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      Principal – Economic Consulting

      Brussels, Belgium

      €Negotiable

      Permanent

      Senior Economist sought to join a top economic consulting firm. As part of the firm’s “human scale” team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in case work from day one. As a Principal, you will oversee and manage the performance of the entire team. As such, you will demonstrate expertise in managing all aspects of the workflow, while also helping the team to strengthen existing client relationships. You will develop new contacts across a range of industries and countries. You will play a leading role in the growth of the practice by pushing the boundaries of reasoning and methods. You will also develop new approaches and innovative models. You will be able to communicate findings clearly to clients, lawyers or government representatives.

       

      Key Responsibilities

      • Overall management of the projects;
      • Defining the specific approach and methodology of the projects in liaison with the team leader, taking into account facts of the case, availability of data and information;
      • Providing conceptual support for complex economic and econometric analyses;
      • Ensuring overall consistency of analysis across different work streams of the project;
      • Allocating resources between different work streams within the project;
      • Supporting and supervising junior staff in the proper framing, execution and reporting of analyses;
      • Drafting key sections of reports;
      • Timely delivery of outputs;
      • Quality control of reports.

       

      Skills, Knowledge & Experience

      • You enjoy working with people.
      • You are passionate about economics.
      • You enjoy conceptual issues and working with data.
      • You want to contribute with your analytical skills and intellectual curiosity.
      • You can propose creative solutions to complex challenges.
      • You have a positive attitude towards new tasks and learning.
      • You hold a PhD in Economics (ideally with a focus on industrial organisation), Econometrics or Statistics or an MSc in Economics or a related field from a leading institution, and at least 10 years of professional experience in the sector (economic/management consultancy, competition authority, regulator).
      • You have managed large projects and teams.
      • You have case experience and a good knowledge of the main policy debates and case law.
      • You have excellent statistical and econometrics skills
      • You have a solid knowledge of theoretical and empirical microeconomics and industrial organisation.
      • You can draft and communicate effectively in English. Very good knowledge of other languages is a great additional asset to the team since it handles casework in many jurisdictions.
      • You can demonstrate your drafting skills with a track record of publications, working papers, policy briefs and others.
      • You can efficiently conduct complex empirical analysis in Stata and/or R.
      • You have extensive experience in collaborating with in-house experts and academics.
      • Throughout your career, you have built relationships with clients and you have successfully collaborated in high-profile competition cases.
      • You have a positive can-do attitude and you are willing to actively engage with your colleagues.

       

      Company Benefits

      • Developing and maintaining clients relationships;
      • Presenting findings and conclusions to clients;
      • Speaking on behalf of clients in front of authorities and courts;
      • Overall management of the team and projects;
      • Defining the specific approach and methodology of projects in liaison with the team leader, taking into account facts of the case, availability of data and information;
      • Providing conceptual support in complex economic and econometric analyses;
      • Ensuring overall consistency of analysis across different work streams of the project;
      • Allocating resources between different work streams within the project;
      • Supporting and supervising junior staff in the proper framing, execution and reporting of analyses;
      • Drafting key sections of reports;
      • Timely delivery of outputs;
      • Quality control of reports.

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      Elizabeth Zollars

      Financial Advisory Services Recruiter

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