Historic England

Location National - we offer hybrid working where you are based in one of our offices and at home.
Salary £31,739 - £36,810 pro-rata - depending on location- plus generous benefits
Team Policy and Evidence - Analytics
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 21st Mar 2023 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Team lunches
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

7.96 (5694)

Job Description


We are seeking an Economic Analyst to join us in a specialist analytical role working formally with the Senior Economist to provide economic analysis and to conduct and manage economic research on behalf of Historic England and the wider heritage sector.

You will use your economic, analytical and administration skills to contribute to developing our approach to economic measurement of the historic environment, particularly in relation to evaluation. Your research and insight will be strongly guided by current government guidelines such as the Green Book and Magenta Book.

More generally you will help to make the case for the historic environment, through published advocacy-focused research, Heritage Counts and other appropriate routes. You will help to ensure that the Treasury, Cabinet Office, DCMS and other relevant Departments have relevant summaries of data and evidence delivered in ways that are most likely to bring about a more positive view of heritage.

What you will be doing :

As Economic Analyst you will support an exciting research package producing evidence about the economic value  of the heritage sector. ·      

In particular, you will support the Senior Economist with the development of new valuation techniques that better capture the total value of heritage including non-use values of heritage.

You will work closely with internal and external colleagues, particularly the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) on the developing and pushing the boundaries of economic analysis.

Who are we looking for:

  • Completion of relevant degree-level module(s) or significant relevant experience.

  • Experience of research, evaluation and data analysis in a relevant field.

  • An understanding of economic research methods and techniques.

  • An Ability to summarise quantitative and qualitative data and communicate this clearly, concisely and effectively to internal and external audiences.

  • Proficiency in Excel, Statistical packages, Word and Outlook

    If you are selected, prior to interview you will be required to complete the following task;


    Please prepare a short power point presentation for the interview (Max 5mins) on this topic

    "GDP is an incomplete measure of prosperity"


    We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability or neurodiversity, we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you. Having just won the Gold Award from MIND, we also recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

    We are an inclusive employer and believe that flexible working options are for everyone. We want to make sure our working arrangements don’t prevent anyone from joining us because of their personal circumstances. We also want to provide you with the best balance in your home and work life that we can.

    We are open to considering options including job sharing, part-time working, compressed hours working and different working locations, including hybrid working. Please visit our jobs pages or contact us to find out more.

    Why work for Historic England

    We offer a wide benefits package including a competitive pension scheme starting at 26% contributions, a generous 28 days holiday, corporate discounts, free entry into English Heritage sites across the country and development opportunities to ensure you achieve your goals.

    We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity for everyone. Diversity helps us to perform better and attract more people to support our work. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and candidates with disabilities as they are underrepresented within Historic England at this level.

    Historic England want all of our candidates to shine in the recruitment process. Please tell us what we can do to make sure you can show us your very best self. You can contact us by email at or telephone 07763387811 if you have any recruitment queries.

Provisional interview date week commencing 27th March 2023

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Tue 21st Mar 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Tue 21st Mar 2023