AECOM Economist in Chengdu, China
China - Sichuan Province, Chengdu
Participates in marketing and business development of new opportunities.
Responsible for working on the development and the production of commercial real estate forecasts.
Must have econometric capabilities, and understanding of commercial real estate and regional markets, familiarity with forecasting, and the ability to work in database and programming environments.
Forecasts and analyzes major commercial property types across all major markets.
Researches local and regional economic issues, and provides consultation regarding the development of dynamic regional and local economies, as well as urban and rural regeneration. Proposes solutions to issues such as labor markets, education and skills, deprivation and social inclusion, inward investment and business development.
May draft and prepare reports based on project outcomes. Experienced professional with a specialized area of expertise.
Manages small or medium sized projects or has full technical control of project.
Has financial responsibility for the success of a project, and may play a key role in business development efforts, which may be sourced by a more senior staff member.
Supervises the work of others, providing feedback on performance evaluations, and mentors others.
Financial and project management goals are defined by the organization annually.
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.
Experience in the tourism, infrastructure, industrial or transportation economics is viewed as advantage.
Relevant experience working in a regeneration or economic development environment would be advantageous.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Economics
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 229382BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.