Call for Consultants – UK Local Data Project

Date Posted: Friday 1st March 2024

Passionate about gender equality? Join us as a consultant trainer for the Women’s Budget Group Local Data Project.

We are happy to announce an opportunity at the Training and Learning Hub, where we are actively seeking talented individuals to join us as consultants for our Local Data Project in the UK. You would be helping to deliver training on data finding and using local and census data, gender responsive budgeting, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), advocacy and related issues across the UK.

We will be running a training of trainers course for selected applicants to build your skills on 25 March 2024.

About us: The Women’s Budget Group (WBG) is the UK’s leading feminist economics think tank, providing evidence on women’s economic position and proposing policy alternatives for a gender-equal economy. We act as a link between academia, the women’s voluntary sector and progressive economics think tanks.

About the Local Data Project: The Women’s Budget Group started the Local Data Project in January 2021, with funding from the Smallwood Trust, Trust for London, and later Comic Relief. This initiative supports women’s organisations and equality groups in accessing, analysing, and utilising local data to research economic inequality and influence policy. By providing training and support to grassroots organisations, we aim to broaden their capacity to engage in evidence-based advocacy at the local level.

Position: Trainer (as required)

Location: Home-based with UK travel

Period: April 2024 to March 2025

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver dynamic training on gender-responsive budgeting, data use, and advocacy.
  • Conduct sessions for UK-wide women’s groups.
  • Enhance advocacy through data and budgeting.


  • Experience in group training
  • Alignment with our values
  • Expertise in gender-responsive budgeting, data analysis, and/or advocacy


Daily rate of £500/day. We envision that each opportunity will take no more than 2-3 days of work, including pre- and post-session work.


  • Join a dynamic team dedicated to creating positive change.
  • Contribute to grassroots women’s organisations capacity building.
  • Networking opportunities within the gender equality and advocacy community.
  • The daily rate is of £500 per day of delivery and preparation.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV, a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, and a brief proposal outlining their training approach to by March 15th, 2024.

Please see the Role Description and Person Specification.

If you have any questions about the role, or if you feel you could succeed in this role but are unsure if you meet all the role requirements, please contact the Head of Training & Learning, Samah Krichah at for an informal conversation.

WBG is committed to diversity and inclusion. We use positive action under section 159 of the Equality Act in relation to disability or race. This means that if we have two candidates of equal merit in our process, we will seek to take forward the disabled or Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic candidate in order to diversify our staff team.