Economist (policy)

Murray McIntosh
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 13

Position description

An exciting time to join this leading industry association, supporting strategy to demonstrate the economic importance of the sector.

Responsible for regular engagement with relevant government departments including HM Treasury, you will work collaboratively with policy colleagues to ensure the demands of the sector are met.

The role will involve monitoring policy and economic developments, managing the design and delivery of economic research, and raising their economic profile by promoting the economic impact through engagement with key stakeholders and the media.

You'll need to have a relevant educational background and demonstrable quantitative skills, familiar with econometrics and forecasting techniques. The ability to digest complex this statistical analysis into compelling narratives for a business or policy audience is key.


  • Graduate degree and/or professional qualification in economics, research, politics, international relations or similar discipline
  • Proven professional experience in economic research, gained in a government department/corporate/trade body or consultancy environment
  • Politically aware with a knowledge of UK political processes
  • Strong analytical, project management and presentational skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and evaluative judgment to provide specialist advice
  • Highly motivated team player with a hands-on attitude
  • Excellent networking skills with the ability to build and retain relationships

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