Economist– Appraisal & Evaluation

£39,501 per annum
Contract type: 
Interview date: 
Tuesday 13 August 2019
Application closing date: 
Sunday 28 July at 23:59 GMT

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. 

This is a varied and interesting role supporting policy teams across the GLA with the economic appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of their projects and programmes. You will help to assess bids from external stakeholders for GLA funds, contribute to the development of business cases, and support colleagues to test whether their projects and programmes offered value for money.

You will have a professional qualification in Economics, or a related subject, and ideally have experience of economic appraisal and evaluation techniques using central Government guidance. You will also be familiar with ONS datasets and have experience in quantitative and qualitative research techniques. The successful candidate should be confident working with a wide array of people and teams. 

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.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on [email protected] quoting reference GLA000677.


Application closing date:                 Sunday 28 July 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:          City Hall on Tuesday 13 August 2019


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