Are you committed to a career in economic development? Do you want to become part of an exciting business and help us to achieve our growth plans? ekosgen is one of the UK’s leading independent economic consultancy firms providing advice to public and private sector clients. We provide economic and social insight to help our clients make better decisions and have a positive impact on people, places and the economy.
As a consultant your workload will always be changing to reflect new local and national priorities and the needs of our individual clients but you will work on a wide range of economic issues including employment, skills, innovation, business growth, land and premises, culture, leisure and tourism. Your workload will include compiling socio-economic data, designing and analysing surveys, supporting the development of new project proposals and inputting to new strategies in Sheffield City Region and beyond.
We have a vacancy in our Sheffield office for a committed, enthusiastic and capable individual in the role of Consultant.
You will have 2-3 years’ experience in a research or consultancy environment. You will play a central role within our Sheffield based consultant team working on a wide variety of economic development related commissions.
We are looking for somebody with a good Honours degree and ideally a postgraduate degree in economics, social geography or similar, who is flexible, a team player, self-motivated, great at multi-tasking and who exhibits professionalism, even when under pressure. Strengths in statistical work, including analysing and presenting quantitative data are a must as are good organisational skills, and excellent writing and IT skills.
We offer a competitive salary of £22,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience and an excellent benefits package including:
We are an Equal Opportunities employer. We do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, religion, age or sexuality.
To apply, please send us a CV and covering letter, explaining why you would like to join ekosgen and the skills and experience you believe you will bring to the role to email@example.com