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£33k - 45k per year
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18 days ago

This independent consultancy company is looking for a Senior/Principle Consultant.

This role will allow for you to manage a wide range of projects, such as: economic support on planning statements, representations, economic benefit reports , socio-economic chapters and similar reports as well as supporting research projects that include data collection, collation, analysis and interpretation. Depending on your level of experience, you may be expected to lead on the delivery research projects and present research analysis and interpretation to colleagues and clients, as well as at conferences and seminars where appropriate.

The clients vary across sectors, such as commercial, residential and regeneration schemes, town expansion, retail and leisure-related projects

Who you are -

You will hold a degree in economics, human geography or a related subject with at least 2-3 years post qualification work experience in economic development.

We are seeking candidates that can demonstrate the following:

  • Project management experience;
  • An in depth understanding of socio-economic data from official and unofficial sources;
  • A good understanding of national, regional and sub-regional economic policy and delivery;
  • Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research and analytical techniques;
  • Depending on your level and experience:
    • Experience of conducting research projects from design to completion.
    • A specialist knowledge of how economic development is delivered in the UK - in terms of the Government, Combined Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships etc.
    • Strong analytical capacity with experience of numerical and presentation skills
  • Good IT skills - such as Microsoft packages and relevant software such as GIS (experience of GIS is not essential);
  • Excellent negotiation skills and resolve conflict; and
  • Ability to manage time and resources efficiently and handle demanding timescales. This may include effective delegation.

Agile working encourages flexible and hybrid working to support positive collaborative working that's designed to enable you to create a flexible work life balance to suit your own individual needs.