New Job! We’re recruiting a Research and Policy Officer

Date Posted: Wednesday 20th April 2022

Economic Policy AnalysesFeminist EconomicsRecruitmentResearch

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.  

We are currently recruiting for a Research and Policy Officer to join our staff team. You will contribute to our work of analysing women’s economic situation and contributing with policy alternatives to achieve economic equality. 

Research and Policy Officer (oneyear contract, extension possible subject to funding) 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (or 30 hours per week, 0.8 FTE). 

Salary: £31,000 (or £24,800 pro rata) plus workplace pension scheme

Duration: One-year contract with possibility of extension subject to funding.

Place of work: Flexible – mixture of office (Vauxhall, London)/remote working. Based in the UK.

Please note we can only consider applications from candidates living in the UK with the right to work in the UK

Closing date: 9am Monday 16 May 2022 

Interviews: Tuesday 24 May 2022 (online) 

We are seeking a driven person to join the Women’s Budget Group as a Research and Policy Officer. You will work with the Head of Research and Policy to develop and undertake research and policy projects in line with WBG’s strategic plan.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in an economic analysis role or in a research and policy role looking at economic policy. They will have strong research skills (including quantitative skills) and economic knowledge, be a good communicator, highly organised and able to work in own initiative. 

This is an exciting time to join the Women’s Budget Group. We have built a strong reputation for analysing the impact of UK Government policies, including the economic impact of Covid-19 and the impact of the UK Budget on women and men every year. We also advocate for alternative economic policies that promote gender equality. This is an exciting development opportunity for someone with experience of economic analysis work to use their skills to contribute towards a gender-equal economy. 

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply please complete and return the application form to by 9.00am on Monday 16 May 2022. Please title your email Research and Policy Officer application 

Please note we can only consider applications from candidates with the right to work in the UK. 

Please return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to The information given on this form will only be used for monitoring purposes and will not be used for selection.