ECONOMIC CONSULTING ASSOCIATES

INTERESTED IN A CAREER AT ECA?

Economic Consulting Associates is a London based economics consultancy advising clients on markets, regulation and policy in the energy, water and other infrastructure sectors in the UK and internationally.

We are a small but well-established company that is now expanding fast to meet demand from our clients. To meet this demand, we need to recruit additional members for our team.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR >

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR >

We are interested in hearing from outstanding experienced individuals interested in joining ECA. We would welcome your application if, like other ECA consultants, you enjoy playing a key role within a small, dynamic consulting firm.

 

Analyst

The deadline for applications closed on 6 December 2019 (for Analyst positions starting in September 2020).

 

Electricity Markets Expert

The successful candidate would support our team of electricity market specialists advising policymakers, regulators and investors on commercial, economic and strategic aspects of electricity markets. The role is for a Senior or Managing Consultant. A particular focus will be on deep understanding of the market challenges posed through the energy market transition to a decentralised and high renewable energy (RE) power mix.

The ideal candidate should combine both technical understanding (power engineering) and expertise in market operations, pricing dynamics and associated risks for market participants. The profile of the successful candidate should include the following:

  • University degree (Master) in economics and/or engineering;
  • Proven commercial and strategic electricity market understanding in prior employment roles with a utility company, market trader or regulator;
  • Areas of expertise should be on challenges of the energy transition – covering RE integration, flexibility, storage, electrification of heat and transport, smart grids and associated commercial risks for market participants;
  • International project experience and interest in applying expertise across wide ranging energy markets (in terms of location and state of transition);
  • Advanced power market modelling capabilities an advantage but not necessary;
  • Interest in business development to help grow ECA’s service offering in electricity market economics;
  • Excellent plain English writing skills and ability to formulate complex economic issues clearly.

 

Senior Consultant

We have now filled this role, thank you for your interest.

 

Intern

We are not accepting internship applications for 2020 – the application process is now closed.

WHAT WE OFFER >

WHAT WE OFFER >

Working for ECA, you will be contributing to a variety of projects and also play a role in business development. We operate with the highest professional standards in the international arena, while fostering an atmosphere of innovation and creativity. We believe that people work best when they are motivated to achieve high quality results in a friendly and supportive environment.

ECA offers an attractive salary and a profit-related bonus.

Working for ECA, you will be involved in a cross-section of different working areas as well as sectors. While we encourage our staff to work across the breadth of our work streams, you will get the chance to specialise in one sector or work stream should you wish to do so.

Our work ranges from detailed problem analysis to high level policy advice presented directly to senior client and government representatives. We work in 4 continents and over 65 countries; you will have the opportunity to travel and work in very varying environments at an early stage of your career. Delivery of excellent projects for our clients involves teamwork and continuous improvement in our economics and consulting skills.

WORKING AT ECA >

WORKING AT ECA >

HOW TO APPLY >

HOW TO APPLY >

To follow up your interest in opportunities for relevant and challenging work at the forefront of your field, email your CV and a short motivational letter (please send all documents in .PDF format), explaining your interest and suitability for joining ECA, to us at recruit@eca-uk.com. Please also state your availability (your notice period with your current employer).

Once we have received your application, we will review your CV and cover letter and if successful we will invite you for a first interview. This will be via phone or in person depending on where you are currently based. We will then re-evaluate your application and invite you for a second interview with more senior staff if successful. Based on this we will make you an offer or provide feedback on why your application has not been successful.

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