Competition Economist - Project Manager

Fideres

London, UK

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Competition Economist - Project Manager (full time or part time applications considered)

About Fideres

Fideres is an economic consulting firm specialised in economic analysis of competition litigation matters. We have been engaged by all major US and UK litigation law firms, governments, and other public-sector entities to assist in numerous high-profile antitrust investigations and private litigation, spanning across several industries and jurisdictions. We have developed innovative modelling techniques for highly complex competition and financial issues, and our work has contributed to a heightened standard of economic evidence in litigation globally, particularly in class action

Our team includes more than 20 economists based in London, Frankfurt and New York. Many hold MScs and PhDs from leading economics departments in Europe and the US, and several hold academic positions across Europe and the US.

We are proud of our values and our diverse and international workforce, and we are committed to building a working environment where employees feel safe, welcome and able to have an open and respectful dialogue on diversity issues.

About our role

The primary purpose of this role is to assume responsibility for the management of a portfolio of economic consulting projects involving market manipulation or anti-trust allegations. The job involves the management of internal resources (economic consultants, data scientists), liaising with external consulting academic experts and being the primary point of contact for clients on each project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing projects and a small team of quantitative analysts
  • Conducting detailed economic and statistical analysis of market manipulation or anti-trust allegations as part of the delivery of Fideres’ consulting mandates
  • Writing comprehensive reports that summarize the key findings of our analysis in a simple, succinct manner
  • Verbally presenting work product to clients in a manner that allows them to understand both the results and how they impact their own clients
  • Maintain up-to-date records in Fideres’s CRM and Project Management systems

The successful candidate will have

  • Proven experience in an economic consultancy dealing with competition economics litigation
  • Experience in managing economic consulting projects
  • Experience of dealing directly with clients: law firms and regulators
  • The ability to write, speak and present on complex issues in simple terms, understandable by those with no financial background
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills, and proficiency in python and R
  • MSc in Economics or the equivalent qualification
  • Integrity, and a creative, curious mind
  • An interest in coaching and developing others

What we offer

You will get to work in a highly innovative environment where training and development is put at the top of the agenda to ensure that our staff are at the leading edge of their academic knowledge, and where rapid career progression is available to proactive employees who reach out for opportunities.

We offer flexible working hours, competitive salaries, and highly attractive, annual performance bonuses. Our compensation structure is transparent, to ensure that our employees know they are being paid fairly against their peers and understand their long-term compensation progression.

We also offer a range of competitive benefits which includes gym membership subsidies, staff events, 25 days holiday plus a holiday purchase scheme, mentoring scheme, paid time off for charitable events, private health insurance and other benefits.

Application Procedures

Please submit your curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining your motivation to join Fideres and your interest in the role offered to careers@fideres.com.

Please note that we consider a thoughtful and considered cover letter to be an integral part of your application.


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