This position of Associate / Associate Director Environmental Economist is to play a leading role in the Economics team marketing and securing environmental economics related work and directing, managing and working on projects.
The Savills Economics team has established a reputation as one of the leading players in the UK covering property and economic analysis and research. The wider Savills business has a strong presence in rural and estate planning and research. We are looking to expand our presence and track record in environmental economics, including in the fields of natural capital accounting, resource and utilities economics, and low carbon/sustainable development economics.
The remit of the Economics team is to lead on work in the field of property, planning and economics, covering:
- Preparing and influencing economic, planning, property, regeneration, and infrastructure development strategy, policy and research at national, sub-regional and local levels.
- Establishing the economic, financial and business cases for projects and programmes, including major proposals and estate/property initiatives.
- Carrying out social and economic impact assessments, for example as part of the formal environmental impact assessment (EIA) process.
- Developing new business opportunities in the field of economic consultancy as opportunities arise.
Examples of our work include: preparation of an estate business plan for Scone Palace; Oxford-Cambridge Expressway development impacts for Highways England; land value uplift and capture analysis for Transport for London; Manchester High Speed 2 stations development frameworks for Manchester City Council; and economic benefits assessments, social infrastructure analysis and negotiations, and infrastructure funding bids for a range of developers and land owners.
The team draws upon and works with other teams in Savills including rural estates, rural research, energy and sustainability.