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Economic Development Consultant

A Top 3 Global Multi-Disciplinary real estate business with a focus on promotion of sustainable local economic growth and development has a requirement to add to their Economic Development team. The right individual will be passionate and knowledgeable - An understanding of land and property schemes is required but an RICS qualification is not essential. They would be reporting directly into the Partner leading this area of work nationally with a team around you to support delivery.

This team advises on both Public and Private sector clients nationally and offers funding strategies, impact assessment, evaluation, project feasibility, sector based demand assessments, business/investment planning and economic growth and place based strategy.

They are retained on a number of public sector frameworks and also realise further opportunities from across a global platform. They are heavily involved in initiatives such as the Levelling Up Fund, Towns Fund, Enterprise/Investment Zones, the devolution agenda along with national housing delivery work through their national frameworks.

Key Role Points:

  • Identifying and capitalising on new Economic Development fee bearing opportunities and initiatives including in identified growth areas

  • Project managing the delivery of commissions with direct client interface and managing your own client relationships

  • Supporting to raise the external profile of the EDA offer

  • Supporting the learning and development of more junior team colleagues

  • Undertaking technical economic analysis and modelling e.g. cost benefit appraisal, economic impact assessment

  • Working within internal and external multi-disciplinary teams

  • Delivering high quality reports and presentation based outputs to clients

  • Contributing to wider business initiatives and thought leadership agendas such as Future Cities initiative.

They are open to level of seniority, which they envisage will be from Senior Consultant to Associate. There is a substantial benefits package on offer, along with the opportunity to work on some long term, interesting projects. The salary projected for this role is generous dependent on experience.