Senior Economist

Team: Research and Development

Salary: £40,000-£50,000 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Leicester / London / Flexible working arrangements possible

Full-time role / Flexibility or part-time considered

We’re looking for a Senior Economist to join the team. This is a key role within Learning and Work Institute, with responsibility for leading quantitative analyses in the fields of employment, labour markets, education and skills.

This role will have a particular focus on designing and leading high quality impact evaluations, helping us generate evidence on what works in employment and skills to deliver better outcomes.

The ideal candidate will bring a strong understanding of labour market economics, advanced econometric skills, a track record of designing and delivering projects, and an interest in the policy context for learning, skills and employment.

We are committed to equality and diversity and encourage applications from all under-represented groups in society.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.


The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 5 July 2021.

Applicants should submit a CV and a separate personal statement demonstrating how they meet the essential criteria for the role. Your application must be submitted via the GatenbySanderson website at www.gatenbysanderson.com. Please see the application pack for more information.

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.