Deloitte, Assistant Director / Director, Competition / Regulation - Financial Services, Economic Consulting, Financial Advisory, London

Role description

At Deloitte, we recognise the investment you have made in developing your skills and knowledge through your chosen programme of study in Economics and/or Econometrics. We are looking for sharp minds to join our established and growing team, offering you the opportunity of implementing emerging economic theory in a commercial context to benefit leading public and private sector clients.

Our Economic Consulting team sits within our Financial Advisory business and brings together economists, econometricians and financial analysts to apply their combined skills to clients’ business issues. The work is varied and delivers real value through areas such as regulatory or competition economics, cost analysis, price optimisation and value profitability analysis. Our technical skills in these areas are combined with Deloitte’s deep financial, strategic and industry understanding to create a potent, and unique, package that can be applied across the spectrum of industry.

Help to grow our Financial Services Practice

We are looking for economists with experience in deploying rigorous economic thought within our Financial Services practice. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in economic analysis in the context of financial services.


The role will include the following:

  • Managing teams working on client engagements
  • Helping develop the strategy and thinking in client engagements.
  • Direct interaction with clients
  • Contributing to the thought leadership of the Economic Consulting team
  • Project management
  • A wide range of types of engagements
  • Opportunities for international travel

For more information about Deloitte Economic Consulting please see our website.


To qualify, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A postgraduate degree in economics from a leading university
  • 1st or 2:1 in your undergraduate degree in Economics or other related subject;
  • experience (or equivalent) and above in a consultancy, governmental organisation or corporate, primarily in the telecoms sector and preferably in a strategy or analytics role
  • Proven modelling and analytical skills
  • Experience in delivering telecoms projects
  • Good presentation and writing skills
  • Demonstrable understanding of telecoms networks and associated regulatory issues
  • Strong project management track record

To build an exciting future within this fast-growing consulting environment, please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your motivations for applying online.

We are Financial Advisory

The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services.

We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses.Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities.

Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that’s rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors.

About Deloitte

Deloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism.

We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture. We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements. We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work.

Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.

We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

Requisition code: 128220

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