As a leading economics consulting firm in Europe, London Economics offers outstanding opportunities for highly motivated individuals to use their economic and quantitative skills in an intellectually demanding environment.
Current vacancy: Economic Consultant
London Economics is eager to receive applications from experienced economists for a permanent Economic Consultant position. The role is based in our rapidly growing London office and offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
We are looking to reinforce our expanding economic consulting teams, with a focus in the following areas: utilities (energy, water, waste), aerospace, education & labour, criminal justice, experimental economics, finance, technology & innovation, and microeconometrics. Expertise in other areas will be considered.
The ideal candidate will have between 3 and 5 years experience working as a professional economist in the private, consulting or government sector, and be able to contribute immediately across a wide spectrum of analytical tasks. They will have an analytical mindset, be trained in economics, with evidence of an interest in microeconomics, economic modelling and applied econometrics, and with a keen interest in applying economic principles to new questions. Candidates should outline the following skills in their application.
Familiarity with the UK and EU policy environment
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What are we looking for in employment applicants?
Although LE attracts analytical thinkers who are challenged by complex problems, successful consulting requires much more than intellectual stamina.
People who consult must genuinely care about their clients and they must truly enjoy helping others better understand and improve through economics. Because our teams often operate in uncharted – and difficult – territory, our consultants must be willing and able to take initiative and they must have a healthy tolerance for uncertainty and frustration.
LE consultants must also be capable of working with people at all levels of an organisation – from the team members with whom we work on a daily basis to the leaders of those organisations whose understanding and acceptance of our recommendations are critical.
During the application process we will look at the following criteria:
What is it like to work at LE?
Like all consultancies, the main output of our work is the solution to client problems. The way we do this, and what distinguishes us most from other consultancies, is by using a particular set of economic and quantitative tools.
The other distinguishing feature of LE is that we enjoy applying the latest advances in econometrics and economics for solving complex problems in the areas of industrial economics, financial economics and public policy. In addition, we are strongly committed to the principle of equal opportunity and we are proud of multinational and multi-ethnic work environment.
The LE culture
The approach of LE is the perfect compromise between the intellectual stimulus of academia and the professional client-based approach of the leading management consultancies.
This culture makes LE a unique place to work. It is both fun and dynamic.
Our culture and the people who make up LE determine our values. Simply put these are:
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