CHUDE: Assistant Economist Scheme 2022 – Application portal now open.

The Government Economic Service (GES) will be accepting applications for the GES Assistant Economist Scheme 2022 from Monday 7 March 2022 to Monday 21 March 2022 (23:55). About the Government Economic Service The GES is the professional body for economists in the UK Civil Service. Since its foundation in 1964, economists have been involved in decision making across government based on analysis and evidence, to make a meaningful change to the lives of UK citizens. GES members are employed, paid and managed by their departments or agencies. GES Assistant Economist Scheme 2022 As an assistant economist, graduates will be joining a community of over 3500 economists across more than 30 organisations, putting your economic learning to direct use by influencing high profile public policies with the best possible economic analysis. This is an exciting time to be joining the civil service, and with continuous support assistant economists will prepare vital briefings for ministers or the public, provide advice on policy options, and ensure the quality and appropriate use of economic statistics. The programme offers a unique 4-year opportunity to work in a central government department or agency on some of the most important social, environmental and economic issues our country faces.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Join an inclusive and diverse working environment that is both friendly and supportive. We actively support those with additional requirements during the selection process and in the workplace.

We always encourage those in the GES to feel comfortable to come to work as themselves. The Civil Service offer comprehensive wellbeing support as well the opportunity to join many diversity networks and support groups.

As a Disability Confident Employer, the Civil Service is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive for all.

The Civil Service is committed to…

  • Challenging the attitudes towards disability
  • Increasing understanding of disability
  • Removing barriers to disabled people and with those with long-term health conditions
  • Ensuring disabled people have the opportunity to fulfil their potential

Key information:

  • Applications open: Monday 7 March 2022
  • Applications close: Monday 21 March 2022 (23:55)
  • Locations: Birmingham, Bristol, Buxton, Coventry, Darlington, Edinburgh, Fareham, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newport, Nottingham, Pontypridd, Salford, Sheffield, York.
  • Start date: September 2022
  • Salary: £27,000 minimum (London), £26,000 minimum (nationally)
  • Number of roles: 200

How to Apply Your student can find out more and apply by clicking here. If you have any questions, please feel free to email –

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