We are currently recruiting for the following post:

Policy Analyst

Salary from £36,647 to £44,140 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £47,456 pa inclusive of London allowance

This is a fixed term appointment for 2 years in the first instance

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics is pleased to invite applications to the above post.

The Grantham Research Institute has an active policy analysis team that complements its highly regarded academic research programmes. We are looking for a Policy Analyst to carry out policy-oriented analysis, particularly on sustainable growth, economic opportunities of Net Zero and/or decarbonisation of hard to abate sectors; aimed at decision-makers in the public, private and third sector. The successful candidate will work with both other policy analysts and academic researchers, and will play an active intellectual role in the life of the Institute, including the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy. Some work outside of office hours will be required.

Candidates should have a postgraduate degree or equivalent and some work experience in climate change policy, environmental policy, energy policy, economics, environmental economics, international relations or a related field; experience of producing high-quality analysis aimed at decision-makers; strong analytical skills and knowledge and experience across a range of climate change related disciplines; and excellent communications skills, including written and oral English.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

Interested in applying for this post?

  1. Download the how to apply document
  2. Download the job description
  3. Download the person specification 
  4. Applications must be made online through the LSE Jobs website

If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please contact Josh Burke (Policy Fellow), J.Burke2@lse.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0) 7796147940.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24 August 2020 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


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