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Metro Dynamics

Manchester, UK

London, UK

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Job Description – Consultants (Manchester & London)

Metro Dynamics is an independent consultancy that provides strategic advice to those who lead, grow or invest in cities. We work with local government, local enterprise partnerships, and private sector investors and developers across the UK and internationally.

We are seeking to hire talented Consultants to both our Manchester and London offices.

Consultants at Metro Dynamics can expect to be involved in:
  • Supporting consultancy projects through researching specific topics and preparing draft information for internal use and for clients
  • Undertaking data analysis and mapping of statistics
  • Providing day-to-day support as required to the activities of the business

Candidates are expected to:

  • Have one to three years’ relevant working experience
  • Preferably have an economics background and be comfortable with a range of local economic policy issues
  • Have excellent written communication skills
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in statistics and analysing data and have good familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Be able to demonstrate interest and experience in topics relevant to our business

Experience of using GIS software (ArcGIS / QGIS), experience of relevant statistics packages (STATA, etc.), and / or understanding of data analytics tools / languages (e.g. R) would be beneficial but is not essential.

Consultants are expected to travel around the UK to support project work as required.

To Apply

Closing date for applications is Thursday 6th June 2019.

Please send your application to admin@metrodynamics.co.uk with the subject line ‘Metro Dynamics Consultant Application’ and specify which office you are applying to.

Please include a short CV (no more than two pages) and a one page covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for a position as a Consultant at Metro Dynamics. Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17th June or 24th June. Ideally you would be available for a face to face interview at either our Manchester or London office during one of these weeks.

Please note: all applicants must have the relevant permissions to work in the UK for the period of the internship being considered.

Salary: £25 - £30k dependent on experience

Job description - Senior Consultants (Manchester & London)

Metro Dynamics is an independent consultancy that provides strategic advice to those who lead, grow or invest in cities. We work with local government, local enterprise partnerships, and private sector investors and developers across the UK and internationally.

We are seeking to hire talented Senior Consultants for both our Manchester and London offices.

Summary

Being a key member of the team, supporting Directors and Associate Directors and providing line management and guidance to interns in the delivery of high quality economic, financial and communications advice to clients on all aspects of city and related policy.

With responsibility for:

Management
  • Managing one or more projects on behalf of the organisation, including all aspects of project planning to ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner to client satisfaction, managing the quality assurance process of all elements of the project
  • Line management of junior consultants and interns, including day to day support and guidance
  • Management and delivery of business development activities – securing key clients and projects for Metro Dynamics
Project delivery
  • Lead on drafting client reports and thought leadership
  • Preparing project budgets, and monitoring costs over the project duration, working closely with the Finance Director to rebase the project where necessary.
  • To lead on the drafting of proposals including identifying activity, days required, and team members.
  • Undertaking quantitative and qualitative research, drawing upon policy experience and analysis to provide insight and value to clients.
  • Ability to present to clients, both in pitches and final project presentations, with good presentation skills and confident delivery.
Company development
  • Building and maintaining high quality relationships with Metro Dynamics clients, advisors and other contacts.
  • Identifying areas of company development and taking ownership for testing and developing new internal procedures and business methods
Personal development and skills acquisition
  • Contributing personal knowledge and awareness in relevant thematic areas that support the day-to-day work of Metro Dynamics.
  • Responsibility on ensuring Company administrative and financial requirements are adhered to, including up to date timesheets and expenses
  • Performing other duties reasonably required by the business in pursuit of the Company’s business objectives.
Candidates are expected to:
  • Have three to six years’ relevant working experience, preferably in a similar consultancy environment or in a relevant think tank or local government role
  • Preferably have an economics background and be comfortable with a range of local economic policy issues
  • Have excellent written communication skills
  • Be comfortable working with clients and presenting information
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in statistics and analysing data and have good familiarity with Microsoft Excel. Experience working with GIS software is a plus, though not essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate interest and experience in topics relevant to our business
To Apply

Closing date for applications is Thursday 6th June 2019.

Please send your application to admin@metrodynamics.co.uk with the subject line ‘Metro Dynamics Senior Consultant Application’ and specify which office you are applying to.

Please include a short CV (no more than two pages) and a one page covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for a position as a Senior Consultant at Metro Dynamics. Please note that applications submitted without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 17th June or 24th June. Ideally you would be available for a face to face interview at either our Manchester or London office during one of these weeks.

Please note: all applicants must have the relevant permissions to work in the UK for the period of the internship being considered.

Salary: £35 – 45k dependent on experience


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