(PM218) Transport Economist/ Senior - Consultant

POSITION:  Transport Economist/ Senior Transport Economist - Consultant
LOCATION: Sheffield

The Opportunity
Working on a range of transport business cases as well as a range of high-profile projects in economic development, regeneration, economic study, land use / housing and environmental economics for a range of public and private sector clients. The successful candidate will be accountable for production of deliverables and think creatively/ be curious about current urban and transport challenges. The role will involve undertaking research and analysis as part of a project team and keeping up to date with relevant government guidance (including TAG and HMT Green Book). Communicating effectively and articulating technical concepts to a non-technical audience will be expected along with helping to win work.

Is this role right for you?
The variety of their clients project's mean that they are seeking a flexible and creative colleague who will work with the team to deliver integrated solutions across a range of project types and sectors, and will be able to convey these effectively and in an engaging manner.  In doing so, you will be rewarded with a broad and holistic appreciation of their projects, helping us deliver the value to clients

Their ideal candidate will have a versatile skillset, with the ability to provide transport economics expertise alongside broader economics capability across a range of sectors – for example, economic development, regeneration, economic analysis and evaluation, land use / housing and environmental economics.

You will have demonstrable experience in the application of economic theory and practice, having previously worked in consultancy or government, with a track record of project delivery.

They are seeking skills & experience as follows;
  • Bachelor's degree or a post-graduate degree in economics, transport studies, urban planning, public policy, social science, or in a related field.
  • Experience in preparing transport, regeneration or infrastructure business cases and strong knowledge of the HMT Green Book and Project Business Case guidance (Better Business Case Certification desirable).comprehension of the benefits of transport investment schemes including wider economic and social benefits and experience of producing economic appraisals based on UK appraisal guidance (e.g., DfT’s WebTAG).
  • Ability to conduct research and apply economic theory to promote innovative approaches to business case development including identification and quantification of benefit streams.
Rewards and Benefits
Our client cares about you and wants you to perform at your best, which is why they offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in the sector.

As a member organisation, everyone shares in their success through a global profit share scheme (payments are dependent on the firm’s financial performance).

They also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you’ll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Our client supports inclusive culture – from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender, LGBTQ+ and disability – they provide a space for you to express yourself and to make a positive difference

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Peter on 07881788772 or peter@huphuphup.com

Our industry knowledge ensures a unique, valued and specialist service. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community and offer every assurance that your application will be handled with the highest levels of professionalism.   For Further Information on Hup Consulting visit www.huphuphup.com