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ODI - Research Officer

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Type of contract
Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme
£26,264- £36,851pa
Closing date
15 Sep 2013




Research Officer – Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme

Contract: Permanent

Location: London

Salary: Research Officer 1: £26,527 - £30,187pa

Research Officer 2: £31,645 – £37,220pa

Ref: GPIP/02/14



The UK’s leading independent think-tank on international development and humanitarian issues.

About us


ODI (www.odi.org.uk) aims to inspire and inform policy and practice to reduce poverty by locking together high-quality applied research and practical policy advice.



Our Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme is seeking a Research Officer to contribute under the supervision of a Programme Leader or Research Fellow to developing, fundraising for, conducting and managing high-quality and innovative research, policy advice and public affairs activities.


Recent programme highlights include:

  • An extensive programme of research and policy engagement on the post-2015 global development agenda
  • Founding partner, along with UNDP and the UN Millennium Campaign of My World, a global survey on people’s priorities for a new development agenda
  • Innovative work on data and measurement to inform policy, make better decisions and improve the way we monitor progress.


About you:

The successful candidate will have:


·         a degree and post-graduate degree in economics, development studies or similar

·         active knowledge of key international institutions in the sector and beyond

·         experience in producing research outputs

·         strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate successfully and demonstrate cultural awareness

·         excellent analytical and writing skills

·         good presentation and networking skills

·         multi-tasking skills

·         the ability to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.


Closing date: 22 June 2014



For more information, please download an application pack from our website at www.odi.org.uk/jobs If you are experiencing difficulties downloading, please telephone 020 7922 0351 or email recruitment@odi.org.uk


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