Labour Market Analyst


Wimbledon, United Kingdom (hybrid)

Application Deadline
£40,000 - £45,000 + benefits

£40,000 - £45,000 + benefits


35 hours per week (with flexible and working)

Wimbledon (hybrid working)

We’ve been championing better work and working lives for over 100 years. We help organisations thrive by focusing on their people, supporting our economies and societies. We’re the professional body for HR, L&D, OD and all people professionals – experts in people, work and change. With over 160,000 members globally – and a growing community using our research, insights and learning – we give trusted advice and offer independent thought leadership. And we are a leading voice in the call for good work that creates value for everyone.

There has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. We offer an inclusive and stimulating culture and a wide range of professional development opportunities, as well as excellent benefits such as 28 days’ holiday with an option to buy and sell days, £125 personal development allowance, access to an award winning pension scheme and a commitment to wellbeing including a cashback health scheme.

The role

As a Labour Market Analyst, you will provide analytical support for the CIPD’s work on labour market issues to enable the Institute to have a strong voice on the labour market and be seen as the go to experts by stakeholder including policymakers and the media.

You will have the opportunity to author high profile publications and share insights to media including radio, tv, and print, as well as speaking on video, panels and at conferences. Media training will be available upon starting the role.

What you’ll be doing

  • Providing insight in all aspects of the subject to internal and external customers.
  • Providing quantitative analysis of survey data to generate insights on the world of work. Key surveys used by the team include the Labour Force Survey, Understanding Society, and our own annual UK Good Work Index survey.
  • Providing analytical support to members of the policy and practice team.
  • Supporting the wider Data & Insights team in their work, aiming to understand the experiences of those working in the People Profession.
  • Responsible for project managing and producing the CIPD’s quarterly Labour Market Outlook publication.
  • Carrying out public speaking including internal & external video content, presenting to local CIPD branches, at conferences and on panels including our annual conference in Manchester and Festival of Work in London.
  • Speaking and providing written comment to the media.
  • Engaging with policy makers through meetings and roundtables where appropriate.

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Degree in economics or a related discipline such as, another social science or psychology
  • Experience as an economist or analyst
  • Experience using data that is both publicly available and generated through in house surveying, and ability to provide insights on the world of work
  • Experience of using statistical software such as, R/Python/SPSS/Stata to analyse large data sets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A high degree of initiative, drive and self-discipline.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Please note, this advert is due to close on Wednesday 24 July with a view to hold in-person interviews in our Wimbledon office on Wednesday 31 July.

If this role describes you and your career aspirations, please download the job profile and click APPLY.

CIPD: valuing everyone as an individual! The CIPD define diversity as the differences in colour, ethnicity, abilities, age, gender, beliefs, interests, socioeconomic status(class), marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, geographic, academic/professional backgrounds, opinions, backgrounds, thinking, experiences, and many other personal characteristics. There is a growing body of research that shows that diverse workforce can be beneficial for decision making, innovation and problem solving as people bring a diverse range of skills and lived experiences with them. Harnessing these differences creates a productive environment in which everybody feels valued, where their talents are fully utilised and organisational and personal goals are met.

We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion and equality of outcomes in employment through recognising of how differences of age, disability, gender, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, ethnicity, colour, religion, or belief and other protected (by equalities law) and personal characteristics can advantage or disadvantage a person.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge you to submit an application as soon as possible.

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