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Analyst - Impact Evaluation
ICF is a global management consulting services company with over 7,000 full- and part-time employees. However, we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organisations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future.
We are expanding our services and to support this growth we are looking for a Researcher/Senior Researcher with strong experience in quantitative methods and econometric analysis to join our growing team.
We provide research, evaluation and technical assistance services to EU institutions, the UK Government and other non-governmental organisations. Our current portfolio of projects reflects the diversity of our work. Examples include impact evaluations and value for money assessments for clients such as the Department for Education, Greater London Authority, Education and Training Foundation, Department for Health and Social care and the European Commission.
The position entails carrying out quantitative analysis in a wide array of fields that could range from economic and financial policies to justice and consumer policies, migration, security, health and food, and environment. The level of complexity of the analysis will be commensurate to experience. However, as a general indication, quantitative tasks may include:
Data preparation (e.g., cleaning and linking datasets)
Producing descriptive statistics and implementing econometric analyses
Contributing to the design of surveys developed for specific projects
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
The Researcher/Senior Researcher is also expected to contribute to drafting research reports and proposals, and present research findings to clients. You will typically be working on a few projects at a time, interacting with all levels of ICF staff and external stakeholders. We are interested in individuals who can demonstrate a real interest in UK/European policies in the areas we cover. We are looking for candidates with the following knowledge and skills:
A relevant University qualification (graduate or postgraduate, preferably in Economics, Statistics or Quantitative Sociology)
Strong quantitative/analytical skills. Statistical/econometric knowledge is essential
Experience of writing do-files in Stata or other statistical packages for data processing, and good knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Excel and Stata will be tested
, cost-benefit or cost-effectiveness
Strong writing and presentation skills
Good organisational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals.
The benefits of joining ICF:
Our people at ICF are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment they arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.
We offer a hybrid working policy, which will provide you with the flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, ensuring you are able to successfully deliver the requirements of your role.
To support you, our employee wellbeing hub is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.
We enjoy celebrating success, which is why we have a competitive recognition program called ‘You Matter’, which awards points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements. These can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.
ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include:
- Single Private Medical Insurance cover with no restrictions on existing conditions.
- Dental insurance and an online GP service.
- 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
- Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution
- Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long-term sick.
- Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.
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