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Associate – Economic Development

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Associate – Economic Development

JobID: 23339-1236880

Location: Manchester, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Building Engineering

**Position Title** Associate – Economic Development

United Kingdom - Greater Manchester


**Job Summary**

AECOM’s Economics Team is looking for an experienced Associate to play a key role growing the business from our Manchester office. We are seeking experienced candidates with an interest in economics, economic development and regeneration who can win work, successfully manage projects, and deliver consultancy support to the highest levels of client satisfaction.

Key roles and responsibilities required of an Associate include:

+ Lead on multi-disciplinary projects, drawing on technical expertise from across AECOM;

+ Lead on work winning either by identifying and co-ordinating bids that successfully respond to client tenders or via proactive business development;

+ Undertake all aspects of consultancy project delivery from project design through to management, delivery and client care;

+ Proactive and client focused, understanding the needs of the project and offering high quality, professional advice;

+ Represent AECOM’s Economics Team at external events and internal business development initiatives.

+ Support the Regional Director in the day-to-day management of the Economics Team.

+ Delivery of Project Manager KPIs, including customer focus, project set up, communication & team management, risk management and quality, change control, commercial management, and safety health & environment;

+ Ownership of financial responsibilities with projects and assignments and expected to meet financial, marketing, and management goals; and

+ Line management responsibility for junior and graduate staff within the Economics Team.



**Minimum Requirements**

+ A degree in geography, economics, business or a related discipline and an MSc/MBA/equivalent qualification in a similar field, or overall equivalent experience.

+ A track record in economic development with some specialised areas. This could include land use planning and property development, transport and infrastructure projects, business support, employment and skills or inward investment.

+ A track record in delivery of complex consultancy projects.

+ Experience of maintaining strong client relations in order to generate consultancy work.

+ Detailed analytic and numerical skills supported by spreadsheet and other software skills

+ A track record of contributing to innovative economic development solutions and working across complex local, regional and national stakeholder relationships.

+ A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills.

+ A team player who can work as part of wide project teams including other technical specialists.

+ Line management experience.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ A degree in geography, economics, business or a related discipline and an MSc/MBA/equivalent qualification in a similar field, or overall equivalent experience.

**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.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _181028BR_

_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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