I am hiring - Economic advisor

Liam Byrne MP is recruiting an economic advisor to support him in his work as Chair of the APPG on Inclusive Growth,  Chair of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF and Chair of the East Birmingham Inclusive Growth Taskforce. 


The role is for 2 days a week, with the space to extend this during the current financial year. There is scope for the hours to be worked flexibly each week and to work from home where necessary. 


The successful candidate will be qualified to PhD or Masters level in Economics, with a strong interest in public policy to tackle wealth and income inequality, thoroughly familiar with current inequality debates and literature - and ideally research communities. 


The role will include; 

Economic analysis and modelling 

Survey design and analysis for expert surveys, polling, and resident surveys in Hodge Hill 

Preparation of briefing notes 

Contributions to written articles and speeches 

Advice on content commissioning for the APPG and Parlnet websites 

Monitoring economics news and literature 

Liaison with progressive economics community 



Location:  London
Initial Contact until 31st March 2022 
Salary: IPSA Role Guide: Research Officer/ Research Manager, (Junior £23,750 – 34,442) (Senior Pro rata (£33,000 – 48,913)
Closing date:  9am Monday 15th November
To Apply: Please send CV and short covering letter to lisa.homan@parliament.uk


Undertake research on complex and/or difficult subjects


Analyse, evaluate and interpret data to ensure the Member is accurately informed on key issues


Prepare and present results for the purposes of briefing notes for committees, parliamentary questions, articles and press releases


Research local, regional or national issues to support the MPs' work


Lead on project work as required


Advise the MP on policy issues