Current Vacancies

Glasgow Vacancy - Senior Consultant

We are growing our team of consultants and have a vacancy at  Senior Consultant level. You should have experience of economic and social research, preferably in a commercial environment, and have experience of building lasting client relationships.

As a member of our team  you would work on a wide range of commissions, including socio-economic assessments, area based economic development strategies, project development work and project appraisals.

You should have a good honours degree (and ideally a post-graduate qualification) in economics, social geography, politics or town planning as well as previous economic development consultancy or research experience as well as at least 5 years professional experience in the relevant field, and have consultancy experience. Your expertise will cover all aspects of economic development, with an understanding and appreciation of government economic policy, learning and skills policy and urban and rural regeneration policy and initiatives. You will have excellent social research skills, both qualitative (focus groups, consultations with individuals and businesses, survey design) and quantitative (economic impact analysis, large scale survey analyses) and experience of evaluation and appraisal of projects and programmes. Contributing to the work winning capability of the office also forms a key part of the role.

We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills. Being able to effectively manage clients and liaise with Office Directors and junior staff is a key requirement as is experience of project management and running projects to time and to budget.

We envisage this position being full-time, based in our Glasgow city centre office.

To apply, please send us a CV with a covering letter stating the position and location you are interested in to lee.williamson@ekosgen.co.uk