Senior Economist

Reference number
Grade 7
Role type
Closing date
4 Dec 2023
From £43,650, depending on location
Canary Wharf, Cardiff, Glasgow
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The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) are looking for a skilled economist with:

  • experience of working on price control and incentives policy or delivery
  • the ability to analyse quantitative and qualitative information to identify issues
  • the ability to develop recommendations on a wide range of technical, commercial and policy issues
  • an exceptional ability to lead and influence discussions with colleagues and stakeholders

In this role you will:

  • lead various outputs and deliverables within an expanding team
  • lead the development of Ofgem’s approach to price controls
  • gather and analyse data for benchmarking and developing frameworks
  • identify and a develop comprehensive proposals for Ofgem’s position on price control decisions
  • produce written consultations
  • respond effectively to evolving government policies — this includes considering pros and cons and drafting clear and concise documents for informed decision-making
  • have opportunities to present at events and conferences, engage with multiple sectors in the heat network market, and communicate policy benefits, challenges, and trade-offs to senior Ofgem colleagues
  • work with the Data and Communications Company (DCC) team, other Ofgem teams, and colleagues in the Department of Energy Security and Net-Zero (DESNZ)

How to apply

Read the full job advert and apply on the Civil Service Jobs website.