We are looking for an experienced urban researcher with knowledge of the London regeneration landscape to join our growing team in our London office. We are seeking a new team member at a senior level capable of working alongside the practice partners and senior management team. The ideal candidate will have experience in undertaking quantitative and qualitative research through analytical and engaged processes. The role includes contributing fieldwork, desk-based data auditing and strategy development spanning spaces of culture, industry and employment.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a small project team delivering urban research and strategy commissions.


Candidates applying must:

  • have a Masters-level qualification in urban studies or similar related subject; and
  • have a Degree-level qualification in economics, political science, urban systems, policy studies or similar related subjects.


Candidates applying should:

  • have worked in a similar role within a place-making, architecture or academic organisation;
  • have UK-based experience of urban research commissions for public sector clients;
  • have experience of coordinating a team, overseeing project resourcing levels and time management;
  • have proven ability to lead on project development; and
  • be familiar with London’s regeneration context and best practice in relation to culture, industry and employment spaces.


Candidates applying should:

  • be a talented and inquisitive urban researcher with good technical knowledge with a great eye for presentation;
  • have an ability to independently drive project analysis and development;
  • have excellent communication skills and a desire to contribute to lively, creative and productive team;
  • have fluency with Adobe CS and GIS (essential);
  • be seeking opportunity for career progression within the office including a role pursuing, securing and shaping the outputs of the practice; and
  • demonstrate a powerful public conscience in pursing project goals and practice aims.

How to apply

If you meet the outlined requirements please send a digital copy of your CV to jobs@wemadethat.co.uk (max 10MB) along with a covering letter outlining how you meet the criteria. Mark the subject line with ‘Urban Researcher Projects Leader / Associate’.

Pay will be commensurate with experience and we would request that you set out your pay expectations in the covering letter.


Deadline for applications is 2nd October 2019.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, based in our London office, and would ideally be available to start by January 2020.

We Made That is London Living Wage accredited and an equal opportunities employer.