Working for Government Economic Service

The role of economists within the Civil Service

Working as an economist in the Civil Service, you will be joining a community of over 1,500 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. With continuous support, you’ll prepare vital briefings for ministers or the public, provide advice on policy options, and ensure the quality and appropriate use of economic statistics.

We currently have opportunities in these departments and organisations -

The role of Economists at HM Revenue and Customs (PDF, 87.2KB, 2 pages)

The role of Economists at the Department for International Development (PDF, 97.4KB, 2 pages)

The role of Economists at the Department for Transport (PDF, 167KB, 2 pages)

The role of Economists at the Department for Work and Pensions (PDF, 85.7KB, 2 pages)

The Role of Economists at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF, 308KB, 3 pages)