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Manager - Governance & Stabilisation Team

Adam Smith International


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join Adam Smith International as a Manager to transform lives and foster economic and social stability worldwide.


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London, UK

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Adam Smith International is at the forefront of addressing some of the world's most pressing challenges. As a leading global advisory company, we focus on making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective. We're dedicated to taking on big challenges for a diverse group of clients, including governments, foundations, and companies, and we're currently seeking Managers to join our dynamic Governance & Stabilisation Team.

Role Summary:

  • Oversee the delivery of innovative programs in governance and stabilisation.
  • Support business development activities.
  • Manage a diverse portfolio with the opportunity for career growth.

Role Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as international development or political science.
  • 2-5 years of experience in technical areas of Economic Development.
  • Proven initiative, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in complex, time-pressured contexts.
  • Outstanding written and oral English communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork capabilities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Willingness to extensively travel to fragile and conflict-affected areas.
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, and readiness to travel at short notice.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of additional languages is a plus.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Supportive, dynamic, and friendly team environment.
  • Opportunity to contribute to meaningful and impactful programs.
  • Commitment to developing skills and career progression.
  • Support for flexible working arrangements.

Adam Smith International is a global advisory company that works locally to transform lives by making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective. We work on behalf of governments, foundations and companies that share our ambition to take on the big challenges facing the world.

The Governance & Stabilisation Team is responsible for supporting the design and delivery of our work focused on strengthening governance and enhancing stability around the world. The practice covers centre of government reform, local government reform, public financial management, anti-corruption and illicit financial flows, and civil society development and education under the rubric of governance and stabilisation, countering violent extremism, countering disinformation, security sector reform, conflict reduction.

We are currently looking to fill Manager roles, to oversee the delivery of our growing portfolio of programmes and help support business development activities. This is an exciting role managing a number of interesting and innovative programmes and with considerable growth potential within ASI.

Job requirements include an under-graduate degree in international development, international relations, political science, economics or another relevant field; Demonstrable interest and experience, 2-5 years, in one of the technical areas of the Economic Development team; Demonstrated experience of initiative, planning and organisation skills, results-focus and working in complex and time-pressured contexts; Outstanding written English and oral communication skills; Excellent inter-personal skills and teamwork; Strong attention to detail; Willingness to travel extensively to fragile and conflict affected environments; Enthusiasm and flexibility along with a willingness to travel at short notice and work in developing countries; and Strong IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of other languages would be advantageous.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a dynamic and friendly team environment, the opportunity to support a highly successful portfolio of programmes, and support to develop your skills and progress in your career. We are proud to support flexible working arrangements and commit to make a success of flexible working arrangements wherever possible.


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