Economist - Technical Director

Recruiter
HeadNorth Consulting Ltd
Location
Edinburgh, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Mar 2019
Ref
1106682504
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
HeadNorth Consulting is working with a global consulting company with a strong heritage of providing transportation and infrastructure advisory services to their clients on some of the world's leading projects. With an enviable reputation and an ever-increasing demand for their qualitative approach, they are now in a position to recruit an experienced Economist at Technical Director level to be based in the Edinburgh City Centre office. Any working pattern considered including reduced hours. Few companies could boast the career prospects available within this group. Working on an extremely diverse mix of projects covering the whole spectrum of the transportation and infrastructure arena, our client can offer an extremely varied and challenging opportunity for a self-motivated and driven, project orientated consultant. A hugely competitive salary is on offer with an extensive benefits package. Strong preference for someone from a Transportation / Infrastructure / Socio-Economic /Energy / Environmental background. The role will involve:
• Providing technical, advisory and analytical support to a wide range of public and private sector clients
• Technical Project Leadership with frequent client contact
• Developing business and winning work from key clients, particularly in the private sector/transaction space
• Coaching and management of junior and mid-level staff
• Delivery of strategic development, business case and risk appraisal, cost modelling, cost forecasting, demand revenue modelling and economic analysis on a vast range of major infrastructure projects
• Attending client meetings, managing timelines and preparation in the presentation of work
• Preparation of reports, analysis and models as needed by projects
• Generating and sharing ideas, presenting solutions and staying on top of market trends To be considered:
• You will have specific experience in people management and project management
• You will have a degree in a relevant discipline (economics, maths, business management or similar)
• A post-graduate qualification like an MBA / MSc in related subject would be a significant advantage
• Experience and interest in developing business opportunities
• Experience of working on and ideally leading on major transport / infrastructure projects would be a significant advantage
• Membership of an industry professional body
• Demonstrable experience in an analytical position / working with analytical frameworks and analysis
• Ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously with effective time management skills
• A thirst for solving problems and driving solutions forward
• A keen eye for trends, technologies and future applications of solutions to challenges
• Be experienced in the development of various business models I.E. Demand / Revenue forecasting, feasibility studies, CAPEX / OPEX, cost modelling / revenue modelling and related analysis
• Team mentoring and management experience and significant commitment to excellence in delivery and leading from the front Our Client is offering
• Diversity - of project and sector. Their consultants are exposed to a wide range of opportunities as their project portfolio expands
• Client Interfacing - The opportunity to lead on projects with clients / client presentations and management. In addition, supporting and leading on work winning, bids and tenders.
• Continued Professional Development - Open door policy and merit-based career development and progression. Their CPD is among the most progressive and polished in the marketplace today
• Package - Encompassing a wide range of corporate and personal benefits in addition to a salary benchmarked based on technical experience
• This is an unrivalled opportunity for an experienced consultant or senior consultant looking to join a thriving and growth orientated team with a dynamic approach to project delivery and an increasingly growing project list.
• This is an exceptional opportunity for individuals seeking a move into the consulting arena either from a competing organisation or working already in client-side delivery. For more information on this role, please contact Martene Paterson. All enquiries will be treated with the strictest of confidence. "Head North Consulting Ltd is a recruitment business which provides work-finding services to its clients and work-seekers. The Company must process personal data (including sensitive personal data) so that it can provide these services - in doing so, the Company acts as a data controller. For more information on how we store and process personal data please visit our website and view our Privacy Policy"