Senior Economic Policy Executive who is a government affairs professional with experience in UK and EU public affairs is required for a well-established organisation based in Bloomsbury, London.
SALARY: up to £35,000 pro rata
LOCATION: Bloomsbury, London
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Fixed-Term Contract until the end of February 2022
The organisation is the voice of the UK food and drink industry: the largest manufacturing sector in the country. They help their members operate in a highly regulated marketplace to maximise their competitiveness and profitability. Their job is to communicate their industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media. They also work in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure the food is safe, affordable and nutritious.
This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Economic Policy Executive to join the busy Industry Growth team, at the representative body of the UK’s largest and most vibrant manufacturing sector.
With various challenges and opportunities facing the industry, from COVID-19, the National Food Strategy, to the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU, the organisation is advertising a new role for a Senior Economic Policy Executive, with a dual focus on leading the team’s export and economic policy priorities and delivering research to support wider policy goals and highlight the economic importance of the UK’s food and drink sector.
Working as the Senior Economic Policy Executive you will play a key role in leading the efforts to secure additional support for UK exporters to help the industry drive the Government’s Global Britain strategy while underpinning the organisation’s credibility as a respected economic commentator. The role involves working with the organisation’s policy and media experts, member companies, Government departments, the media and a wide range of stakeholders, helping to communicate the industry’s economic importance and ensuring the organisation’s policy arguments are evidence-based.
As Senior Economic Policy Executive, you will:
The organisation’s Industry Growth team is responsible for policy and market developments that impact UK food and drink manufacturers’ ability to invest, grow and do business. The team covers a range of economic issues including: trade and workforce implications of the UK leaving the European Union; skills and employment; exporting; and working with supply chains.
The organisation is a great place to work where they take wellbeing seriously and have a great benefits package to match, offering a pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, leisure travel insurance, gym subsidy, interest-free season ticket loan and cycle-to-work scheme.
The organisation is based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office. They have a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Their ‘Feel Good for Life’ team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.
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We have an excellent opportunity for an Economic Consultant (With ambition to get to Senior Consultant or above) to join a fast-growing Economic Development Consultancy during their early stages of growth.
We have plans for further growth (Immediately growing from a team of 12 to 16) and are now looking for two experienced and driven people to develop senior level roles within our ambitious and fast-growing consultancy. We are looking for experienced economic development professionals with a range of relevant technical skills and the ability to manage challenging projects. The role involves working with existing clients and developing relationships with new ones.
Economic Consultant (Economic Development)
Contract duration: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Salary: £40,000 - £85,000 /year plus benefits
Location: London (SE1 9PP)
About the Role
Working across places, sectors and markets we provide a rounded economic development offer covering: innovation, enterprise, infrastructure, housing and skills. These roles can be located in London, Manchester or Leeds (employees are expected in one office at least 2 days a week post-COVID).
We have grown significantly over the last three years and started to establish ourselves as a leading practice so this is an ideal time to join and grow with us. Our clients include the central government departments and agencies, Combined Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships, cross-sector partnerships, universities, and private sector clients.
Requirements for this role
Why join us
We believe in empowering our people and giving them the opportunities to shine. Being an employee-owned company means that our people are dedicated and passionate about what they do, and it is the reason why we are at the forefront of our industry.
We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications regardless of age, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity or gender. Part time and flexible working applications will be considered.
To apply to our vacancy for a Senior Economic Consultant / Principal Economic Development Consultant, please click Apply and submit a copy of your CV for consideration.
We look forward to hearing from you.
AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialise in creating value and restoring performance at every stage of the business life cycle. We thrive on our ability to make a difference in high-impact situations and deliver sustainable, bottom-line results.
The Investigations, Disputes & Risk practice provides independent and objective critical thinking to help companies and their stakeholders address high-stakes disputes, litigation, and investigations. Our clients include an array of organisations and their legal counsel, who turn to us for assistance with expert testimony, valuation models, and financial and economic analyses. You will work in highly skilled, purpose-built teams with experienced accounting, economics, and financial professionals, enabling you to enrich your knowledge and develop your long-term career objectives.
We provide economics-based insights, empirical analysis and expert evidence and testimony. We have worked on high-stakes competition and regulatory cases in dozens of countries and have helped world leading firms with complex commercial issues.
Examples of our work include:
We offer our clients a wide range of economics-based advice, drawing on the skills of colleagues outside the Economics team, who are industry authorities, forensic accountants and data analytics experts. This means you will get to work on diverse projects in collaboration with members of other teams.
We also regularly work with high-profile academic advisors to ensure that our analysis reflects the latest insights in the academic literature and employs state-of-the-art empirical techniques.
We are seeking highly-motivated entry-level economists interested in a full-time position in our London office. All candidates are required to have excellent knowledge of Microeconomics, in particular Industrial Organisation, Advanced Microeconomics or Econometrics.
We will provide you with opportunities to take your economics and econometrics skills from the lecture theatre to the boardroom and courts. You will work alongside our highly-experienced economists as a valued member of the team.
As a new joiner, you will bring fresh insights on complex and meaningful cases, while learning about what really matters to our clients. From the beginning, you will be working face-to-face with clients: all members of our team are client facing - not just spreadsheet facing!
With the support of senior colleagues, you will be able to improve your skills and deepen your understanding of economics, so that you can deliver influential work and progress on your own merit.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:
We are an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
OCE consists of a team of approximately 15 economists, analysts and assistants. It contributes to the operational, policy and strategy work of the Bank by providing intellectual leadership on economic and financial aspects of transition in the region. OCE is responsible for research on critical economic issues relevant to the transition region and EBRD operations, macroeconomic analysis in support of country work, and relations with academia. It also leads the design and implementation of large-scale surveys (such as the Enterprise Surveys, Banking Environment and Performance Surveys and Life in Transition surveys); randomised impact studies; and the production of most major external publications produced by the OCE, including the annual Transition Report.
The Analyst, Surveys, contributes to the preparation, running and analysis of the core surveys conducted by OCE regularly – household surveys, the enterprise surveys, the banking surveys and various smaller surveys on specific topics – either independently or under the supervision of a senior economist. They are responsible for the independent management of large-scale datasets based on the results of several rounds of surveys and linking the results of the data analysis with various products of the Bank. The Analyst will also provide research assistance for non-survey related projects.
This role will initially be offered as a 2 year Fixed Term Contract, with the potential to extend.
Accountabilities & Responsibilities
• Organise and manage on a day-to-day basis large-scale household, enterprise and banking surveys in OCE, including survey instruments, supervision of data delivery, data cleaning and maintenance of datasets
• Assist with the analysis of the data obtained from the surveys
• Based on the survey data, contribute to the generation of key OCE products, including Regional Economic Prospects, sections in the Transition Report or working papers
• Assist with developing new or updated survey instruments (questionnaires)
• Assist with organisational tasks, such as managing selection of consultants implementing field work for the surveys
• Performing ad hoc assignments, including presentations and briefing notes on specific topics based on the results of the surveys
Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications
• Master's degree in economics or a related field
• Experience in managing large micro datasets
• Knowledge of or/and experience with economic modelling based on survey data
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including a strong knowledge of Stata and preferably R software
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
• Good interpersonal skills
• Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region is helpful
• Knowledge of one or more languages of the region is an advantage.
Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does. A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.
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We are recruiting for an Economics Consultant and a Senior Economics Consultant to expand our busy Economics team based in our London office. We are looking for bright, creative and committed people who can deliver high quality work and outcomes for our clients. Our clients include major developers and property companies, infrastructure providers, government agencies, Local Enterprise Partnerships and local authorities.
Lichfields is the pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK and is recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine. We work within all sectors advising both the private and public sectors on a wide range of economics work, including many large and complex projects. You can find further details of our projects, insights, and economics service guide here.
You are likely to have up to two years’ experience, with a background in economic development, regeneration, property or planning, and a sound understanding of economics. You will be excited about joining a growing team, working on a range of projects, as well as playing a leading role in marketing and business development. This is a great opportunity to develop your career and have some fun.
You will be an economist or planner with around four years’ experience, preferably in a consultancy environment. You will have experience of working on all or some of the following: economic impact assessments of major developments and infrastructure schemes, property market studies, growth strategies, employment land reviews, labour market and socio-economic analysis, area-based economic and regeneration studies, feasibility studies and other research. We are looking for someone who is a team player and has a willingness to develop and widen their skills, apply these to evolve their consultancy knowledge and develop their management skills, and sell this expertise to our clients.
All candidates will be particularly comfortable in undertaking a mix of quantitative and qualitative analysis, and be able to demonstrate proficiency in statistical techniques, report writing and effective communication skills. A good understanding of planning policy issues in general would also be advantageous.
Lichfields offers a highly competitive benefits package, subject to negotiation. We are owned by an employee benefit trust, which is run and managed for the benefit of our staff with no obligations to external shareholders. Our profits are re-invested into the business and shared with staff through bonuses.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably-qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
If you want to join Lichfields, please click ‘apply for this job online’ where you will need to upload your recent CV and a cover letter. Please provide full information about your education and professional qualifications, including attainment levels. If your application is successful, you will be invited to participate in our interview process.
Economic Regeneration Support Officer
Grade E: £21,748 - £24,491 per annum
Post No: DR357 – 37 Hours Per Week
Benefits to you:
Cannock Chase is a place of heritage, strong local identities and vibrant communities. It is a District that is thriving, with record investment in the local economy, which is strengthening businesses and the range of facilities in the District.
At Cannock Chase Council, we are ambitious for the future. Our corporate priorities are ‘Promoting Prosperity’ and ‘Community Wellbeing’ and these are focused on improving the opportunities, wellbeing and quality of life of our communities. That means building on recent progress and making sure we can attract more opportunities for our local communities.
The McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Cannock, due to open in 2021, has the potential to transform the economy and reputation of the District, bringing investment, jobs and visitors to the area. Maximising the benefits of this opportunity is central as to how the District evolves in the future. Along with our award-winning parks and natural environments, vibrant leisure facilities, modern housing, excellent transport links and thriving business community, the future looks bright for Cannock Chase.
The Council is now looking for new talent to help deliver our prosperity agenda. It’s a really exciting time to join the Council as we are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change.
If like us, making a difference to local communities is your passion too and you feel that you have the values, behaviours and skills to make a difference, then we would welcome your application.
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, professional and committed individual to help support the delivery of a diverse and challenging workload of this busy section. Your role will be to assist and support colleagues by carrying out day-to-day support activities arising from the implementation of the Economic Prosperity Priority Delivery Plan. These activities will largely be business support and tourism related.
Further requirements for this role also include:
If you think you are the person we are looking for and would like further information, please contact Debbie Harris on 01543 464490.
To apply for this vacancy online please go to https://cannock.engageats.co.uk/welcome.aspx
Alternatively, please telephone 01543 462621 or write to HR Services, Cannock Chase Council, Civic Centre, Beecroft Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1BG or e-mail email@example.com quoting post number DR357.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday 19th March 2021.
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Ecorys is a leading research company specialising in policy research and evaluation, communications and programme management services for UK, international and European public sector organisations. Our multi-disciplinary teams help our clients to improve the quality of social and economic programmes by providing high quality research and analysis and by supporting evaluation and learning. We are a socially responsible, employee-owned organisation that gives 1% of our profits to charity each year. Our working culture promotes personal and career development. By joining us you will be part of a large international group with offices worldwide. Ecorys operates a flexible working policy.
About the role
We are looking for a Senior Consultant / Senior Research Manager (SRM) with a background in economics or economics policy research to work principally on projects for our UK clients. Our clients include central and local government along with a range of voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations. Depending on your knowledge and policy interests, you would contribute to our work in the areas of enterprise and industry, innovation, education, employment and labour markets, children, young people and families, health and well-being.
Senior Consultants / Senior Research Managers (SRM) take responsibility for managing medium and large-scale research and evaluation contracts, working with Project Directors and research teams on a range of research and evaluation projects. As an SRM you will be involved in work winning as well as project implementation from inception through to final reporting and dissemination.
As an experienced economist or economic researcher, you must be confident in designing and implementing evaluations, including developing sampling approaches, contributing to and overseeing data collection undertaking data analysis, and developing a range of outputs including reports and presentations. You will have a strong understanding of economic analysis and quantitative research approaches relevant to economic evaluations and mixed-method performance and impact evaluations.
Providing effective project and client management, planning and monitoring delivery to agreed timescales, ensuring quality, and liaising with finance on budgeting and invoicing are key parts of the role.
As an SRM you will also be proactive in contributing to business development and work winning by maintaining client contacts and developing one or more specific areas of business development / market interest. You will also lead on a range of proposals.
You must also be able to demonstrate a good level of knowledge in one or more of the relevant thematic areas listed in the job description and be able to demonstrate strong commercial awareness, being able to deliver research and evaluation in a commercial environment.
You must also have experience of managing people, including having the capability to build and develop team knowledge and skills.
Travel may be required (usually short missions of 1-2 days and occasionally a week to 10 days for international trips).
Please apply with your CV and covering letter outlining your motivation for the role.
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We are searching for individuals with excellent quantitative and analytical skills who can develop actionable quantitative models and analyses to help clients address their marketing challenges such as marketing effectiveness, ROI, brand equity impact, channel effectiveness, and pricing.
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Skills, Experience, and Talents You'll Need:
Why work with us?
Because you’re smart, entrepreneurial and are ready to be challenged every day to break new ground in next-gen marketing cloud technology that empowers boardroom through to machine-to-machine decisions. You are willing to deliver excellence & innovation, fight for customer success, work collaboratively, and manage complexity.
Our customers use the MarketShare DecisionCloud to create an analytics control center that simplifies and scales the decision-making process. As a leader in our field, we are helping to influence tens of billions of dollars in marketing spend. We deliver a full spectrum of marketing decision support apps from best-in-class strategic optimization through to detailed digital attribution thus enabling rapid course corrections and recommendations to drive ROI and connect marketing to revenue.
MarketShare is a software and analytics company that uses data science and technology solutions to bring order to complexity and help our clients make better, faster, data-driven decisions – with confidence. MarketShare Culture -- What’s important to us, and ideally to you, include:
With today’s explosion of data and consumer touch points, complexity keeps growing. Our team, our technology and our insights are the single place to turn to get the best possible recommendations for driving performance from both offline and online marketing investments. We align decision making from the most strategic to the most tactical. Our clients range across sectors including automotive, retail, insurance, financial, travel & leisure, technology, consumer electronics, entertainment, pharmaceuticals and others.
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