Economist
(GLA) Grade 7 (£39,501)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3967
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 6 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To be confirmed
Salary: £39,501 per annum
Grade: 7
 
Details

GLA Economics’ analysis and advice informs key investment decisions at the Greater London Authority (GLA).  The GLA requires high quality economic analysis and advice to ensure that the strategies we develop and the projects we deliver are based on sound evidence. 

From 2019/2020 the Adult Education Budget (AEB) will be devolved to the Mayor. The AEB is worth about £310 million a year in London and delivers training to adults aged 19+. To support the successful delivery of the AEB budget GLA Economics will need to (a) produce reliable skills and labour market data with authoritative interpretation thereof and (b) support in the appraisal and evaluation of AEB spend. The successful applicant for this role will help produce this work.

You will have professional qualifications in Economics, or a related subject, and ideally have knowledge of skills/labour markets. You will also be able to work with large and complex datasets and have knowledge of project appraisal techniques. The successful candidate should be confident working with a wide array of people and teams.

 

Please read the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA3967.

 

Application closing date:  Sunday 6 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on at date to be confirmed

 

 

Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.