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Reference: 70958

Date Added: 8 May 2019
Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Job Title: Policy and Research Intern/Associate

Working For: Global Infrastructure Investors Association

Location: London

Salary: £20,000-£25,000

Job Details

Global Infrastructure Investor Association (GIIA) is the voice of infrastructure investors. Based in London we represent infrastructure investors globally. We have 53 investor members, who are the world’s largest investors in infrastructure, collectively they manage $660bn of infrastructure assets covering water and energy networks, telecoms, road, rail and energy generation assets.

GIIA are seeking applications from interested candidates to join their London based policy and research team in a temporary position for up to six months.

The role may suit candidates seeking a first or second position after university. We are seeking a numerate, methodical and flexible individual with good attention to detail, who either has research experience or can demonstrate the ability to conduct policy research and other related tasks.

The role will be focussed on a series of UK and International research projects covering Energy and Infrastructure sectors. Candidates will have the opportunity to improve their understanding of UK and Global Infrastructure, policy making and policy issues. Candidates should be flexible and willing to participate in other related activities as required.

Some on the job training will be provided with the expectation that over time the candidate will use their own initiative to complete research and manage their own time to deliver a range of activities.

Essential Criteria

  • Graduate or intern – preferably social sciences, finance or related degree
  • Numerate
  • Familiar with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Methodical and consistent with good attention to detail.
  • Sociable and collaborative

Preferable Criteria
It would be desirable but (not necessary) for candidates to possess:

  • An interest in infrastructure and infrastructure policy
  • An Interest in economics and current affairs
  • Sympathetic to the benefits of private investment in infrastructure
  • Familiar with basic financial concepts
  • Understanding or experience of politics in Europe or North America

Salary, benefits and working arrangements

In addition to the stated salary, employees receive pro-rata 25 days annual leave and can participate in a defined benefit pension scheme.
The role will be based at GIIA’s central London office with standard 9-5 working hours.

Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview and starting date will be confirmed individually with relevant applicants.

Application Details

Interested candidates should send a CV (no more than 2 pages in length) and a one page covering letter to lsamuels@giia.net by no later than the closing date.

Website: http://www.giia.net

Additional Notes