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Current Vacancies and Opportunities

Economic Associates - new opportunities at Pro Bono Economics

Pro Bono Economics is at an important and exciting stage in its development and is looking for suitable candidates to join a panel of Economic Associates to work with them on a consultancy basis. If you would like to learn more about this fantastic opportunity please review the information pack.  Details are also available on the Pro Bono website here.

Deadline: Monday 23rd January 2017


Asset Strategy Analyst at WRc
As an Asset Strategy Analyst you will be responsible for helping clients to drive business improvements, economic investment decisions and provide insights into assets in new and valuable ways. With demonstrable experience in statistical analysis you will work with clients developing innovative solutions to their problems in a variety of technical areas including investment planning, asset management and econometrics.
You will have proven experience of working for a UK regulated utility company, or similar, either directly or as consultant and have a strong practical understanding of business planning processes; a broad understanding of the spectrum of data analysis techniques; and be able to simplify complex ideas to communicate confidently to a wide variety of audiences.
In return we offer a range of benefits including flexible working hours based on a 37-hour week, Monday to Friday; a contributory pension scheme; 25 days holiday; free accident/life assurance; active sports and social club; and subsidised on-site staff restaurant.
This post is being offered on a permanent basis. Office location is Swindon, with easy access to the M4. Salary is negotiable, depending upon experience. There is no application deadline, as the vacancy is being held open until filled. Further details are available from WRc:


Vivid Economics is a strategic economics consultancy with a distinctly values-driven culture. We strive to create lasting value for our clients, both in government and the private sector, and for society at large. In all our work we put economics to good use. There are no fixed requirements to join Vivid, but successful applicants will possess an impressive mix of academic achievement, economics and quantitative skills, and exhibit personal initiative. Previous work experience is not necessary.

For details on paid internships during summer 2017, visit our website in mid-January 2017 or follow us on Twitter: @VividEconomics latest postings

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Links to regular recruiters of young economists:

Government Economic Service (GES)
The GES is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, with over 1400 professionals in more than 30 Departments and Agencies. We are involved in all aspects of Government policy. Joining the GES as a Fast Stream Economist can give you a wide range of career options, and allows you to make a visible impact on life in the UK and beyond. Read more about working for the GES here.

International Monetary Fund Economist Program (EP).
The EP is an entry-level program for talented macroeconomists interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. It is a 3-year program specifically designed to enable participants to quickly gain operational experience and further develop macroeconomics expertise. EPs are given full professional responsibilities to carry out operations-related analysis, and to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts the Fund's member countries.  Details here.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economists
Have you got what it takes to explain economics to foreign policy makers? The FCO recruits economists who can apply their skills to policy issues in international macroeconomics, financial markets and trade and development.

FCO More details  Applying for Assistant Economist jobs.

Other Job resources:

  • AEAWeb : Job Openings for Economists targeted to the comprehensive needs of all participants in the annual economics job market cycle.
  • JobsInAcademia is an international academic job board and recruitment resource designed to introduce academics to universities and research institutions worldwide in order to facilitate the hiring process for both sides.Jobseekers can browse and search for job ads without registering. It is also possible to upload CVs and receive personalised jobs by email free of charge. If you are an employer and want to advertise jobs, register in the ‘Employers’ section on the website; this is free as well. JobsInAcademia
  • AcademicKeys Higher education positions in Economics
  • is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs.
  • Econ-Jobs One of the best resources for graduating economists in the UK to find work. Listing jobs in academia, the private sector, government and international organizations.
  • Economist Jobs Economist Jobs is a specialist site for jobs in economics and carries all the latest economics jobs across a range of sectors, locations and
  • Economics Research Network - The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings
  • has been launched to help organisations across the world access global pools of talent for their recruitment needs. They specialise in vacancies in the academic and research sector, at every stage of the academic career path, from post doc and research positions, to lecturer jobs, professorial appointments and president/vice chancellor roles.Global Academy Jobs
  • Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
  • Inomics Popular site listing jobs in economics at all levels in the UK & Europe
  • QS Academic International Mobility Lists academic jobs in many countries and also provides authoritative information to university researchers and teachers considering relocating to new country.
  • The Gateway -  is an independent business and careers newspaper read by the most ambitious and business focused of today’s students providing no-nonsense advice on getting into a chosen career.
  • Graduate Recruitment Bureau - Graduate Job advice and all the graduate recruitment industry knowledge you need from recruitment professionals who understand the competitive nature of the graduate job market and graduate schemes.

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