Economic Reseacher

Aspire Recruitment
28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
15 Aug 2019
17 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Economic Researcher

Manchester City Centre

Up to GBP30,000 per annum


This is a great opportunity to have a lead role in a dynamic, growing, national business specialising in economic and social research, analysis and consultancy advice across the public, private and third sectors. Committed to a career in our industry, we are looking for a new team member with three years of consultancy or research experience, ideally in the economic development sector, who has a passion for the subject area.

Your workload will constantly evolve to reflect new local and national priorities and the needs of our individual clients but projects will typically include:

  • Economic impact assessment
  • Project development and case making support
  • Strategy development
  • Socio-economic assessment
  • Project and programme evaluation

The following are essential:

  • An Honours Degree (2:1 or better) in one of the following subject areas: Economics, Social Geography, Politics or Town Planning.
  • A minimum of three years relevant experience.
  • An understanding of the economic development context, including the roles of partners and key policy drivers.
  • Good verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate in both one-to-one and group situations.
  • Excellent written skills, including experience of report writing (ideally outside an academic environment).
  • Strengths in statistical work, including analysing and presenting quantitative data with knowledge of socio-economic datasets.
  • Good organisational skills, including personal time management.
  • Excellent IT skills, including the use of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and the internet.
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and in a small team.

If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please send your CV to .uk or call for a confidential chat.