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15th February 2024

Graduate Consultants

Location: Dundee, UK

Could you help shape a brighter future?

 

Are you a talented and ambitious early career professional looking to join a unique consultancy business?

 

Urban Foresight has several exciting opportunities to join its consultancy and operations teams in Dundee.

Opportunities include:

  • Economic development – advising on local investments to improve lives, create jobs, and unlock the potential of places.
  • Net zero and sustainability – reducing the negative impacts of people, places, and organisations on the environment.
  • Electric mobility – strategies and projects to phase-out fossil fuels from transport.
  • Transport planning – user-centric, sustainable transport systems with new modes, operating models, and technologies.
  • Health and social care – transforming care service outcomes with technology, new ways of working, and place-based strategies.
  • Business operations – supporting the smooth running and development of business systems and processes.

You should apply if you’re:

  • excited to be involved in cutting-edge projects that make a difference in the world.
  • motivated to join a unique and growing business.
  • keen to learn new things and work with passionate people.

The role

Urban Foresight has a uniquely varied and exciting consultancy portfolio. This makes each project different, often challenging, but always rewarding.

You will be responsible for:

  • Finding important information for projects by researching topics and quickly understanding the key issues.
  • Effectively sharing findings through clear verbal communication and written reports.
  • Organising information and documentation to help manage projects.
  • Supporting the delivery of workshops, interviews with external stakeholders, and client meetings.
  • Contributing to bid writing and helping to win new contracts.

Skills and experience

You will be ambitious, intellectually curious, and motivated by opportunities to improve places and public services.

As an ideal candidate, you would have:

  • Degree, preferably to Masters level.
  • Excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think logically and be methodical.
  • Experience of working in a tight-knit team.
  • Ability to use initiative but know when to ask for help.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • IT proficiency, especially MS Office.
  • Enthusiasm, willing to learn, and happy to go that extra mile.

About Urban Foresight

Urban Foresight is the UK’s leading place-based innovation consultancy. We’re a mission driven business that works with ambitious clients around the world on projects to improve lives, protect the environment and deliver new economic opportunities.

Our success is based on a multi-disciplinary team with shared values and diverse expertise across a range of sectors. We think deeply about how to turn big ideas into actions that can have a lasting and transformational impact.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about sustainability and innovation, excited about what we do, and keen to contribute to our mission to make good things happen.

How to apply

Applications should be made in the form of a full CV and covering statement sent to people@urbanforesight.org by 11th March 2024.

Please indicate in your covering statement why you want the job, your salary expectations, available start date, and which area of our business you are most interested in.

Urban Foresight strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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