The Connected Places Catapult accelerates smarter living and travelling in and between the places of tomorrow. We focus on growing businesses with innovations in mobility services and the built environment that enable new levels of physical, digital and social connectedness. We operate at the intersection between public and private sectors and between local government and transport authorities. We convene the disparate parts of the market to help innovators navigate the complexity of doing business, creating new commercial opportunities and improving productivity, socio-economic and environmental benefits for places.
We are seeking an enthusiastic Social Economist to join our Economics & Impact Team. The role will support a broad range of analysis on the social and economic impacts of new technologies across a number of domains, including mobility and the built environment. This is an exciting time to join a team that is conducting ground-breaking analysis and thought leadership on the impacts of new and innovative products, services and technologies. You should be passionate and skilled at conducting rigorous qualitative and quantitative analysis throughout various stages of programme lifecycles from bidding for funding to supporting feasibility studies, pilots or large-scale trials.
The Economics & Impact Team supports project across the whole Connected Places Catapult and as such you will typically be working on multi-disciplinary projects with engineers, data scientists, planners, modellers, software developers, environmental specialists, social researchers, designers and a diverse range of external stakeholders.