Graduate Economic Development & Regeneration Consultant

AECOM · Competitive · North West England
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The Economic Development and Regeneration teams are looking to recruit an Economic Development & Regeneration Consultant. In order to work on a wide range of projects at once, the individual must have an analytical mind, be flexible and organised. They should have an interest in a broad range of work in economic development and regeneration, research and quantitative and qualitative analysis.

Eligibility criteria

• 2.1 or First Class honors degree in Geography, Economics, Town Planning, or another relevant degree
• Highly numerate
• Keen interest in drivers of economic growth in different geographies including
infrastructure and land use
• Computer proficiency with the Microsoft office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong interpersonal skills, and have the confidence to conduct face to face and telephone interviews
• Comfortable in dealing with quantitative and qualitative data and analysis from primary and secondary sources
• Writing ability that is coherent, grammatically correct, analytical, and professional
• A good listener accepting of input from team members
• A team player with a positive attitude who is highly motivated and proactive
• Flexible in work approach and willing to travel to other offices when required
• Effective time management and the ability to multi-task
• Able to demonstrate a commitment to continued education and improvement through
participating in our approved training schemes
• It would be beneficial if the ideal candidate has experience and/or an interest in GIS, research or design

Roles & responsibilities

• Data collection, primary research, literature reviews and undertaking consultation with a range of stakeholders utilising a range of methods (e.g. telephone, face-to-face and electronic)
• Delivery of high-quality quantitative and qualitative analysis and research across a number of short and longer term projects
• Interpretation of technical information/analysis in a clear, concise and credible manner, inputting into reports and proposals.
• Helping to identify project opportunities for the team
• Supporting the creation of presentations for clients and internal presentations
• Providing a range of other ad hoc advice and support for the team, such as proposals and marketing input

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