Senior Economist


The energy regulator for Great Britain,

Requirements of the role

The Office of Research and Economics at Ofgem is looking to expand our technical capability in the areas of competition economics and policy evaluation. You will be joining Ofgem’s strong economics community working collaboratively with others to lead as well as contribute to high profile projects using your economics expertise, developing market frameworks and undertaking market assessments/evaluation.

Within these roles you will be part of the Analysis profession within Ofgem to support in your career aspirations. After the initial deployment, you will have the opportunity to work flexibly across Ofgem as a member of your Profession, working on cross-Ofgem projects, and/or in teams that require your skills and expertise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake robust quantitative and qualitative analysis informing sound advice on key policy decisions
  • Assess the reliability of evidence, including that gathered by more junior team members and give objective advice
  • Provide clear and concise drafting for external and internal audiences, including contributions to briefings, internal decision documents, and consultations. Ensure robust project management and quality assurance processes are in place to deliver high-quality and timely behavioural science and research outputs
  • Ensure effective project planning and timely delivery of outputs.
  • Constructive working relationships established with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Work collaboratively across team boundaries.

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Cardiff, Glasgow, London

 Contract type

Full time, Permanent



 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date