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Graduate Economist

Job Description

Are you a recent Economics/Business Graduate looking for an exciting opportunity within a growing business in Belfast City Centre?

VANRATH are delighted to be partnering with our client, a Public Sector economic think-tank, in their search for passionate graduates with experience in Business/Economics.


The role
Full Time | 37.5 hours per week
Mon-Fri | Office Based
Benefits and Holiday Allowance
£23,205 - £30,225 (under review and dependant on experience gained since graduating)


Key responsibilities
The successful candidate will provide research and analytical support to senior members of the business, including:

  • Undertake comprehensive desk research and produce literature reviews / reports.
  • Support in the design, administration and analysis of quantitative and qualitative primary research (interviews and surveys).
  • Provide desk based research and other support to produce bids for new contracts.
  • Undertake data collection, cleaning and analytical tasks to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Learn and become proficient in the use of other data science, analytical and visualisation software.



The ideal candidate

  1. Hold a degree in business / economics relevant discipline
  2. Demonstrate knowledge / experience across the following areas:-
  • Public policy related qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Strong grasp of economic concepts.
  • Analytical reporting capabilities.
  • Understanding of the policy development process.
  • Familiarity with the relevant software.
  • Understanding of client relationship management.
  • Ability to travel and work under pressure.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Aisling Bishop in the strictest confidence.

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