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Senior Economic Policy Executive

AWD online

London, London
3 days ago
London, London
£35k Per Year
3 days ago
£35k Per Year

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

 

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.

 

 

THE ROLE

 

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:

 

  • Monitor regulatory and policy developments that concern exports and supply chain commercial relationships in the UK food and drink manufacturing industry and ensure that members and staff are kept informed by producing concise, informative and insightful briefings and news articles

 

  • Formulate policy in relevant areas on the back of effective member consultations. Communicate policy internally and externally. This will include producing consultation responses; position papers; presentations; newsletter articles; media responses; and briefings for members and colleagues

 

  • Develop plans for the organisation’s work with the Government and key stakeholders to inform the design and delivery of industry’s export support proposals and represent the interests of the organisation’s members on relevant policy issues at meetings with key stakeholders including Defra, DIT and BEIS

 

  • Manage the production of practical guidance, advice and market research on exports, working with the organisation’s Economic and Trade Analyst on quarterly Exports Snapshot publications

 

  • Effectively lead the organisation’s support of the Food and Drink Sector Council Exports workstream to deliver the Council’s strategic aims and objectives.

 

  • Work closely with the Membership and Commercial team, Professional Affiliates and other relevant stakeholders to produce an annual economic report and quarterly export performance reports to support the organisation’s commercial agenda and raise the importance of the industry

 

  • Monitor the latest official data releases and update data trackers (on prices, output, wages etc.), presenting the results to the Industry Growth team colleagues. Work closely with the organisation’s media team to highlight the performance of the industry through social media platforms.

 

  • Source official economic data, keep the databases up-to-date, conduct research and analysis to support overarching vision and the delivery of the Industry Growth Committee business plan and work programme.

 

  • Support colleagues across various teams, including Scotland and Cymru, by undertaking ad hoc research and member/industry surveys related to the economics of the industry, COVID-19 recovery, exports, trade, the National Food Strategy and EU Exit.

 

 

THE TEAM

 

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.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Government affairs professional with graduate degree in politics, international relations, economics or other relevant disciplines.

 

  • Professional experience in UK and EU public affairs, policy development and issue management, gained in a corporate, political, trade association, consultancy environment or government department.

 

  • Knowledge of political processes and a firm grasp of key public policy issues affecting the food and drink manufacturing sector particularly in relation to exports and supply chain commercial relationships.

 

  • Strong analytical, organisational, project management, presentational and written skills (incl. statistical and word processing packages) with the ability to credibly represent the organisation in committees and stakeholder discussions, and communicate effectively to diverse audiences.

 

  • Ability to learn quickly and solve problems using technical expertise, analysis and evaluative judgment to provide specialist advice to colleagues, members and stakeholders.

 

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work across a variety of different policy areas and teams, managing conflicting deadlines.

 

  • Highly motivated team player with a hands-on attitude, ability to plan and effectively lead projects, industry positions and their communication.

 

  • Excellent networking skills with the ability to build and retain relationships across industry and develop opportunities to collaborate with key external stakeholders.

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

 

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

BENEFITS

 

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 WORKPLACE

 

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.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

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Economic Consultant (Economic Development)

Lilium Direct Ltd

London, London
5 days ago
London, London
£40k - £85k Per Year
5 days ago
£40k - £85k Per Year

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.

The Role(s)

  • Principal and Seniors Consultants (positions offered will depend on candidates' experience and skills);
  • Manage and deliver projects (to time, cost, and required quality) as a Project Manager;
  • Deliver high quality quantitative and qualitative consultancy and analysis, and produce high quality written reports;
  • Manage multi-disciplinary teams and support the development of junior team members;
  • Lead and/or contribute to the submission of proposals to support work-winning; and
  • Maintain and develop client relationships and develop contact network to help build our client base and strengthen the team.

Requirements for this role

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Strong numeric and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrable project manager skills and experience;
  • Business case creation and appraisal experience is desirable;
  • Passionate and informed about economic development in the UK;
  • Highly motivated with an appetite to grow the business;
  • Commitment to broadening and deepening personal skills-sets and knowledge;
  • A team player with strong commitment to supporting the development of junior staff;
  • Be educated to degree level (2:1 or equivalent, or higher).

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.

Next Steps:

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.

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Health economist (Associate/Senior)

Clarivate Analytics

London, EN
10 days ago
London, EN
10 days ago

Clarivate(tm) is a global leader in providing solutions to accelerate the lifecycle of innovation. Our bold mission is to help customers solve some of the world's most complex problems by providing actionable information and insights that reduce the time from new ideas to life-changing inventions in the areas of science and intellectual property. We help customers discover, protect and commercialize their inventions using our trusted subscription and technology-based solutions coupled with deep domain expertise.

We now have more than 8,500 colleagues in over 40 countries worldwide, and we work with over 200 partners to deliver value and success for our customers. Today, Clarivate is a publicly traded company, listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker NYSE:CCC.

Clarivate is committed to building, nurturing, and developing a diverse culture of belonging where new colleagues can bring their authentic self to work every day! Join us!

Senior Health Economist (other opportunities associate to senior health economist level available)

DRG Abacus a Part of Clarivate are actively recruiting experienced Health Economists from Associate to Senior level, to join a growing Health Economics centre of excellence. This is an opportunity to play a key role in producing, developing and delivering a range of economic models which communicates the costs and benefits of healthcare interventions in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device areas. DRG Abacus offers a diverse workload working on variable projects with colleagues around the globe and the opportunity to work within a fast paced, collaborative and supportive team.

If you are interested in working for a leading consultancy where you can apply your technical expertise, develop and maintain client relationships alongside influencing the business and continuing the development of your career, DRG Abacus are interested to hear from you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide strategic Health Economics expertise and input into projects

  • To provide thought leadership within the Health Economics space

  • Support and manage internal initiatives and help drive growth of the Health Economics team

  • To devise and develop robust and compelling economic models in Excel

  • Provide QC support to the Health Economics and wider team

  • To provide health economic input and support development of payer communication tools

  • To support development of health technology and assessment (HTA) dossiers, abstracts, posters and publications

  • To liaise with clients providing expertise and explaining methods and approaches

  • To conduct statistical analyses where required

  • To mentor, develop and coach less senior members of staff within our Health Economics department

Qualifications and attributes required

  • 2:1 or above Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, mathematics or related/relevant discipline

  • Relevant post-graduate qualification e.g. MSc / PhD Health Economics preferred but could be replaced by significant level of consultancy experience

  • Experience in a modelling role within a consulting agency or academic institution

  • Knowledge and practical application of all relevant methods of economic evaluation

  • Experience of developing models to support economic strategies

  • High level of competency in Excel and modelling skills are essential

  • Competency in conducting statistical analyses in R, Stata or other relevant software/platforms would be an advantage

  • First class communication skills with the ability to engage with clients in issues relating to projects in area of responsibility

  • Time management skills, including the ability to manage own time to meet deadlines

  • Self-motivated, ambitious, and flexible with an ability to cope under pressure / with competing demands

  • A good understanding of the pharmaceutical industry would be an advantage

It is the policy of Clarivate to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Clarivate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Emerging Markets Economist

S&P Global

London
7 days ago
London
7 days ago
Emerging Markets Economist (EMEA) – 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Grade 10 (for internal purposes)
Role:
This junior level position is part of the S&P Global Ratings Economics team and will report to the Lead Economist for Emerging Markets, Tatiana Lysenko. Within the emerging market space, the focus will be on EMEA economies. The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in applied macroeconomic and credit analysis, enhance technical skills, and become familiar with the ratings process.
The position is envisaged as one-year fixed term, to be based in London or Paris.
Responsibilities include:
· Monitor and analyze economic and financial developments in EMEA countries;
· Contribute to quarterly credit conditions/macroeconomic forecasting exercise;
· Create analytical insights and reports for both macro and macro-credit projects;
· Work closely with counterparts in sovereign, corporate and bank ratings groups.
Requirements
· Advanced degree in economics, finance or related fields (minimum Master's degree, PhD preferred);
· Strong interest in applied economics, financial markets, and macro-credit analysis;
· 2-4 years’ experience in Economist role
· Solid analytical, modelling and quantitative skills;
· Thorough knowledge of statistical analysis software (e.g., Stata or E-Views) and data providers (Datastream or Bloomberg);
· Strong programming skills (R or Python);
· Knowledge of some parts of the EMEA region.
Languages, Other Skills
· Business fluency in English;
· Fluency in a key EMEA language (Arabic, French, Russian);
· Energy and flexibility as we are a small, global and high-performing team!
202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)
Job ID: 258999
Posted On: 2021-02-24
Location: Paris, France
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race - ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.
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Economics Consultant (PostGrad)

AlixPartners

London
18 days ago
London
18 days ago

Economics Consultant

About AlixPartners

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.

Our Economics Consulting Practice

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:

  • representing Visa in High Court litigation on interchange fees and in the European Commission investigation into inter-regional interchange fees;
  • representing PING in its appeal to the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal of a decision by the Competition and Markets Authority. The case involved vertical restraints, specifically an online sales ban relating to custom-fitted golf clubs;
  • supporting Peugeot in the automotive bearings cartel damages litigation at the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal;
  • providing economics support to a range of North-West European energy majors in contract disputes; and
  • advising eir, the Irish telecoms operator, on its strategy regarding a government tender for rural superfast broadband rollout.

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.

Job Summary

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.

Background and qualifications

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A post-graduate degree, either Master’s or PhD, in Economics or Econometrics; preferably with a focus on industrial organization, microeconomics, or applied econometrics.
  • A mix of analytical rigour, the ability to apply economic theory to a wide range of practical problems, and strong communication skills.
  • An intellectually curious, pragmatic, and results-focused approach, with the ability to operate on a range of local and international engagements.

Additional Information

  • We are a European practice, so this role may involve working for short periods at other AlixPartners’ UK and European offices and providing assistance at client sites, both in the UK and abroad. Flexibility will therefore be required.

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.

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Analyst - Economic Surveys

cinfo

London, EN
4 days ago
London, EN
4 days ago

Role Overview

 

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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Associate Director - Economist, Infrastructure Advisory Group (London, United Kingdom)

KPMG UK

London
30+ days ago
London
30+ days ago
KPMG’s Infrastructure Advisory Group (IAG) is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading independent strategic advisors in the infrastructure sector. The group has won many awards, including financial advisor of the year (Infrastructure Journal). In the UK the group consists of over 200 professionals, with locations in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh and is organised as a single national team.
We provide in-depth advice on the strategic, economic, financial and commercial issues driving infrastructure projects spanning the transport, power and utilities and social infrastructure sectors in the UK and internationally. This broad range of projects involves work with both public and private sector clients.
The Infrastructure Strategy team within KPMG’s IAG provides market-leading advice to major city region authorities, central government departments and private sector bodies, including developers, corporates and industry trade bodies in the UK on the economic and financial impacts of transport, housing, regeneration projects and other strategic economic and social infrastructure.
Over the last decade we have designed innovative new funding solutions that have underpinned the delivery of multi-billion pound infrastructure projects and programmes across the UK. We have also pioneered cutting-edge analytical approaches that allow our clients to understand the impacts of investment in transformational infrastructure on the local, regional and national economy.
We have worked on major funding deals, business cases and policy initiatives across many sectors within infrastructure. This has included government infrastructure business cases for some of the country’s largest and most high-profile projects, including HS2, Crossrail 2, the Elizabeth line extension, East West Rail, Northern Powerhouse Rail and Highways England’s Roads Investment Strategy programme. We have provided the economic and financial advice for a range of major funding deals between UK Government and city regions, including the 2020 Transport for London COVID-19 funding agreement, as well as deals for Greater Manchester Combined Authority (£3bn), Belfast (£1bn), Glasgow (£1bn) and others. We have also supported other government economic policy initiatives in the areas of Freeports, Digital transformation of the construction sector and the transition to a Net Zero carbon economy.
We are looking for talented and ambitious individuals to join our growing team and play an integral role in the continued growth of our business. You will join the team at an exciting time for our sector, with the future of infrastructure playing a key role in helping Government meet its objectives of Building Back Better, Levelling Up the UK economy and achieving Net Zero Carbon.
The ideal candidate would:
• Have demonstrable professional experience as an economist advising clients on investments in economic and social infrastructure (e.g. transport and housing) and projects which promote UK economic development (e.g. regeneration and skills);
• Have deep expertise in the development of business cases for major public investment in infrastructure investment, together with knowledge of Government appraisal guidance (i.e. HMT Green Book and relevant departmental guidance such as DfT, MHCLG, BEIS, Defra etc);
• Have demonstrable experience in shaping, overseeing and undertaking quantitative economic analysis using complex datasets, including experience in building and using economic appraisal and economic impact tools;
• Be highly familiar with the range of socioeconomic data that is typically available and used to undertake economic analysis, appraisal and impact assessments;
• Be confident in using analytical software packages to undertake economic analysis (e.g. MS Excel, Stata, EViews, R, Alteryx, Python etc);
• Be an independent thinker with the ability to identify problems and contribute to the development of solutions using first principles in economics, helping us to remain at the cutting edge of thinking in the sector;
• Have the ability to communicate complex concepts and analysis to colleagues and clients in plain English and with impact; and
• Be a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative working environment, and is capable of managing multiple client demands and deadlines.
Responsibilities
Key responsibilities of the role include:
• Designing and implementing innovative and robust economic analysis and analytical approaches to address client challenges;
• Managing and delivering multiple client projects, or discrete workstreams of large scale projects, to the highest standard, on time and to budget.
• Specifying and managing the work of junior colleagues, ensuring that both their analytical and written work is undertaken to the highest possible standard, as well as contributing to their professional development through coaching and mentoring;
• Developing and managing trusted relationships with existing and new clients;
• Shaping and leading on business development activities, including formal proposals and pitches and the development of new propositions to take to market; and
• Keeping abreast of developments in relevant policy areas and in economic appraisal methodologies in order to continue to broaden and deepen the sector knowledge of the team.
Qualifications
• Strong A Levels in quantitative disciplines
• Strong BA/BSc Economics (or equivalent) degree
• Masters (or equivalent) degree in a quantitative subject preferred
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Economic Researcher - (Senior Consultant)

Ecorys

City of London
26 days ago
City of London
26 days ago

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.

 

Role Requirements

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.

Salary

£35k Per Year

Job Type

Contractor, Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

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

 

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.

 

 

THE ROLE

 

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:

 

  • Monitor regulatory and policy developments that concern exports and supply chain commercial relationships in the UK food and drink manufacturing industry and ensure that members and staff are kept informed by producing concise, informative and insightful briefings and news articles

 

  • Formulate policy in relevant areas on the back of effective member consultations. Communicate policy internally and externally. This will include producing consultation responses; position papers; presentations; newsletter articles; media responses; and briefings for members and colleagues

 

  • Develop plans for the organisation’s work with the Government and key stakeholders to inform the design and delivery of industry’s export support proposals and represent the interests of the organisation’s members on relevant policy issues at meetings with key stakeholders including Defra, DIT and BEIS

 

  • Manage the production of practical guidance, advice and market research on exports, working with the organisation’s Economic and Trade Analyst on quarterly Exports Snapshot publications

 

  • Effectively lead the organisation’s support of the Food and Drink Sector Council Exports workstream to deliver the Council’s strategic aims and objectives.

 

  • Work closely with the Membership and Commercial team, Professional Affiliates and other relevant stakeholders to produce an annual economic report and quarterly export performance reports to support the organisation’s commercial agenda and raise the importance of the industry

 

  • Monitor the latest official data releases and update data trackers (on prices, output, wages etc.), presenting the results to the Industry Growth team colleagues. Work closely with the organisation’s media team to highlight the performance of the industry through social media platforms.

 

  • Source official economic data, keep the databases up-to-date, conduct research and analysis to support overarching vision and the delivery of the Industry Growth Committee business plan and work programme.

 

  • Support colleagues across various teams, including Scotland and Cymru, by undertaking ad hoc research and member/industry surveys related to the economics of the industry, COVID-19 recovery, exports, trade, the National Food Strategy and EU Exit.

 

 

THE TEAM

 

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.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Government affairs professional with graduate degree in politics, international relations, economics or other relevant disciplines.

 

  • Professional experience in UK and EU public affairs, policy development and issue management, gained in a corporate, political, trade association, consultancy environment or government department.

 

  • Knowledge of political processes and a firm grasp of key public policy issues affecting the food and drink manufacturing sector particularly in relation to exports and supply chain commercial relationships.

 

  • Strong analytical, organisational, project management, presentational and written skills (incl. statistical and word processing packages) with the ability to credibly represent the organisation in committees and stakeholder discussions, and communicate effectively to diverse audiences.

 

  • Ability to learn quickly and solve problems using technical expertise, analysis and evaluative judgment to provide specialist advice to colleagues, members and stakeholders.

 

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work across a variety of different policy areas and teams, managing conflicting deadlines.

 

  • Highly motivated team player with a hands-on attitude, ability to plan and effectively lead projects, industry positions and their communication.

 

  • Excellent networking skills with the ability to build and retain relationships across industry and develop opportunities to collaborate with key external stakeholders.

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

 

  • Excellent written and spoken English.

 

BENEFITS

 

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 WORKPLACE

 

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.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

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