Economist

  • Job Reference: 6937330
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: Greater London, England
  • Salary: £400 to £550 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £400 - 550 per day
  • Sector: Public Sector
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Economist

Location: London

IR35 Status: Inside IR35

Length: 6 months with possibility of extension

 

A Central Government organisation is looking for an experienced Economist to contribute to a national programme for supporting the development of risk assessment methodologies.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce analysis and modelling to support advice on development of the risk assessment methodology
  • Produce analysis and modelling to inform the design of a scheme 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 impact
  • Provide evidence and analysis to support future impact assessments and/or business cases

Requirements:

  • Possess strong leadership skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experienced in leading analysis to influence policy development, working with a range of analytical professions
  • Able to lead and inspire teams to deliver analysis in a high-profile policy area in a way that delivers maximum impact
  • Proven track record of managing change and delivering high quality work to exacting deadlines
  • Strong economic skills, particularly microeconomics, incentive design and, ideally, an understanding of environmental economics
  • Can apply economic concepts to practical policy questions