Senior Economist

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

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We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.

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What we're looking for

Our Economic Consulting team is growing at pace and is working with some of the largest clients across Government and industry, applying economic principles and the latest analytical methods to develop practical solutions for regulation and policy, business strategy, econometric forecasting, competition policy and more.

Our Economic Consulting team sits within the Business Intelligence & Analytics practice, which conducts advanced analytics for some of the largest companies and governments. Sitting with this team means we have a unique ability to develop mixed methods approaches, and leverage expertise in data science and data visualisation to find innovative solutions for our clients.

We are looking for exceptional economists at the Principal Consultant level to help build our economics team. The role involves:

  • Leading the delivery of large and complex economic consulting engagements, including managing significant teams and senior clients
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships at a senior level
  • Taking a leading role in helping to grow the practice and generate sales
  • Pushing the boundaries of our thinking including the development of new approaches and methods


We think you will be a great fit if you have:

  • A Masters or PhD in Economics from a leading university.
  • Experience of leading and delivering complex economics projects in consulting, industry or government.
  • A passion and ability for the practical application of economics.
  • Experience of leading teams and developing people’s skills and capabilities.
  • Experience of leading and delivering solutions that involved any of the following specialisms: econometrics, supply and demand simulation, incentive design, economic impact, market/regulatory reviews and policy evaluation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ideally existing client relationships.


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Benefits

  • Private medical insurance
  • Travel allowance
  • 25 days annual leave with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)
  • Additional optional benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance)

About us

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we’ll offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we create opportunity from complexity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.

Diversity Statement

We believe that diversity makes us a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to PA’s goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.