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Date Added: Wed 21/10/2020

Regulatory Economist

Hatfield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent



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Full-Time Permanent

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Will your next career move see you working at the heart of an organisation, using your numerical, analytical and communication skills to strengthen the economic regulatory expertise of the company?

If you've got a willingness to learn and grow your career, Affinity Water are offering a hands-on and supportive opportunity where you can really make this role your own.

Your next role

When you join the Regulation & Strategy team at Affinity Water, you'll work as part of a small, expert team designed to analyse, understand and predict the business' regulatory performance. You'll assist the team's efforts to provide expert guidance to stakeholders when it comes to economic regulatory requirements, whilst supporting teams across the company on how to optimise performance against these compliance commitments.

Day to day, you'll provide essential support the Senior Regulatory Economist in managing economic regulatory requirements for Ofwat. You'll take the lead in building and operating Affinity Water's economic models, analysing the company's performance and reporting on regulatory consequences. Moreover, you'll take ownership for setting wholesale and retail tariffs in line with regulatory requirements.

As you develop your understanding of economic regulatory principles within the water industry, you'll use this expertise to brief senior managers and colleagues on regulatory performance matters, gaining visibility and recognition across the business.

What do you need?

You'll have some experience in an economic regulatory role, plus a relevant degree qualification in Economics/Finance/Accounting or similar. Previous experience in a regulated sector will put you in good stead but this isn't essential.

The projects you'll be working on can come with tight deadlines, but you'll be a self-starter with the energy and initiative to adapt to workload demands. A big part of this role is engaging with your stakeholders, so you'll have excellent interpersonal skills and be keen to share your knowledge and empower others.

You'll also be a proficient user of MS Excel to build and use economic models.

What's in it for you?

To acknowledge your exceptional work, you'll be entitled to host of benefits including a double-matching pension scheme, on-the-job training and career development opportunities, and a holiday allowance that increases with length of service. So the longer you stay, the more you gain.

You'll also have access to a wide range of shopping and entertainment discounts; so when you're off duty you can enjoy a night out at your favourite restaurant or cinema at a cheaper price!

Think you've got what it takes?

Get involved in the story behind your drinking water and play a leading role in Affinity Water's vision to be the leading community-focused water company.

Apply now and follow the quick and easy application questions to submit your interest. Everyone will get a response.
Role: Regulatory Economist
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire,

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