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Productivity Commission Coordinator

National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

Working hours: 17.5 hours per week, open to flexible working.

Location: SW1P 3HE

Benefits: 30 days holiday pro rata per annum, USS pension

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research is Britain’s oldest, and one of its most prestigious independent research institutes. We specialise in applied social and economic research, combining high academic standards with relevance to policy making. Our reputation for quality and independence, outstanding networks and unrivalled location at the heart of Westminster makes us the ideal base to build a national profile for academic or policy research that makes real impact.

We are seeking a Productivity Commission Coordinator to join the Public Policy team. The purpose of the role is to coordinate the activities of the Productivity Commission (PC), which is part of the ESRC-funded TPI (The Productivity Institute), and which is hosted at NIESR. To prepare evidence sessions conducted by the Commissioners. To support the drafting of evidence as required, including co-writing policy reports, collating policy ideas to support the work of the Commissioners, and providing general facilitation of the Commission’s activities.

This role will also include the organisation and execution of evidence sessions and public events.

The essential requirements we are looking for in the successful candidate are:

Experience

  1. Bachelor’s in economics, politics or another relevant social science, or equivalent qualification or experience.
  2. Experience in politics and public policy, including questions of productivity.
  3. Experience of drafting policy papers and publishing reports with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  4. Experience with working collaboratively across teams, institutions or organisations to achieve specific outcomes.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  1. High degree of self-motivation and ability to work under pressure while maintaining accuracy.
  2. Effective project and time management skills, including timely recording and reporting and the ability to prioritise multiple conflicting tasks to meet strict deadlines.
  3. Ability to work independently and to lead policy work with a view to producing high-quality outputs.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to adapt communication style to present complex information and ideas to a variety of audiences, including policy-makers, academics, the media and the general public.
  5. Strong interest in real world economic and policy developments.

To apply

To apply for this role, please send full CV and a supporting statement of no more than 1500 words setting how you meet the essential requirements outlined above. Please number each point and address these one at a time to ensure that we are able to fully consider how your experience, skills and abilities meet the needs of the post. Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of the role.

Applications should be sent to Louise Hodgson via email: hr@niesr.ac.uk. In your application, please include the following:

  • Where you saw the advert
  • Approximate start date

Closing date for applications is midday on Wednesday 14th December 2022

We will be interviewing as and when suitable applicants apply, therefore we may close the role earlier than date stated.

Location: London
Salary: £32,500 FTE, £16,250 pro rata per annum
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th October 2022
Closes: 14th December 2022
   
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