver sustainable, inclusive and resilient economies and financial systems across Europe. We seek to appoint a Policy Analyst to work on policy-oriented research projects within the Monetary and Financial Markets research stream of CETEx, contributing to a major sustainable finance programme focused on the role of central banks and financial supervisors in the context of nature loss and deforestation.

The post holder will contribute to conducting policy-oriented analysis, writing up research-based policy-relevant outputs in collaboration with research and policy staff, helping in the organising and conducting of engagement activities, undertake reporting activities on programme progress with support from the Senior Policy Fellow, and contributing to initiating, developing and sustaining links with contacts and networks.

Candidates should have a Masters’ Degree in economics, climate/environmental governance, environmental/ecological economics or a closely related field, by post start date. They should have experience of conducting policy-oriented analysis on central banking, financial supervision, climate change or biodiversity loss, including in writing and collaborating with co-authors, in a timely manner. Candidates should have strong project management skills, with demonstrable experience of co-ordinating the activity of others, including the writing, review, revision, copyediting and publication of outputs; as well as demonstrable experience in organising workshops or roundtable events, bringing together stakeholders across different expertise (e.g. bridging the academic-policy gap). Understanding of issues relating to nature and biodiversity loss, deforestation, ecosystem services, taxonomies and climate scenario analysis is desirable.

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

We are happy to discuss flexible working requests for this role.

Interested in applying?

  1. Read the how to apply document
  2. Read the job description
  3. Read the person specification
  4. Applications must be made online via the LSE Jobs page

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 gri.hr@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 July 2024 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


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