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Economics Consultant

Economics Consultant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Architecture & Design

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Confidential

  • Contact phone:

    97145560705

  • Job ref:

    TL001

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-15

Our client are a leading Engineering consultancy with a presence in 15 countries who are looking for a Senior Consultant - Economics for their office in London.

Reporting directly into Team Leader – Economics you will be responsible for:

  • Actively supporting consulting technical solutions; ensuring the delivery of client outputs that adapts to their understanding, experience and needs
  • Undertakes project delivery work through field trips, phone and face to face interviews, desk research and team discussions
  • Works with a broad range of in-house disciplines - engineers, planners, GIS experts and architects
  • Monitors and manages the successful delivery of projects in this context and in terms of technical quality, timely delivery, financial performance and client satisfaction
  • Work with range of public and private sector clients including developers, city authorities and infrastructure financiers

Core Competencies

  • Background in economic appraisal and modelling
  • Ability to provide consultancy advice including in relation to economic development strategy and vision, integrated urban development, and feasibility studies
  • Research and analytical experience of undertaking business case analysis and economic appraisals of policy and projects
  • Quantitative economic and financial modelling and analysis for development and infrastructure
  • Experience of working in UK and/or internationally supporting public and private sector clients
  • Project management, engaging with clients and project delivery skills

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 honours’ degree in economics, statistics or social sciences (where economics comprises a significant component) from an internationally recognised university
  • Essential postgraduate degree in a subject area related to economics, urban development or data science
  • Minimum of 2 years’ work experience
  • IT skills:  Statistical packages - SPSS, Stata, Spatial data analysis - Arcview, QGIS, R, Business intelligence software - MS Power BI, Tableau
  • MS Access, medium to high. Excel advanced