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Reference: 63278

Date Added: 1 November 2017
Closing Date: 29 November 2017

Job Title: Data & Economic Analysts

Working For: Centre for Progressive Policy

Location: London

Salary: £26,000 - £28,000

Job Details

The Centre for Progressive Policy is a new public policy think tank, which will launch formally in early 2018. The Centre believes that, within the framework of a market economy, there is a vital role for government to promote economic efficiency, individual liberty and social justice. The Centre will help to identify key policies to promote these objectives, and will seek to influence policy makers and support stakeholders to implement them.

The Centre is looking to hire a number of senior analysts with strong quantitative and qualitative skills to build up and lead a series of new research areas. In addition, the Centre is looking to hire data and economic analysts to support this ambitious new research programme.

The Centre for Progressive Policy is a new start up which builds on the initial success of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism. It offers a rare and exciting opportunity to join a new organisation with considerable growth potential, and to help shape its direction and culture from the start.

For further details see: http://progressive-capitalism.net/careers/

Data & economic analysts (Ref: 1005)
The successful candidates will provide analytical and data support across the new work streams of the Centre on a project basis. This will enable the successful candidates to gain exposure to the diversity of research undertaken by the Centre.

The Centre is particularly interested in candidates who are able to demonstrate a deep interest and curiosity in the workings of the economy. The candidates will be expected to have excellent quantitative and qualitative skills with either a master’s degree or equivalent experience.

Key responsibilities
• Collect and analyse appropriate data sets and understand data limitations
• Ability to undertake empirical research across specific areas and draw out policy recommendations
• Communicate research findings to key stakeholders

Skills & experience
• Excellent working knowledge of excel
• Ability to synthesise and analyse quantitative and qualitative information
• General understanding of productivity growth, public policy and political economy
• Ability to work well in teams

Closing Date: 29 November 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Closing at 17:00.

First Round Interviews will take place the first week of December.
Start Date: January 2018.

Application Details

Applications must include a job reference number, CV and a one page covering letter demonstrating an understanding of the role. They should be sent to Thomas Aubrey at info@progressive-capitalism.net. If you have any further questions with regard to this vacancy, please call +44 (0)207 340 2206.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Website: http://progressive-capitalism.net

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