Senior Economist in Glasgow - Stantec

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Glasgow, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
18 days ago

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Job Description

With a strong and increasing workload and continued growth expected, we are seeking a Senior level Economist to join us in Scotland. This is an opportunity to join a global multi-disciplinary consultancy with offices in the heart of both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Stantec's economists and economic development staff work across our main markets, supporting public and private infrastructure development ranging from road, rail, air and sea transport, energy and its distribution, as well as digital and communication. We support our residential, commercial, industrial, leisure and media clients, clearly presenting the economic case for their investments.

We prepare future development strategies to guide development for our public and private clients - increasingly significant in the context of City and Growth Deals, and specific funding streams such as Levelling Up, Future High Streets and Towns Funding in England and regeneration funding streams in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Whether you’re involved in the private or public sectors, appreciating the economics of development and its economic and wider impacts is increasingly important in today’s markets. Our economists are an integral part of our design teams and their understanding of what benefits residential, business and wider communities informs our project development.

As a Senior or Principal Economist, you will play an important role in building client relationships and providing them with market leading advice and services. You will have project development responsibility and will work with other team members to develop their skills. Importantly, you will have the opportunity to play a key collaborative role alongside our design teams, providing invaluable support in developing funding and business cases and in supporting planning and other consenting applications through sound economic arguments.


You’ll have an economics, planning or related degree and relevant experience in economic development/ strategy/ economic analysis. You’ll have a good understanding and experience of economic development and the planning system.

You’ll have experience of public and private sector requirements, economic assessments and appraisals, business case development. Your understanding and experience of understanding of economic principles associated with development and infrastructure will be important to your success.

We're looking for curious, committed, and ambitious people with a passion for Economics, if you want to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans


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