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
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 email@example.com
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