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Reference: 75864

Date Added: 5 September 2020
Closing Date: 5 October 2020

Job Title: Public Policy Research Assistant

Working For: Warwick Economics & Development Ltd

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000

Job Details

Role & Context Purpose

  • To contribute to our work with first class quantitative skills (data collection and analysis, statistics, mathematics) and/or qualitative skills (background research/finding information off the internet, analysis of information from different resources, writing)
  • To support senior colleagues in the preparation of reports and proposals and contribute to the production of client facing presentations and reports


Warwick Economics and Development is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with outstanding expertise in applying economic principles to public policy, growth and development, and corporate issues. Our work includes:

  • Public policy research and analysis
  • Economics-related research and analysis
  • Economic impact assessments
  • Feasibility Studies/Options Appraisals/Evaluations
  • Strategic Planning and Employment Land Studies
  • Economic Development/Growth Strategies
  • Business planning

We are based at the heart of Birmingham’s Business District – at 2 Snow Hill, and offer: 

  • A fantastic environment to work from 

  • An exceptional team to work with 

  • A rich client network – in the public and private sector 


Essential: First degree or MSc (economics, operational research, business, geography or economic development/regeneration)

Skills & Knowledge

  • Proven report writing capability
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent research skills
  • Good communication skills

Need to Be 

  • Meticulous in detail (analysis and quality of work)
  • Confident and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work within tight timelines and deliver against firm deadlines

Closing Date: 5 October 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held between 12th and 20th October 2020

Job start 1st November 2020

Application Details

Please email your CV and a cover letter (as attachments) to: admin@w-ecd.com

Website: http://www.w-ecd.com

Additional Notes