Principal Economist

Job Ref: 58756
Sector: Built Environment
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 09 January 2019
  • Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK Woodlands, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7LW Bedford Bedfordshire GBR
  • £47,300 - £65,000 per Annum
  • Sat Mander
  • 020 3096 0484

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I am looking for a Principal Economist to work with for a government agency to cover construction projects across the South West. This is a strategic position within the agency as you will be required to develop standards, realise Value for Money and manage a team of economists to provide an effective service. You should have the curiosity and desire to consider not just to consider financial value but also the welfare, geographical and micro/macro impacts of the business decisions. The position offers an excellent salary and benefits package for the successful candidate.

You will be required to undertake the following:-

  • Lead the creation of an analytical and modelling platform to assess the impacts of activities on the economy and environment from a number of analytical modules
  • Develop the capability of the business to identify, measure and track the wider impact of large construction schemes, providing expert advice
  • Be the Lead on assessing Value for Money for projects as a business case, and providing expert analysis to be communicated to project teams and non-specialists
  • Provide governance via the directorate for the Value for Money
  • Working with internal stakeholders to develop new methods of economic analysis
  • Utilising the client's processes to assist and develop ideas that are mutually beneficial to both the client and the agency

You should be able to demonstrate

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Evidence of previously having been a Value for Money exponent for the business
  • Managing a team of economists
  • "Thinking outside of the box" attitude to Value for Money decision making
  • Evidence where decisions have been made based on your recommendations as a Value for Money expert

An excellent remuneration plan plus benefits package is available to the successful candidate to include

  • An excellent annual leave scheme starting at 26 days
  • Up to 10% employer contribution pension
  • Up to 10% bonus

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The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

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