Principal Consultant / Technical Director – Social and Environmental Economics. (Manchester)

Water & Utilities
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £45,000 to £55,000 per year
Our client is one of UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, planning and sustainability. They are in the market for a principal consultant / technical director – social and environmental economics for their Manchester offices. They are looking for...

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Job description

Our client is one of UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, planning and sustainability. They are in the market for a principal consultant / technical director – social and environmental economics for their Manchester offices.  

They are looking for an experienced consultant to help them build upon recent successes and to lead them into new areas of work within this service sector. You may have a specialism in environmental economics, social value and social return on investment engagement, project appraisal and funding, and or community engagement / stakeholder consultation. You may work in the property sector or within major infrastructure, or across both.  

 

They are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated consultant who will be part of their communities and sustainability team which currently has a focus on socio-economic and health impact assessment as well as wider strategic consulting around social infrastructure, social value and environmental economics.  

 

The successful candidate will:  

 Have an extensive working foundation in the fields  

of one or more of the following:  

o social infrastructure appraisal and delivery;  

o economic development (e.g. economic appraisal/modelling, economic impact assessment and the use of financial or business case modelling techniques);  

o environmental economics; and / or stakeholder engagement.  

 Have a demonstrable track record in bespoke strategy development for high profile clients (public and private), delivering tangible results.  

 Understand the challenges facing urban environments and the value of providing an  

integrated offer including economics, planning and technical infrastructure expertise.  

 Contribute to the activities of the wider team, by directing and managing the delivery of socioeconomic and health impact assessments.  

 Be prepared to promote our client's services through publications and conference attendance, and to contribute to industry debate both internally and within wider professional circles.  

 Have demonstrable bid preparation and business development experience – be a proven work winner.  

 Be a member of an appropriate institute such as the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) and / or the Institute of Economic Development.

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