Deputy Director of Economics & Social Science

Bristol wide

The role
You and your team will combine business knowledge and technical expertise to provide the answers. Looking at every element, from cost –benefit analysis and benchmarking to scrutinising the economic case for individual investments in new flood defences, you'll ensure we make the right decisions when it comes to long term policy planning and evaluating effectiveness. You'll also be able to form strong partnerships with key stakeholders.
As our most senior Economist, you'll lead a team of 13 specialists. Role can be based in Bristol or London

About you
First and foremost you're an established Economist, and if you've experience in social science, that would be useful. You could be working in environmental consultancy, academia, for the government or an NGO, You'll need to show us how you've used your economic know-how to further the wider goals of your organisation. You're an inspirational leader with solid experience developing a team. You've exceptional communication skills, forming long-lasting professional relationships. You'll have the strength of mind – and personality – to influence complex issues and gain all-important buy-in at all levels.
Closing date: 23/06/16