Supervisory Economist, Appraisal and Evaluation, Open to flexible working
Supervisory Economist, Appraisal and Evaluation
At GLA Economics we are looking to fill a vacancy as supervisory economist leading our work on appraisal and evaluation. This is an ideal role for an experienced professional economist who is eager to play a key role in informing decisions that affect the lives of all Londoners. It offers an exciting opportunity to to develop and enhance appraisal and evaluation activities in a high-profile public sector organisation.
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. GLA Economics - part of the GLA’s City Intelligence Unit - is also an information resource for anyone with an interest in London’s economy, including academics, commentators and decision makers.
The post has been regraded to reflect an increase in responsibilities. We are looking for someone who is able to combine technical professional skills with the ability to play a strategic advisory and leadership role alongside the Senior Economist and the other supervisory economists. As post-holder you will:
- Lead on providing advice on appraisal and evaluation of GLA’s policies, programmes and investments and on the development of indicator frameworks.
- Lead the on developing and diseminating best practice in appraisal and evaluation (in line with the Green Book, Magenta Book, Business Case guidance and other government guidance) across the organisation.
- Lead in providing economic analysis and advice on selected priority activities/projects as instructued by the Senior Economist.
- Contribute to the analytical assurance of GLA Economics’ outputs and publications.
- Manage more junior economists.
The policy and investment decisions you’ll work on are often complex. However, with your clear, analytical approach you will be able to break down and structure complex issues and turn them into a manageable analytical problem, seeing it through to delivery. You will also be able to engage confidently with relevant policy teams and lead analysts in particular areas and provide them with clear guidance and strategic advice.
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 and a career average pension scheme.
Application closing date: Sunday 17 March 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on 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.