Job Overview

Location
Leeds, England
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Date Posted
18 days ago

Additional Details

Job ID
10977813
Job Views
1

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Economist to work for a global professional services business that spans over 40 countries. With an impressive growth strategy, the business has year on year growth and is continuing to flourish.  As an Economist, you will join a small but growing team offering unique and varied opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic and nurturing environment. 

As an Economist, you will be working in a Research and Market Intelligence Unit, providing construction cost information and economic trends to business stakeholders.  You will work on a variety of projects and initiatives. These range from the production of the companies’ externally facing economic research documents to client focused, fee earning reports, to corporate and social media presentations.

Key accountabilities

Economic forecasting; model specification and estimation

Evaluate macroeconomic and microeconomic trends that have a direct/indirect effect on the construction industry

Prepare written reports and presentations to senior management, key clients and regional costs centres

Development, analysis and maintenance of corporate datasets and reports

Supporting the development of new data-driven services, solutions, and products

Opportunity to author content that is regularly published in a variety trade media outlet

You will be working in an advisory capacity, potentially leading economic commissions on some of the most significant projects and programmes across the UK and Ireland (HS2, Metrolink etc.), and for leading clients.

assisting in and mentoring the economics research team and commissions as needed

As an Economist, you will have the following skills and experience

Previous experience or a sound and suitable understanding of the following will be a distinct advantage in applying for this role: 

Knowledge of a programming language or willingness to learn; STATA, R, E-Views, SAS, or similar statistical platforms

Understanding of visual analytics software or willingness to learn; Tableau and Microsoft Power BI are of particular interest

Knowledge of econometric techniques: economic impact assessment; cost benefit analysis; and forecasting models are desirable

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to explain economic concepts and quantitative results, as well as their implications, to non-specialists, in plain English for a business audience.

If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to develop a long term career with excellent opportunities for growth and development, then this could be the role for you, so apply today

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