AECOM Economist, Beijing in Beijing, China

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149578BR

Position Title Economist, Beijing

Job Category Economics

Business Line Economics

Country China

State/Province/Region CN - Beijing Municipality

City Beijing

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide services with a concentration in economic analysis. Our economic services encompass planning and programming, measuring and testing, and strategy and implementation for a broad range of clients.

Job Summary

Research local and regional economic issues.

Provide consultative services to governmental and nongovernmental agencies regarding urban and rural regeneration.

Propose solutions to issues such as labor markets, education and skills, deprivation and social inclusion, inward investment and business development.

Draft and prepare reports based on project outcomes.

Plays a key role in marketing and business development of new opportunities, including conducting client presentations.

Client management.

Project management for small to medium sized projects, including ensuring deadlines are met, financial management, and staff management.

Other work assigned by supervisor.








Minimum Requirements

Bachelor or Master Degree in economics, finance, geography, social science, or related fields.

Generally requires 2 to 5 years related experience in a comparable position.

Prior consulting experience is strongly preferred, but non-consultant candidates with relevant experience will be considered.

Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.

Good writing and oral communication skills both in English and Mandarin.

Good numeracy skills and experience with socioeconomic data analysis.

Solid experience of report writing.

A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn more and a desire to work in a dynamic, deadline driven team environment.

Relevant experience working in a regeneration or economic development environment would be advantageous.










Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the tourism, infrastructure, industrial or transportation economics is viewed as advantage.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.