At Deloitte, we recognise the investment you have made in developing your skills and knowledge through your chosen programme of study in Economics and/or Econometrics. We are looking for sharp minds to join our established and growing team, offering you the opportunity of implementing emerging economic theory in a commercial context to benefit leading public and private sector clients.
The role will be based in the Economic Consulting (EC) team, within the Advisory Corporate Finance service line of Deloitte UK’s Financial Advisory business. EC comprises of nearly 40 economists, covering Public, TMT, Transport, Water and Energy sectors, and is part of Deloitte’s Global Economic Consulting network. It is a very dynamic, high profile team, with a unique blend of skills in applied econometrics, policy evaluations, macroeconomic modelling, regulation and competition analysis and sector focused microeconomics.
The work is varied and delivers real value through areas such as regulatory or competition economics, cost analysis, price optimisation and value profitability analysis. Our technical skills in these areas are combined with Deloitte's deep financial, strategic and industry understanding to create a potent, and unique, package that can be applied across the spectrum of industry.
For more information about Deloitte Economic Consulting please see our website.
EC team has a cross-sectoral intrafirm growth strategy in several geographies. Due to recent wins in the power and utilities space, an opportunity has arisen for a senior economist/manager to join the team, diversify its skillset and support delivery and further growth.
The successful candidate will contribute in and manage assignments involving a range of economic and policy issues on energy/P&U matters in a global arena. He/she will take some responsibility for business development initiatives, supporting EC leadership in developing further the business.
Work will involve predominantly quantitative analysis (using spreadsheets and more specialised proprietary software) with established economic principles and methodologies; mainly in the electricity and gas sectors. It is also likely to involve market analysis and modelling, and regulatory support to utilities.
The successful candidate will have:
• Proven advanced experience working in as a consultative economist or closely related discipline in the P&U sectors.
• A genuine interest in energy policy and markets; and willingness to delve into the transition landscape of utilities, system operations and evolving contracting arrangements.
• Modelling experience is areas such as electricity & gas market/dispatch modelling, time series econometrics, stochastic optimisations, cost benefit studies, tariff studies, would be a distinct advantage.
• A strong record of accomplishments in modelling and quantitative analysis, within various contexts is essential.
• Good report writing and presentation skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Willingness to travel domestically/internationally for brief periods.
• Apply your analytical skills to solve complex problems.
• Work in a challenging environment with like-minded people at the leading edge of economic thinking.
• Work on a varied mix of challenging engagements on a project basis.
• Develop solutions through debate and discussion in teams and with clients.
• Continue with your professional development throughout your career through a training investment.
• Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
Your work, your choice
How long does impact take? How long is a piece of string? How many seconds does a solution contain? How can we possibly tell? After all, impact can be huge or small. Immediate or years in the making. At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk.
We, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements.
Location: Flexible between either the Deloitte London office or the Deloitte Cambridge office. The role may also involve travel and will require the flexibility to meet peaks of work inherent in the cycle of a deal. We specify full mobility for our financial advisory roles but we make arrangements respectfully. Working from home days are available and flexible depending on clients, deadlines, and projects.
Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time but we do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is interesting as a permanent role with a degree of flexibility please do discuss with us.
Your professional experience
To qualify for the role you must have:
• Relevant qualifications and/or post graduate qualifications in Economics
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• The desire to apply analytic and economic skills to real life problems
• Excellent skills in working within a team
• An entrepreneurial attitude
We take personal development seriously, offering a wide range of learning and development opportunities within a highly supportive and nurturing environment. Our appraisal process is structured, transparent and interactive - you'll receive continuous training and ongoing supportive feedback to achieve the goals that you set yourself. You will be part of an environment where excellent client service, creativity, hard work and ambition are rewarded.
Your service line: Financial Advisory
Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you’ll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism.
Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.
What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.
Beyond the UK: North West Europe within a Global firm
The UK, Ireland and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.
A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.
What do we value?
At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.
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Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:
• We live our purpose:
we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
• We develop talent:
we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
• We drive performance:
we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
• We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters:
we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
• We move, together, towards a strategic direction:
we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction
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