Economist

Recruiter
Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited
Location
London
Salary
GBPNEG DoE
Posted
11 Jan 2019
Closes
08 Feb 2019
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for two exceptional economists for a client in London who:

  • possess strong leadership skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • are experienced in leading analysis to influence policy development, working with a range of analytical professions;
  • are able to lead and inspire teams to deliver analysis in a high profile policy area in a way that delivers maximum impact;
  • have a proven track record of managing change and delivering high quality work to exacting deadlines (at least two years' experience of this);
  • have strong economic skills, particularly microeconomics, incentive design and ideally, an understanding of environmental economics;
  • have a track record of building and strengthening relationships with policy customers and external partners, to ensure analysis is trusted and used effectively;
  • can apply economic concepts to practical policy questions, and
  • communicate technical concepts and evidence clearly and convincingly.

Qualifications/experience:

  • 5 years' experience working in the public, private or third sector.
  • At least a 2:1 degree and/or Masters degree in economics.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce analysis and modelling to support advice on development of the payment methodology and rates.
  • Produce analysis and modelling to inform the design of and provide insights on likely participation, costs and benefits, as well as distributional and unintended consequences.
  • Options appraisal and economic advice to inform scheme design.
  • Apply natural capital principles and environmental valuation in the context of policy.
  • Specify the economic outcomes we need to monitor and evaluate to provide evidence on the impact of the project.
  • Provide evidence and analysis to support future impact assessments and/or business cases for the project.

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