Principal

We are looking for a Principal to support our continued business growth and client focus. The role is permanent and we welcome applicants who have a preference for part-time or flexible working.

The successful candidate will excel at blending analytical insight, creativity and constructive challenge, with clear and concise communication, helping businesses take a strategic approach to tricky regulatory issues.

What the job involves

  • Applying your expert economic insight to provide strategic advice, direct to decision makers within our clients, on mergers, market investigations, and other regulatory issues.

  • Managing client relationships, and working collaboratively with clients and their advisors.

  • Providing support to clients on the approach to governance and effective management of investigations.

  • Working in a collegiate and flexible manner both in the team and externally.

  • Being part of growing an exciting and entrepreneurial company.

Skills and experience

The role would particularly suit individuals with experience in consultancy, regulated sectors and/or regulators.

Essential:

  • Masters qualification (or higher) in economics 
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience relevant to competition, consumer protection or economic regulation
  • Excellent analytical ability (i.e., ability to think through problems rather than specific technical ability)
  • Concise and clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable engaging professionally face-to-face with clients
  • Strong listening skills
  • Good cultural fit with the business
    • Capable of dealing with ambiguity
    • Open to taking risks and to challenge the status quo
    • Able to self-manage and work collaboratively 
    • Non-linear career view

Desirable:

  • Extensive experience of working for, or interacting with, a regulator or competition agency
  • Prior consultancy experience
  • Practical knowledge of substantive competition economics
  • Commercial expertise in a regulated industry
  • Credibility in front of CEOs and senior business leaders
  • Experience of conduct and consumer cases

How to apply

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV and a short letter of introduction to Leyre Gonzalez ([email protected]) who is managing this recruitment process.