- Associate Director Cost Assessment Economics with a global consultancy
- cost assessment, benchmarking, economics, economic regulation
About Our Client
I am currently recruiting for an Associate Director Cost Assessment with a global consultancy in London. You will be working on a range of projects in the water and energy sectors. Your work will focus on cost efficiency but you will also provide support more broadly to the Power & Utilities team on economic regulation and policy development.The firm's clients seek expert advice relating to cost bench marking and cost assessment more broadly (for example cost benefit analysis of major projects). Our approach to bench marking typically involves econometric models comparing costs across companies.There is no 'typical project'. You will need to apply a structured strategic approach to problem solving, drawing on established economic principles, while having the capacity to think creatively.The projects that you will advise on will be high profile and varied. In recent years we have advised nearly every water and energy network company on their price control reviews, been the lead advisor on several CMA appeals in both the water and gas distribution sectors, and advised on major transactions within the sectors.This a senior position that involves a combination of report drafting, engaging with clients, and delivering and/or interpreting econometric analysis. You will be expected to be involved in the management of projects and to take a lead in developing proposals and other business development activities.
The Successful Applicant
We are looking for someone with cost assessment experience and detailed knowledge of the regulatory framework of the water and energy sectors in the UK. You will have experience of managing medium size project teams, liaising with and presenting to clients/stakeholders and business development.A successful candidate would bring excellent report writing, Excel and PowerPoint skills.Ideally you will be highly skilled in quantitative economic analysis, with particular knowledge and experience of cost assessment and have good knowledge and experience of statistics and econometrics.You will be an independent thinker with the ability to identify problems and contribute to the development of solutions, helping us to remain at the cutting edge of innovative thinking in the sector
What's on Offer
£90,000 - £110,000 PA DOE plus car allowance, bonus and benefits