AECOM Senior Economist in Bogota, Colombia

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Senior Economist

Colombia - Distrito Capital


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Economist for immediate employment in the Bogota, Colombia office.

This is an opportunity for a creative economic analyst with strong quantitative analysis, communications, and leadership skills to play a key role in the leadership of our expanding urban planning practice.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads economics team in developing economic analysis, real estate studies and consultancies on value capture mechanisms

  • Supports the B+P’s business development endeavors

  • Supports planning teams developing land use master plans (POT) for cities across the region

  • Interacts with other technical teams (urban design, city planning, engineering) to provide inputs for their work

  • Interacts with economics teams of other AECOM offices

  • Delivers presentations before clients

  • Prepares presentation graphics, posters, and documents

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in economics

  • 10+ years of experience in economic/real estate analysis

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Excellent networking skills

  • Knowledge of urban planning policies and procedures, zoning

  • Basic written and verbal proficiency in English

  • Ability to work as an key team member on a diverse range of economic analysis and planning projects at a wide range of scales

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in economics

  • Software: MS Office and data analysis software (e.g. Stata, SPSS, SAS, R)

  • Wide network of potential clients in the real estate/urban planning sector is a plus

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.

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Job Category Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Colombia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187501BR

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.