Economist, Cities Team

at  Oxford Economics

London, England, United Kingdom - 00000

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Immediate19 Oct, 2022Not Specified21 Jul, 20223 year(s) or aboveEconomics,Data Analytics,Communication Skills,Stata,Eviews,R,Software,Teams,Geography,Python,Programming LanguagesNoNo
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Oxford Economics is a leading global provider of economic forecasts, research, and consulting solutions. We are currently seeking high-calibre candidates for our expanding Cities Team to be based in our London office. The team is responsible for a range of sub-national consultancy projects for both public and private sector clients across the globe. Examples of the type of work we undertake include, socio-economic assessments, technical modelling assignments, and economic impact studies. Our team also runs a unique suite of forecasting services that cover more than 8,000 cities and regions across the world, providing regularly updated data, forecasts and analysis for each location. Recent examples of our work is available to view on our Resource Hub.
We are looking for an ambitious person to join the team to work primarily on the consultancy business, but to also provide support to our forecasting team when required. We offer a rewarding work environment with room for growth, highly competitive salary package (including bonus plan), and an excellent benefits package.

Responsibilities:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

In this role, you will contribute towards the successful completion of client projects covering a wide range of topics across different geographical areas.

  • Working on a range of sub-national bespoke consultancy projects across the globe (which may require limited travel from time to time);
  • Apply quantitative analytical techniques to large datasets;
  • Handle clients and potential clients effectively and develop Oxford’s relationship with them;
  • Support the winning of new work and repeat work from clients;
  • Being able to plan and structure one’s own work ensuring sufficient time for quality assurance; and
  • Support the production and development of our suite of city and regional forecasting services as required

The successful candidate should have a genuine interest in data analytics and economics and is likely to be a recent graduate or early careerist (0-3 years of experience). Skills and qualifications relevant to this role include:

  • Strong academic education in economics, geography, or related discipline;
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication, including the ability to explain technical concepts and quantitative results, to non-specialists;
  • Ability to work effectively in teams across different offices and to tight deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong Excel skills are essential and experience in using database programming languages using software such as EViews, R, Stata or Python, is desirable


REQUIREMENT SUMMARY

Min:3.0Max:8.0 year(s)

Financial Services

IT Software - Other

Administration

Graduate

Economics

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London, United Kingdom