Recruiting for a Research and Policy Officer

Date Posted: Thursday 7th September 2017

Work for the UK Women’s Budget Group  

The Women’s Budget Group is a network of feminist economists, researchers, policy experts and activists that works towards a more gender equal society in which women’s financial independence gives them greater autonomy.

As part of a programme of growth we are recruiting a part time Administrator and part-time Research and Policy Officer to join our small staff team in our Farringdon office. Both jobs are 22.5 hours a week to be worked over a minimum of three days a week, but could be worked over more days. Some home working is possible. WBG operates a flexible working policy.

28 days annual leave (pro rata) plus public holidays. Workplace pension scheme

Research and Policy Officer

Salary: £25-28,000 pro rata dependent on experience

Hours: 22.5 hours per week. Initial 2-year contract subject to 3 month probationary period

Closing date: 2nd October 2017,

Interviews to be held on: Friday 20th October 2017

Main duties include

  • Work with the Co-Directors and Policy Advisory Group members to produce the WBG response to UK government Budget and Financial Statements, including collating analysis, drafting content, formatting, editing and dissemination
  • Work with the Co-Directors and Policy Advisory Group to produce briefings, reports and responses to government consultations
  • Work with the Co-Directors to develop and undertake research and policy projects to support delivery of WBG’s strategic plan.
  • Produce high quality research reports, briefings and presentations for a variety of audiences
  • Work with the Co-Directors and Administrative officer to organise meetings, workshops and events
  • Represent WBG at meetings as required by the Co-Directors

To apply please complete and return the application form to by 5.30 pm on Monday 2nd October. Please title your email Research and Policy Officer Application

Research and Policy Officer Job Description and Person Specification final

Research and Policy Officer Application Form

The Women’s Budget Group is committed to promoting equality and diversity. This includes not discriminating under the Equality Act 2010, and building an accurate picture of the make-up of applicants for our posts. We are therefore asking all applicants if they would complete this Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

The information you provide will be confidential, stored securely and viewed only by authorised officers. It will not be used for the selection process. Completing the form is voluntary. If you choose to complete this form, please send it in a separate email from your application to