The Irish Government Economic and Evaluation Service (IGEES) are hiring graduates capable of demonstrating the tools and techniques of economic and policy analysis. These skillsets will be used to help inform policy development and decision making around optimising the use of scarce Government resources throughout Ireland.
IGEES roles exist across a number of Government Departments and are typically involved in a variety of responsibilities including
- Contributing to national policy development
- Using data, quantitative and qualitative tools and techniques to conduct policy analysis and evaluation
- Contributing to appraisals and evaluations of significant areas of expenditure in line with the Public Spending Code
- Economic modelling and forecasting
- Contributing to briefing and advising senior officials and Ministers;
- Providing technical advice and guidance to ensure effective regulation.
Applicants must also have achieved:
- A primary honours degree at minimum 2.1 (at least Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications) in a discipline with a strong data analysis component such as Economics, Social Science/Policy Analysis or Statistics on or before the 31st December, 2020
- A Masters degree level qualification (minimum Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications) in a discipline with a strong data analysis component such as Economics, Social Science, Policy Analysis, or Statistics by 2nd September 2021 at the latest.
- Demonstrate the competencies for the role.
The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
Preferred Degree Subjects
Accounting and Finance