making sense of place economics


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For the right people we can provide the opportunity for involvement in a wide range of challenging projects across the UK and will involve travel for research purposes and client meetings.

We prefer graduates in economics, surveying, geography or town & country planning and demonstration of a clear interest in working in our specialist fields, preferably including post-graduate study or relevant professional qualification.  A strong academic track record, good IT skills and well developed research and analytical capabilities are essential as well as good inter-personal skills, confident written and verbal communications skills, and new work winning potential

GENECON is an equal opportunities employer.

GENECON is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Consultant and a Research Consultant to support our growing team across a range of projects. We are growing our work with Local Authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships as well as with private sector clients and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to work directly to GENECON Directors across our client portfolio.

Senior Consultant

Candidates should have at least 5 years experience in economic development gained in public or private sectors and should have a good understanding of current and emerging policies and initiatives in the UK.

Research Consultant

Candidates should have knowledge and experience in the analysis and presentation of key socio-economic data sets applicable to assessing place economics.

For both positions a background in economic consultancy or public sector economic development would be preferred but applicants from other backgrounds with the right approach and demonstrable interest in local economic development would certainly be considered.

Please email your covering letter and CV to

If you would like an informal discussion about the opportunities available with GENECON please contact David Tuck, Managing Director, on 0113 2452200.

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