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Reference: 88913

Date Added: 23 May 2023
Closing Date: 11 June 2023

Job Title: Analyst

Working For: Centre for Cities

Location: London

Salary: £34,000-£39,000 (depending on experience)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

This is an opportunity to play a key role in one of the UK’s leading organisations dedicated to cities and urban policy. We are looking for a new member of the research team who has got the skills to define and deliver research projects and has a curiosity and aptitude for data analysis. The candidate will be expected to have at least two years of work experience. Where this is not the case but the application is strong, we will be willing to offer the position of Researcher instead. Job description Help design and undertake rigorous quantitative and qualitative economic and policy research on cities in the UK according to the Centre’s research priorities. Contribute to the Centre’s policy development. Represent the Centre’s interests and positions to external policy networks in Whitehall, cities, and business, and help disseminate key messages via presentations, social and traditional media. Maintain a network of contacts in cities, government, business and academic organisations. Person Specification Good general knowledge of and interest in UK urban economies and the related policy environment, and a curiosity to understand how cities function and what this means for the national economy. Strong research and analytical skills, including the ability to understand data and draw out the key issues and apply them to the Centre’s research programme. Applied experience of using statistical packages, e.g.  R, STATA, ArcGIS, to undertake quantitative analysis. Good first degree in economics or related subject that provides the experience and skills to carry out thorough research and policy thinking on urban policy, particularly related to the economic performance of cities. Ability to express complex ideas in an accessible format to a generalist audience Excellent written and spoken English.

Closing Date: 11 June 2023

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is 23:59 on the closing date. Interviews, including a written test, will take place at our offices, in the w.c 19th of June.

Full-time remote position will not be offered.

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website to fill in an application form: https://www.centreforcities.org/about/careers/analyst-2/ Note that you will be required to create a Jotform Account to fill in our online application form.

Website: https://www.centreforcities.org

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