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Principal, Director of Economics - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal, Director of Economics - Los Angeles

JobID: 23339-1211005

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90006, USA

Description: **Business Line** Design + Planning

**Position Title** Principal, Director of Economics - Los Angeles

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

**Job Summary**

We are seeking candidates for a Principal level position to lead our Los Angeles Economics practice. Successful candidates will have a proven track record and a broad professional network, combined with the ability to lead business development activities; grow market share, impact and presence; and build AECOM’s brand as a trusted real estate economic strategy firm, differentiating AECOM in the LA Metro Region and beyond. Extensive experience in the areas of real estate and urban policy economics is required.

The selected candidate will be expected to work closely and collaboratively with AECOM’s urban design and master planning, architecture, project management, and other disciplines, and should be comfortable navigating and thriving in a multi-disciplinary work environment.

In addition to considerable experience in leading real estate and economic analysis practices, the candidate must also possess excellent oral and written communication skills and be adept at engaging with clientele and colleagues. Substantial team building, project direction, and supervisory capabilities are desired. Candidate should be a highly motivated independent thinker familiar with and able to articulate Los Angeles and general real estate and urban development trends.

The selected candidate will join AECOM’s Economics team within the Design, Planning, and Economics practice. The primary objective will be to build our economics practice in Los Angeles working with our internal practices and external clients. Day-to-day tasks will require business development activities, client engagement, and direction of project managers to ensure top quality and timely studies which satisfy clients’ needs. Studies include complex real estate and economic assignments including pro forma analysis for a range of land uses, market feasibility research, fiscal and economic impact studies, triple bottom line analysis, economic development strategies, transit oriented development economics, and others.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Real Estate, Business or City Planning

+ 10+ years of work experience in real estate economics, economic development, market research, development, and/or consulting in a related field

+ Demonstrated business development and practice leadership skills

+ Familiarity with and connections to the Los Angeles and Southern California real estate business and public agencies is also required

+ Experience working closely and collaboratively with many disciplines, including all aspects of the Buildings business, incorporating architecture, urban design and master planning, as well as our urban infrastructure practice areas including transportation, water, environment and energy

+ Demonstrated experience navigating and thriving in a multi-disciplinary work environment

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 12+ years' experience preferred

+ Master's Degree preferred in either real estate, business or city planning

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Economics_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _172130BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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