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Senior Economic Consultant - Newcastle / Full time


Highly Competitive + Bonus

Newcastle, North East



We are recruiting in our Newcastle office for a Senior Economics Consultant to expand our Economics team and offer company-wide.  We are looking for a bright, creative and committed candidate who can deliver high quality work and outcomes for our clients. Our clients include major developers, local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships.

Lichfields is the pre-eminent planning and development consultancy in the UK and is recognised as one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ by Property Week magazine.  We work within all sectors advising both the private and public sectors on a wide range of economics work, including many large and complex projects.  You can find further details of our projects, insights, and economics service guide here.

You will have four years’ or more experience, with a good knowledge of economic development matters. You will have experience of working on economic impact assessments of major developments and infrastructure schemes, property market studies, growth strategies, employment land reviews, labour market and socio-economic analysis, area-based economic and regeneration studies and other research.


All candidates will be particularly comfortable in working with statistics to support the case for development, and be able to demonstrate a proficiency in undertaking statistical analysis such as demographic modelling and/or socio-economic analysis.  A good understanding of planning policy issues in general would be advantageous.

Lichfields offers a highly competitive benefits package, subject to negotiation. We are owned by an employee benefit trust, which is run and managed for the benefit of its staff with no obligations to external shareholders. Our profits are re-invested into the business and shared with staff through bonuses.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

If you are interested in the above position, click "Apply Now/Submit Below" and upload your CV. Your application will be processed and you will receive a response from us within 7 days.

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