Croydon, Greater London
£63,778 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Head of Macroeconomics and Demand Forecasting

Our client has a great opportunity to join them as The Head of Macroeconomics and Demand Forecasting. This role will enable you to create and lead a high-performing economic team in support of their key strategic decisions and major business cases. You will provide thought leadership on economics and in particular on macroeconomics, to build a thriving economic community.

This is a high-profile and strategic role, interfacing regularly with all members of the Executive Board and providing input to discussions at their Board. The post holder will work effectively with leadership at all levels of the organisation, using evidence and analysis to influence the organisation’s key decisions and offering evidence-based challenge where it is needed. The role offers a chance to establish a new economics function in a fascinating area, with strong support from an engaged executive board and Chief Analyst.

Head of Macroeconomics and Demand Forecasting Responsibilities:

You will have deep knowledge of macroeconomics and the ability to apply it in a range of contexts and skills in econometric modelling. Significant experience of developing major business cases and evidence narratives, and of engagement cross-Whitehall and especially with HMT. You will be able to demonstrate your experience of presenting analysis with impact, including authoring papers and presenting findings at Board level. Your proven track record of using evidence to influence strategic decision-making and of analytical quality assurance under significant pressure will be easy to showcase. You are a strong leader and manager.

Head of Macroeconomics and Demand Forecasting Requirements:

• GES badging at G6, or the qualifications to allow badging (MSc degree in Economics or the equivalent experience)
• Deep knowledge of macroeconomics and ability to apply it in a range of contexts
• Skills in econometric modelling
• Significant experience of developing major business cases and evidence narratives, and of engagement cross-Whitehall and especially with HMT
• Significant experience of presenting analysis with impact, including authoring papers and presenting findings at Board level
• Proven track record of using evidence to influence strategic decision-making
• Experience of analytical quality assurance under significant pressure
• Strong leadership and management skills

About the company:

It's an exciting time to join them, our client is committed to becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data, and aiming to achieve comprehensive registration by 2030.

Location: Birkenhead, North West, CH41 6DU : Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ : Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BH : Durham, North East, DH1 5TR : Weymouth, South West, DT4 9TT : Gloucester, South West, GL1 1DQ : Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN : Leicester, East Midlands, LE3 5DR : Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU : Peterborough, Eastern, PE1 1QF : Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS : Preston, North West, PR4 1TE : Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ : Telford, West Midlands, TF3 4LR

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share and Part-time

Salary: £63,778 per annum (Croydon £67,980)

Benefits: Excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

Closing Date: 11:55 pm on Monday 17th August 2020

You may have experience of the following: Chief Commercial Officer, Economics Consultant, Senior Business Analyst, Strategic Management, Finance Analyst, Macroeconomics Consultant, Business Analyst, Forecasting Analyst, etc.

Ref: 93740

Posted on: 03 August 2020
Closed date: 17 August 2020
Job ref: 93740
Tags: Intl Development, Management