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      Senior Consultant – Economic Consultancy

      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 casework from day one. As a Senior Economist, you will demonstrate expertise in managing various aspects of the workflow and supporting the team in building fruitful client relationships. You will be actively involved in all the stages of case development. You will develop innovative solutions to the most complex competition issues. You will be able to clearly communicate findings to clients, lawyers or government officials. You will positively manage and supervise the work performed by talented junior team members.

       

      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 several years of experience as a competition economist (economic consultancy, competition authority, regulator).
      • You have managed projects and small 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 can effectively collaborate with in-house experts and academics.
      • You have a positive can-do attitude and you are willing to actively engage with your colleagues.

       

      Company Benefits

      • A unique opportunity to work with top international law firms, government bodies and academics on the most interesting cases.
      • The opportunity to work with leading competition experts with experience in handling stimulating and intellectually challenging casework from a wide range of practice areas.
      • Challenging tasks that make a real contribution to competition cases and policy debates.
      • The opportunity to work in an international team, with a broad range of backgrounds and experience.
      • A supportive, collaborative and inclusive team encouraging your valuable participation.
      • Being part of a young, motivated and inclusive team that prides itself on approaching cases with precision, creativity and know-how.
      • A cheerful workplace based on respect, kindness and positive leadership.
      • Opportunities to participate in training programmes, conferences and competition workshops.
      • An attractive remuneration and a broad package of additional benefits.

      Posted by

      Elizabeth Zollars

      Financial Advisory Services Recruiter

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