Job opportunity at Peter Brett Associates - Principal / Associate Economic Development Specialist


Title: Principal / Associate Economic Development Specialist
Location: Glasgow
Vacancy Reference: 546

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The Opportunity:

Peter Brett Associates, now part of Stantec, provides a broad range of economic development and economic advice to our public and private sector clients to support their development and strategy ambitions.

Our clients include: local authorities, UK and Scottish Government agencies, private and other public sector interests in the residential, energy, retail, distribution and other sectors; Universities, Colleges and others.

Following recruitment over the last 18 months, PBA’s involvement in economic development, regeneration and development projects continues to grow, and we’re now looking to further expand our team.

You’ll be involved in the team’s ongoing development, working closely with our leaders to build relationships with clients, and ensuring we continue to provide them with market-leading advice.  You’ll have project development and management responsibility, whilst also working with other members of the team to develop their skills. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a truly multi-disciplinary business, developing new business relationships, and delivering excellence for our clients in the public and private sectors.

You will have significant post-graduate experience in an economic development/ economics / development environment. 

Your key responsibilities will include:
·       Reinforcing our team in Scotland in response to a combination of existing workloads and emerging opportunities in the public and private sectors
·       Project support through management, analysis and delivery; and delegation of appropriate tasks to junior staff
·       Maintaining and building positive client relationships

About You:

You'll demonstrate:
·       Degree qualification in Economics, Planning or similar related discipline
·       Understanding and experience of economic development and the planning system in Scotland
·       Client and networking skills and the ability to develop new opportunities
·       Effective bid writing capability
·       Experience of public and private sector requirements, economic assessments and appraisals, business case development
·       Excellent understanding of economic principles associated with development and infrastructure
·       Relevant experience in economic development/ strategy/ economic analysis
·       Good communication and facilitation skills, including authoring reports and coordinating inputs

About PBA:

We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, which includes contributory pension plan, discretionary bonus scheme and flexible benefits allowance.

PBA provides significant opportunities for career progression and personal development through the delivery of high value quality services to influential clients, and we are proud of our friendly and supportive environment for our employees where they can attain their personal career goals.

To find out more about PBA and the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.

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